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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.
Park Bench is a new kind of "talking show" straight from the mind of born and bred New Yorker and host, Steve Buscemi.
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(SOUNDBITE) (English) REUTERS REPORTER, JON GORDON, SAYING: "Just how tricky is it to run a budget airline in Asia? Well, this Wednesday (July 23) we get an update with results from..." Singapore's Tiger Airways due out. The low-cost carrier shut down its Indonesia joint venture earlier this year as pricing pressure led to losses. That hasn't yet lifted the firms' shares off the runway though - down about 13 percent for 2014 year to date. Bad news for its largest shareholder Singapore Airlines. Over to Australia, the mining sector isn't having it much easier either. BHP Billiton announces its quarterly production results Wednesday, which will reveal how deteriorating iron ore prices, down nearly 30 percent this year so far, are affecting the mining giant's operations and plans. BHP's low production costs should shield it from the pain felt by smaller producers, at least in the short term, but the question is for how long? Finally on the economic front, it's Singapore and Australia again, with inflation data due out from both. The consensus forecasts here, a relatively cool 2.4 percent for June in the Lion City, while Australia should heat up to 3.1 percent for Q2 which would be the highest reading since end 2011. ENDS