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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.
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.
Wake up to your world in 2 minutes.
"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.
"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.
DURATION:-----------------------------------------1:13SHOTLIST:AP - AP CLIENTS ONLYWashington, DC - October 11, 20131. STILL IMAGE of initial HealthCare.gov website homepageAP - AP CLIENTS ONLYWashington, DC - October 28, 20132. STILL IMAGE of updated HealthCare.gov website homepageAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYPortsmouth, New Hampshire - October 25, 20133. Wide of Deborah Lielasus sitting at desk4. Close of Deborah Lielasus' hands5. SOUNDBITE (English) Deborah Lielasus, Lives in Portsmouth, New Hampshire (Transcript Below)AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYOrlando, Florida - October 28, 20136. Mid of Daniel McNaughton at table7. SOUNDBITE (English) Daniel McNaughton, Lives in Orlando, Florida (Transcript Below)8. Wide of Daniel McNaughton at table9. SOUNDBITE (English) Daniel McNaughton, Lives in Orlando, Florida (Transcript Below)10. SOUNDBITE (English) Daniel McNaughton, Lives in Orlando, Florida (Transcript Below)AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYPortsmouth, New Hampshire & Orlando, Florida - October 25, 2013 & October 28, 201311. Mid of Deborah Lielasus overlayed on on Mid of Daniel McNaughtonAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYPortsmouth, New Hampshire - October 25, 201312. Close of computer screenAP - AP CLIENTS ONLYWashington, DC - October 28, 201313. STILL IMAGE of updated HealthCare.gov website homepageVOICE-OVER SCRIPT:WHEN THE HEALTH-CARE DOT GOV WEBSITE LAUNCHED --THIS WAS WHAT YOU SAW.A STOCK PHOTO OF A WOMAN'S SMILING FACE.BUT SOON AFTER THE WELL-DOCUMENTED GLITCHES STARTED --SO DID THE JOKES.AND SOON - THE NOW "VIRAL" IMAGE -- WAS REPLACED WITH ICONS.BUT SMILING FACES MAY RETURN -- AS THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION IS NOW ASKING PEOPLE WHO'VE SUCCESSFULLY PURCHASED HEALTH INSURANCE --TO LET THEIR PICTURES BE USED INSTEAD.SOUNDBITE (English) Deborah Lielasus, Lives in Portsmouth, New Hampshire:"I got an email from somebody at Health and Human Services saying would you be willing to tell your story for a PSA? And I said sure!"PEOPLE ACROSS THE COUNTRY ARE BEING CONTACTED -- AFTER SHARING THEIR SUCCESS STORIES ON SOCIAL MEDIA --SOUNDBITE (English) Daniel McNaughton, Lives in Orlando, Florida:"After hearing my story through my Facebook page, Health and Human Services sent down a film crew here to get my story themselves."PUTTING A FACE ON THE STORIES -- SO MANY SHARE.SOUNDBITE (English) Daniel McNaughton, Lives in Orlando, Florida:"Both my parents had lung cancer and since they had insurance, they were able to pay for their treatments.SOUNDBITE (English) Daniel McNaughton, Lives in Orlando, Florida:"So for me, getting health insurance is a big deal and I think everybody needs it.""OFFICIALS DECLINED TO COMMENT SPECIFICALLY ON WHICH PHOTOS WILL BE USED --IN FUTURE VERSIONS OF THE WEBSITE.BUT WILL SAY IT IS TRYING TO MAKE CHANGES -- THAT WILL HELP USERS BETTER UNDERSTAND KEY INFORMATION --WHILE MAINTAINING THE OVERALL DESIGN. SIGOUT - Bob McCall/Associated Press