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Max confirmed the release date of the documentary “The dark side of childhood fame”

Max confirmed the release date of the documentary “The dark side of childhood fame”

The Investigation Discovery documentary exposes the ins and outs of the popular series of the 90s and 2000s.

Max announced the premiere of “The dark side of childhood fame”a four-episode documentary that reveals the ins and outs of popular youth shows from the late ’90s and early ’00s.

The production shows the backstage of the empire built by Dan Schneidercreator of series like ‘All That’ and ‘The Amanda Show’, revealing an environment rife with accusations of abuse, sexism, racism, and inappropriate behavior with underage stars and staff. “The Dark Side of Childhood Fame” premieres Tuesday, April 16 on Max.

What is “The Dark Side of Childhood Fame” about?

The docuseries features exclusive access to reports from key figures who have participated in Schneider’s series in Nickelodeonincluding former All That cast members like Giovonnie Samuels, Kyle Sullivan, Bryan Hearne, Katrina Johnson and the director Virgil Fabianthe scriptwriters Jenny Kilgen and Christy Stratton from The Amanda Show, and Alexa Nikolas from Zoey 101. The series also features the cast and crew of iCarly, Sam & Cat, Victorious and other well-known series, including Marc Summers from the game show Double Dare. The episodes also include testimonies from parents of cast members who tried to protect their children from the events on the sets.

Throughout four episodes, emotional stories are presented, narrating a series of events that have taken place for years, as well as exclusive stories about the presence of child predators on film sets. The interviews, which are completed with archival images (some of which were never broadcast), scenes from television shows and comments on social networks, seek to contextualize and reframe many moments within these series, which may have seemed meaningless when were first broadcast, but now take on a new tone.

“The Dark Side of Childhood Fame” is directed by Mary Robertson and Emma Schwartzand produced by Maxine Productions and Sony Pictures Television – Nonfiction in association with Business Insider.

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