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Bay Area Revelations

Sunday, Jan 29, 2017 at 12:29 AM PST

360 Photos: Inside the World of Pixar

360 Photos: Inside the World of Pixar

Come take a walk with Nemo, Dory, Woody. Buzz Lightyear, Sulley, Bing Bong, Luigi and the entire cast of "The Incredibles" inside Pixar's animation studios in Emeryville, California.

Sunday, Jan 29, 2017 at 12:26 AM PST

360 Photos: Inside the Magical World of Chris Columbus

360 Photos: Inside the Magical World of Chris Columbus

He's known for such timeless children's classics such as "Home Alone," "Mrs Doubtfire," and of course the Harry Potter hits, "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban," "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets"...

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 05:08 PM PST

WEB EXTRA: Robin Williams' 'Larger Than Life Personality'

WEB EXTRA: Robin Williams' 'Larger Than Life Personality'

In this bonus clip from "The Movies," the latest episode in our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, actress Connie Nielsen fondly remembers working with the late Robin Williams on "One Hour Photo" and his larger than life personality. Programming Note: Learn the untold stories of how the Bay Area shaped the movie industry from the very beginning. Watch "Bay Area Revelations: The Movies," Sunday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. An encore presentation of this episode will air the following Sunday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 05:08 PM PST

WEB EXTRA: Cho on Robin Williams' Big Impact on the Bay Area

WEB EXTRA: Cho on Robin Williams' Big Impact on the Bay Area

In this bonus clip from "The Movies," the latest episode in our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, actress and comedienne Margaret Cho describes the big impact the late Robin Williams had on the Bay Area and what it was like for her to watch a true genius. Programming Note: Learn the untold stories of how the Bay Area shaped the movie industry from the very beginning. Watch "Bay Area Revelations: The Movies," Sunday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. An encore presentation of this episode will air the following Sunday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 05:21 PM PST

WEB EXTRA: 'Gremlins' Was Originally a Horror Film

WEB EXTRA: 'Gremlins' Was Originally a Horror Film

In this bonus clip from "The Movies," the latest episode in our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, director Chris Columbus talks about the origins of "Gremlins." He originally wrote it as a horror film until Steven Spielberg got involved. Programming Note: Learn the untold stories of how the Bay Area shaped the movie industry from the very beginning. Watch "Bay Area Revelations: The Movies," Sunday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. An encore presentation of this episode will air the following Sunday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 05:49 PM PST

WEB EXTRA: Columbus on the Impact of the Film 'Goonies'

WEB EXTRA: Columbus on the Impact of the Film 'Goonies'

In this bonus clip from "The Movies," the latest episode in our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, director Chris Columbus reflects on the impact of one of his early films, "Goonies." Plus, he reveals who his favorite movie characters are. Programming Note: Learn the untold stories of how the Bay Area shaped the movie industry from the very beginning. Watch "Bay Area Revelations: The Movies," Sunday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. An encore presentation of this episode will air the following Sunday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 06:13 PM PST

WEB EXTRA: Studio Wrongly Predicts 'No Future in Sci-Fi'

WEB EXTRA: Studio Wrongly Predicts 'No Future in Sci-Fi'

In this bonus clip from "The Movies," the latest episode in our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, director Phil Kaufman recounts being asked by Paramount to write a movie script based on the TV show "Star Trek" many years ago, only to have the project scrapped and later be told that the studdio didn't believe there was a future in science fiction. Programming Note: Learn the untold stories of how the Bay Area shaped the movie industry from the very beginning. Watch "Bay Area Revelations: The Movies," Sunday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. An encore presentation of this episode will air the following Sunday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 05:28 PM PST

WEB EXTRA: Chris Columbus on Disappointing 'Fantastic Four'

WEB EXTRA: Chris Columbus on Disappointing 'Fantastic Four'

In this bonus clip from "The Movies," the latest episode in our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, director Chris Columbus explains why he's had to spend his career apologizing for the "Fantastic Four" movies. He laments that's never fully realized his dream of making "that great comic book movie." Programming Note: Learn the untold stories of how the Bay Area shaped the movie industry from the very beginning. Watch "Bay Area Revelations: The Movies," Sunday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. An encore presentation of this episode will air the following Sunday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 04:50 PM PST

WEB EXTRA: Columbus on Robin Williams' Genius

WEB EXTRA: Columbus on Robin Williams' Genius

In this bonus clip from "The Movies," the latest episode in our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, director Chris Columbus talks about his friendship with the late Robin Williams on and off the screen. Columbus describes Williams as a genius and shares some memories of filming "Mrs. Doubtfire." Programming Note: Learn the untold stories of how the Bay Area shaped the movie industry from the very beginning. Watch "Bay Area Revelations: The Movies," Sunday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. An encore presentation of this episode will air the following Sunday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 04:49 PM PST

WEB EXTRA: Columbus on Seeing Robin Williams Do Stand Up

WEB EXTRA: Columbus on Seeing Robin Williams Do Stand Up

In this bonus clip from "The Movies," the latest episode in our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, director Chris Columbus remembers his first time seeing the late Robin Williams do stand up. Programming Note: Learn the untold stories of how the Bay Area shaped the movie industry from the very beginning. Watch "Bay Area Revelations: The Movies," Sunday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. An encore presentation of this episode will air the following Sunday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.

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Learn the untold stories of how the Bay Area shaped the movie industry from the very beginning. Watch "Bay Area Revelations: The Movies," Saturday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.

About "Bay Area Revelations"

"Bay Area Revelations" is a new documentary series featuring the untold stories of the people, places and moments which helped to shape the Bay Area. LEARN MORE

Web Extra: Santana in Concert


Carlos Santana is just one of the many musicians with local ties we're featuring in our latest episode. Check out a sample clip above from Santana's latest DVD, Santana IV: Live at the House of Blues, Las Vegas.