In Their Own Words

"In Their Own Words" is a unique and stylish new biography series that explores an elite few of the 20th century's greatest figures. The inaugural season features episodes on a diverse trio of extraordinary subjects: three-time World Heavyweight Champion boxer Muhammad Ali, Muppets creator Jim Henson and Britain's long-reigning monarch Queen Elizabeth II.

Each chapter in these artfully crafted biographies is inspired and marked by some of the most memorable words spoken by these world icons: words that describe the subject creatively and intimately. These memorable quotes keynote the storytelling, as each sequence sheds new light on key moments in our subjects' lives — illuminating their fascinating personalities and spotlighting their profound cultural and historical impact for a new generation of television viewers. Stylized, evocative recreations of significant moments in the subjects' lives add texture to the visual storytelling and also serve as background for some of the featured quotes.

This non-linear approach to the top of each episode alerts veiwers to the fact that In Their Own Words is a biography series unlike anything they've seen. The majority of the narrative is carried by deeply personal interviews with those who know the subjects intimately: family, co-workers, colleagues, biographers, etc.

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Jim Henson

Episode 1x03; Sep 15, 2015

The film follows Henson's career from his first work with his Muppets in the early 1950's during television's Golden Age up to his sudden and shocking death in 1990, as he transcended puppetry to become one of the most creative, prolific and influent

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x03: Jim HensonSep 15, 2015
1x02: Muhammad AliSep 8, 2015
1x01: Queen Elizabeth IISep 1, 2015
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