Nov 08, 2012
CBC News Network’s The Passionate Eye presents three new documentaries, beginning Sunday, Nov. 11 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. First up, Will & Kate: Baby Fever, is a look at the next chapter in the lives of Will and Kate, and the international interest in their production of a royal heir, followed on Nov. 18 by Chinese Murder Mystery, an investigation into the mystery that’s changed the course of politics in China. On Nov. 24 the focus shifts to the world of comedy with Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work, a year in the life of one of the world’s most successful female comics as she struggles to stay in the spotlight.
Will & Kate: Baby Fever airs Sunday, Nov. 11 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
What does it take to raise a modern monarch? Will & Kate: Baby Fever examines the next chapter in the lives of Will and Kate and the greatest unborn celebrity of our time. The documentary offers insight into family life in the house of Windsor and the compromises and challenges the royal couple and a child would face in an age of smart phones, YouTube and the internet.
Chinese Murder Mystery airs Sunday, Nov. 18 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Sexual intrigue, blackmail and the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood destroyed a rising Chinese political star’s career—but did his wife actually do it, or was she framed? As the Chinese Communist Party meets to choose its new leaders, Chinese Murder Mystery investigates the truth about a murder and cover-up that has changed the course of Chinese history.
Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work airs Saturday, Nov. 24 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
She was the first and only female to host the legendary The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, but their devastating fallout nearly ruined her career. Sundance Award-winner Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work spends a revealing year with one of the most outrageous and successful female comics of all time as she continues to fight for relevance, one hilarious and provocative stand-up routine at a time.
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