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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.
Rob Carlson: Once again my name is Rob Carlson and I’m cooking with Chef Bryan from Chef Bryan’s Kitchen at bryanskitchen.com with the Y. Our crab cakes have been in the oven about 8 to 10 minutes and they’re ready to come out. Chef Bryan: Yes they are. Rob Carlson: Alright, let’s do it. Chef Bryan: And what you want to make sure when you’re taking this out is that they are still firm, kind a firm around the edges of the crab cake. Rob Carlson: Okay, pretty good. Those look really, really pretty. And how we are going to plate this? Chef Bryan: Okay, what we are going to do, we are going to take our crab cake and place right on the plate there. Rob Carlson: Okay! So plating one here, this would be a course essentially Chef Bryan: That’s the first course. Rob Carlson: Okay, two would make an entrée. Okay so, very good. So we got it plated nicely here. We’ve got the Aioli that you made a little while ago. Let’s bring that over. Chef Bryan: So, what we are going to do is we are going to take the Aioli and basically we just kind to want a -- but you can always serve a little bit more on the side. You just kind to want it so its just going to -- just to start fall over the edge. Rob Carlson: Yeah! It looks pretty that way, for sure. Chef Bryan: And then what we are going to do is we are going to take a little bit of tomato for some color. Rob Carlson: Finely chopped tomato? Chef Bryan: Finely chopped tomato, put that right on top. Rob Carlson: It’s all about presentation. Chef Bryan: Big chard fun I am. Rob Carlson: I love it, love it. Chef Bryan: So, we are going to add some chives to it. Rob Carlson: Excellent. Chef Bryan: And then we are going to finish it with a little green onion flower. Rob Carlson: Oh! That looks nice. They’re you go guys. Some very nice jumbo lump crab cakes with Aioli. Can be awesome.