Star! original production showcases celebrity hometowns

Star! is launching its new six-episode original series Starville which profiles celebs and their once no-name hometowns. Premiering Sunday, Jan. 23, at 7:30 p.m., the show features interviews with family, mayors, teachers and ex-loves of famous people as well as the stars themselves to gain an appreciation of the role of a birthplace in a particular performer's rise to fame. Upcoming episodes include Catherine Zeta Jones' birthplace in the south of Wales and Avril Lavigne's hometown of Napanee, Ont.

Star! is launching its new six-episode original series Starville which profiles celebs and their once no-name hometowns. Premiering Sunday, Jan. 23, at 7:30 p.m., the show features interviews with family, mayors, teachers and ex-loves of famous people as well as the stars themselves to gain an appreciation of the role of a birthplace in a particular performer’s rise to fame. Upcoming episodes include Catherine Zeta Jones’ birthplace in the south of Wales and Avril Lavigne’s hometown of Napanee, Ont.