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Connected features the personal stories of six New Yorkers woven together into one of the most intimate series ever. This groundbreaking show changes the nature of storytelling by giving each character a camera to document their lives. The result is a unique format revealing as different as everyone appears to be, we are all universally Connected.
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Jews and Money. Asian Drivers. Polish IQ. CPT… that's racist! But where do these stereotypes come from? Comedian Mike Epps explores the backstories of this humor and how history and fact often distorts into a snide – but sometimes funny – shorthand.
"INSPIRED" features celebrities, visionaries and some of the biggest newsmakers of our generation, recounting the stories behind their biggest, life-changing moments of inspiration.
In a compelling series of verite encounters, Win Win provides unique access into the minds and lives of the world’s most-celebrated entrepreneurs and athletes.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Comedy is hard, but teaching comedy to children is hilariously difficult. Kevin Nealon is giving the challenge to some world-famous comedians. As these young minds meet with comedy’s best, get ready to learn some valuable comedy lessons, and to laugh!
James Franco loves movies. He loves watching them, acting in them, directing them, and even writing them. And now, he’s going to take some of his favorite movie scenes from the most famous films of all time, and re-imagine them in ways that only James can.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
Executive produced by Zoe Saldana (who will be the subject of one episode), a celebrity travels back to their hometown to pay tribute to the one person from their past (before they were famous) who helped change their life by giving them an over-the-top, heart-felt surprise.
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
Park Bench is a new kind of "talking show" straight from the mind of born and bred New Yorker and host, Steve Buscemi.
SHOTLIST:KRQE - COURTESY KRQE, EMBARGO ALBUQUERQUEAlbuquerque, New Mexico - 21 July 20141. Mid of police car2. Wide of building3. Tight of trash on the ground4. Tight of spider's web on trash5. Tight of broken cement pieces6. Wide of police vehicle7. Tight of police tape++SOUNDBITE PARTIALLY COVERED WITH B-ROLL++8.SOUNDBITE (English) Simon Drobik, Albuquerque Police Department Spokesman (Transcript Below)9. Various of area blocked off with police tape10. Wide of police vehicle through fence11. Wide of area with trash on the ground12. Tight of police tape++SOUNDBITE PARTIALLY COVERED WITH B-ROLL++AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Albuquerque, New Mexico - 21 July 201413. SOUNDBITE (English) William Toyama / Neighbor on homeless campers (Transcript Below) 14. Various of lot with trash on the ground++SOUNDBITE PARTIALLY COVERED WITH B-ROLL++KRQE - COURTESY KRQE, EMBARGO ALBUQUERQUEAlbuquerque, New Mexico - 21 July 201415. SOUNDBITE (English) Jeremy Reynalds, Founder and CEO, Joy Junction (Transcript Below)AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Albuquerque, New Mexico - 21 July 201416. Various of lot with trash on the groundVOICE-OVER SCRIPT:THREE NEW MEXICO TEENAGERS ACCUSED OF FATALLY BEATING TWO HOMELESS MEN BEYOND RECOGNITION ARE FACING MURDER CHARGES.....A JUDGE HAS ORDERED THEM TO BE HELD ON $5 MILLION BOND. POLICE SAY THEY ARE ALSO INVESTIGATING CLAIMS BY ONE OF THE TEENS THAT THE TRIO HAD BEEN TERRORIZING THE HOMELESS AROUND ALBUQUERQUE FOR MONTHS. SOUNDBITE: (ENGLISH) Simon Drobik, Albuquerque Police Department Spokesman"That is a hard population to reach out to, because they come in and out of our city, but that is a population we are asking, if anybody knows who works in the social system, that they have expressed that they have been attacked, that they reach out to those people, to have them come to us and let us know what happen to them.THE SUSPECTS ARE 15, 16 AND 18 YEARS OLD. POLICE SAY THEY EXPECT THE TWO YOUNGER SUSPECTS TO BE CHARGED AS ADULTS IN THE CASE.SOUNDBITE: (English) William Toyama / Neighbor on homeless campers"It doesn't happen here. Every now and then you'll see a drunk passed out. I'Ve never seen any crime scenes or murder investigations anywhere around here. It's pretty wild. Pretty heinous crimes too I think." ACCORDING TO THE CRIMINAL COMPLAINT, ONE OF THE TEENS TOLD POLICE THE TRIO HAD ATTACKED MORE THAN 50 PEOPLE OVER THE LAST YEAR.SOUNDBITE: (ENGLISH) Jeremy Reynalds, Founder and CEO, Joy Junction "Effectively immediately this evening, I have instructed our nighttime staff to drive our vehicles --- basically to do a drive like this, just to see if there is anybody down there in those areas in potential need of help."PROSECUTORS ORIGINALLY ASKED THE JUDGE TO SET BOND AT $1 MILLION, BUT THE JUDGE SET IT HIGHER, DUE TO THE GRAVITY OF THE CASE AND THE POSSIBLE FLIGHT RISK. NED BARKER / Associated Press