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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:AP TELEVISION - NO ACCESS BBC PERSIAN/NO VOA PERSIAN/NO MANOTO 1 Tehran, Iran - August 10, 2014++AP Television is adhering to Iranian law that stipulates all media are banned from providing BBC Persian, VOA Persian or Manoto 1 any coverage from Iran, and under this law if any media violate this ban the Iranian authorities can immediately shut down that organization in Tehran.++1. Various aftermath of scene of plane crash, wreckage2. SOUNDBITE: (Farsi) Hassan Molla, eyewitness: (Transcript Below)3. Medium of scene, fire truck4. SOUNDBITE (Farsi) Jalal Maleki, Spokesman for Tehran Fire Department: (Transcript Below)5. Various aftermath of crash scene6. Ambulance outside hospital7. Patient being wheeled in8. Unidentified relative of passenger, speaking about getting called about the crash9. Various of wreckageVOICE-OVER SCRIPT:A REGIONAL PASSENGER PLANE ASSEMBLED IN IRAN CRASHED ON SUNDAY WHILE TAKING OFF FROM THE CAPITAL, TEHRAN.AT LEAST 39 PEOPLE WERE KILLED. STATE T-V SAYS THE PLANE'S TAIL struck THE CABLES OF AN ELECTRICITY TOWER BEFORE HITTING THE GROUND AND BURSTING INTO FLAMES, IN A RESIDENTIAL AREA NEAR THE AIRPORT.THE IRANIAN NEWS AGENCY REPORTS THE PLANE SUFFERED ENGINE FAILURE BEFORE IT WENT DOWN.SOUNDBITE: (Farsi) Hassan Molla, eyewitness: "I suddenly saw a plane. There was a roaring sound. I felt something was landing on me. Like this. As soon as I stopped (my motorcycle) I fell on the ground, the plane was so near the ground. I saw everything clearly."A FIRE DEPARTMENT SPOKESMAN SAYS THE TRAGEDY COULD HAVE BEEN MUCH WORSE:SOUNDBITE (Farsi) Jalal Maleki, Spokesman for Tehran Fire Department: "We should be thankful to God that the pilot could move the plane away from the residential buildings by all means and fortunately did not crash over them."MEMBERS OF THE REVOLUTIONARY GUARD WORKED TO SECURE THE CRASH SITE AS SECURITY AND RESCUE PERSONNEL COMBED THE WRECKAGE.SEVERAL INJURED PASSENGERS WERE TAKEN TO TEHRAN'S IMAM KHOMEINI HOSPITAL.'WE WERE CALLED AND TOLD THAT THE PLANE HAD CRASHED,' THIS WOMAN SAID. 'COME HERE AND RECEIVE THE BODIES OF YOUR CHILDREN.'STATE T-V SAID THE BODIES OF SOME VICTIMS WERE SO BADLY BURNED THEY WILL NEED TO RELY ON D-N-A TESTING FOR IDENTIFICATION.THE FLIGHT, OPERATED BY SEPAHAN AIR, WAS BOUND FOR THE TOWN OF TABAS IN EASTERN IRAN.IRAN HAS SUFFERED A SERIES OF AIRPLANE CRASHES IN RECENT YEARS, BLAMED ON AGING AIRCRAFT AND POOR MAINTENANCE.HANNAH BUCHDAHL, ASSOCIATED PRESS