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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.
"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.
Carlin Isles, from the USA, runs 100-metres in 10.13 seconds. That's fast enough to have got him into the semi-finals of ...
the men's hundred metres at the London Olympics. But ranked 36th in the U.S. he set his sights on a new sport. "I thought maybe I could be like the fastest rugby player in the world and one of the greatest and that was just like my whole mindset and picture," he said while training in Wellington, New Zealand ahead of this weekend's World Series Rugby Sevens.
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The world's fastest rugby player is preparing for the World Series Rugby Sevens in New Zealand this weekend. SHOWS: WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND (JANUARY 30, 2013) (TELEVISION NEW ZEALAND (TVNZ) - NO ACCESS NEW ZEALAND, NEW ZEALAND INTERNET SITES / ANY INTERNET SITE OF ANY NEW ZEALAND OR AUSTRALIAN BASED MEDIA ORGANISATIONS OR MOBILE PLATFORMS) 1. VARIOUS OF CARLIN ISLES TRAINING WITH THE US RUGBY TEAM 2. (SOUNDBITE) (English) CARLIN ISLES, USA RUGBY PLAYER, SAYING: "I thought maybe I could be like the fastest rugby player in the world and one of the greatest and that was just like my whole mindset and picture." 3. ISLES TRAINING 4. (SOUNDBITE) (English) CARLIN ISLES, USA RUGBY PLAYER, TALKING TO REPORTER SAYING: (REPORTER QUESTION "When did you get into rugby?) "June or July, so that's when I got... (REPORTER QUESTION: "Last year?") "Yes last year." 5. CARLIN ISLES TRAINING 6. (SOUNDBITE) (English) CARLIN ISLES, USA RUGBY PLAYER, SAYING: "Maybe I could do rugby and track who knows, but for rugby yes, still my dream." 7. ISLES TRAINING STORY: Carlin Isles, from the USA, runs 100-metres in 10.13 seconds. That's fast enough to have got him into the semi-finals of the men's hundred metres at the London Olympics. But ranked 36th in the U.S. he set his sights on a new sport. "I thought maybe I could be like the fastest rugby player in the world and one of the greatest and that was just like my whole mindset and picture," he said while training in Wellington, New Zealand ahead of this weekend's World Series Rugby Sevens. Isles spent his youth playing American football and only began his transition to rugby less than a year ago. With Sevens on the cards for Rio 2016 his dream of competing at an Olympics may yet come true. "Maybe I could do rugby and track who knows, but for rugby yes, still my dream," he said. His debut for the U.S. rugby team was in the Gold Coast Sevens in Australia last October where he scored within a minute of coming on as a substitute against New Zealand, who he will meet again in the final match of the day on Friday (February 1).