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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.
Hi, I'm Andrea Syrtash, author of He's Just Not Your Type, And That’s A Good Thing, with Ask Your Tango answering your love and relationship questions. Today’s question is from touch of sophistication, should women make the first move? Should I wait for him to make the first move or should I go for it. I'm traditionally old fashioned, but I'm also getting a bit impatient. He's a shy guy, so I can give him that. But we're in the stage of the relationship where I feel like he's into me too, but neither of us are sure if the other likes the other. Great question. Now since you identified the fact that you're a little old fashioned and I don’t want you to feel like you have to be someone completely who you are not. That will probably not go so well, make you uncomfortable. I think there is a great way to let someone know you're interested without flat out leaning in for a kiss or making a move or saying it. And I actually think if a guy is interested in you, even if he's shy, they’ll start to pursue. So you can gently help him along by being very encouraging. Complimenting him. Mentioning wonderful things about your relationship. There's a way to drop hints and he’ll probably pick up on the fact that you're ready to be pursued. But I don’t think it means you have to totally throw out your old fashioned values and become a vixen. Just let him come to you, but make sure you send a lot of positive signals. Flirt, flirt, flirt. There's nothing wrong with flirting with a friend you like.