Inception Media Group; EntertainMe Group Inc.Ovation has a classic-rock extravaganza planned for June, as the arts network will be showing a series of documentaries previously unseen on the U.S. this month that focuses on such legendary rock acts as The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix and The Rolling Stones.

Things kick off Saturday at noon ET with The Beatles: Parting Ways, an unauthorized 2010 film about the band and its individual members beyond the group’s 1970 breakup. Next up is another Fab Four doc, 2012’s Becoming…The Beatles, which airs Sunday, June 4, at noon ET, and tells the story of the band’s early days.

A 2009 doc called Led Zeppelin: Dazed and Confused will premiere on Ovation on Monday, June 5, at 8 a.m. ET. The film includes performance footage of the hard-rock greats, plus interviews with the band members.

A 2017 film titled Jimi Hendrix: Trapped in Amber will be screened Wednesday, June 7, at 7 a.m. ET. The flick features interviews with several people who worked closely with the late guitar icon.

Following the Hendrix program, at 8 a.m. ET, Ovation will air the 2016 documentary Eagles: The Long Road, which salutes late Eagles singer/guitarist/songwriter Glenn Frey while looking at the band’s many achievements.

A 2015 doc titled The Rolling Stones: Rock of Ages, debuts Monday, June 12, at 8 a.m. ET. It examines the long career of the group many consider the world’s greatest rock ‘n’ roll band.

Closing out the series of docs 2016’s David Bowie: Stardust, which airs Monday, June 19, at 7:30 a.m. ET. The flick focuses on Bowie’s early period, when he took on the persona of Ziggy Stardust.

All of the documentaries will be available for viewing on demand the day after they premiere on Ovation.

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