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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.
DURATION: 1:15-----------------------------------------#:##SHOTLIST:WABC - Courtesy -- AP Clients OnlyNewtown, Connecticut -- Dec. 14, 20121. Aerial shot of police officer running at Sandy Hook Elementary School2. Aerial shot of SWAT team on roof of school AP Television - AP Clients Only West Allis, Wisconsin Dec. 19, 20123. Tight of handguns on counter4. Tight of handguns on counter4. Wide of two men buying a rifle at The Shooters Shop5. Medium of rifle on counter6. AP Photo -- Kids Playing violent videogame7. AP Graphic -- AP-GFK Poll8. AP Graphic -- AP - GFK Poll Pool -- AP Clients Only Washington - Jan. 14, 201310. Medium of Obama speaking at White House11. AP Graphic -- Obama ProposalsPool -- AP Clients Only Washington - Jan. 15, 201312. Wide of U.S. House Floor13. Medium of Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R) Virginia on House Floor14. Medium of Rep. Louis Gomert (R) Texas on House FloorPool -- AP Clients Only Washington - Jan. 14, 201315. Medium of Obama speaking at White House VOICE-OVER SCRIPT:LAST MONTH'S MASSACRE AT SANDY HOOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IS BOOSTING PUBLIC SUPPORT FOR TOUGHER MEASURES TO CURB GUN VIOLENCE.A NEW ASSOCIATED PRESS-GFK POLL INDICATES THAT NEARLY SIX IN TEN AMERICANS WANT STRICTER GUN LAWS -- WITH MAJORITIES FAVORING A NATIONWIDE BAN ON MILITARY-STYLE RAPID FIRE WEAPONS -- AS WELL AS LIMITS ON GUN VIOLENCE DEPICTED IN VIDEO GAMES -- MOVIES -- AND TV.ACCORDING TO THE POLL -- 58 PERCENT FAVOR STRENGTHENING GUN LAWS IN THE U.S. -- 35 PERCENT SAY THEY SHOULD BE UNCHANGED -- AND 5 PERCENT WANT THE LAWS LOOSENED.THE POLL ALSO SHOWS A LOPSIDED 84 PERCENT OF ADULTS WOULD LIKE TO SEE A FEDERAL STANDARD ESTABLISHED FOR BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR THOSE BUYING GUNS AT GUN SHOWS.PRESIDENT OBAMA IS SET TO UNVEIL A WIDE-RANGING PACKAGE OF MEASURES TO REDUCE GUN VIOLENCE.THE PACKAGE IS EXPECTED TO INCLUDE A PROPOSED BAN ON ASSAULT WEAPONS -- LIMITS ON THE CAPACITY OF AMMUNITION MAGAZINES -- AND UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS.MANY OF THE PRESIDENT'S MORE RESTRICTIVE PROPOSALS -- SUCH AS AN ASSAULT WEAPONS BAN -- WILL LIKELY FACE STIFF OPPOSITION IN CONGRESS -- PARTICULARLY AMONG REPUBLICANS.SIGOUT - Sandy Kozel, the Associated Press