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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.
SHOTLIST:SHAUN WHITE ENTERPRISES - COURTESY SHAUN WHITE ENTERPRISESRecent Video1. SOUNDBITE (English) Shaun White, United States Olympic Snowboarder:"I guess this is interesting for me because I've never really taken the time before a competition to thank my fans and everybody that supported me along the way. I can't do it without you, I mean, you're the best and you support me through the decisions I make, the training regimen, show up at the contests, watch it on tv, and I feel it. I feel the support and I want to say thank you guys, half pipe finals is tomorrow and I'm beside myself. I want to do my best not only for myself but for you guys, so wish me luck and here we go."STORYLINE:Shaun White's attempt at a third straight Olympic halfpipe gold medal is scheduled to start Tuesday afternoon.A day before, he recorded a special message for his fans. "I can't do it without you, I mean, you're the best and you support me through the decisions I make, the training regimen, show up at the contests, watch it on tv, and I feel it," said White.The Olympic halfpipe only appears to be half-ready on the eve of the men's competition.Officials postponed practice on Monday from the morning until after sunset in hopes a dip in temperature would make conditions more condusive for riding. It didn't appear to help matters much.Temperatures remained in the low-40s as dozens of riders took spills on the slush.