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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.
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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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"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.
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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.
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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.
Mumford & Sons react to their Grammy wins, while Jay-Z drinks some cognac from his trophy backstage at the 2013 Grammy Awards. ...
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SHOTLIST(including transcript):-Pool-Recording AcademyLos Angeles, 10 February 20131. Mumford and Sons pose with Grammy trophiesAP EntertainmentLos Angeles, 10 February 20132. SOUNDBITE (English) Marcus Mumford/Recording artist, on reaction to winning album of the year"I had a bit of disbelief. I couldn't really believe it. I wanted to like, verify that Adele had said our name. And I looked to my right to make sure that, like, I hadn't imagined it. Honestly, I, honestly that was what h8appened in my head."3. Medium Kimbra and Gotye pose backstage4. SOUNDBITE (English) Kimbra/Recording artist, on receiving award from Prince: "I could only muster this." Gotye/Recording artist: "A wry smile from Prince is enough for me on stage."Kimbra: "Yeah. It means a lot that he even, you know, gave the award and actually made the effort to say, 'I love this song' when he opened it. Wow." 5. SOUNDBITE (English) Carrie Underwood/Recording artist, on Grammys: "The Grammys is always just a mish-mash of people. There's so many people, so many artists. There's tons of people you haven't seen in a while, so it's always fun to get together and catch up and say hey. But it is crazy, so you don't get to talk to them very much. But performing is still, I mean I, this is the sixth year I performed. Six out of seven years I performed, that's crazy."Pool-Recording AcademyLos Angeles, 10 February 20136. SOUNDBITE (English) Nate Ruess/Recording artist (fun.), on winning Grammy: "It's crazy but I think we stand up here with -- I don't know -- our shoulders feel a lot looser and we kind of get to laugh about the whole situation. And the truth of it is seriously we're sad and pathetic and we're going to end up in each other's rooms at the end of the night pinching each other like, 'Can you fricking believe what just happened?'"7. Jay-Z poses for photographer, pouring cognac into Grammy trophy, drinksAP EntertainmentLos Angeles, 10 February 20138. SOUNDBITE (English) The-Dream/Recording artist, on Jay-Z insulting his hat: "This guy's crazy. No, it was really cool, like, nobody, a lot of people don't know Jay's so funny. We joke back and forth, and the camera for some of us is like home. We're just doing what we would actually be doing if we were sitting in a restaurant, like. We didn't know it was going to be a big thing, but I'm pretty happy about it." (Reporter: "Do you have to get him back now?")The-Dream: "No, not yet. I got a whole thing I'm building. I'm building a whole bunch of -- I got dirt on him already. I'm good."Pool-Recording AcademyLos Angeles, 10 February 20139. Jay-Z drinking Cognac from his Grammy trophy