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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 ONLYColumbia, Maryland - January 25, 20141. Wide - mall parking lot, with law enforcement vehicles in front2. Wide - law enforcement personnel and vehicles3. Wide - state trooper vehiclesAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYCairo - January 25, 20144. Wide: Scene of explosion outside police institute with onlookers and plain clothed police5. Mid: Various of crowd gathered around vehicle damaged in explosion6. Mid: Damaged vehicles7. Mid: Shards of glass on car seats seen through blown out windowsAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYGeneva, Switzerland - January 25, 20148. Mid - Faisal al-Mikdad, Syria's Deputy Foreign Minister speaking to reporters9. Mid - Monzer Akbik, Chief of Staff to the President of the Syrian National Coalition speaking to reportersAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYRio de Janeiro, Brazil - January 25. 201410. Mid of two men, activists, sitting a toilet to protest poor sanitation in Rio de Janeiro 11. Close of man, activist, sitting on toilet with his pants pulled down. He's got underwear on12. Pan of Ipanema beach with drawings carved out on the sand depicting bacteria 13. Close of drawing carved out on the sand depicting bacteria -----VOICE-OVER SCRIPT: This is A-P News Minute.A GUNMAN OPENED FIRE AT A BUSY SHOPPING MALL IN SUBURBAN BALTIMORE, LEAVING THREE PEOPLE DEAD, INCLUDING THE PRESUMED SHOOTER. WHILE POLICE SEARCHED STORE TO STORE, SOME SHOPPERS WERE HUNKERED DOWN IN LOCKED-DOWN SHOPS.=====THE FIRST FACE-TO-FACE MEETING BETWEEN SYRIA'S GOVERNMENT AND THE OPPOSITION ENDED AFTER BARELY A HALF-HOUR, WITH THE TWO SIDES FACING EACH OTHER SILENTLY AS A U.N. MEDIATOR LAID GROUNDWORK FOR PEACE TALKS. =====ANOTHER BOMB WENT OFF SATURDAY MORNING NEXT TO A POLICE TRAINING INSTITUTE IN EASTERN CAIRO. THE EXPLOSION OCCURRED ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE EGYPTIAN REVOLUTION THAT BROUGHT DOWN PRESIDENT HOSNI MUBARAK IN 2011. NO CASUALITIES WERE REPORTED. =====BRAZILIAN ACTIVISTS SAT ON TOILETS ALONG THE FAMED IPANEMA BEACH TO PROTEST THE LACK OF BASIC SANITATION IN RIO DE JANEIRO, THE HOST OF THE 2016 SUMMER OLYMPICS. ORGANIZERS SAY THOUSANDS OF LITERS OF UNTREATED SEWAGE FLOW INTO RIO'S WATERS EVERY DAY. =====JILL CRAIG, The Associated Press with AP News Minute.