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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.
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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.
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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.
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SHOTLIST:AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYAlexandria - 28 May 20121. Hundreds of protesters marching in Alexandria's Corniche (waterfront promenade) heading to campaign office of presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq 2. Protesters chanting UPSOUND: (Arabic) "Out, out you thieves. The revolution will not die out" 3. Protesters chanting UPSOUND: (Arabic) "For the sake of the revolution martyrs, the revolution is coming back"4. SOUNDBITE: (English translation over Arabic) Mohamed Ahmed, protester: "We came down to the streets today to protest against the results of the elections. We will not approve after this revolution if one of the military comes to power, also we are against the (Muslim) Brotherhood, we don't agree with either candidate."5. Protesters chanting under a huge poster of Ahmed Shafiq 6. Mid of man chantingCairo - 28 May 2012++NIGHT SHOTS++7. Wide of crowd and fire truck in front of headquarters of Presidential Candidate Ahmed Shafiq UPSOUND (Sirens)8. Mid firemen walking out of Shafiq headquarters9. Mid of Shafiq supporters shouting10. Mid of campaign photos of Shafiq thrown on the groundCairo - 29 May 2012++DAY SHOTS++11. Various of Shafiq's burnt out campaign headquarters 12. Various of Shafiq's campaign literature on the groundSCRIPTYoung people were back marching on Egyptian streets overnight. They were angry about the result of the presidential election, which will be decided in a runoff between a man from the Muslim Brotherhood and one who'd served as prime minister under ousted strongman Hosni Mubarak.UPSOUNDthey chanted that last year's revolution in the country won't die - despite the leftist candidate many supported having to settle for third place in last week's voting.SOTStill, Mubarak's last prime minister Ahmed Shafiq appeared to get the brunt of the anger. In Alexandria the crowd was chanting near a giant poster of him.UPSOUNDIn Cairo Monday night mobs even set fire to Shafiq's campaign headquarters, which angered his supporters.Some candidates have alleged fraud, although appeals for a delay were rejected.The unrest, meanwhile, isn't auspicious ahead of the runoff, set to take place in mid-June.(****END****)VIDEO PRODUCER/VOICER: Karen Sloan------------------------------VIDEO SOURCE: AP TELEVISION--------------------------VIDEO APPROVAL: Samira Becirovic------------------------------VIDEO RESTRICTIONS: AP CLIENTS ONLY----------------------------------WIRE SOURCE: AP------------------------------------