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A 12 episode documentary series following 5 startup companies competing in the 2013 San Francisco TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield as they fine tune their products and eventually present in front of a panel of judges in hopes of winning $50,000 in funding.
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Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity.
Hank Azaria’s touching, humorous, and often enlightening journey from a man who is not even sure he wants to have kids, to a father going through the joys, trials and tribulations of being a dad.
SHOTLIST:SKY - Courtesy - EMBARGO UK MAINSTREAM BROADCASTERS/AL JAZEERA/BLOOMBERG. Glasgow, Scotland - November 30, 20131. Mid of emergency workers on roof investigating chopper accident2. Wide of workers above pubSKY - Courtesy - NO Access UKGlasgow, Scotland - November 30, 20133. Mid of police officers outside of pub after accident4. Mid of pub with damaged chopper on roof5.SOUNDBITE: (English) William Byrne, Witness (Transcript Below)SKY - Courtesy - NO Access UKGlasgow, Scotland - November 30, 20136. Mid of workers on top of roof of pub investigating accident7. Mid of firemen walking near fire truck8 Police walking on sidewalk near pub9. Mid of emergency workers on roof investigating accident10. SOUNDBITE: (English) Alex Salmond, Scottish First Minister (transcribed Below)11.SOUNDBITE: (English) Edward Waltham, Witness (transcribed Below)SKY - Courtesy - NO Access UKGlasgow, Scotland - November 30, 201312. Mid of emergency workers on roof after accidentAP Photos - AP Clients OnlyGlasgow, Scotland - November 30, 201313. AP Photo of emergency workers at pub after accidentSKY - Courtesy - NO Access UKGlasgow, Scotland - November 30, 201314. Mid of emergency workers on roof after accidentVOICE-OVER SCRIPT:GREEN AND BLUE TARPAULINS COVERED WHAT'S LEFT OF A SCOTTISH POLICE HELICOPTER SATURDAY....AS AUTHORITIES BEGAN INVESTIGATING WHAT CAUSED IT TO CRASH INTO A BUSY PUB FRIDAY NIGHT.....KILLING AT LEAST 8 PEOPLE....AND SERIOUSLY INJURING MORE THAN A DOZEN OTHERS.SOUNDBITE: (English) William Byrne, Witness"There was a huge bang and there was like a couple of seconds of almost stillness after this bang. And then the whole other side of the pub from where I was in collapsed."THE EXACT DEATH TOLL WON'T BE KNOWN UNTIL THE WRECKAGE IS REMOVED -- SOMETHING THAT WILL TAKE TIME, AUTHORITIES SAY.SATURDAY WAS ST. ANDREWS DAY IN SCOTLAND...A NATIONAL HOLIDAY.BUT THE ACCIDENT HAS SCOTLAND IN MOURNING.SOUNDBITE: (English) Alex Salmond, Scottish First Minister:This is a black day for Glasgow and for Scotland but it's also Saint Andrew's Day (patron saint of Scotland), and it's a day we can take pride and courage in how we respond to adversity and tragedy. And that response, from our emergency services and from ordinary citizens, has been exemplary.SOUNDBITE: (English) Edward Waltham, Witness "I think it was remarkable actually how people dealt with it. People seemed to want to go and get in there. And I didn't see much sign of people running away from it. People were running towards it and doing whatever they could to help people in there."AUTHORITIES SAY THE PUB WAS PACKED WITH MORE THAN 100 PEOPLE LISTENING TO THE TUNES OF A LOCAL BAND.THE CHOPPER -- WIDELY USED BY POLICE AND AMBULANCE SERVICES -- WAS CARRYING TWO POLICE OFFICERS AND A CIVILIAN PILOT.ALL THREE WERE KILLED.....ALONG WITH FIVE PEOPLE ON THE GROUND.SIGOUT - Carlotta Bradley/Associated Press