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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.
Wake up to your world in 2 minutes.
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.
SHOTLIST:AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYMexico City, Mexico 22 February 20141. Joaquin Guzman being escorted in handcuffsAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Culiacan, Mexico - 23 February 20142. Tunnels underneath Guzman property 3. Sewer tunnels underneath CuliacanAP Television - Clients OnlyMexico City, Mexico 22 February 20144. SOUNDBITE: (Spanish) Jesus Murillo Karam, Mexico's Attorney General:"The doors of the house were reinforced with steel and the minutes that it took us to open them helped him escape through the tunnels."AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Culiacan, Mexico - 22 February 20145. Camera goes down steel fabricated steps6. Mid view of sewer tunnels in CuliacanAP Television - AP Clients OnlyMazatlan, Mexico 22 February 20147. Close view of entrance to Miramar apartments8. Wide view of Miramar apartments9. People outside entrance to Miramar apartmentsAP Television - AP Clients OnlyMexico City, Mexico 23 February 201410. Joaquin Guzman in handcuffs being escorted AP Television - AP Clients OnlyCuliacan, Mexico - 23 February 201411. Wide pan of headlines on newspapers12. SOUNDBITE: (Spanish) Ramon Torres, Newspaper Vendor"It is very difficult, the cartel is quite organized and has a presence in many states in the counrty, so it's difficult to say that just with the capture of Chapo the cartel will fall apart."AP Television - AP Clients OnlyAlmoloya de Juarez, Mexico 23 February 201413. Wide of security fencing at Altiplano prison where Guzman was taken14. Mid of prison control towerVOICE-OVER SCRIPT:MEXICAN INVESTIGATORS HAVE UNCOVERED A SERIES OF TUNNELS THAT ALLOWED JOAQUIN "EL CHAPO" GUZMAN TO EVADE ARREST FOR AT LEAST 13 YEARS.AS MEXICAN MARINES FORCED THEIR WAY INTO JOAQUIN "EL CHAPO" GUZMAN'S MAIN HIDEOUT, HE SNEAKED OUT OF THE HOUSE THROUGH AN ESCAPE TUNNEL BENEATH A BATHTUB.SOUNDBITE: (Spanish) Jesus Murillo Karam, Mexico's Attorney General:"The doors of the house were reinforced with steel and the minutes that it took us to open them helped him escape through the tunnels."(VOICE OVER)GUZMAN THEN CLIMBED DOWN A CORRUGATED STEEL LADDER INTO A NETWORK OF TUNNELS AND SEWER CANALS THAT CONNECTED SIX OTHER HOUSES, ACCORDING TO MEXICAN OFFICIALS.MEXICAN MARINES WORKING WITH U.S. AUTHORITIES CHASED HIM BUT LOST THE MAN KNOWN AS "SHORTY" IN A MAZE OF TUNNELS UNDER THE CITY,HE THEN FLED SOUTH TO MAZATLAN WHERE HE WAS ARRESTED EARLY SATURDAY MORNING, WITHOUT A SHOT FIRED.GUZMAN'S GLOBAL ORGANIZATION IS THE LEADING SUPPLIER OF COCAINE TO THE UNITED STATES. NOW STARTS THE LENGTHY AND COMPLICATED LEGAL PROCESS TO DECIDE WHICH COUNTRY, MEXICO OR THE UNITED STATES, GETS TO TRY HIM FIRST.GUZMAN'S ARREST IS MAJOR NEWS IN THE NEIGHBORHOODS SURROUNDING THE APARTMENT WHERE HE WAS ARRESTED.SOUNDBITE: (Spanish) Ramon Torres, Newspaper Vendor:"It is very difficult, the cartel is quite organized and has a presence in many states in the counrty, so it's difficult to say that just with the capture of Chapo the cartel will fall apart."GRAND JURIES IN AT LEAST SEVEN U.S. FEDERAL DISTRICT COURTS HANDED UP INDICTMENTS FOR GUZMAN ON A VARIETY OF CHARGES.THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT SAYS DECISIONS REGARDING EXTRADITION WILL BE MADE IN CONSULTATION WITH MEXICO.TOM RITCHIE, ASSOCIATED PRESS