Showtime's 'Hitsville: The Making of Motown' Trailer Is Here: Watch

Smokey Robinson
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Smokey Robinson performs on stage at the Auditorium Theater in Chicago on April 4, 1980. 

Showtime is airing a documentary dedicated to one of the most beloved record labels of all time.   

Hitsville: The Making of Motown  features exclusive interviews with the label’s founder, Berry Gordy, as well as many of its famous artists, plus rare performances and behind-the-scenes footage unearthed from Motown’s vaults. The new trailer, released on Friday (July 19), gives a glimpse into what we can expect from the documentary.   

Ahead of the documentary's release, Motown Records will be releasing a 16-track and double 35-track original motion picture soundtrack, available for pre-order here.  The Supremes, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, Marvin Gaye, The Temptations, Martha Reeves & the Vandellas, The Jackson 5 and many more are all included on the album.  

Hitsville: The Making of Motown premieres Aug. 24 at 9 p.m. EST/PST. Watch the trailer below.