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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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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.
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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.
SHOTLIST:Lynn, Massachusetts- 26 September 2013AP TELEVISION- AP CLIENTS ONLY1. Wide of Fluff factory floorSomerville, Massachusetts- 28 September 2013AP TELEVISION- AP CLIENTS ONLY2. SOUNDBITE English Nicole Salvati, Fluff fan (partially covered)"It just brings you back to your childhood. You know, it's one of those comfort foods you always went back to."Lynn, Massachusetts- 26 September 2013AP TELEVISION- AP CLIENTS ONLY3. Close tilt up of 1960s advertisement for fluffernutter4. Mid of machine injecting Fluff into tubs5. SOUNDBITE (English) Jonathan Durkee/Durkee-Mower Inc Treasurer"Kids have grown up on it. It's a simple product. Face it, it's delicious."Somerville, Massachusetts- 28 September 2013AP TELEVISION- AP CLIENTS ONLY6. Wide pan right of rooftop shot of What the Fluff festival7. Wide of girls jousting with Fluff-covered noodles8. Close of Fluff-topped cupcake9. Mid of "Fluff Girls" waving and blowing kisses10. SOUNDBITE (English) Tyler Morrison and Carolyn Snell, Fluff fans (partially covered)"It was two years ago at the Fluff Festival. First time I had ever been. First time I had ever been. Very coincidental. And here we are two years later and actually, We just got engaged a month ago!"11. Close of What the Fluff festival logo on bannerLynn, Massachusetts- 26 September 2013AP TELEVISION- AP CLIENTS ONLY12. SOUNDBITE (English) Jonathan Durkee/Durkee-Mower Inc Treasurer"People look at you kind of funny if you're thinking about, if you talk about a fluffernutter sandwich, a marshmallow creme and peanut butter sandwich. They just, they don't think it's a good idea."13. Close of Fluff cartoon on Durkee's wall14. Close of What the Fluff magnet on Durkee's drawerSomerville, Massachusetts- 28 September 2013AP TELEVISION- AP CLIENTS ONLY15. Mid of girl licking fluff off of plateLynn, Massachusetts- 26 September 2013AP TELEVISION- AP CLIENTS ONLY16. Close of Fluff on conveyor beltVOICE-OVER SCRIPT:IT'S A NEW ENGLAND CREATION THAT'S BEEN BELOVED FOR NEARLY A CENTURY. (covered) Nicole Salvati, Fluff fan"It just brings you back to your childhood. You know, it's one of those comfort foods you always went back to."*FLUFF* IS A SUGARY MARSHMALLOW TREAT USUALLY FOUND ALONGSIDE PEANUT BUTTER IN SANDWICHES DUBBED "A FLUFFERNUTTER"HOW POPULAR IS IT?THE COMPANY THAT MAKES IT SOLD 8-MILLION POUNDS OF FLUFF IT LAST YEAR.Jonathan Durkee/Treasurer Durkee-Mower Inc"Kids have grown up on it. It's a simple product. Face it, it's delicious."THE TOWN WHERE IT WAS INVENTED EVEN HAS AN ANNUAL FESTIVAL CALLED "WHAT THE FLUFF?"THERE'S GAMES AND ALL KINDS OF FLUFF FOODS, AND EVEN... ROMANCE.Tyler Morrison/Fluff Fan"It was two years ago at the Fluff Festival. First time I had ever been. First time I had ever been. Very coincidental. And here we are two years later and actually, We just got engaged a month ago!"FLUTTERNUTTER SANDWICHES MAY BE A STAPLE IN NEW ENGLAND... BUT ELSEWHERE?Jonathan Durkee/Treasurer Durkee-Mower Inc"People look at you kind of funny if you're thinking about, if you talk about a fluffernutter sandwich, a marshmallow creme and peanut butter sandwich. They just, they don't think it's a good idea."MASSACHUSETTS HOWEVER TAKES ITS NATIVE CREATION VERY SERIOUSLY.A BILL TO MAKE THE FLUFFERNUTTER THE OFFICIAL STATE SANDWICH HAS BEEN REINTRODUCED IN THE STATE LEGISLATURE THIS YEAR.SIGOUT - NW/Associated Press