Bobby Brown has given A&E Networks the prerogative to encapsulate his decades-long career in a new documentary.
Airing over two nights on A&E this May, Biography: Bobby Brown is packaged as a two-part feature film that details the original R&B bad boy’s musical journey, from an original member of New Edition to his solo stardom.
As well as his personal triumphs, Brown’s documented personal struggles will be highlighted in the documentary, including his highly public marriage to Whitney Houston, as well his drug-fueled antics.
For the first time, the doc will also follow Brown as he visits the gravesite of Houston and his daughter Bobbi Kristina, who both died years apart. He’ll also offer a tribute to his son Bobby, jr., who died in November 2020.
Additionally, Biography: Bobby Brown mixes interviews with friends and family and celebrity commentary from Usher, Keith Sweat, Babyface, Jermaine Dupri, New Edition members to get an accurate picture of Brown’s life both on and off stage.
Biography: Bobby Brown premieres on May 30 at 8 p.m. EST and continues on May 31 at the same time.
If that wasn’t enough, Brown gets more camera time on A&E Networks in a 12-episode series called Bobby Brown: Every Little Step. It leans more into his new life, featuring his journey as a father to his children with his wife, Alicia Etheredge Brown.
The show, which premieres at 10 p.m. on May 31, will focus on Brown’s return to the studio and the stage following the string of New Edition Culture Tour dates starting Feb. 16. in Columbus, Georgia.
Much more will be played out in Bobby Brown: Every Little Step, including Brown’s juggling family fun and new business ventures.
As already mentioned, coming up is The Culture Tour. Charlie Wilson and Jodeci are also on the bill to perform.
New Edition hinted at a Las Vegas residency in 2022, as well, following their inking to Creative Artists Agency (CAA).