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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: POOL - AP CLIENTS ONLY Snohomish County, Washington - 27 March 20141. SOUNDBITE: Steve Mason / Snohomish County Fire Battalion Chief (see transcript below) 2. Wide zoom-in of debris site3. Wide pan of worker digging through site4. SOUNDBITE: Steve Mason / Snohomish County Fire Battalion Chief (see transcript below) 5. Medium of workers and machine looking through mud6. Medium of search workers walking through woods7. Medium of search worker walking through woods. AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Darrington, Washington - 27 March 20148. SOUNDBITE: Shane Barco, Search Volunteer: (see transcript below)POOL - AP CLIENTS ONLY Snohomish County, Washington - 27 March 20149. Medium of crane going through debris10. Wide pull-out of workers on flooded streetABC POOL - AP CLIENTS ONLYSnohomish County, Washington - 27 March 2014++AUDIO/VIDEO AS INCOMING++11. SOUNDBITE: Steve Mason, Snohomish County Fire Battalion Chief (see transcript below)AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Darrington, Washington - 27 March 201412. Wide of Stratus, the dog who works with Shane Barco as part of a K-9 search team13. C/u of Stratus14. SOUNDBITE: Shane Barco, Search Volunteer: (see transcript below)POOL - AP CLIENTS ONLY Snohomish County, Washington - 26 March 201415. Wide of K-9 team walking back from debris search16. Medium of K-9 dog taking a break from searchVOICE OVER: SOUNDBITE: Steve Mason / Snohomish County Fire Battalion Chief"In here is where the neighborhood, basically, deposited."FIRE BATTALION CHIEF STEVE MASON SURVEYS THE DAMAGE OF SATURDAY'S MUDSLIDE... WHAT REMAINS IS CAUGHT UP IN WHAT'S ESSENTIALLY NOW A SWAMPSOUNDBITE: Steve Mason / Snohomish County Fire Battalion Chief"Trees, mud, dirt, residences, cars, motorhomes, boats, everything that everybody would have in a neighborhood is now strewn out here. CREATING A MAJOR CHALLENGE FOR SEARCH AND RESCUE CREWS IN WASHINGTON STATE... SO FAR THEY'VE LOCATED MORE BODIES AND NO additional SURVIVORS. AND OFFICIALS WARN THE NUMBER OF VICTIMS will likely INCREASE. SOUNDBITE: Shane Barco, Search Volunteer:"It really doesn't hit you until the day is over. We're out there digging through people's lives, doing the best we can to bring closure to some of the families." NINE MORE BODIES WERE FOUND WEDNESDAY NIGHT BUT OFFICIALS SAY THEY WON'T UPDATE THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WHO HAVE DIED UNTIL THE MEDICAL EXAMINER CATCHES UP. HUNDREDS ARE HELPING WITH THE RECOVERY EFFORT... BUT MUD AND RAIN... SLOW THE PROCESS. "It is so wet and mucky, it's like a swamp. If we were to try and put big machinery out there, we would lose it. It would disappear in the muck."ONE SOURCE OF HELP... K-9 TEAMS.SOUNDBITE: Shane Barco, Search Volunteer:They speed things up quite a bit. They can smell. It's hard to say how good they can smell. She knows where things are in the pile that we can't imagine finding on our own. YET EVEN THE DOGS NEED BREAKS... PADMANANDA RAMA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS