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Docuseries

  1. trauma
    Last Chance U’s New Season Takes an Unexpected, Sad DetourThe episode “Greyhaven” is about football, sure, but it’s more about the trauma echoing through the family of fantasy author Marion Zimmer Bradley.
  2. vulture sports
    Ken Burns Is Not Here for ESPN’s Michael Jordan Doc, The Last Dance“I find it the opposite direction of where we need to be going.”
  3. tv ratings
    The Last Dance Is ESPN’s New Ratings ChampThe premiere of the Michael Jordan docuseries gave the network its best-ever documentary ratings, easily surpassing O.J.: Made in America.
  4. docuseries
    Tiger King Is a Train Wreck — Nothing More, Nothing LessNetflix’s latest must-see series is an extreme, flawed example of a WTF docuseries that generates lots of conversation but little clarity.
  5. rip gators
    Of Course Joe Exotic’s Alligators Belonged to Michael JacksonThe alligators were killed in a suspicious 2015 fire featured in Netflix’s Tiger King.
  6. but is it good?
    A Debate About Tiger King Between Me and MyselfNetflix’s buzzy true-crime series about big cats and the criminal weirdos who keep them is undeniably absorbing. Is that enough?
  7. say hello to your mother for me
    HBO Max Orders Mark Wahlberg Docuseries Titled … ‘Wahl Street’Are you ready to start your day at 2:30 a.m.?
  8. tv review
    Hillary Looks Back at the 2016 Election With 20/20 HindsightWatching the new four-part Hulu docuseries about the life and career of Hillary Clinton can feel like poking at an old bruise. But it’s worth it.
  9. tv review
    McMillions: We’re Lovin’ ItThe HBO docuseries is an absorbing Soderbergh-esque look at a scheme to hamburgle the McDonald’s Monopoly promotion.
  10. it's a dog eat dog world
    How That Navarro Cheer Mix You Can’t Stop Listening to Is MadePatrick Avard, a.k.a. CheerMusicPro, breaks down how he builds competitive cheerleading mixes like those featured in Netflix’s Cheer.
  11. trailer mix
    Watch the Trailer for Hulu’s New Hillary Clinton Documentary, HillaryThe four-part docuseries premieres March 6.
  12. this is not a cheerocracy
    Bless Her Heart, Lexi From Cheer Is Back at Navarro Y’allThe platinum cheerleader with unmatched tumbling skills was booted from the cheer team at the end of the 2019 season.
  13. trailer mix
    End Your Decade With the Trailer for the Justin Bieber DocumentaryThe pop star is back in his new YouTube Originals docuseries.
  14. the confession killer
    How The Confession Killer Tackled the Myth of History’s Worst Serial KillerThe Netflix docuseries’ dive into the false confessions of Henry Lee Lucas explores the law’s fixation on closing cases, and the toll it takes.
  15. lawsuits
    Lawyer From Netflix’s Living Undocumented Files ACLU Lawsuit Against ICEFollowing a June incident shown in the docuseries, lawyer Andrea Martinez is suing the U.S. government and ICE agents for Fourth Amendment violations.
  16. docuseries
    The Heartbreaking Immigration Stories Behind Living UndocumentedHow Netflix’s new docuseries filmed the lives of undocumented immigrants with unprecedented intimacy.
  17. docuseries
    What The Family Reveals About White Evangelicals, Trump, and the ‘Wolf King’A conversation with director Jesse Moss and journalist Jeff Sharlet.
  18. documentaries
    Why Didn’t Surviving R. Kelly Happen Before Lifetime Entered the Picture?“BET could’ve done it a million times if they wanted to,” says Dream Hampton.
  19. the law
    JonBenét Ramsey’s Brother Settles Defamation Suit Against CBS Over Docuseries2016’s The Case Of: JonBenét Ramsey floated the theory that then-9-year-old Burke Ramsey had a hand in his younger sister’s murder.
  20. true crime
    Retired Detective Sues Netflix and Making a Murderer Filmmakers for DefamationManitowoc County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Andrew Colborn says the Netflix docuseries exposed him to “worldwide ridicule, contempt and disdain.”
  21. manchester attack
    Ariana Grande Shares Emotional Letter on Manchester Bombing in New Docuseries“‘Like a handprint on my heart’ … I think of Manchester constantly and will carry this with me every day for the rest of my life.”
  22. trailer mix
    You’re Getting a Whole Ariana Grande Docuseries TomorrowIt’s not a regular film; it’s a cool film.
  23. tv
    Samuel L. Jackson Suits Up to Host Underwater Archaeology Docuseries EnslavedThe six-part show will examine the Atlantic slave trade by searching for artifacts and ships sunk during the Middle Passage.
  24. the industry
    LeBron James’s New Show Shut Up and Dribble Named After Laura Ingraham InsultDid the Dixie Chicks teach us nothing about telling someone to shut up and do something?
  25. trail mix
    Watch the Trailer for Jay-Z’s Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story DocuseriesThe six-part series, produced by Jay-Z, premieres on July 30.
  26. close reads
    The Fourth Estate Takes on #MeToo and the New York TimesBut does the Showtime documentary go far enough?
  27. The Real Killer in The Staircase Might Be … an Owl?A complete guide to the “owl theory” that Netflix’s true-crime documentary left out.
  28. the real housewives
    Bravo Brings You a Blast From the Past With Real Housewives of the 1960sThe docuseries will reportedly feature modern women getting “to experience the ultimate era of the American Housewife.”
  29. tv review
    Netflix’s Bobby Kennedy for President Will Break Your HeartIf you didn’t live through the ‘60s, this docuseries captures what it was like to witness the rise and fall of RFK.
  30. true crime
    Mark and Jay Duplass Breaking Into True Crime With New Netflix DocuseriesEvil GeniusThe True Story of America’s Most Diabolical Bank Heist will stream in four parts.
  31. true crime
    HBO to Develop Michelle McNamara’s I’ll Be Gone in the Dark As True-Crime SeriesPublished in February, I’ll Be Gone recounts author McNamara’s search for the serial murderer she dubbed the Golden State Killer.
  32. the industry
    Jordan Peele Is Producing a Lorena Bobbitt DocuseriesIt’s been 25 years since Bobbitt, a domestic-abuse victim, cut off her husband’s penis and stood trial for it.
  33. trailer mix
    Watch the Trailer for E!’s Rose McGowan Docuseries, Citizen Rose“I wish I had more middle fingers.”
  34. true crime
    Netflix to Investigate the True Crimes of Donald Trump and the Food IndustryRotten and Dirty Money premiere January 5 and 26, respectively.
  35. meet me in the bathroom
    Juicy 2000s-NYC Rock Book to Be Adapted for Docuseries, So Keep the Tea ComingLizzy Goodman’s Meet Me in the Bathroom made many allegations about Ryan Adams, the Strokes, and drugs.
  36. hbo
    HBO Is Releasing a Wyatt Cenac Docu-Series on ‘Hot-Button Issues’ This SpringCenac’s not staying behind a desk on his show.
  37. reunions
    The Jersey Shore Cast Will Reunite for an E! DocuseriesChris Christie, watch out.
  38. race in america
    Jay Z’s Six-Part Docuseries Race Heads to National Geographic ChannelRace joins Jay Z’s other documentary projects Time: The Kalief Browder Story and Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story.
  39. the industry
    James Cameron Is Making a Docuseries About the History of Sci-Fi for AMCHe’s already done his homework.
  40. in development
    Jimmy Iovine, Dr. Dre Docuseries Coming to HBOFocusing on their “unbreakable bond of trust and friendship.”