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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.
SHOTLIST:POOL VIDEO -- AP Clients Only Washington - Jan. 26, 20131. Wide of Vincent Gray and other leaders marching with banner in Washington2. Wide of women with sign "another grandmother against Assault weapons3. Low Angle shot of woman in wheel chair with "proud Newtown" poster4. SOUNDBITE: Protester / No Super Provided (Transcript Below)5. Wide of Regional Leader holding banner and marching up Constitition Ave.6. Medium - woman with sign "87% of Americans support background checks7. SOUNDBITE: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton / (D) Washington (Transcribed Below)8. Medium of Arne Duncan at microphone9. SOUNDBITE: Arne Duncan / Education Secretary (Transcribed Below)10. Wide pan left of crowd11. Medium people with sign in front of Wash. Memorial12. Medium - woman holding sign with blue striped hat VOICE-OVER SCRIPT:OVERWRITE WITH SCRIPT HEREWASHINGTON DC MAYOR VINCENT GRAY JOINED OTHER REGIONAL LEADERS IN A HEADING MARCH FOR GUN CONTROL.DEMONSTRATORS MARCHED FROM FROM THE CAPITOL TO THE WASHINGTON MONUMENT.ORGANIZERS SAID APPROXIMATELY 100 PEOPLE CAME FROM NEWTOWN, CONNECTICUT -- THE SITE OF DECEMBER'S MASS SHOOTING AT SANDY HOOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL THAT KILLED 20 SCHOOL CHILDREN AND SIX ADULTS.SOUNDBITE: Woman from Newtown, Connecticut / NO SUPER PROVIDED"this is about connecting guns to what guns do...to what assault weapons do.....it's not political....it's personal."AT THE WASHINGTON MONUMENT, SPEAKERS CALLED FOR A BAN ON MILITARY-STYLE ASSAULT WEAPONS AND HIGH-CAPACITY AMMUNITION -- PLUS UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS ON GUN SALES.SOUNDBITE: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton / Washington, DC"today, we join the great majority of Americans who want to move this country off of the outskirts of civilization....into the civilized world of nations who protect their children."MARCH ORGANIZERS SAID THEY ALSO FAVOR REQUIRING GUN SAFETY TRANING FOR ALL BUYERS OF FIREARMS.ARNE DUNCAN -- PRESIDENT OBAMA'S EDUCATION SECRETARY -- TOLD THE CROWD IT'S NOT ABOUT TAKING AWAY 2ND AMENDMENT RIGHTS, BUT SAVING LIVES.SOUNDBITE: Arne Duncan / Education Secretary"this is about gun responsibility....this is about gun safety...this is about fewer dead americans....fewer dead children...fewer children living in fear."MANY OF THE DEMONSTRATORS CAME TO DC BY BUS FROM NEW YORK, NEW JERSEY AND PHILADELPHIA, BUT OTHERS FLEW IN FROM AS FAR AWAY AS THE WEST COAST -- EVEN ALASKA.SIGOUT - Diane Kepley /Associated Press