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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.
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Documentary shorts conceived of and directed by famous actors. Jeff Garlin, Katie Holmes, Alia Shawkat, Judy Greer, and James Purefoy
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.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity.
Tiger Woods is near the top of the leaderboard with a strong start in his quest for a fourth U.S. Open title. AP correspondent ...
Jim Militello reports. (June 15)
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[ap images photo montage]Tiger Woods carried over his strong play in winning Memorial two weeks ago, with an impressive 1-under 69 at Olympic Club. [SOT/Tiger Woods/(-1) Three Shots Back]("I'm very pleased because this is the way I know I can hit the ball and the way I have been hitting the golf ball. I was able to put it together in a major championship. Now we got three more days and I'm going to need because this golf course is only going to get faster.")Playing in a group with Phil Mickelson and Bubba Watson, Woods was clearly the best of the three. He stands 3 shots behind leader Michael Thompson who had 7 birdies in his 66. [SOT/Michael Thompson/(-4) U.S. Open Leader] ("I think I made five threes in a row and was just cruising and then I got a little nervous when all the cameras showed up but it's always a bit of an adjustment. In that sense I wish I was Phil or Tiger because you get the cameras from the beginning.")Woods opened his round on the ninth hole, methodically posting five pars, and was even par after 18. Birdies on 4 and 5 left him finishing the tough opening six holes at 1-under.Mickelson was in trouble from the opening shot. He yanked it into the trees and couldn't find his ball. He scrambled to a bogey, the first of five in a seven hole stretch. Mickelson finished with a 6-over 76. Masters champ Watson shot 78.[SOT/Jim Militello/Associated Press]("But day one was all about Thompson who used his past experience at Olympic club to his advantage. He finished runner up in the U.S. Amateur here in 2007. By the way, the guy that beat him Colt Knost shot 75 in round one. Covering the U.S. Open, Jim Militello, Associated Press, San Francisco.")(****END****)