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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.
SHOWS: LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM (AUGUST 6, 2012)(ITN) (NO ACCESS UK, ABC (Australia), TVNZ. NO ACCESS "CO.UK" SITES. NO USE AFTER 30 DAYS) 1. LONDON'S TOWER BRIDGE FLASHES RED, WHITE AND BLUE AT NIGHT / OLYMPIC RINGS ARE ILLUMINATED 2. OLYMPIC RINGS HANGING FROM TOWER BRIDGE WHICH IS ILLUMINATED IN GOLD STORY: Tower Bridge, one of London's iconic landmarks, was lit up on Monday night (August 6) to celebrate the success of Team GB in the Olympics. This was the latest in a number of spectacular light shows in the city throughout the Games. On August 1, Tower Bridge turned gold for ten minutes to mark Team GB's first gold medal, and the giant rings on the river were lit up in gold throughout the night. Similar light shows have taken place each night during the Olympics whenever a British athlete has struck gold. Two more golds and a bronze were added to Great Britain's tally on Monday. The equestrian team captured their first Olympic showjumping gold medal in 60 years after winning a dramatic jump-off against the Netherlands. In the velodrome Jason Kenny won the individual sprint. Elsewhere, Team GB's veteran gymnast, Beth Tweddle, won a bronze in the uneven bars final after a decade pursuing an elusive Olympic medal. Great Britain currently lies third in the medal table with 18 gold medals. One more win will equal their total gold tally in the hugely successful Beijing Games four years ago.