PeopleTV Premieres ‘Hollywood’s Greatest Untold Stories’ Feb. 15

PeopleTV debuts a couple of new series Feb. 15, as Hollywood’s Greatest Untold Stories, which PeopleTV calls “an in-depth series based on Entertainment Weekly’s immensely popular franchise,” rolls on the streaming network. Each episode looks at some of Hollywood’s strange tales.

It will also offer Couch Surfing, with guest Thomas Haden Church, Feb. 15. Lola Ogunnaike hosts. Haden Church currently starts in HBO’s Divorce.

PeopleTV is an ad-supported joint venture between People and Entertainment Weekly.

The premiere of Hollywood’s Greatest Untold Stories offers a close-up of the Oscars. Baz Luhrmann, Corey Feldman and Hayley Mills offer their insights, including Luhrman breaking down 2009 Oscars host Hugh Jackman’s musical number.

Other original series on PeopleTV include The Jess Cagle Interview and People Now.

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.