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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:AP Television - AP Clients Only Essex, Vermont - May 12, 20141. Mid of Amy Miner and her attorney seated and talking2. AP Photos of Kryn Miner in combat gear and with family by the water3. AP Photo of Kyrn Miner in combat fatigues4. Wide of sign of Essex, Vermont and traffic5. SOUNDBITE: (English) Amy Miner, Veteran's Widow (Transcribed Below)6. AP Graphic "April 26, 2014" 7. SOUNDBITE: (English) Amy Miner, Veteran's Widow (Transcribed Below)8.SOUNDBITE (English) Amy Miner, Veteran's Widow (Transcribed Below)9. Wide of Amy Miner and attorney 10. Wide of U.S. Capitol11. Wide of White House12. SOUNDBITE (English) Amy Miner, Veteran's Widow (Transcribed Below)VOICE-OVER SCRIPT:AMY MINER REMEMBERS HER HUSBAND -- KRYN --- AS A GOOD SOLDIER AND A GOOD FAMILY MAN.THE CAREER SOLDIER -- WHO ALSO SERVED IN THE NATIONAL GUARD -- DEPLOYED OVERSEAS REPEATEDLY -- AND SUFFERED A TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY -- AS WELL AS PTSD.HE TRIED TO COMMIT SUICIDE LAST SEPTEMBER.SOUNDBITE: (English) Amy Miner, Veteran's Widow"He just started to just feel lost, and confused on what he should be doing. Always felt like, when he was home, he needed to be overseas."LAST MONTH HE ASSAULTED HIS WIFE AND THREATENED TO KILL HIS FAMILY.PROSECUTORS SAY DURING THAT ASSAULT -- HE WAS SHOT AND KILLED BY HIS SON -- WHO CAME TO HIS MOTHER'S AIDE -- NO CHARGES HAVE BEEN FILED.MINER HAD BEEN GETTING THERAPY AT THE VA, BUT AMY SAYS THERE WERE SERIOUS GAPS IN THE CARE.It's either, they're going to stick you in a room, inpatient, and we'll deal with you, or we'll see you when we can see you, and if that's once every two weeks, or once a month, then that's what we're gonna do. I don't know what the right answer is for what kind of care is needed for them, but you know, you look to the professionals, and what they were offering, the VA system, it's not it, it's not it, it's not doing it."AP SPOKE WITH HER ON A DAY SHE WAS MEETING WITH HER ATTORNEY. SHE ALSO HAS A WORD FOR THE COUNTRY'S POLTICAL LEADERS.if we can't take care of our veterans, we shouldn't be sending them off to war. It just doesn't make sense, because they're coming back and this is the result. And it's happening more and more."SHE SAYS -- "EVERYTHING THAT HAPPENED -- THAT'S NOT WHO HE WAS."NED BARKER....ASSOCIATED PRESS.