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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:APTN material -- APTN clients onlyWinter Park, Florida -- 10 April 20141. Wide shot woman lighting candle at makeshift memorial at daycare center2. Wide shot Plinio Duran carrying teddy bear3. Wide shot Duran placing teddy bear on memorial4. SOUNDBITE (English) Plinio Duran, neighbor: ""All the community supports the whole thing happening in this place. You know. That's a surprise for everybody in the community."5. Closeup memorialPool material -- APTN clients onlyWinter Park, Florida -- 10 April 20146. SOUNDBITE (English) Major Cindy Williams, Florida Highway Patrol: "We will find him and if he is out there and he is watching this, please turn yourself in 'cause you'd rather turn yourself in."7. Wide shot news conferenceAPTN material -- APTN clients onlyWinter Park, Florida -- 10 April 20148. Wide shot daycare centerPool material -- APTN clients onlyWinter Park, Florida -- 10 April 20149. Closeup wanted poster with suspect's photo10. SOUNDBITE (English) Major Cindy Williams, Florida Highway Patrol: "Oh, he's going to be looking at the stiffest penalties. You could look up to 10 years in jail."Florida Department of Corrections handout material -- APTN clients onlyUndated -- 10 April 201411. Still photo of suspect Robert CorchadoVOICE-OVER SCRIPT:THEY LIT CANDLES...BROUGHT FLOWERS....EVEN TEDDY BEARS IN HONOR OF A FOUR YEAR-OLD GIRL KILLED AT A DAYCARE CENTER NORTH OF ORLANDO WEDNESDAY. SOUNDBITE: (English) Plinio Duran, neighbor"All the community supports the whole thing happening in this place. You know. That's a surprise for everybody in the community."14 OTHERS WERE INJURED AFTER A CHAIN REACTION ACCIDENT.SOUNDBITE: Maj. Cindy Williams, Florida Highway Patrol:"We will find him and if he is out there and he is watching this, please turn yourself in 'cause you'd rather turn yourself in."SHORLTY AFTER THIS PRESS CONFERENCE, that's what ROBERT CORCHADO (CORE-CHA-DOE) DID, SURRENDERING TO POLICE ON THURSDAY.HE'S ACCUSED OF SLAMMING INTO A CONVERTIBLE... WHICH THEN STRUCK THE DAY CARE.AUTHORITIES SAY CORCHADO FLED THE SCENE IGNITING A MASSIVE MANHUNT. SOUNDBITE: Maj. Cindy Williams, Florida Highway Patrol:14:46:02 "Oh, he's going to be looking at the stiffest penalties, you could look up to ten years in jail."RECORDS SHOW CORCHADO HAD BEEN ARRESTED EIGHT TIMES SINCE 2000, INCLUDING A CHARGE OF LEAVING THE SCENE OF ANOTHER CRASH