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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.
SHOTLIST:ABC POOL - AP CLIENTS ONLYHonolulu, Hawaii - August 8, 2014++VIDEO AS INCOMING++1. SOUNDBITE (English) Gov. Neil Abercrombie, (D) Hawaii:"We are in a position to say that we've come through. We're already having assessments underway. The National Guard is out there. On the Big Island there is already activities underway of response and recovery and we'll do the same thing all across all the islands to the degree and extent necessary."2. SOUNDBITE (English) Mike Canton, National Weather Service:"Next on tap is Hurricane Julio which is packing winds of about 100 miles per hour. Our current forecast track and cone of uncertainty keeps in north of the state. It's closest approach right now is forecasted to be late Sunday into Monday. That's the current forecast. The caveat here is that any change in that track, if it happens to track not much further south than what we're expecting, because it's within 48 hours of the arrival of that system near the state that would trigger the need for a watch or a warning, either a hurricane or a tropical storm. Folk need to keep an eye on that, right now our guidance is that it's going to go north. But that can change and folks need to be on guard."3. SOUNDBITE (English) David Louie, Hawaii Attorney General:"I can give you the good news. The good news is that the primary election scheduled for Saturday, August 9, tomorrow is going to proceed as planned. With the exception of two precints on the island of Hawaii, which were adversely effected and as some of your know because the Office of Elections has released a press release, the election for those two precints will be postponed."STORYLINE:The first storm in a one-two punch bound for Hawaii clamored ashore overnight Friday as a weakened tropical storm.Meanwhile, Hurricane Julio, about 750 miles east of the Big Island, was a Category 2 storm and packed maximum sustained winds of about 105 mph. National Weather Service officials predict it will continue to weaken on a path that should take it about 200 miles north of the island chain starting sometime Sunday morning.Hawaii elections officials say they will postpone the primary election for about 8,000 voters in two precincts on the Big Island because of nearby road damage caused by a tropical storm.The rest of the primary will move forward as planned. He says the precincts will vote absentee later.