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Susan Boyle Documentary To Air On TLC

Jennifer Schultz |
October 25, 2011 | 3:28 p.m. PDT

Staff Reporter

Susan Boyle (courtesy of Creative Commons)
Susan Boyle (courtesy of Creative Commons)
Though she may have faded from the spotlight since she first stunned audiences on “Britain’s Got Talent” in 2009, Susan Boyle is back making headlines, but this time for her documentary.

“Susan Boyle: An Unlikely Superstar” is set for its U.S. premiere November 6th on TLC, according to the Hollywood Reporter

The one-hour film was shot over seven weeks by Osca Humphreys, the award-winning director of “My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding.”

The documentary follows Boyle both in and out of the studio as she prepares to launch her third album, and features interviews with friends and associates, including mentor Simon Cowell, who is largely credited with discovering Boyle through “Britain’s Got Talent.”

Boyle’s “I Dreamed a Dream” audition video amazed audiences worldwide, turning her into an overnight sensation.  The documentary shows Boyle adjusting to her sudden success and paints an “intimate, revealing and honest portrait” of the woman who captivated millions. 

Boyle’s audition video currently has over 77 million views on Youtube.  Since her time on “Britain’s Got Talent,” she has sold over 14 million albums worldwide.

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LIFE AFTER 40 (not verified) on October 26, 2011 12:22 AM

Correction....77 Million of ONE of the Copies of the Audition Video.
There was one before it that got taken DOWN by YouTube that had 96 Million and only 9 days after the Audition aired in April 2009, alL accumulated COPIES of that one Video reached 100 MILLION Hits.

Since then , there are pages and Pages on Youtube that go on "for days" JUST OF COPIES of that one Auditon Video, in Languages from all over the world , totaling an even MORE great ammassing of hits and so HITS to date JUST on the Audition Video are in the range of 500 MILLION and counting ....

This will go on into infintity ......

By the way , Susans 3rd cd comes out NOVEMBER 1 , 4 and 8th 2011 called SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME and it is incredibly STUNNING showing a massive range of Susans Vocal talents. Her best one yet !! PRE-ORDER NOW !!!