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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.
A cheap and low-tech renewable energy source is finally making daily life in North Korea bearable. Treated glass tubes harness ...
solar energy to warm homes and heat water for kitchens and bathrooms. (April 29)
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SHOTLIST:AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYPyongyang, North Korea - Date Unknown1. Various, sun setting over central Pyongyang2. Close, glass tubes on production line3. Close, glass tubes on production line4. Wide, worker on production line in factory5. Close, pan of glass tubes on production line6. Wide, factory plant . 7. Mid, pan down of solar heaters at plant8. Mid, pan down of factory greenhouse++SOUNDBITE PARTIALLY COVERED BY SHOTS 10, 11++9. SOUNDBITE (Korean) Maeng Il Nam, Greenhouse Worker:"In our solar powered greenhouse, we are cultivating not only green vegetables but also fruit, using solar energy to provide the necessary temperature."10. Mid, vegetables growing in greenhouse11. Wide, greenhouse12. Wide, pan of houses in suburbs13. Mid, zoom on solar heaters on roofs14. SOUNDBITE (Korean) Jo Yong Sil, North Korean resident"In my house we have been using a solar power water heater for three years. I feel really good about it, especially in the winter."15. Wide, sunset in central Pyongyang16. Close, glass tubes on production line17. Wide, factory worker in plantVOICE-OVER SCRIPT:IN A COUNTRY WITH A SEVERE LACK OF POWER, PEOPLE ARE OFTEN LEFT COLD ...AND IN THE DARK BUT A FACTORY IN PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREA IS TRYING TO PRODUCE A MORE ROBUST WAY OF HARNESSING SOLAR POWER....WATER HEATERS.THIS LOW-TECH, CHEAP FORM OF RENEWABLE ENERGY USES GLASS TUBES TO CAPTURE THE SUN'S ENERGY TO WARM ROOMS AND PRODUCE HOT RUNNING WATER FOR KITCHENS AND BATHROOMS.THE COMPANY SAYS IT EVEN USES ITS OWN WATER HEATERS TO HELP SUPPORT DAILY OPERATIONS.(NATS OF SOUNDBITE FROM GREENHOUSE WORKER)INCLUDING THIS GREENHOUSE. THIS WORKER AT THE NORTH KOREAN PLANT SAYS THEY ARE CULTIVATING VEGETABLES BY USING SOLAR ENERGY TO PROVIDE THE NECESSARY TEMPERATURE FOR GROWTH.AS THE SOLAR WATER BOILERS MAKE THEIR MOVE TO THE SUBURBS OF PYONGYANG , RESIDENTS ARE ALREADY NOTICING A DIFFERENCE IN THEIR QUALITY OF LIFE. (NATS OF SOUNDBITE FROM RESIDENT)THIS WOMAN SAYS THAT SHE HAS BEEN USING SOLAR POWERED WATER HEATERS FOR THREE YEARS AND THAT WINTERS ARE NOW MANAGABLE.WHILE HOT RUNNING WATER IS STILL A LUXURY IN THE COUNTRY, NORTH KOREANS ARE EMBRACING THE CHEAP AND GREEN ENERGY SOURCE TO HELP IMPROVE DAILY LIVING CONDITIONS. Emily Roseman/Associated Press