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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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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.
PLEASE NOTE: THIS EDIT CONTAINS CONVERTED 4:3 MATERIAL Behind all of the hype around the barrage of new products including ...
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PLEASE NOTE: THIS EDIT CONTAINS CONVERTED 4:3 MATERIAL Behind all of the hype around the barrage of new products including the new iPad mini....Apple has lost some of its luster on Wall Street. The world's most valuable technology company entered bear market territory, as its shares lost 20 percent - $130 billion in market value - since hitting a record high in September. Brian Colello, Senior Equity Analyst, Morningstar: SOUNDBITE: BRIAN COLELLO, SENIOR EQUITY ANALYST, MORNINGSTAR (ENGLISH) SAYING: "There has been some concern about whether Tim Cook and the management team can live up to Steve Jobs' reputation, there was a bit of a management shakeup recently, there's concern about Apple maps and so sometimes we hear fear over whether Apple has lost its touch, we disagree with that but we can at least recognize that some investors may feel that way." Add to that, worries over supply chain snarls prompted concerns it wouldn't be able to meet demand for its hot iPhone 5, which accounts for about half of its revenue. The reaction on the trading floor has been quick. Apple, long a mainstay in many fund portfolios, lost one of its biggest fans. The American Funds Growth Fund of America, dumped 2.74 million Apple shares last quarter, 35 percent of its holdings. But most analysts are holding fast to their buy recommendations - with a mean 12-month price target of $767.40, which would be a gain of 40 percent. On that note: ING's Large Cap Growth Portfolio and the Columbia Value and Restructuring Fund doubled their holdings. SOUNDBITE: BRIAN COLELLO, SENIOR EQUITY ANALYST, MORNINGSTAR (ENGLISH) SAYING: "The biggest strength of Apple is its ability to seamlessly integrate the hardware, software and services. If you look at a company like Samsung that does very well with hardware but they don't own the software. Google and Microsoft in particular is on the other side, they own the software but have never owned the hardware, they are making moves to get in to hardware but that integration, they are years behind what Apple is doing." Apple's latest parade of gotta-have-it gadgets is expected to account for 80 percent of sales for the December quarter - though the pressure to innovate won't disappear as Wall Street looks around the corner to 2013 for the next rollout from Apple.