Biography

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Weekdays 8:00 PM on A&E Premiered Apr 01, 1987 In Season

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Biography

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This show provides an in-depth profile of the lives of people throughout history who have captured our imagination.

Previously Aired Episode

AIRED ON 8/13/2012

Season 25 : Episode 08.13.12

Raissa Danilov

Raissa Danilov

 

Peter Graves

Peter Graves

Host (1987-1994)

Fred Melamed

Fred Melamed

Announcer (1999)

Harry Smith (VI)

Harry Smith (VI)

Host (1999-Present)

Joan Lunden

Joan Lunden

Host (2001-Present)

Jack Perkins

Jack Perkins

Host (1994-1999)

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  • Great idea

    9.5
    Love this show. Great info.
  • An excellent program from which we can all learn a great deal, regardless of how young or old we are.

    8.5
    "Biography" is one of those shows that has something (or someone) for everybody. From long-dead famous figures throughout history to those who have shaped our lives in some way in more recent times.



    With in depth discussions of historians and people who knew those to whom each episode is dedicated, there is a wealth of information to be had that never gets predictable or boring. The people featured in this show are all a part of our past or present in some way and it is a pleasure to watch the series which never goes too far and always researches each subject superbly.



    Great television.moreless
  • I love johnny Depp he is kinda cute! Especialy in pirates of the carribean! lol who else loves Johnny?

    10
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  • you can learn alot

    8.3
    this is one of my favorite shows. i have watched many, many episodes, but i do not think i have seen them all. you get a myriad of stories. people from history whether entertainers, heads of state, pioneers, and the ever present oddball. i cannot see any reason for this show to ever be cancelled.
  • The name sort of tells it all.

    8.5
    This show is often interesting. I have found myself absorbed by the life story of people I thought I found completely uninteresting. When they are profiling people I was already interested in it is even better. Bill Curtis, Harry Smith and Peter Graves (Airplaine!) trade off hosting this show that takes you through the life of people from every age of history. It is educatonal & informative. As I sit here I realize that A&E really never misses. They aren't all homeruns, but Bill Curtis and company run a very engaging network. Here's to hoping they are around for a long time.moreless
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    Categories

    Documentary, News, Science

    Themes

    History, Biography, Politics, for nerds, public figures