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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.
AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYPanama City Beach, Florida - 20 October 2013SHOTLIST:1. SOUNDBITE: (ENGLISH) Gerald Bailey / Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner"Around 6:40pm Eastern Standard Time, the afore mentioned team surrounded room 227 of the Coconut Grove Motor Inn in Panama City Beach. Jenkins and Walker were alone, unarmed and they were apprehended without incident, they are currently in the Bay County jail awaiting arraignment. We believe that at the time we apprehended these fugitives they were awaiting transportation from Atlanta to be transported to another state."2. White flash3. SOUNDBITE: (ENGLISH) Secretary Michael Crews / Florida Department of Corrections"There is speculation an underlying speculation, that there was a source where for a certain sum of money that these documents could be constructed for 8 thousand dollars. Whether that is true or not will be determined."4. White Flash5. SOUNDBITE: (ENGLISH) Secretary Michael Crews / Florida Department of Corrections "There will definitely be other charges that they will face, certainly escape will be one, because even though they were released they did so under a fraudulent context, so at a minimum I would think they definitely going to face some escape charges, but then again with both of them doing life sentences there is not a lot else you can do."6. White Flash7. SOUNDBITE: (ENGLISH) Secretary Michael Crews / Florida Department of Corrections "It is embarrassing, but my concentration at this point is I think is everyone else here is making sure we come up with a process and procedure that prohibits this from happening in the future, but ultimately, this is our responsibility."8. White Flash9. SOUNDBITE: (ENGLISH) Secretary Michael Crews / Florida Department of Corrections "I don't mind telling you I did a lot of praying for the last 5 or 6 days, for that exact reason. Yes, and to say we are thankful is probably an understatement, that these were two harden convicted felons and the thought of them being out there in our state caused me great concern."STORYLINE:Two convicted killers who used forged documents to escape their life sentences are being grilled by Florida law enforcement authorities who say they expect to make more arrests.Among the questions being posed to Joseph Jenkins and Charles Walker: Who forged the papers? Who helped you run from police? What other prisoners have gotten away with this? Who was coming from Atlanta to whisk you out of Florida? Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Gerald Bailey promises "there will be more arrests."Jenkins and Walker, both 34, were captured Saturday night at a motel in Panama City Beach. Hours earlier, their families had held a news conference in Orlando urging them to surrender.Bailey says the men, who fled the Orlando area after word of their ruse became public, didn't know law enforcement was on the way to Panama City. He says the escapees were waiting in the motel for someone to arrive from Atlanta to take them out of state, adding that authorities don't yet know who that person was or where the convicts planned to go.