McMillions Review: HBO Docuseries Is a Delicious Look at a Ridiculous Scam

RELATED STORIES Even if you already know the story of the rigged McDonald’s Monopoly game (which was covered extensively by The Daily Beast in 2018), HBO’s McMillions documentary series is a fun, informative and highly entertaining look into one strange scam. The basic details are this: From 1989 to 2001, ex-cop Jerome “Jerry” Jacobson rigged the […]

Meek Mill’s Docuseries Explores ‘Injustice’ of Rapper’s Arrest, Broken Probation System — Watch Trailer

RELATED STORIES Those tuned into Sunday’s BET Awards got a first glimpse at Amazon’s Free Meek, a new docuseries that “chronicles Meek Mill’s fight for exoneration in his legal case while exposing the broader flaws of the U.S. criminal justice system.” Free Meek — which counts Jay Z among its executive producers — was borne […]

Rose McGowan Docu-Series ‘Citizen Rose’ Premieres This Month

A five-part docu-series focused on actress Rose McGowan will debut on E! later this month. McGowan, who appeared in films such as Scream, Jawbreaker and Grindhouse was one of the first actresses to come forward with sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein. The new series, titled Citizen Rose, will go behind-the-scenes of McGowan’s life. In addition to the new […]

Emmys 2017: Carpool Karaoke, RuPaul, Leah Remini's Scientology Docuseries, Bob's Burgers Among Early Winners

At last, the Emmys have arrived! No, we’re not talking about the 2017 Primetime Emmys broadcast — you’ll have to wait until next Sunday, Sept. 17 (8/7c, CBS) — but rather, the Creative Arts Emmy Awards, which are being handed out Saturday and Sunday evening at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. RELATEDEmmy Nominations: SNL, Westworld, FEUD […]

Watch the Trailer for the Rashida Jones-Produced Netflix Docu-Series About Virtualized Porn, Sex, and Love

When I was a teenager, and perhaps when you were, too, shows that would come on premium cable networks like HBO late at night — particularly Cathouse — were interesting, erm, initiators into “illicit” content: deeply unsexy and porn-adjacent, with the excuse of being “educational”! On TV! But still the closest thing to real sex you were […]

American Playboy Trailer: Amazon’s Hugh Hefner Docuseries

Amazon has released a trailer for their new docuseries American Playboy. The 13-episode television show draws from unprecedented access to more than 17,000 hours of footage and 2,600-plus scrapbooks from Hugh Hefner‘s personal archives. Check out the American Playboy trailer now, embedded after the jump. American Playboy Trailer As you can see, American Playboy chronicles […]

‘Shadow of Truth’ Trailer: Netflix Has Another True Crime Docuseries to Obsess Over

Netflix subscribers love to binge watch new shows, and one of the more addicting additions to the streaming service’s library was the true crime docuseries Making a Murderer. It sparked endless debates, constant speculation, and the case has had several updates since the documentary sparked further examination into the story at the center of the […]