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Final 24

Genres: Documentary, Documentary Series

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About the Show

Final 24 is a Canadian documentary series produced by Cineflix Productions that unlocks the hidden secrets, psychological flaws and events that resulted in the tragic deaths of global icons.

The series originally premiered in Canada on the Discovery Channel and Global Television Network on 16 April, 2006. There are 14 episodes in two seasons to date.

Final 24 premiered in South Africa on DStv's Discovery Channel on Monday 6 November 2006, at 21h00. See "Seasons" below for seasonal broadcast dates.

Season 2 premiered on Discovery on Thursday 10 April 2008, at 21h00. There are eight hour-long episodes in the second season.

Synopsis

The Final 24 is a revealing alternative biography series that unlocks the hidden secrets, psychological flaws and trigger events that led to the tragic deaths of eight global icons. Each episode maps out the final 24 hours of a different celebrity’s life.

Weaving in and out of this central narrative is the celebrity’s back-story, which lays bare the threads of fate that led inextricably from childhood to the moment of death.

Telling interviews with loved ones and confidantes combine with high-end dramatic re-enactments and archival material illuminate these compelling life (and death) stories.

These are no ordinary biographies. These are psychological detective stories attempting to uncover the mystery of why the celebrity died.

If a death reveals a lot about someone’s life, then their last day speaks volumes.

Seasons

Season 1

Premiere: 6 November 2006 | Finale: 11 December, 2006

Celebrities

Sid Vicious
John Belushi
River Phoenix
Hunter S. Thompson
Marvin Gaye
John Kennedy Jr.

Season 2

Premiere: 10 April 2008 | Finale: 29 May 2008

Celebrities

Keith Moon
Anna Nicole Smith
Janis Joplin
Gianni Versace
Nicole Brown Simpson
Jim Morrison
David Koresh
Tupac Shakur

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