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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.
Digital influencer Justine Ezarik (iJustine) is back. After covering the world of wearable tech last season, iJustine is expanding her coverage this year by profiling the hottest tech trends across the country.
Here are top 10 shocking celebrity deaths of 2012. Here are 10 Shocking Celebrity Deaths of 2012:Number 10 – Neil Armstrong was deemed a hero after he became the first man to walk on the moon. He passed away in August 2012 at age 82 following complications from a heart surgery.Number 9 – Legendary singer Whitney Houston died at the young age of 48 in February 2012. She had drowned in a tub filled with roughly 12 inches of hot water the night before the Grammy Awards.Number 8 – Famous American television and radio personality, Dick Clark passed away in April. He died at the age of 82 from what was said to be a massive heart attack.Number 7 – Popular, Latina singer, Jenni Rivera died in a plane crash in December. The mother-of-five was only 43-years-old.Number 6 – The son of Sylvester Stallone, 36-year-old Sage Stallone died from natural causes at the age of 36. He had passed away on July 13 from an underlying heart condition.Number 5 – Well know actor and television producer, Andy Griffith passed away in July from an unspecified illness. He was 86-years-old.Number 4 – Johnny Lewis had been an actor on “Sons of Anarchy” and also an ex-boyfriend of Katy Perry. The 28-year-old died in September after he fell from a 15 foot terrace. He had reportedly strangled his elderly landlady prior to falling.Number 3 - Bee Gees member, Robin Gibbs died at the age of 62. He succumbed to a long battle with cancer in May of 2012.Number 2 – Actor, Michael Clarke Duncan was highly regarded for his role in ‘The Green Mile’. He died in September 2012, from respiratory failure following a heart attack. He was 54 years of age.Number 1 – American singer and disco queen, Donna Summer died of cancer in May of 2012. She lived to be 63 years of age.