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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.
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.
Host: She better get used to people asking for her autograph
Carey Mulligan: Thank you.
Host: A relative new comer in Hollywood and one who prefers to shy away from any attention, but British actress Carey Mulligan is quietly being tipped to make a few surprises at these years Oscars.
The 24-year old received not just praise for her break out role in the coming of age drama in Education, but also a best actress nomination from the Academy.
And after winning this year’s BAFTA in the very same category, many believed she could just cause an upset and beat out veteran nominees Sandra Bullock and Meryl Streep. Mulligan whose previous credits include bit parts in the Johnny Depp movie Public Enemies and Brothers has been the talk of the town over the last 12 months. Not the least because of her on and off screen relationship with Transformer star Shia LaBeouf.
The two met well the highly anticipated Wall Street 2, Money Never Sleeps in New York and had been almost inseparable ever since.
Male: What do you guys going to do with all those arts and crafts?
Host: Even getting the seal of approval from their director Oliver Stone.
Oliver Stone: Yeah they ended up as a couple.
Host: Can’t barely they’re donating personnel.
Oliver Stone: So you see I have a good casting director.
Host: That news and itself may have been enough to place her alongside Kristen Stewart and fellow Oscar nominee, Anna Kendrick on the front corner of a Vanity Fair special this year in a shoot dedicated to up and coming actresses. She could yet be making her very own headline story on the night after the Oscars too.