Biography TV Shows (


An account of a person’s life written, composed, or produced by another.

Bessie warning

The story of legendary blues performer Bessie Smith, who rose to fame during the 1920s and ’30s.

Airdates: 2015


Du Maurier’s largely unrequited infatuations with American publishing tycoon’s wife Ellen Doubleday and the actress Gertrude Lawrence.

Airdates: 2007

Gia skull-crossbones

The life of international 1970s supermodel and lesbian.

Airdates: 1998

A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story skull-crossbones

The film dramatizes the events surrounding the 2002 murder of Gwen Araujo, a transgender teenager who was murdered after acquaintances discovered that she had external genitalia.

Airdates: 2006

Second Serve

Fact-based story about tennis pro Renee Richards, whose player status was challenged in 1976 when it was revealed that she was transgender.

Airdates: 1986

Self Made

The inspiring story of trailblazing African American entrepreneur Madam C.J. Walker who built a haircare empire that made her America’s first female self-made millionaire.

Airdates: 2020

Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story

The true story of a decorated officer’s legal challenge to her involuntary discharge when she admitted she was homosexual.

Airdates: 1995

Trapped: The Alex Cooper Story warning

When I Was Fifteen I Told My Mormon Parents I Was Gay, and That’s When My Nightmare Began.

Airdates: 2019

Veneno warning star skull-crossbones

Veneno details the life and death of Spanish TV legend, Cristina “La Veneno” Ortiz Rodríguez.

Airdates: 2020