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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.
July 27th, 1953:(AP Photos)In Asia, the Korean War ends after more than three years of fighting, with an armistice signed at Panmunjom.President Dwight Eisenhower tells Americans...(SOT of Eisenhower)To this day, the Korean Peninsula remains divided between the communist North --- and the non-communist South.1974:(AP Archive Video / AP Photos)In Washington, the House Judiciary Committee votes to recommend the impeachment of President Richard Nixon.The panel charges Nixon with personally engaging in a 'course of conduct' to obstruct justice in the Watergate scandal.Congressman Joshua Eilberg, Democrat of Pennsylvania.(SOT of Eilberg)More than a dozen days later, Nixon becomes the first American President to resign.1996:(AP Archive Video / AP Photos)Terror strikes the Atlanta Olympics...(NAT of Olympic Park blast)...as a pipe bomb explodes at Centennial Olympic Park, killing one person and injuring 111 others. Eric Rudolph, an anti-government extremist, later pleads guilty to that bombing and others in the South. He receives life behind bars.1980: (AP Archive Video / AP Photos)The deposed Shah of Iran dies at a military hospital outside Cairo, Egypt at age 60.It happens during the Iranian hostage crisis, when dozens of Americans are held captive for 444 days by the Islamic fundamentalist regime that replaced the Shah.And, 2003:(AP Photos)(NAT of "Thanks for the Memory")Comedian Bob Hope --- who entertained Americans, and U.S. troops worldwide, for decades --- dies in Toluca Lake, California. He was 100 years old. Today in History, July 27th --- ___ ___, The Associated Press.(****END****) ANCHOR VOICE:-------------------------Tim MagwireVIDEO PRODUCER:------------------------------Ray BassettVIDEO SOURCE:--------------------------VariousVIDEO APPROVAL:------------------------------Nick MooreVIDEO RESTRICTIONS:----------------------------------NoneSCRIPT/WIRE SOURCE:------------------------------------ b0532 --- Today in History for July 27th --- 07/16/2007***** ^Today in History