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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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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.
A hospital in Toronto Canada has begun treatment on a patient suspected of contracting the Ebola virus. Officials say the ...
patient has fever and flu-like symptoms... and recently returned from Nigeria. The African nation has recently declared a national state of emergency with seven reported cases of the virus. Presidential Spokesperson Reuben Abati.
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*RESENDS WITH UPDATED RESTRICTIONS TO INCLUDE NO ACCESS CANADA* A hospital in Toronto Canada has begun treatment on a patient suspected of contracting the Ebola virus. Officials say the patient has fever and flu-like symptoms... and recently returned from Nigeria. The African nation has recently declared a national state of emergency with seven reported cases of the virus. Presidential Spokesperson Reuben Abati. (SOUNDBITE) (English) SPOKESMAN FOR NIGERIAN PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN, REUBEN ABATI, SAYING: "Also approved a special intervention plan and the immediate release of 1.9 billion naira ($11.7 million) for its implementation, to further strengthen steps to contain the virus such as the establishment of additional isolation centres, case management, contact tracing, deployment of additional personnel, screening at borders, and the procurement of required items and facilities". But good news may be on the way. Scientists at the Scripps Research Lab in La Jolla California have created a serum that fights against the Ebola virus. The experimental drug was administered to the two U.S. workers who were infected in Liberia with good results so far. The U.N is looking into whether it might be offered in west Africa.