New Eric Clapton documentary, ‘Life in 12 Bars,’ makes its US TV debut Saturday on Showtime

Ron Pownall/Courtesy of SHOWTIMEThe new rock documentary Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars gets its U.S. television premiere Saturday, February 10, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Showtime. Directed by Oscar-winning producer Lili Fini Zanuck, the film offers an intimate profile of the British guitar legend Clapton’s life, including his traumatic childhood, his rise to rock stardom, his struggles with drug addiction, and the tragic 1991 death of his young son, Connor.

The documentary features extensive interviews with Clapton, as well as with his family members, friends and musical heroes, collaborators and …read more