Mel B: It’s a Scary World

Monday 31 January, 10:00pm on Fiver

The fascinating documentary series following the everyday life of former Spice Girl Mel B continues. This week, Mel tries to get her new fashion line up and running, whilst also dealing with daughter Angel’s troubling nightmares. Since bursting onto the world stage as one fifth of the hugely popular group Spice Girls, Melanie Brown, AKA ‘Scary Spice’, has had a fascinating decade-long career. Over the last ten years, Mel B has had a number of hit singles, been involved in musical collaborations with such superstars as Timbaland and Missy Elliott and published a wildly successful autobiography. Often under the glare of public scrutiny, Mel has also embarked on a number of high-profile romances, including a marriage to her backing dancer Jimmy Gulzar, which resulted in the birth of her first daughter Phoenix Chi. Long-term relationships with actors Max Beesley and Eddie Murphy have also been the subject of widespread tabloid interest, especially the bitter paternity battle with Murphy over Mel’s second daughter Angel Iris. Recently, the singer’s life has been less turbulent as she has settled into married life with her current partner Stephen Belafonte. ‘Mel B: It’s a Scary World’ follows Mel as she deals with her daily life as an entertainer, wife and mother. In this instalment, Mel and the designer Charlotte Sparre are ready to sell their new clothes line. However, first they will need to convince the stores to carry it, which proves trickier than first imagined. Elsewhere, Angel’s constant nightmares become a major concern for everyone.

Monday 24 January, 10:00pm on Fiver

The fascinating documentary series following the everyday life of former Spice Girl Mel B continues. This week, Mel campaigns against California’s controversial Proposition 8 ruling, which outlawed same-sex marriages. She also faces a dilemma regarding her stylist. Since bursting onto the world stage as one fifth of the hugely popular group Spice Girls, Melanie Brown, AKA ‘Scary Spice’, has had a fascinating decade-long career. Over the last ten years, Mel B has had a number of hit singles, been involved in musical collaborations with such superstars as Timbaland and Missy Elliott and published a wildly successful autobiography. Often under the glare of public scrutiny, Mel has also embarked on a number of high-profile romances, including a marriage to her backing dancer Jimmy Gulzar, which resulted in the birth of her first daughter Phoenix Chi. Long-term relationships with actors Max Beesley and Eddie Murphy have also been the subject of widespread tabloid interest, especially the bitter paternity battle with Murphy over Mel’s second daughter Angel Iris. Recently, the singer’s life has been less turbulent as she has settled into married life with her current partner Stephen Belafonte. ‘Mel B: It’s a Scary World’ follows Mel as she deals with her daily life as an entertainer, wife and mother. In this instalment, Mel has to make a tough decision between her business and her beliefs when she agrees to campaign in favour of samesex couples, then questions whether to keep Blair on as her stylist when he fails to show up for an important photoshoot.

Monday 17 January, 10:00pm on Fiver

The fascinating documentary series following the everyday life of former Spice Girl Mel B continues. This week, Stephen and Mel’s trip to Las Vegas with the kids becomes tense. Since bursting onto the world stage as one fifth of the hugely popular group Spice Girls, Melanie Brown, AKA ‘Scary Spice’, has had a fascinating decade-long career. Over the last ten years, Mel B has had a number of hit singles, been involved in musical collaborations with such superstars as Timbaland and Missy Elliott and published a wildly successful autobiography. Often under the glare of public scrutiny, Mel has also embarked on a number of high-profile romances, including a marriage to her backing dancer Jimmy Gulzar, which resulted in the birth of her first daughter Phoenix Chi. Long-term relationships with actors Max Beesley and Eddie Murphy have also been the subject of widespread tabloid interest, especially the bitter paternity battle with Murphy over Mel’s second daughter Angel Iris. Recently, the singer’s life has been less turbulent as she has settled into married life with her current partner Stephen Belafonte. ‘Mel B: It’s a Scary World’ follows Mel as she deals with her daily life as an entertainer, wife and mother. In this instalment, Mel and Stephen have to go to Las Vegas for a business trip but decide to include the kids. Since every traveller in the group has a different set of priorities, will any of them actually have any fun?

Monday 14 January, 10:00pm on Fiver

The fascinating documentary series following the everyday life of former Spice Girl Mel B concludes. In this week’s final instalment, Mel gets what could be an important break in her solo career, but starts to panic as the big day looms. Since bursting onto the world stage as one fifth of the hugely popular group Spice Girls, Melanie Brown, AKA ‘Scary Spice’, has had a fascinating decade-long career. Over the last ten years, Mel B has had a number of hit singles, been involved in musical collaborations with such superstars as Timbaland and Missy Elliott and published a wildly successful autobiography. Often under the glare of public scrutiny, Mel has also embarked on a number of high-profile romances, including a marriage to her backing dancer Jimmy Gulzar, which resulted in the birth of her first daughter Phoenix Chi. Long-term relationships with actors Max Beesley and Eddie Murphy have also been the subject of widespread tabloid interest, especially the bitter paternity battle with Murphy over Mel’s second daughter Angel Iris. Recently, the singer’s life has been less turbulent as she has settled into married life with her current partner Stephen Belafonte. ‘Mel B: It’s a Scary World’ follows Mel as she deals with her daily life as an entertainer, wife and mother. In this instalment, Mel is asked to guest perform at a Jay Sean show but she only has five days to pull everything together. Elsewhere, Mel starts to doubt if she can still handle juggling a budding solo career with motherhood.

Monday 7 January, 10:00pm on Fiver

The fascinating documentary series following the everyday life of former Spice Girl Mel B continues. This week, Mel and Stephen try their hands at creative baking, Stephen damages the car and Mel performs some charity work. Since bursting onto the world stage as one fifth of the hugely popular group Spice Girls, Melanie Brown, AKA ‘Scary Spice’, has had a fascinating decade-long career. Over the last ten years, Mel B has had a number of hit singles, been involved in musical collaborations with such superstars as Timbaland and Missy Elliott and published a wildly successful autobiography. Often under the glare of public scrutiny, Mel has also embarked on a number of high-profile romances, including a marriage to her backing dancer Jimmy Gulzar, which resulted in the birth of her first daughter Phoenix Chi. Long-term relationships with actors Max Beesley and Eddie Murphy have also been the subject of widespread tabloid interest, especially the bitter paternity battle with Murphy over Mel’s second daughter Angel Iris. Recently, the singer’s life has been less turbulent as she has settled into married life with her current partner Stephen Belafonte. ‘Mel B: It’s a Scary World’ follows Mel as she deals with her daily life as an entertainer, wife and mother. In this instalment, Mel and Stephen have a bakeoff to create the Mel B signature cupcake. Elsewhere, Stephen scratches the family car but tries to fix it before he gets in trouble and Mel does a stint of charity work with Kim Kardashian.

Monday 13 December, 10:00pm on Fiver

The fascinating documentary series following the everyday life of former Spice Girl Mel B continues. This week, Mel plays cupid for her friend Matt Goss -with mixed results. Then Stephen and Mel’s trip to Las Vegas with the kids becomes tense. Since bursting onto the world stage as one fifth of the hugely popular group Spice Girls, Melanie Brown, AKA ‘Scary Spice’, has had a fascinating decade-long career. Over the last ten years, Mel B has had a number of hit singles, been involved in musical collaborations with such superstars as Timbaland and Missy Elliott and published a wildly successful autobiography. Often under the glare of public scrutiny, Mel has also embarked on a number of high-profile romances, including a marriage to her backing dancer Jimmy Gulzar, which resulted in the birth of her first daughter Phoenix Chi. Long-term relationships with actors Max Beesley and Eddie Murphy have also been the subject of widespread tabloid interest, especially the bitter paternity battle with Murphy over Mel’s second daughter Angel Iris. Recently, the singer’s life has been less turbulent as she has settled into married life with her current partner Stephen Belafonte. ‘Mel B: It’s a Scary World’ follows Mel as she deals with her daily life as an entertainer, wife and mother. In ‘Love is Scary’, Mel is approached to write a book, but is initially not sure what to write about. Tension then arises when she and Stephen try to set up their friend Matt Goss on a date, which ultimately results in Mel penning a relationship book. Meanwhile, Mel hosts a play date with Angel’s friend and her mother. Unfortunately, the event does not go quite as planned…

Monday 6 December, 10:00pm on Fiver

The fascinating documentary following the everyday life of former Spice Girl Mel B continues. This week, Mel tries her hand at writing and faces trouble when she meets her daughter’s friend and her mother. Since bursting onto the world stage as one fifth of the hugely popular group Spice Girls, Melanie Brown, AKA ‘Scary Spice’, has had a fascinating decade-long career. Over the last ten years, Mel B has had a number of hit singles, been involved in musical collaborations with such superstars as Timbaland and Missy Elliott and published a wildly successful autobiography. Often under the glare of public scrutiny, Mel has also embarked on a number of high-profile romances, including a marriage to her backing dancer Jimmy Gulzar, which resulted in the birth of her first daughter Phoenix Chi. Long-term relationships with actors Max Beesley and Eddie Murphy have also been the subject of widespread tabloid interest, especially the bitter paternity battle with Murphy over Mel’s second daughter Angel Iris. Recently, the singer’s life has been less turbulent as she has settled into married life with her current partner Stephen Belafonte. ‘Mel B: It’s a Scary World’ follows Mel as she deals with her daily life as an entertainer, businesswoman, wife and mother. By providing an access-all-areas glimpse into the world of the popular entertainer, the series illustrates the glitz and glamour of Mel’s business life alongside the trials and tribulations faced by a busy working mum raising two children. In this instalment, Mel is approached to write a book, but is initially not sure what to write about. Tension then arises when she and Stephen try to arrange a date for two friends, which ultimately results in Mel penning a relationship book. Meanwhile, Mel hosts a play date with Angel’s friend and her mother. Unfortunately, the event does not go quite as planned…

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