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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.
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.
Highlights of this day in history: Islam's Prophet Mohammed dies; James Earl Ray caught, wanted for killing civil rights ...
leader Martin Luther King, Jr.; Architect Frank Lloyd Wright born; The N.Y. Yankees retire Mickey Mantle's number. (June 8)
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SHOTLIST:NO SHOTLIST PROVIDEDVOICE-OVER SCRIPT: JUNE 8TH, 632:THE PROPHET MOHAMMED --- WHO FOUNDED THE RELIGION OF ISLAM --- DIES IN MEDINA, PART OF WHAT'S NOW SAUDI ARABIA.MOHAMMED LEAVES NO ARRANGEMENT FOR A SUCCESSOR, CREATING A RIFT WITHIN ISLAM WHICH LASTS TO THIS DAY.1968: AUTHORITIES ANNOUNCE THE CAPTURE IN LONDON OF JAMES EARL RAY --- WANTED FOR ASSASSINATING MARTIN LUTHER KING, JUNIOR.RAY SPENDS THE REST OF HIS LIFE BEHIND BARS AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO KILLING THE CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER. HE LATER RECANTS, CLAIMING A CONSPIRACY TARGETED KING.1967: THIRTY-FOUR U.S. SERVICEMEN ARE KILLED WHEN ISRAELI FORCES RAID THE LIBERTY, A NAVY SHIP STATIONED IN THE MEDITERRANEAN.ISRAEL CALLS THE ATTACK, WHICH TAKES PLACE DURING THE SIX-DAY WAR IN THE MIDEAST, A TRAGIC MISTAKE.1869: FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT --- ONE OF THE GREAT AMERICAN ARCHITECTS OF THE 20TH CENTURY --- IS BORN IN RICHLAND CENTER, WISCONSIN.AND, 1969: THE NEW YORK YANKEES RETIRE MICKEY MANTLE'S UNIFORM, NUMBER SEVEN.MANTLE --- KNOWN TO BASEBALL FANS AS 'THE MICK' --- PAYS TRIBUTE TO ANOTHER YANKEE LEGEND.SIGOUT - Today in History, June 8th, Time Magwire/The Associated Press.