Forever, Michael

Jackson releases his fourth album with Motown records, Forever, Michael. Hit singles include, We’re Almost There, Just A Little Bit Of You, and One Day In Your Life.

Michael Jackson’s This Is It

Michael Jackson’s This Is It is documentary-concert film directed by Ortega. It documents Jackson’s rehearsals and preparation for the concert series, Michael Jackson’s This Is It. The series is cancelled June 25th due to Jackson’s death and it is the last film he starred in. Jackson’s family tried to stop the movie from being released. […]


Jackson releases his sixth album Thriller with Epic Records and Co-producer Jones. Hit singles include, The Girl Is Mine, Billie Jean, Beat It, Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’, Human Nature, P.Y.T (Pretty Young Thing), and Thriller. Jones: He was always up for trying new things. I remember Michael sang through these long cardboard tubes to get […]

Season 14 Episode 6

On 19 Kids and Counting Season 14 episode 6, Jill Says Yes To the Dress, Jill tries on two potential wedding dresses. I have a few different ideas, but you don’t really know until you try a dress on. You can see something hanging up and be like, ‘Oh, I like it!’ But then [you […]

Off The Wall

Jackson releases Off The Wall with Epic Records. Hit singles include, Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough, Rock With You, Off The Wall, She’s Out Of My Life, and Girlfriend. I’m most comfortable on stage than any place in the world.

Hit and Run

In this comedy directed by Shepard and David Palmer, Shepard plays Charlie Bronson/Yul Perrkins, who is enrolled in the witness protection program. Charlie’s girlfriend needs to get to a job interview in Los Angeles, CA and he swears to get her there, along the way they have a series of problems. Costarring Kristen Bell, Bradley Cooper, and Tom […]

Veronica Mars

This film adaptation of the mystery-comedy-drama series, directed by Rob Thomas, is based around a lawyer, Veronica Mars, who returns to her hometown to help a former classmate who is accused of murdering his girlfriend Carrie Bishop. Shepard plays an over-confident club boy. Costarring Kristen Bell and Jason Dohring.

The Judge

In this drama directed by David Dobkin, a lawyer, Hank Palmer (Robert Downey Jr.), who returns home for his mother’s funeral finds out his estranged father, Judge Joseph Palmer, is a suspected of murdering a man he sent to prison and was let out on parole. Hank now defends his father in court. Shepard plays C.P. Kennedy, a […]

When In Rome

This romantic comedy directed by Mark Steven Johnson follows Beth, an a ambitious New Yorker who is unlucky in love. However, on a whirlwind trip to Rome, she impulsively steals some coins from a reputed fountain of love, and is then aggressively pursued by a band of suitors. Shepard plays Gale, self-absorbed suitor who falls under the […]

The Freebie

In this independent romantic drama by Katie Aselton, a married couple, frustrated by the lack of sex in their relationship, allow each other a one-night stand. Shepard plays Darren, the husband. Cos-tarring Aselton, Frankie Shaw and Sean Nelson. Well, hm … for me, the thing that I was able to make sense of this. I was able to […]

Brother’s Justice

Shepard directs (with David Palmer) and  writes this satirical mockumentary about Shepard’s transformation from comedian to a silver screen martial arts star. Costarring Ashton Kutcher, Tom Arnold, Bradley Cooper, David Koechner and Jon Favreau. As your comedies come out, you quickly learn that no one sees them overseas. I don’t care about that, but when I became […]

The Ellen Show interview

Shepard talks with Ellen on The Ellen DeGeneres Show about his family. He and his wife, Bell, are expecting their second child. We’re building a circus. We want to be able to get in a van and tour the country.

Baby Mama

In this comedy directed by Michael McCullers, a successful, single businesswoman who dreams of having a baby discovers she is infertile and hires a working class woman to be her unlikely surrogate. Shepard plays Carl Loomis. Costarring Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Sigourney Weaver, Greg Kinnear, Romany Malco, and Steve Martin. I had a great time. My first […]

Let’s Go To Prison

In this comedy directed by Bob Odenkirk, when a career criminal’s plan for revenge is thwarted by unlikely circumstances, he puts his intended victim’s son in his place by putting him in prison and then joining him. Shepard plays John. Costaring Will Arnett and Chi McBride. We didn’t study prisoners that much. There’s not much you can […]


In this fantasy adventure film directed by Jon Favreau, two young brothers are drawn into an intergalactic adventure when their house is hurled through the depths of space by the magical board game they are playing. Shepard plays Astronaut Walter. Costarring Josh Hutcherson, Jonah Bobo, Kristen Stewart, and Tim Robbins. It was a blast. I got to […]

Without A Paddle

Directed by Steven Brill, this comedy is about three reunited childhood friends going on a trip up a remote river in order to search for the loot of a long-lost airplane hijacker. Shepard plays Tom Marshall. Costarring Seth Green, Matthew Lillard, Ethan Suplee, Abraham Benrubi, Rachel Blanchard, and Burt Reynolds. Tons of stuff. He [Matthew Liiard] and Seth […]


Idiocracy is satirical science fiction comedy film directed by Mike Judge. It is about two people who take part in a top-secret military hibernation experiment, only to awaken 500 years later in a dystopian society wherein advertising, commercialism, and cultural anti-intellectualism have run rampant and dysgenic pressure has resulted in a uniformly unthinking society devoid […]

Employee of the Month

In this comedy film directed by Greg Coolidge, two employees who compete for the affection of their newest co-worker. Shepard plays Vince Downey, Super Club’s head cashier and the main antagonist. Co-stars are Dane Cook and Jessica Simpson. The cast is, pound for pound, one of the funniest groups of people ever in a movie. Andy […]

Confessions of an Action Star

In this mockumentary directed by Brad Martin, on the rise and fall of a Chipendale dancer turned martial arts action star,  Shepard plays Bucky, an SFX Coordinator. Costarring David Leitch, Angelina Jolie, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, and Eric Roberts.

Old Dogs

Walt Becker directs this comedy where two friends and business partners find their lives turned upside down when strange circumstances lead to them being placed in the care of seven-year-old twins. Shepard plays Gary, a child-proofer. Costarring Robin Williams, John Travolta, Seth Green, Kelly Preston, Bernie Mac, and Matt Dillion.

Wins American Music Award

Jackson wins the American Music Award for Special Achievement Award. Thank you very much…first I’d like to thank God who makes all things possible…

Wins American Music Award

Jackson wins the American Music Award for International Artist Award, Favorite Album (Pop/Rock), and Favorite Single (Soul/R&B). I’d like to thank everyone at Sony Music….and of course all my fans- I Love You.  

Wins American Music Award

Jackson wins the American Music Award for Artist of the Century. I’d like to thank all the important people in my life, my Mother and Father…

Wins American Music Award

Jackson wins AMAs for Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist, Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist, Favorite Pop/Rock Album, and Favorite Soul/R&B Album. Jermaine Jackson accepts the awards and pays tribute by wearing a sparkly white glove. Jermaine: First of all, I would like to thank Allah, for blessing our entire family. It’s not just about the winnings, the […]

Wins Golden Elephant Award

Jackson is given a golden elephant as an award for his work in fighting AIDS in Africa. The award ceremony is held at the Ethiopian Embassy in Washington D.C., and is presented by AASA (African Ambassadors’ Spouses Association). This is beautiful. This is a wonderful occasion. I’ve been going to Africa since I was 12 […]

Music & Me

Jackson releases his third album Music & Me. Hit singles include, With A Child’s Heart, Happy, Music & Me, and Morning Glow.


Jackson releases his second album Ben. The hit singles from the album is Ben, My Girl, and Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day.

Got To Be There

Jackson releases his first solo album Got To Be There with Motown records. Some hit singles from the album include, Got To Be There, Rockin’ Robin, I Wanna Be Where You Are, and Ain’t No Sunshine.

Relinquishes parental rights

In a court hearing Rowe relinquishes parental rights of her two kids, Prince and Paris, to Jackson. Rowe: Michael is a wonderful man, first of all, a brilliant father. And it’s the best — as their mother, it is the best interest for the children.I don’t know if Judge Lachs understands this. But when I was seeing […]

Rowe, Jackson marry

Rowe and Jackson marry in Australia while he is on HIStory World Tour concerts at the SCG. Rowe is six-months pregnant with their first child during the ceremony. Rowe: To prevent some of the taboo of a child out of wedlock. The kids were going to have it hard enough as it was, and they […]

Prince Michael Joseph Jackson, Jr born

Prince Michael Joseph Jackson, Jr is born in L.A.’s Cedars Sinai Hospital. He is the first son born to Jackson and Rowe. My grandfather and great-grandfather were both named Prince, so we have carried on the tradition and now we have a third Prince in the family.

Rowe, Jackson divorce

Rowe and Jackson divorce. She relinquishes custody of her two children, Prince and Paris. She receives a settlement of $8.5 million, an SUV and a Beverly Hills home. She receives an additional $2 million for entering into a confidentiality agreement. I did it for him to become a father, not for me to become a […]


Jackson releases Dangerous,  it is his eighth album. Hit singles are Black Or White, Remember The Time, In The Closet, Jam, Who Is It, Heal The World, Give It To Me, Will You Be There, and Gone Too Soon.

Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix

Jackson releases Blood On The Dance Floor: HIStory In The Mix, which is a remix, with Epic Records and MJJ Productions (Jackson’s own label). This is the second album released by his own label. Hit singles include Blood On The Dance Floor, HIStory/Ghosts, and It Is Scary.

Legal action against photographer

Prince William and Middleton takes legal action on behalf of their son, Prince George, and their Nanny who is being harassed by a freelance photographer. Kensington Palace: There is reason to suspect that the individual may have been placing Prince George under surveillance and monitoring his daily routines for a period of time. No parent […]


Epic Records and Sony Entertainment release the first posthumous complication album of unreleased tracks by Jackson titled Michael. Hit singles include Hold My Hand, Hollywood Tonight, Behind The Mask, and (I Like) The Way You Love Me. Brian Oxman, a lawyer for Joe Jackson states: If Michael had wanted this music released he would have […]


Jackson releases his 10th album Invincible with co-producer, Jerkins. Hit singles include You Rock My World, Speechless, Butterflies, Cry, and Heaven Can Wait. Jerkins: He was super vocal. He was so hands on. I’m talking about from the high hat to everything. The sound quality was so important to him. He looked at everything under a […]


Jackson releases Bad, his seventh album, five years after the release of Thriller. Co-producer is Jones. Hit singles are Just Can’t Stop Loving You,  Bad, The Way You Make Me Feel, Man In The Mirror, Dirty Diana, Another Part Of Me, Smooth Criminal, Leave Me Alone, Liberian Girl. I feel rejuvenated…it is like I’m happy, I’m […]

This Is Where I Leave You

Shepard plays Wade Boulanger, a shock jock radio personality, in the comedy-drama film, This Is Where I Leave You, directed by Shawn Levy, based on the book by Jonathan Tropper. The Altman family reunites at their childhood home after their father dies. Co-starring Jason Bateman, Tina Fey and Jane Fonda. When I got the call to say, […]

ET interview about Thriller

Jackson interviews with ET about the success of his platinum album Thriller. Every-time I get a platinum album it is never taken lightly on my behalf I’m always honored.


Epic Records and MJJ Music releases the second posthumous album Xscape by Jackson. Singles include Love Never Felt So Good, and A Place With No Name. Timbaland, executive producer: This was very trying, not because it was just a Michael Jackson… kept hearing his voice, it was like, I’m doing Michael Jackson. It got emotional. […]

Reveals why she had Jackson’s children

In an interview with ABC News, Rowe reveals for the first time why she had Jackson’s children. I believe there are people who should be parents, and he’s one of them. And he is such a fabulous man, and such a good friend, and he’s always been there for me, always, from the day I met […]

Paris-Michael Katherine Jackson born

Paris-Michael Katherine Jackson is born in Beverly Hills, CA. She is second child born to Jackson and Rowe. Jackson was overjoyed by fatherhood and took full responsibility for raising the children.

Prince Michael Jackson II born

Prince Michael Jackson II, whose nickname is Blanket, is born San Diego, CA.  He is the third child born to Jackson and he has two older half siblings, Prince and Paris. His mother’s identity is unknown and he is the result of artificial insemination.