Premise: Right or not, experiencing a death-defying event seems to generate more interest -- and perhaps greater sympathy -- when the person whose life is spared is a celebrity. The privilege, wealth, attention -- all of it could have been gone in a split second! ``Celebrity Close Calls'' satisfies the curiosity of fans whose favorite stars lived to tell about how they almost saw the light of death. Firsthand accounts from celebrities including Bret Michaels, Scott Baio, Joely Fisher, Angie Everhart and Gary Busey, combined with re-enactments, piece together the moments they escaped with their life.
S01, E01 (First Aired: Jun. 18, 2011)
Ice-T is pronounced dead at the scene of a car accident; Cheryl is forced to jump from a plane; Ed is brutalized by a LA gang; Yancy is held hostage in a LA slum motel.
S01, E02 (First Aired: Jun. 25, 2011)
Bobby witnesses the murder of his best friend; Jewel almost died from a toxic infection; Morgan is held at gunpoint; Elliott escapes a crumbling building after an earthquake in Chile.