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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.
"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.
Stocks rose to seven-week highs during Wednesday's trading session- cheering the Fed's new stimulus plan and promise to keep ...
rates near zero until the unemployment rate gets back down to 6 and a half percent. But the enthusiasm was short-lived. Stocks fell back by the end of the session. The major indexes closing mostly lower. It's the Fed's latest attempt to boost the country's struggling economy. Wells Fargo's Brian Jacobsen:
Stocks rose to seven-week highs during Wednesday's trading session- cheering the Fed's new stimulus plan and promise to keep rates near zero until the unemployment rate gets back down to 6 and a half percent. But the enthusiasm was short-lived. Stocks fell back by the end of the session. The major indexes closing mostly lower. It's the Fed's latest attempt to boost the country's struggling economy. Wells Fargo's Brian Jacobsen: SOUNDBITE: BRIAN JACOBSEN, CHIEF PORTFOLIO STRATEGIST, WELLS FARGO ADVANTAGE FUNDS (ENGLISH) SAYING: "I think that Wall Street and even just Main Street could actually take encouragement from what the Fed's policy stance is because they have set out clear targets saying that they are not going to let inflation run out of control before they start bringing in- tightening monetary policy so I think that should be comforting to individuals." Shares of Aetna jumped. The third-largest U.S. insurer gave a higher forecast for profit and revenue growth in 2013. Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway announced it spent $1.2 billion to buy back shares of its class A stock from the estate of a long-time investor. Shares rose on the news. But Wal-Mart stock dragged on the Dow. The Indian government announced an inquiry into the company's lobbying practices. New competition for Netflix- and at a lower price. DVD rental kiosk operator Redbox will launch an $8 a month instant video streaming service this month. The new service- a joint venture between Redbox owner Coinstar and Verizon will offer four one-night DVD rentals a month from the Redbox kiosks, and unlimited streaming TV shows and movies- a similar package from Netflix starts at 16 bucks. Americans are putting off their holiday shopping according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll. Only 18 percent have finished their shopping- and 28 percent haven't done any holiday shopping at all yet. That could mean a big boost in sales during the final couple of weeks before Christmas. Software pioneer John McAfee is been deported from Guatemala to the United States. He has been evading officials in Belize for nearly a month after the killing of his neighbor. He is best known for the anti-virus software bearing the McAfee name. And in Europe: shares edged higher as concerns about the macro-economic environment eased.