It might be a sordid scandal, a role that trapped them in a box, or just plain bad luck. But many of TV’s brightest stars have found themselves in Hollywood’s darkest corner – on the outside, looking in.

But there are a lucky few who’ve managed to step back into the spotlight with roles that reinvented them, bringing them back from the brink of what’s considered the death knell of Tinseltown anonymity.

Interview-based, shot on location in Los Angeles and New York, the story arc for each subject is drivenby eye-witness, first-hand accounts and insights, told by participants involved in each phase of the entertainer’s career and by industry experts who provide insight where sometimes real insiders can’t.