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EMMY NOMINATED SERIES directed by and starring Steve Buscemi is back for a second season!!! Park Bench is a local's take on the special people, places, and spirit of New York City. Through unscripted moments with average New Yorkers and Steve's celeb friends, Buscemi takes viewers on a funny, first-hand journey/misadventure, told in his unique voice.
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.
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"Stricly Come Dancing presenter Tess Daly and The Saturdays' Rochelle Humes talk to mums about their experiences of being mum. Whether the daughter of a Rolling Stone, in one of the most famous girl bands the world has ever known, or a parent coping with disability as well as family life, each mother in Being Mum shows that the feelings, challenges and rewards of motherhood are universal no matter the surroundings you find yourself in."
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.
Amazon's new Fire phone uses tweaks to the Android operating system and some innovative features to set it apart from smartphones ...
from the likes of Apple and Samsung. (July 22)
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AP Television - AP Television Clients OnlyNew York, July 21, 20141. SOUNDBITE(English) Nick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer:++ NOTE - Soundbite partially covered with b-roll of Amazon Fire ++ "This Thursday the highly anticipated Amazon Fire phone comes out. I've had a chance to review it over the past couple of days and I found some very innovative things about it. What Amazon has actually done is sort of taken what is already out there and rethought how phones ought to work. One of the features on it is Firefly, which uses a camera to scan items and give you more information about it. There we go, it looks like it recognized it (Lady Gaga CD) as Artpop which is what it is. It looks like I can buy it through Amazon, the whole album as an MP3 for $5.99. There are couple of apps that have enabled this feature. So here, iHeartRadio is letting me create a Lady Gaga radio station just from this app so I can listen to Lady Gaga music all day if I wish. Right here is the Maps app, I just did a general search for Boston. Let's say I'm going to travel there and want to find places to eat I can just look up Mexican restaurants. What Amazon does is it offers, it uses the technology built in to the phone to let you pop up those items just from tilt. Unfortunately, for now, the phone is limited in its usefulness. Even though it's Android, app developers need to adapt and make some tweaks to their apps to make it work. And even if an app works on the Kindle tablet it's not necessarily going to work on the fire phone."