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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.
Shepherd Entertainment takes you on a tour of Dubai's Hotels, such as the Burj Al Arab Hotel, which was opened in 1999 and ...
is an architectural masterpiece.
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Behind Jumeirah Beach is the pinnacle of luxury hotels which has become a symbol of the city, the Burj Al Arab. The hotel opened in 1999 and is an architectural masterpiece. It is only the second highest after the Twin Towers of the Emirate but with its form imitating a sail swelling in the wind, it is entirely unique. It was built on an artificial island to which snow white Bentleys transfer guests. For those desiring an even speedier transfer, a helicopter is available, landing on top of the buildings. All of the more than 200 luxury suites overlook the sea. Some of the eight different restaurants offer a view of the sea from an astounding height while sea aquariums form the side walls of others. Currently, eight skyscrapers of more than 200 meters can be found here. But the highest building of the world will be two and a half times higher, the Burj Dubai. The buildings of 7000 square meters ground space to be completed within a few years will provide space for the world’s largest shopping center with hotels, entertainment centers and offices surrounding it. The building will form a six petal desert rose when seen from the air. Also from above, palm trees are shaped by the artificial islands. Palm Jumeirah and Palm Jebel Ali on which luxury apartments are being built. The first Palm is almost complete. The flats free from property taxes were sold in record time. Shops, offices and ports will be placed on the trunk of the Palm with luxury properties on its leaves, including not only a garden and pool but a section of the coast and a yacht port. The defense of the small islands is ensured by an external arch shaped island bordered by sandy beach. Another establishment in the form of the world map, also comprise of artificial islands is also planned. The first underwater hotel will be realized in the near future where guests can enjoy the colorful living world of the sea through the windows of their rooms. Hotels in the form of a space station and an ice berg are also among the more futuristic plans.