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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.
Tita: The days when men would simply put on some clothe and if they’re hunk, it’s over. Now the man take care of themselves, hi, I’m Tita and welcome to watchmojo.com; we’re going to sit down with Jean Francois Breau, a great singer and the new spokesperson for Alpha Male. Tell me, what is Alpha Male? Jean: I think Alpha Male is not only the image outside, it starts I think from the inside and when you’re sure about yourself, there’s a little bit of sexiness, I think Tita: And why did you become a spokesperson for Alpha Male? Jean: You know, doing the shows and doing the music calls and having a lot of make-up, I understand girls now more because, a: it’s hard on the skin Tita: It’s hard; so what is your grooming routine like? Jean: I started with my girlfriend’s creams, and she said, “no, no; we’re going to go buy you some cream and you’re going to have viewers and I found out there’s a lot of different creams for men now, that’s what I bring everywhere I go, I try to bring my soap and my cream. I have a sensitive skin so what I do is I bring a soap that is non-perfumed, non, you know, colored and everything Tita: So you do every night before going to bed Jean: Yeah, so I want to prevent, you know, some damage of the skin and I do try not to go as often in the sun as possible, or use a protective skin Tita: Yeah, sun block Jean: Sun blocks, and that’s mainly what I do Tita: Why do you think that men take care of their image? What has changed? Jean: I don’t know, men, they said the standard is becoming higher and higher and higher Tita: Thank you so much and good luck Jean: Thank you so much