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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
Security for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics remained tight on Thursday (February 6) following a warning from the United States ...
over toothpaste tubes containing bomb-making ingredients. U.S. authorities told airports and some airlines flying to Russia for the Olympics to watch for toothpaste tubes that could hold ingredients to make a bomb on a plane, a senior U.S. security official said.
SHOWS: ROSA KHUTOR, RUSSIA (FEBRUARY 6, 2014) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 1. (SOUNDBITE) (English) SWISS LUGER, MARTINA KOCHER, SAYING: "For us as athletes it is easier than it used to be here because we can go straight from the village to the Sanki Centre and actually it is no problem and I feel very safe as an athlete and yeah, there is nothing to feel." 2. NEWS CONFERENCE IN PROGRESS 3. (SOUNDBITE) (English) SWISS LUGER, GREGORY CARIGIET, SAYING: "Me quite the same, I don't really care or listen to this stuff outside. I just focus on my race and try not to focus on that so, yeah, that's all." STORY: Security for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics remained tight on Thursday (February 6) following a warning from the United States over toothpaste tubes containing bomb-making ingredients. U.S. authorities told airports and some airlines flying to Russia for the Olympics to watch for toothpaste tubes that could hold ingredients to make a bomb on a plane, a senior U.S. security official said. The official did not say whether any specific intelligence led to the warning, which was not issued to the public. ABC News first reported the warning. Russian forces are on high alert to head off possible militant attacks at the Winter Olympic Games, which begin on Friday in Sochi. Some U.S. lawmakers have expressed concern about security at the Black Sea resort, but U.S. President Barack Obama has said he believes Sochi is safe. Tight security has been ever-present over the last week in both the coastal cluster and the mountain venue of Rosa Khutor, with a number of checkpoints and an estimated 40,000 police and security personnel on duty. On Thursday, two Swiss lugers told a news conference in Rosa Khutor that they felt safe. "For us as athletes it is easier than it used to be here because we can go straight from the village to the Sanki Centre (where Luge events will take place) and actually it is no problem and I feel very safe as an athlete and yeah, there is nothing to feel," Martina Kocher said. Her team-mate Gregory Carigiet added: "Me quite the same, I don't really care or listen to this stuff outside. I just focus on my race and try not to focus on that so, yeah, that's all." Suicide bombers killed 34 people in the Russian city of Volgograd, 400 miles (700 km) northeast of Sochi, in December. The attacks raised fears of violence at the Olympics.