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Monday February 15, 2010 1:59 am

New VH1 Series Explores Famous Celebrity Deaths

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Prime Time, Reality, Cable, Video,

In what could be celebreality’s most macabre new series, VH1 is all set to explore mysterious deaths. c will detail the demise of many different stars, including John Lennon, Tupac Shakur and . Sadly, the material for this series is almost limitless.

There’s a right way and a wrong way to present such a show, and has a pretty equal shot at success and failure. It’s the network that brings us shows like For the Love of Ray J and Tool Academy, but the cable channel has also showed a more serious side with programs like Celebrity Rehab.

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Will the series shed any new light on these mysterious deaths? Will the cold cases be suddenly solved? Of course not - it’s going to be a gritty re-hashing of heart-wrenching events, replete with real crime scene photos and gory re-enactments. But it’s also going to revolve around very interesting true stories, and that’s why it’s a good bet that Famous Crime Scene will gain some strong attention.

The new series premieres Friday night at 9pm EST with an in-depth look at the untimely death of .



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