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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.
Go behind the scenes with some of the biggest digital celebrities to see what life is like when the blogging and tweeting stops.
SHOTLIST:AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYYahud, Israel - July 22, 20141. Various shots of home destroyed by rocket attack near airportAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYAtlanta - July 22, 20142. Wide shot of Delta check-in AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYYahud, Israel - July 22, 20143. Various shots of home destroyed by rocket attack near airportDELTA AIRLINES HANDOUT - AP CLIENTS ONLYFile4. Various shots of Delta Airlines planesAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYTel Aviv, Israel - July 22, 20145. Tight of flight board showing cancellationsAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYNew York - July 22, 20146. SOUNDBITE (English) Scott Mayerowitz, AP Aviation Reporter (transcript below)AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYTel Aviv, Israel - July 22, 20147. Various of flight board showing cancellationsAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYNewark, New Jersey - July 22, 20148 Various shots of Newark Airport, people waiting9. SOUNDBITE (English) Avital Rubin, Israeli traveling to Israel (transcript below)10. SOUNDBITE (English) Sara Wilansky, Volunteer for Jewish group handing out prayer cards in airport (transcript below)AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYTel Aviv, Israel - July 22, 201411. Various shots of airportAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYAtlanta - July 22, 201412. Wide of Delta terminal check-in counterDELTA AIRLINES HANDOUT - AP CLIENTS ONLYFile13. Wide of jet taking offSTORYLINE:(NATS EXPLOSION)AS ROCKET EXPLOSIONS DETONATE IN ISRAEL'S CAPITAL - THE EFFECTS OF ITS WAR WITH HAMMAS… NOW SPREADING TO AIRPORTS AROUND THE GLOBE. (NATS)A ROCKET FIRED FROM THE GAZA STRIP LANDED NEAR ISRAEL'S MAIN AIRPORT TUESDAY.. WOUNDING ONE ISRAELI.IN RESPONSE.. ATLANTA-BASED DELTA AIRLINES CANCELLED ALL ITS FLIGHTS IN-AND OUT OF ISRAEL --THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION LATER FORCED CANCELLATIONS FOR ALL U-S CARRIERS.SOUNDBITE (English) Scott Mayerowitz, AP Aviation Reporter"This comes immediately following last week's shoot down of a Malaysian Airlines flight that was flying over Ukraine. A lot of airlines are looking at security a little more closely - what airspace they fly over."SOME AIRLINES IN CANADA AND EUROPE ALSO FOLLOWED SUIT.(NATS) PASSENGERS.. NOW FORCED TO CHANGE THEIR TRAVEL PLANS.(NATS)AT NEWARK AIRPORT OUTISDE NEW YORK CITY TUESDAY.. MANY ISRAELIS WERE EAGER TO GET BACK HOME DESPITE THE THREAT OF VIOLENCE.SOUNDBITE (English) Avital Rubin, Israeli traveling to Israel13:41:30 - "I want to go back - I'm like dying to go back"SOUNDBITE (English) Sara Wilansky, Volunteer for Jewish group handing out prayer cards in airport13:40:36 - "if you're nervous if you're scared then you're showing the enemies that we're weak, you know? we have to be strong."ISRAEL'S TRANSPORTATION MINISTRY HAS CRITICIZED THE FLIGHT CANCELlATIONS - CALLING THEM A 'WIN' FOR TERRORISTS.THE F-A-A TRAVEL BAN IS IN EFFECT FOR 24 HOURS.ROBERT BUMSTED.. ASSOCIATED PRESS.