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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.
Wake up to your world in 2 minutes.
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.
SHOTLIST(including transcript):-AP EntertainmentLondon, 10 February 20131. Wide of Grosvernor House Hotel arrivals7. Wide of Daniel Day-Lewis arriving4. Wide of Ang Lee13. Wide of Sarah Jessica Parker3. Medium of Samuel L. Jackson 5. Medium of Ben Affleck and George Clooney6. SOUNDBITE (English) Ben Affleck/Director-Actor:"It was wonderful you know, it's thrilling to have such a great organization and be here with partners who all started this off together it's exciting, you know, it's been a thrill, a little cold as you can see, but that's only outside."8. Close of BAFTA statuette tilt up to Anne Hathaway9. SOUNDBITE (English) Anne Hathaway/Actress:"I'm really grateful that I'm the girl that got to sing the song in this film. there were so many actresses who wanted this part and I'm so honored to have worked with all the people that I worked with and I'm just, it just kind of hit me that this is my life and this is real and this is happening and I just got really overwhelmed with gratitude."12. SOUNDBITE (English) Quentin Tarantino/Director:"It's a wonderful club to be a part of, you guys have been supporting me since my very first movie and and I really appreciate it." 14. Medium of Juno Temple15. SOUNDBITE (English) Juno Temple/Actress:"What an honor you know, the fact that people have voted, my mind is slightly blown. I so was not expecting that to happen. I had pins and needles down half of my body as I was going up there so I didn't know what was going to happen. I thought I might fall flat on my face but it's just, it's such an honor."18. SOUNDBITE (English) Tom Hiddleston/Actor:"I mean it was fantastic, Stephen Fry is a wonderful, wonderful host and I think the winners were all very evenly spread across the board, I think it was an extraordinary group of films and performances this year and I think, I feel everybody was rewarded you know?"16. Wide of Bradley Cooper arriving17. Wide of Javier Bardem arriving.