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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.
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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.
"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.
At the New York Film Festival, Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban talk about Kidman's gritty role in 'The Paperboy' and why Urban ...
makes a good 'American Idol' judge. (Oct. 4)
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SHOTLIST (including transcript):-Millennium Entertainment1. Film clip - "The Paperboy"AP EntertainmentNew York, 3 October 20122. Wide of Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban entering the red carpet. Posing for photos 3. SOUNDBITE (English) Nicole Kidman, actress (on what scares her): "A lot of things scare me but I try to push through that. So I don't think it's fearless. I think I actually probably have a lot of fear, but I'm just always through my whole life I've always tried to jump into the things that make me scared."Keith Urban, recording artist: "For me as an artist it's so inspiring because the places she wants to explore are bold and fearless places."Kidman: "Weird."Reporter: Some of the grittier stuff, does it ever make you squirm to watch your wife?" Urban: "Never. No. Because as an artist it's beautiful to watch the things that she just throws herself into. It's beautiful."Millennium Entertainment4. Film clip - "The Paperboy"AP EntertainmentNew York, 3 October 20125. SOUNDBITE (English) Nicole Kidman, actress (on filming "The Paperboy" in New Orleans): "I think we all knew that we were pushing ourselves and we're all willing to do it. It was exceedingly hot, and so that kind of gives you a whole different feeling. You know you almost feel like you're in a dream."Millennium Entertainment6. Film clip - "The Paperboy"AP EntertainmentNew York, 3 October 20127. SOUNDBITE (English) Nicole Kidman, actress (on husband Keith Urban's skills as an "Idol" judge): "The thing about Keith is that, I'm sorry to talk about you when you're here..."Keith Urban: "I'm right here. Go for it. I might learn something."Nicole Kidman: "Well he actually loves, he loves helping young talent and he always has. I even see it with our daughters how he's very, very nurturing with them. And even with our four year old who's just starting guitar. He gently sort of teaches her and if he can bring that to the show I think it's a good thing. But hey, what do I know?"Keith Urban: "But there's not a lot of four-year-olds on the show. Although depends on which way you look at it."Reporter: "Has there been any drama or is everyone getting along?"Keith Urban: "We're getting along. It's a work in progress." AP EntertainmentNew York, 3 October 20128. "The Paperboy" cast - Nicole Kidman, Macy Gray, David Oyelowo and director Lee Daniels - pose on red carpet Millennium Entertainment9. Trailer clip - "The Paperboy"