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Bay Area Revelations

Bay Area Revelations

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 04:53 PM PST

WEB EXTRA: The Brilliance of Robin Williams' Spontaneity

WEB EXTRA: The Brilliance of Robin Williams' Spontaneity

In this bonus clip from "The Movies," the latest episode in our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, director Phil Kaufman describes the late Robin Williams as an "absolutely brilliant spontaneous guy" who always made him laugh. 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 04:48 PM PST

WEB EXTRA: Robin Williams as Liberace? Studios Wouldn't Bite

WEB EXTRA: Robin Williams as Liberace? Studios Wouldn't Bite

In this bonus clip from "The Movies," the latest episode in our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, director Phil Kaufman talks about the late Robin Williams' quick wit and why their attempts to work together on a Liberace movie never materialized. 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 05:39 PM PST

WEB EXTRA: Columbus Drawn to Family Theme in Movies

WEB EXTRA: Columbus Drawn to Family Theme in Movies

In this bonus clip from "The Movies," the latest episode in our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, director Chris Columbus explains the San Francisco connection that helped him fall in love with film. Plus, he tells us what inspired him to employ a family theme in most of his movies. 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, Oct 28, 2016 at 02:31 PM PDT

Bay Area Revelations: The Musicians

Bay Area Revelations: The Musicians

On our next installment of “Bay Area Revelations," it’s all about the music.

Friday, Oct 28, 2016 at 02:34 PM PDT

Lars Ulrich on Metallica's Stamina

Lars Ulrich on Metallica's Stamina

In this extended clip from "The Musicians," the latest episode in our "Bay Area Revelations" documentary series, Metallica's Lars Ulrich, describes how the band has kept its longevity going for more than three decades. Programming Note: Learn the untold stories of the greatest musicians that called the Bay Area home. Watch "Bay Area Revelations: The Musicians," Oct. 30 after Sunday Night Football. An encore presentation of this episode will air the following Sunday, Nov. 7 at 10 p.m.

Friday, Oct 28, 2016 at 02:34 PM PDT

Huey Lewis on Losing His Passport in Morocco

Huey Lewis on Losing His Passport in Morocco

In this bonus clip from "The Musicians," the latest episode in our "Bay Area Revelations" documentary series, Huey Lewis describes how one of his first experiences playing with a concert was in Europe. Lewis says he felt like a star for a few nights while trying to make some money. But it all happened because he lost his passport in Morocco after hitching a ride. Programming Note: Learn the untold stories of the greatest musicians that called the Bay Area home. Watch "Bay Area Revelations: The Musicians," Oct. 30 after Sunday Night Football. An encore presentation of this episode will air the following Sunday, Nov. 7 at 10 p.m.

Friday, Oct 28, 2016 at 02:34 PM PDT

"Something about San Francisco," Says Santana

"Something about San Francisco," Says Santana

In this extended clip from "The Musicians," the latest episode in our "Bay Area Revelations" documentary series, Carlos Santana explains that his longevity comes from not every wanting to be a pop star, and how the Bay Area is a place that creates happiness for him. Programming Note: Learn the untold stories of the greatest musicians that called the Bay Area home. Watch "Bay Area Revelations: The Musicians," Oct. 30 after Sunday Night Football. An encore presentation of this episode will air the following Sunday, Nov. 7 at 10 p.m.

Friday, Oct 28, 2016 at 02:34 PM PDT

Too Short on the Many Faces of Tupac

Too Short on the Many Faces of Tupac

In this bonus clip from "The Musicians," the latest episode in our "Bay Area Revelations" documentary series, Too Short (Todd Shaw) remembers legendary rapper Tupac Shakur and reflects on his short career and influence on music. Programming Note: Learn the untold stories of the greatest musicians that called the Bay Area home. Watch "Bay Area Revelations: The Musicians," Oct. 30 after Sunday Night Football. An encore presentation of this episode will air the following Sunday, Nov. 7 at 10 p.m.

Friday, Oct 28, 2016 at 02:35 PM PDT

Kehlani on the Power of Social Media

Kehlani on the Power of Social Media

In this extended clip from "The Musicians," the latest episode in our "Bay Area Revelations" documentary series, Kehlani describes how she uses several social media platforms to connect with her fans and explains why she's never been shy to share her feelings and what is important to her. Programming Note: Learn the untold stories of the greatest musicians that called the Bay Area home. Watch "Bay Area Revelations: The Musicians," Oct. 30 after Sunday Night Football. An encore presentation of this episode will air the following Sunday, Nov. 7 at 10 p.m.

Friday, Oct 28, 2016 at 02:35 PM PDT

Metallica's Battle With Napster

Metallica's Battle With Napster

In this extended clip from "The Musicians," the latest episode in our "Bay Area Revelations" documentary series, Metallica's Lars Ulrich describes how the band found itself in the middle of a courtroom battle when it took Napster to court. Programming Note: Learn the untold stories of the greatest musicians that called the Bay Area home. Watch "Bay Area Revelations: The Musicians," Oct. 30 after Sunday Night Football. An encore presentation of this episode will air the following Sunday, Nov. 7 at 10 p.m.

Tune In

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.