Duran Duran and New Order Celebrated with New Showtime Docs

JANUARY 01: Photo of DURAN DURAN; L-R: John Taylor, Simon Le Bon, Andy Taylor (smoking cigarette), Roger Taylor, Nick Rhodes - posed, studio, group shot (Photo by Fin Costello/Redferns)
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Showtime is ready to go Totally '80s right after Christmas. On December 27, the premium cable network will debut a pair of docs celebrating two of the biggest and most influential bands of the 1980s: Duran Duran and New Order.

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Duran Duran: There's Something You Should Know ( 9 p.m. ET/PT) will look at the ups and downs of the band's storied four-decade career, complete with archival footage, new interviews and plenty of drama. Guest stars include Cindy Crawford and Boy George. Watch the trailer below.

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New Order: Decades ( 7:30 p.m. ET/PT ) is an inside look at the group leading up to the So It Goes collaboration with Liam Gillick and the 12-piece synth orchestra that performed the 2017 Manchester International Festival. Watch the trailer below.

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No keyboards here - well, not as many, anyway.
bassist Peter Hook, keyboardist Gillian Gilbert, lead vocalist/guitarist Bernard Sumner and drummer Stephen Morris pose for an October 1989 portrait in New York City, New York
The collection includes remasters of the seminal 1983 album alongside unreleased recordings from writing sessions.
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Simon Le Bon and company have had a pair of #1 hits on this side of the pond.

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