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A young woman, Chloe, living by her wits on the streets of New York City, has a chance meeting with a wise Inuit Eskimo, Theo, who was sent to New York by his elders to provide a message to the people of the world - we either change our destructive ways or be destroyed by them. Chloe, who has been s
Journalist and filmmaker Gotham Chopra spends a year traveling the world decoding his father Deepak Chopra, resolving the spiritual icon he is to the world vs. the real man known to his family. What starts as an intimate biopic becomes a deeper plunge into the meaning of identity itself.
Shrek signs a deal with Rumpelstiltskin to get his roar back, but turns his world upside down in the process. Donkey can't remember his best friend and Fiona is now a warrior princess. Together, they have just 24 hours to reverse the contract.
Explores the connection between Jewish Americans and baseball, our nation's most iconic institution. More than a film about sports, it is a story of immigration, assimilation, bigotry, heroism, the passing on of traditions, and the shattering of stereotypes
Bud Johnson, an apathetic, beer-slinging, lovable loser, is coasting through a life that has passed him by. The one bright spot is his precocious, over-achieving twelve year-old daughter Molly. She takes care of both of them, until one mischievous moment on Election Day, when she accidentally sets off a chain of events which culminates in the election coming down to one vote--her dad''s.
Barry B. Benson is a graduate bee fresh out of college who is disillusioned at his lone career choice: making honey. On a rare trip outside the hive, Barry's life is saved by Vanessa, a florist in New York City. As their relationship blossoms, he discovers humans are mass consumers of honey and deci
Being king isn''t for everyone--especially if you''re a prickly ogre who smells like the shallow end of a swamp. When Shrek married Fiona, the last thing he wanted was to rule Far Far Away, but when his frogger-in-law, King Harold, suddenly croaks, Shrek is quickly fitted for the crown. Now, unless the reluctant would-be king can find a suitable replacement, he''ll be royally screwed for the rest of his days. As if Shrek didn''t have enough on his plate, Princess Fiona has another little surprise on the way. With his head spinning and his belly in knots, Shrek sets off on a quest to find the only other possible heir to the throne, Fiona''s long-lost cousin Artie, an underachieving medieval high schooler. While the ogre is away, his old nemesis Prince Charming rears his handsome head and returns to the kingdom of Far Far Away with redemption on his shallow little mind. Even with Donkey and the ever-so-suave Puss-in-Boots by their side, it''s going to take an ogre-sized effort--and a whole lot of help from Fiona and her band of princesses--for Shrek and Artie to save the day and find their own "Happily Ever After."
There are those that say Hollywood was born the day Lew Wasserman came to town. For six decades, there was only one man who had the consummate power to run the industry and his reign forever defined Hollywood as we know it. During his 59-year career, he worked with everyone from Alfred Hitchcock to
Joanna Eberhart thinks she's made it to the top of her world. The youngest president in the history of the EBS television network, she also has an attentive husband and two beautiful children. On the surface, Joanna's life appears to be, well, perfect--until one catastrophic day when it all comes cr
Ten years ago, Stan Ross was a ballplayer blessed with one of the sweetest swings--and one of the worst attitudes--in the league. A man with big talent, a bigger mouth and even bigger ego, he was clealy on his way to becoming a legend. The day he batted his 3,000th hit, assuring him an eventual place in the Hall of Fame, Ross instantly quit the fame, leaving his teammates in the lurch. Never looking back, Ross began his ''Mr. 3000'' shopping empire, fueling his self-satisfaction solely with that one magical number. But now, just as Ross is about to be voted at last into the Hall of Fame, an error is discovered--the man who thought he was ''Mr. 3000'' is actually ''Mr. 2997.'' Three hits shy of the landmark number, Ross has only one choice--get up off the couch, pick up the back and rejoin the Milwaukee Brewers for the most unlikely comeback sports has ever seen. Literally going back to first base, Ross has no idea what he''s in for. Out of shape, over the hill and in deep denial, he quickly becomes a joke to the press, the bane of his teammates and a juicy story to Mo Simmons, the tough-minded reporter who once had a memorable fling with Ross back inthe day. But just as Ross thinks it''s all about the numbers, he finally begins to see what really counts. Soon the cocky, self-absorbed, ego machine is trying a different tactic: discovering the fun of teamwork, ethics and even falling in love--as he learns the difference between a successful life and a meaninful one.
After battling a fire-breathing dragon and the evil Lord Farquaad to win the hand of Princess Fiona, Shrek now faces his greatest challenge: the in-laws. Shrek and Princess Fiona return from their honeymoon to find an invitation to visit Fiona''s parents, the King and Queen of the Kingdom of Far, Far Away. With Donkey along for the ride, the newlyweds set off. All of the citizens of Far, Far Away turn out to greet their returning Princess, and her parents happily anticipate the homecoming of their daughter and her new Prince. But no one could have prepared them for the sight of their new son-in-law, not to mention how much their little girl had changed. Little did Shrek and Fiona know that their marriage had foiled all of her father''s plans for her future--and his own. Now the King must enlist the help of a powerful Fairy Godmother, the handsome Prince Charming and that famed ogre killer ''Puss In Boots'' to put right his version of "happily ever after."
John Q. Archibald is an ordinary man who works at a factory and takes care of his family. His wife Denise and young son Michael are his world. But when Michael falls seriously ill and needs an emergency heart transplant operation that John Q. can''t afford and his health insurance won''t cover, he vows to do whatever it will take to keep his son alive. With time and options running out, a desperate gamble becomes his only hope--he takes the emergency room hostage. As John Q. barricades himself inside the hospital along with his unwitting group of emergency room hostages, many of them in need of medical care themselves, he faces off with a veteran police hostage negotiator and a quick-tempered police chief who both want to bring a swift end to the stand-off.
Kiki Harrison is the devoted personal assistant to beautiful, narcissistic megastar Gwen Harrison. She also happens to be Gwen's sister. Life with her famous sister has never been easy for the awkward and self-conscious Kiki, but it's about to get even harder since she's agreed to help Gwen and her
Russ Duritz is a high-powered, successful "image consultant" whose life is suddenly turned upside down when he magically meets Rusty, himself as an 8-year-old child. Rusty is a sweet, but slightly geeky, awkward little kid who painfully reminds Russ of everything he hated about himself when he was a
U.S. Senator Laine Hanson''s nomination for Vice President is jeopardized when a sex scandal from her past is revealed. In particular, she is opposed by the Speaker of the House, who will stop at nothing to discredit her. Her confirmation hearings set off a firestorm of controversy as shocking secrets from her past emerge and threaten her personal life as well as her political future. Hanson has what it takes to be a heartbeat away from the presidency. Now she must prove she has the stomach for what it takes to get the job.
The fictional story of a presidential run by Jack Stanton, a womanizing, idealistic Southern governor who battles other Democratic candidates in a primary run in 1992. As seen through the eyes of his African-American campaign manager, the Stanton campaign is filled with enthusiastic young Democrats all of whom have dreams that their man is going to win. The story behind the scenes, however, is a little more bawdy and involves Jack Stanton''s politically astute wife; an attempt to blackmail the candidate with doctored audiotapes detailing a past sexual encounter; an alleged bastard child of Stanton''s from a black teenager; a possibly illegal real estate deal known as Tidewater Estates; the uncovering of a candidate''s past as a cocaine-addicted homosexual by Stanton''s campaign; and the suicide of one of Stanton''s longtime friends.
In the waning days of the California primary election of 1996, Bill Clinton has secured the Democratic nomination and Bob Dole is in place to run against him. Incumbent US Senator Jay Bulworth, while still holding off a challenger, suffers a nervous breakdown and decides to commit suicide by hiring
This American Film Institute special covers the full spectrum of American movie making from westerns to musicals focussing on the top 100 films chosen by the AFI including Psycho, On the Waterfront, E.T. - The extra-terrestrial, West Side Story, Citizen Kane, 2001, and many others.
An attorney is entangled in a web of national politics when a reporter friend accidentally records the murder of a senator. Unaware that he is in possession of the reporter's video, the attorney becomes the target of a National Security Agency investigation which nearly succeeds in destroying his pe
The FBI''s Deputy Director must stop the Jackal, a ruthless professional killer, before he makes his next assassination. He teams up with a female Russian officer and an imprisoned IRA terrorist in a global race against the clock to stop the Jackal before he strikes.
A pseudo-documentary about a fictional British, first-time director named Alan Smithee who is hired to direct an action film starring Sylvester Stallone, Whoopi Goldberg and Jackie Chan. He hates the film, the budget has ballooned to a whopping $315 million, and he wants to have his name removed, bu
An expert on interplanetary communication receives plans for a mysterious space vessel.
The first telecast of the ShoWest Awards, honoring film and television stars, taped at Bally's Hotel in Las Vegas. The awards show is the culmination of the NATO/ShoWest Convention.
Samantha Caine is a suburban school teacher suffering from amnesia. When Caine''s mysterious past begins to haunt her idyllic life, she sets out on a desperate search to discover her true identity. Aided by Mitch Henessey, a dead-beat private detective, the two follow a trail of clues into the middle of a conspiracy led by rogue elements of the U.S. intelligence community and a notorious international arms dealer. They slowly learn that Caine is much more than a PTA mom who cooks a mean lemon meringue pie. Repressed from her memory is her former life as Charly Baltimore, a highly trained secret agent involved in the government''s most unscrupulous affairs. Submerged in a murky underworld with no boundaries for survival and no one they can trust, Henessey must help Samantha rekindle her dangerous past. For without the full extent of her lethal skills, they will never be able to confront Timothy, a vindictive enemy who''s plotting one of the most heinous acts of urban terrorism ever devised.
Four prehistoric dinosaurs, magically transformed into intelligent and gentle creatures, travel via space ship to the 21st century where they befriend a street-smart boy and a poor-little-rich girl.
A presidential look-alike steps in when the real chief executive is felled by a stroke.
Live special hosted by Larry King. Celebrities and call-in viewers share their recollections of where they were the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.
A burned out New York advertising executive enters a sanitarium, falls in love and puts together a creative team made up of patients.
A detective investigates a series of brutal ritualistic murders.
Sequel picking up 20 years later and revolving around Eddie''s disappearance.
A previously unnoticed high school student is pursued by three women.
Fired from their university research jobs, Drs. Venkman, Stantz, and Spengler promptly set up shop as parapsychologists specializing in psychic phenomena and soon they're ridding Manhattan of bizarre apparitions. But the talents of these spirit exterminators--Ghostbusters--are severely tested when b
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When a power outage traps six different groups of New Yorkers inside elevators on Christmas Eve, they find laughter, romance, and a little holiday magic will get them through - and change their lives in unexpected ways.
A portrait of comedian Don Rickles who continues to entertain us at age 81.
An author discovers fame when his book skyrockets to the bestseller list. But the trappings of his success challenges his relationships to his wife and daughter and it takes a visit from a mysterious stranger telling him he has 40 days to live for him to get his moral bearings back.
A look at the life of Hollywood insider Dominick Dunne, featuring interviews with friends, family, critics and the man himself.
Celebrity fans and not-so-famous faces talk about their families and how the series "Everybody Loves Raymond" relates to their own lives. In addition, scenes from the last six seasons are interwoven with the testimonials.
Coverage of the 10th annual Trumpet Awards presentation, honoring African-American achievers in fields as diverse as law, politics and entertainment.
Documentary celebrating the 25th anniversary of the miniseries "Roots," Alex Haley's chronicle of his family history from his ancestors' life in tribal Africa to their emanicipation in the post-Civil War South. The program includes interviews with cast members and television viewers whose lives were
To find out why children should care about politics, young filmmaker Chaille Stovall interviews George W. Bush, Al Gore, John McCain, Bill Bradley, Elizabeth Dole, Jesse Jackson, Maria Shriver, Jimmy Carter and others involved in the 2000 election.
History quiz show that tests viewers' knowledge about wartime America, from the Revolution to the Gulf War. Celebrities pose questions in categories such as War Heroes, On the Homefront, Military Intelligence and Lack of Military Intelligence.
Special celebrating the 50th anniversary of the television series "I Love Lucy," starring Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. The program takes an in-depth look at the show's stars, its creation and its impact on television. Highlights include stories from original "I Love Lucy" writers Madelyn Pugh Davis,
Portrait of Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York.
Profile of actor/comedian Jackie Gleason.
Documentary examining one of the most heated National League Baseball pennant races between the New York Giants and the Brooklyn Dodgers. Bobby Thompson's dramatic home run on October 3, 1951 solidified his place in sports history by causing the Giants to win the pennant over their bitter rivals.
Profile of the life and career of actress Lynda Carter.
Documentary that explores the humor of the late comedian Sam Kinison.
Documentary of the world of advertising, including segments on filmmakers who make TV ads and the use of humor in advertising.
Profile of the life and career of radio personality Dr. Laura Schlessinger.
Telecast from Washington, D.C.'s John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts of the annual all-star gala devoted to jazz, produced by the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz.
Presentation of the first annual American Comedy Honors saluting six contemporary stars who have made major contributions to the art of comedy.
Special takes a look at the history and long-lasting appeal of the "Star Wars" trilogy as the films' 20th anniversary approaches. Creator George Lucas is profiled when the special goes behind-the-scenes as the films are remastered for their re-release in 1997.
Biographical documentary of broadcaster Arthur Godfrey.
Live presentation of the 18th Annual CableACE Awards, honoring excellence in cable television.
A presentation of the 11th annual Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame special. This year's inductees include Betty White, Jim McKay, Bill Moyers, Dick Van Dyke, William Link and the late Richard Levinson and Michael Landon.
David Frost talks to talk show host Larry King.
Naomi Judd interviews three talkshow hosts.
Live presentation of the 16th Annual CableACE Awards, honoring excellence in cable television.
Documentary profile of talk-show host Larry King. Includes interviews with King, his family and friends.
Live presentation of the sixth annual Billboard Music Awards, honoring 1995's number-one artists and songs as determined by the record-buying audience.
On the the 20th anniversary of "People" magazine, this special looks back at some important memorable events of the '70's, '80's, and '90's as seen on the pages of the periodical.
1994 highlights of "Larry King Live."
A special saluting Phil Donahue that includes film clips of past programs, on-stage reunions and personalities he has interviewed in the past 25 years.
Live, worldwide broadcast of the 1990 Goodwill Games, featuring over 2,500 athletes from more than 50 countries competing in 21 amateur events, including basketball, swimming and diving, baseball, track and field, figure skating, gymnastics, boxing, ice hockey, rowing, volleyball, weightlifting, wre
Live presentation of the eleventh annual ACE Awards, honoring the best in made-for-cable programming. Sponsored by the National Academy of Cable Programming.
A talk/variety special hosted by Larry King.
The thirty-seventh annual telecast of the seventieth Miss America Pageant broadcast live from Atlantic City.
A special honoring the most popular cable programming of the past year as determined by a poll conducted in "The Cable Guide" in December 1989.
A special featuring an in-depth interview with heavyweight champion Mike Tyson conducted by his advisor Don King. Celebrity guests are also interviewed. Kenny Rogers photographs and narrates a portrait session of Tyson. Also, included is coverage from Tyson's training camp while he prepares for a ti
A special featuring the installation of eight inductees into the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences' (ATAS) Television Hall of Fame, honoring individuals who have made lasting contributions to the television industry. The inductees in the fifth annual event are Jack Benny, George Burns, Gracie
Live presentation of the ACE Awards, honoring the best in made-for-cable programming. Chuck Dolan receives the Governor's Award for his career achievements in the cable industry and HBO receives the Golden ACE award, cable's highest honor, for outstanding achievments in cable.
A special featuring highlights from Soviet television, including a sequence from a television movie "Somebody Else's Wife, or a Husband Under the Bed," a bedroom farce adapted from Dostoyevsky; "Man of Archangel," a documentary look at a man who has been criticized by co-workers for loving his job t
Live broadcast from the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles, of the ninth annual ACE Awards ceremony honoring excellence in cable television.
A talk/variety special hosted by Larry King.
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