Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
Journey to the Draft is an organic, unscripted, docu-series that follows three college football players, all with promising professional careers. These young men attend different schools across the country and play a variety of positions on the field, but at the end of the day they share one goal:to play in the NFL. The AOL docu-series follows players Leonard Williams, Kevin White and Marcus Peters.
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.
Wake up to your world in 2 minutes.
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.
Two American tourists charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded ...
for help from the U.S. government to secure their release from what they say could be long prison terms. (Aug 1)
Tags:ap,AP News,Associated Press,Jeffrey Edward Fowle,Mathew Todd Miller,Matthew Todd Miller
Grab video code:
DURATION: 1:42-----------------------------------------SHOTLIST:AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYPyongyang, North Korea - August 1, 20141. Mid of Matthew Todd Miller, US citizen detained in North Korea being interviewed by Associated Press video crew ++UPSOUND++ "I am in good health."2. SOUNDBITE: (English) Matthew Todd Miller, US citizen detained in North Korea: (see script)GRAPHIC - AP CLIENTS ONLY3. Image of Mathew Todd Miller expands followed by a photo of Jeffrey Edward Fowle AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYPyongyang, North Korea - August 1, 20144. Mid of Jeffrey Edward Fowle speaking to the Associated Press (at the end) ++UPSOUND++ "I apologize to the people, the government of the United States as well as to the people and government of the DPRK"5. Various of letter written by Fowle which summarizes his experience, shown to APTN camera crew6. SOUNDBITE: (English) Jeffrey Edward Fowle, US citizen detained in North Korea: (see script) 7. Close pan down of letter Fowle which summarizes his experience, shown to APTN camera crewGRAPHIC - AP CLIENTS ONLY8. Map of North Korea with Chongjin identified 9. Image of Mathew Todd Miller expandsAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYPyongyang, North Korea - August 1, 201410. Close of Jeffrey Edward Fowle, US citizen detained in North Korea, in an interview with the Associated Press video crew VOICE-OVER SCRIPT:TWO AMERICANS DETAINED IN NORTH KOREA SAY THEIR HEALTH IS OK AND THEY ARE BEING TREATED WELL, BUT THEY ARE WORRIED THEY MAY SOON FACE TRIAL. SOUNDBITE: (English) Matthew Todd Miller, US citizen detained in North Korea:"I am now requesting help from the American government, the citizens of America, and the world to release me from this situation."NORTH KOREAN AUTHORITIES ALLOWED MATTHEW TODD MILLER AND JEFFREY EDWARD FOWLE TO MEET A LOCAL ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEVISION NEWS CAMERA CREW AT AN UNDISCLOSED LOCATION ON FRIDAY. THE TV CREW WAS PERMITTED TO ASK QUESTIONS, BUT IT IS NOT CLEAR IF THE TWO AMERICANS WERE SPEAKING ON THEIR OWN INITIATIVE OR IF THEIR COMMENTS WERE COERCED.JEFFREY FOWLE ALSO PRODUCED A HANDWRITTEN LETTER HE SAID SUMMARIZES HIS EXPERIENCE IN NORTH KOREA. SOUNDBITE: (English) Jeffrey Edward Fowle, US citizen detained in North Korea:"My aim is to get my message out to as many people that can hear it, to help us come home. Americans are held here so that, if somebody is unable to come to Pyongyang then they can get a copy of that and understand a little bit of what is going on here. I need people's help. I need everybody's help I can get." IT'S NOT KNOWN WHETHER THE LETTER WAS THE AMERICAN'S IDEA OR WAS WRITTEN AS A RESULT OF DIALOGUE WITH THE NORTH KOREAN AUTHORITIES.FOWLE IS SUSPECTED OF LEAVING A BIBLE AT A NIGHTCLUB IN THE NORTH KOREAN CITY OF CHONGJIN. IT IS NOT KNOWN WHAT SPECIFIC CRIME MILLER ALLEGEDLY COMMITTED.NORTH KOREA'S OFFICIAL NEWS AGENCY KCNA ANNOUNCED IN APRIL THAT MILLER TORE UP HIS NORTH KOREAN VISA AND SHOUTED THAT HE WOULD SEEK ASYLUM.UNTIL NOW, NORTH KOREAN AUTHORITIES HAVE NOT YET MADE PUBLIC ANY DETAILS OF AN Y OFFENSE IN CONNECTION WITH FOWLE'S DETENTION.SALIM ESSAID, ASSOCIATED PRESS.