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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.
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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.
"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.
Stocks finally made some positive headway after a week of mainly losses- driven by the continued partial shutdown of the ...
U.S. government. There was some investor confidence after newspaper reports said Republican House Speaker John Boehner told his party colleagues he would work to avoid a U.S. debt default by allowing a clean vote on the issue. But there are still a lot of worries about the economic impact of the uncertainty in D.C. Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker:
Stocks finally made some positive headway after a week of mainly losses- driven by the continued partial shutdown of the U.S. government. There was some investor confidence after newspaper reports said Republican House Speaker John Boehner told his party colleagues he would work to avoid a U.S. debt default by allowing a clean vote on the issue. But there are still a lot of worries about the economic impact of the uncertainty in D.C. Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker: SOUNDBITE: JEFFREY LACKER, PRESIDENT, FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF RICHMOND (ENGLISH) SAYING: "Federal Reserve policy actions cannot necessarily counteract the effects of fiscal policy uncertainty, declining productivity growth or structural changes in the labor department. And all of these now appear to be playing a role to some degree or another. " For the day all the major U.S. indexes were higher. But for the week the Dow lost ground but the Nasdaq managed a gain. And in Europe: shares rose led by banks as investors welcomed a more stable outlook in Italy- and bet the European Central bank would continue to support the regions financial sector. Twitter was the talk of Wall Street. Its official IPO filing showed revenue at the social networking company almost tripled in 2012. It's expected to go public in November- the ticker TWTR- the exchange though- still undecided. And the devil is in the details- Shares of Tweeter Home Entertainment soared more than 1-thousand percent! Yes- investors mixed it up with Twitter. A clear case for reading the fine print. Or even just the name of the company. Its ticker was TWTR- until a Q was added when it went bankrupt. The stock was mercifully halted by the middle of the day. On the Nasdaq- a delicious debut for Potbelly. Shares of the sandwich chain - which is backed by Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, more than doubled from their IPO price of $14 a share.