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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.
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.
Before you even contemplate clicking on "add to shopping cart," it's important to make sure you find the best deal while ...
shopping online. Continuing our online shopping video tutorial series, Molly McDonald shows some best practices for comparison shopping online and helps make sure the product you're buying is worth what you're about to pay. We're not being cheap, we're being thrifty.
When shopping online, looking at comparison sites may help you see if what you want to purchase is worth the money. Let’s say you found this blender at amazon.com. The first thing you would want to look at are the reviews that other customers have left about the item. On most online stores, there will be a place for customer reviews usually with some sort of a rating system. Here, the reviews are broken down by 5 to 1 star reviews. And you can click on each star rating to see what the reviewers have to say about the product. Now, let’s say I wanted to purchase this digital camera. Besides reviews on the website, there are also reputable review sites like consumerreports.org where you can plug in the name of the item and then see whether or not it is consumer reports tested. On this product page, we’ll be able to see the great consumerreports has given the item. You must be a subscriber in order to see these results. There are also customer reviews here as well. You can do this for all sorts of products and it’s very useful especially if you’re thinking of making an expensive purchase. Thanks for watching and don’t miss the next episode in the Shopping Safely and Finding Deals Online series.