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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.
Go behind the scenes with some of the biggest digital celebrities to see what life is like when the blogging and tweeting stops.
DURATION: 1:07-----------------------------------------SHOTLIST:KTUL-TV - COURTESYNear Tulsa, Okla. - Dec. 26, 20121. Various of snowy plainNOAA.GOV2. Tight on mapKOTV/News on 6 - COURTESYNear Tulsa, Okla. - Dec. 26, 20123. Snowy highwayKTUL-TV - COURTESYNear Tulsa, Okla. - Dec. 26, 20124. SOUNDBITE: Chris Combs / Driving in Oklahoma"Oh, right at a dozen wrecks. One was overturned, they had an ambulance there. Several people off in a ditch ..."ASSOCIATED PRESS - AP CLIENTS ONLYMobile, Ala. - Dec. 26, 20125. Tornado storm damage aftermath6. SOUNDBITE: Jenetta McGee / Mobile Resident"There's a church down the street and unless the steeple was attached you couldn't tell it was a church. The houses across the street from us are completely destroyed and gone."NOAA7. Weather radarWALA FOX 10 - COURTESYMobile, Ala. - Dec. 25, 20128. Tower camera shot of funnel cloudPOOL - AP CLIENTS ONLYWashington, D.C. - Dec. 26, 20129. Building camera shot toward CapitolASSOCIATED PRESS - AP CLIENTS ONLYNew York - Dec. 26, 201210. Luggage at LaGuardia airport11. SOUNDBITE: Brittany Edwards / At New York's LaGuardia Airport"It's delayed about 15 minutes just because of the weather conditions in Texas. I think it's icing there ..."12. Various of travelers looking at departure boards at airportVOICE-OVER SCRIPT:A WINTER STORM FINISHES ITS WORK IN THE MIDWEST ... MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST ... WHERE THE FORECAST IS CALLING FOR HIGH WINDS AND HEAVY SNOW.BLIZZARD WARNINGS ARE UP FOR INDIANA AND OHIO ... IN PLACES FARTHER SOUTH LIKE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA ... SNOW AND SLOW GOING.SOT: Oh, right at a dozen wrecks. One was overturned, they had an ambulance there. Several people off in a ditch ...IN MOBILE, ALABAMA ... CHRISTMAS DAY UNLEASHED TORNADOES ... LEAVING ALL THE USUAL CALLING CARDS BEHIND ... FROM DOWNED TREES TO SPLINTERED ROOFS.SOT: There's a church down the street and unless the steeple was attached you couldn't tell it was a church. The houses across the street from us are completely destroyed and gone.THE VAST STORM SYSTEM IS BLAMED FOR AT LEAST SIX DEATHS AND SEVERAL INJURIES ... BUT NO ONE WAS KILLED OUTRIGHT BY THE TORNADOES.NOW THE MESS IS STRIKING THE EAST COAST ... PELTING WASHINGTON WITH RAIN AND SLEET ... SLOWING THINGS UP AT NEW YORK'S AIRPORTS.SOT: It's delayed about 15 minutes just because of the weather conditions in Texas. I think it's icing there ...ALREADY SCRUBBED BY MIDDAY ... SOME 900 FLIGHTS.LEE POWELL, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS