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EMMY NOMINATED SERIES directed by and starring Steve Buscemi is back for a second season!!! Park Bench is a local's take on the special people, places, and spirit of New York City. Through unscripted moments with average New Yorkers and Steve's celeb friends, Buscemi takes viewers on a funny, first-hand journey/misadventure, told in his unique voice.
Journey to the Draft is an organic, unscripted, docu-series that follows three college football players, all with promising professional careers. These young men attend different schools across the country and play a variety of positions on the field, but at the end of the day they share one goal:to play in the NFL. The AOL docu-series follows players Leonard Williams, Kevin White and Marcus Peters.
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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"Stricly Come Dancing presenter Tess Daly and The Saturdays' Rochelle Humes talk to mums about their experiences of being mum. Whether the daughter of a Rolling Stone, in one of the most famous girl bands the world has ever known, or a parent coping with disability as well as family life, each mother in Being Mum shows that the feelings, challenges and rewards of motherhood are universal no matter the surroundings you find yourself in."
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.
SHOTLIST:WABC-TV - MUST COURTESY/EMBARGO NEW YORKNew York - 1 December 20131. Various aerials of derailed train2. SOUNDBITE (English) Steven Ciccone, passenger (Transcript Below)3. Aerial of officers gathered near toppled train car4. Wide aerial of derailed cars5. SOUNDBITE (English) Amanda Swanson, passenger (Transcript Below)6. Aerial of officials gathered near toppled train carKathleen Sampey - AP CLIENTS ONLYNew York - 1 December 20137. Mid of emergency crews treating injured person on stretcherWABC-TV - MUST COURTESY/EMBARGO NEW YORKNew York - 1 December 20138. Aerials of divers searching for bodies in the river near the train crash9. Mid of emergency crews with dogs searching surrounding areas10. Aerials of officials gathered at the scene11. Aerial of train near river12. SOUNDBITE (English) Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New York (Transcript Below)13. Aerials of sceneVOICE-OVER SCRIPT:A NEW YORK CITY COMMUTER TRAIN WAS ROUNDING A RIVERSIDE BEND WHEN IT FLEW OFF THE TRACKS AND NEARLY PLUNGED INTO THE WATER ---- KILLING AT LEAST FOUR PEOPLE AND INJURING DOZENS EARLY SUNDAY.STUNNED PASSENGERS SAY EVERYTHING SEEMED NORMAL UNTIL MOMENTS BEFORE THE CRASH.SOUNDBITE (English) Steven Ciccone, passenger: "We were pulling up to the station, it was a day like any other, and then it started to make a loud shifting noise like with the tracks and the next thing I know two people from across the train come flying at my and fell on top of me. I couldn't believe that we were flipping over."AT LEAST FOUR OR FIVE OF THE SEVEN CARS WERE OFF THE RAILS, MANY TOPPLED OVER AND LYING ON THEIR SIDES.SOUNDBITE (English) Amanda Swanson, passenger: "All of a sudden the train just felt a little more sideways than it should be and by the time I looked up it was completely going off its track and there was the rubble from under the track flying at my face."EMERGENCY CREWS WERE SEEN TENDING TO DOZENS OF BLOODIED PASSENGERS AT THE SITE ---- AND AUTHORITIES USED DIVERS AND DOGS TO SEARCH FOR ANYONE THAT MAY HAVE BEEN EJECTED FROM THE CARS.NEW YORK GOVERNOR ANDREW CUOMO SAYS THE TRAIN OPERATOR WAS AMONG THE INJURED, BUT IT REMAINS UNCLEAR WHAT CAUSED THE CRASH.SOUNDBITE (English) Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New York: "We don't know exactly what happened. The NTSB is on its way, they'll do a thorough investigation and we'll wait to see what the NTSB says before speculating as to any causes."SUNDAY'S ACCIDENT IS THE METROPOLITAN TRANSPORT AUTHORITY'S SECOND PASSENGER TRAIN DERAILMENT IN SIX MONTHS.MAGGIE MAZZETTI, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.