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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.
Go behind the scenes with some of the biggest digital celebrities to see what life is like when the blogging and tweeting stops.
Digital influencer Justine Ezarik (iJustine) is back. After covering the world of wearable tech last season, iJustine is expanding her coverage this year by profiling the hottest tech trends across the country.
Documentary shorts conceived of and directed by famous actors. Jeff Garlin, Katie Holmes, Alia Shawkat, Judy Greer, and James Purefoy
A 12 episode documentary series following 5 startup companies competing in the 2013 San Francisco TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield as they fine tune their products and eventually present in front of a panel of judges in hopes of winning $50,000 in funding.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity.
Lindsay Lohan was the subject of another court case - this time in Los Angeles. Although the actress did not appear in person, ...
her lawyer pleaded not guilty on her behalf - Lohan is charged with reckless driving, lying to police and obstructing police from performing their duties, all related to a car accident last year. A judge scheduled a pretrial date for January 30th and ordered Lohan to appear on that day.
Lindsay Lohan was the subject of another court case - this time in Los Angeles. Although the actress did not appear in person, her lawyer pleaded not guilty on her behalf - Lohan is charged with reckless driving, lying to police and obstructing police from performing their duties, all related to a car accident last year. A judge scheduled a pretrial date for January 30th and ordered Lohan to appear on that day. New evidence has revealed that Natalie Wood may have been injured before her drowning death. The actress had bruising on her arms and wrists and scratches on her neck when her body was pulled from the Pacific Ocean in 1981, suggesting she was hurt before she hit the water, according to a new report released by Los Angeles County Coroner's Office. Wood's cause of death was changed last year from accidental drowning to "drowning and other undetermined factors." Arnold Schwarzenegger hit the red carpet in Los Angeles for the premiere of "The Last Stand" - his first big return to the spotlight following his role as California governor and becoming tabloid fodder for fathering a son with his family's housekeeper. In the film, he plays a sheriff, trying to prevent a drug-cartel boss from crossing through his small town. It opens on January 18. Finally, Jessica Simpson is reportedly turning her real-life into a comedy pilot for U.S. network NBC. Sources say the show will be a modern-day take on "I Love Lucy" - featuring the singer at the helm of the scripted series.