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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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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.
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.
Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx called on Congress to find a long-term fix for the Highway Trust Fund, which is ...
due to start running out of money next month. (July 21)
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AP TELEVISION -- AP CLIENTS ONLYWashington -- July 21, 20141. SOUNDBITE; Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation (partly covered by construction b-roll, Source: AP, Location: Milwaukee, July 18, 2014):"Until Congress passes a long-term bill, I'm urging the American people to say, 'no more delays. No more gimmicks. No more short-term patches or band-aids. Build our country. Put us to work and get America moving again and help future generations move forward in the process.' Because, folks, if we're only building for the present, we are building for the past."2. SOUNDBITE; Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation (covered by construction b-roll, Source: AP, Location: Milwaukee, July 18, 2014):"What I'm saying, in effect, is that America needs more than just an incremental adjustment. We need a transportation reset and it's gotta be big."3. SOUNDBITE; Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation (covered by construction b-roll, Source: AP, Location: Milwaukee, July 18, 2014):"The circus mirror in Washington is starting to make the most practical answers to these questions seem impractical and the most impractical answers seem practical. It's like it's upside down. What's right is wrong. What's wrong is right.'4. SOUNDBITE; Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation (covered by construction b-roll, Source: AP, Location: Milwaukee, July 18, 2014):"Ladies and gentlemen, the idea that Congress can't pass a multi-year, forward-thinking transportation bill is one of the biggest self-fulfilling prophecies in American politics. And, byt the way, it is killing our transportation system softly. One of the building blocks of our economy."