First Aired: May 25, 1989
Brian Epstein (1934-67), the manager of the Beatles who discovered the group and helped pave their path to stardom, is profiled. The documentary recalls Epstein's efforts to polish the foursome's image; his private life as a closeted homosexual; and his tragic death from a drug overdose.
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- Premiered: February 16, 1987
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: A popular documentary series profiling an eclectic range of notables, with each episode focusing on one figure. Based on a half-hour syndicated program that ran from 1961-64 and in 1979, the concept was successfully revived as an hourlong show with Peter G… (more)