The executive office door swings open…and veteran UBS TV executive MORTY is confronted by his new boss, who tells him the network is looking to nurture diverse viewpoints and has tasked him to mentor the diversity writers fellowship.
This demotion leaves Morty angry, so he knocks back a few drinks and vows to use these diverse kids to help him get a new hit TV show, and get back on top.
Meanwhile, the multicultural writers Morty will soon be ushering into the Hollywood fold have just viewed an orientation video narrated by a woman who claims to be the network’s first black employee and whose message sounds like a veiled plea for them to run far, far away.
But the new Mentees stay put and begin to speculate on who their new Mentor could be. Self-righteous LANGSTON believes it will be Spike Lee, and a desperate JESSICA hopes for Lena Dunham!
When a very late CHAD, who is seemingly white, straight and male, enters, the disappointed Mentees assume he’s their instructor. However, Chad introduces himself as the final mentee, and everyone’s confused as to why he’s in the program at all.
Back in the executive suite, Morty, perhaps for old time’s sake, or maybe even for good luck, gropes his secretary, then heads off to mold young minds.
Morty starts off on the wrong foot when he compares the Mentees to an ad for UNICEF, and manages to racially slander everyone, even when he’s trying to be complimentary! (In one instance, he compares Jessica, who’s Jewish, to Dr. Ruth, clarifying that it’s a compliment, because he schtupped her!)
Then Morty begins educating the dumbfounded Mentees on his four-step formula for writing a hit TV show. But all he does is end up championing actor Kirk Cameron, encouraging seeking funding from the Westboro Baptist Church, and classifying Donna Reed as a “hot piece of ass”.
Chad excuses himself, only to run into Jessica and MELANIE in the unisex bathroom, where they once again try (and fail) to get to the bottom of how Chad got accepted.
They return as Morty’s finishing his first day’s lesson with an inspirational speech on how he slept with Jeannie Shrimpton. Once Morty and Chad leave, the remaining Mentees bond as they hypothesize further on why Chad’s there and what his relationship with Morty is.
DWIGHT posits that maybe Chad’s there because he’s colorblind, which leads the Mentees to double-check the Diversity Program rules, where they’re bewildered to find that even a handicapped gay white male would be ineligible. This leaves militant Langston both angry and conflicted, as he always gets whenever he feels sympathy for white people, no matter how otherwise disadvantaged they may be.
And that’s just Day One of the UBS Diversity Writers Program. With no-holds-barred racist and sexist Morty at the helm, and having nothing to lose, it really may be the worst run diversity program ever!
Viewers will join young Kyssara as she embarks on a journey of delicious delights, and see that cooking can be fun and easy! Kyssara introduces a few healthy and delicious recipes. She also ventures to new places in Alberta and British Columbia to learn more about supporting local businessess. It is a story of love, of community and of visual poetry, passed down through recipes.
Decolonizing History features 10 little-known chapters from Quebec and Canada’s history, told through the perspective of BIPOC communities and individuals. It is a unique way to discover insightful facts, historical characters and significant events. It is a first step towards better understanding, better awareness and building a collective history that includes all voices.
(Pilot Episode) An AI robot and his owner make a living by hacking into computers and stealing important electronic files. During their usual escapade, they stumble upon a hard drive containing EP. But what is EP?
Welcome to Good Intentions Coffee, an independent coffee shop located in a city neighbourhood in the midst of change. It’s going from rundown and sketchy to an overpriced hipster haven. At the centre of it all are Karen and Ray, Good Intentions’ two baristas, who are known by all the shop’s regulars. Whether it’s hipsters, yuppies, or the occasional undesirable, all of their regulars have the same morning routine: they stumble out of their overpriced apartments to come by the shop for their usual order. From there, their lives can take any number of infinite turns. It could be a chance meeting with an ex, a fight with a bike thief, or a haunted apartment viewing, it always starts with their morning coffee. Karen and Ray have their own routine; brew the coffee, and watch the disasters that are the regular’s lives unfold.
I DO is a comedy about Zoe, a French woman immigrating in Brooklyn, who’s desperately trying to find a husband so she can get a visa and work as a Cabaret Singer in New York. Each episode explores a new screwball attempt of her trying to get married to an American citizen, as we explore the diversity of Brooklyn, through her naïve battle against the US immigration Process.
So in the six episodes of Season 1, Zoe will meet six incredible characters. They will offer to help her but will actually pose lots of crazy problems for her.
When a Pakistani immigrant with big dreams of making it as an actor enters into a green card marriage with his privileged American friend, they get in over their heads as they scramble to move in together and prepare for their upcoming interview with the U.S. department of immigration.
Serie of 14 episodes (about 6 minutes each). Following the lockdown, Fred, a 40-year-old computer engineer, burned out. It’s LEIA program, an artificial intelligence life coach, that helps people get out of depression. While taking care of himself, he will try to sell his invention online.
Social Murderer is an 8 part web series based on the power and influence of social media presence, societal pressures, youth culture and true to life scenarios - told through the lives of 8 different characters. A famous YouTuber and his non-famous girlfriend, an old school dater, two regular millennials, a known Instagram Influencer, a wannabe Influencer who shares too much, and a grandmother.
What would you do if you have a second chance in life? A newly divorced woman begins her life in LA pursuing her dream whilst navigating single life after 20 years of marriage and the unexpected visit of her mother.
The day her home city of New York had more deaths than on 9/11, Documentary Director Lauren Anders Brown began asking essential workers to record their experiences before and after they began working their shifts as mail carriers, nurses, subway drivers, sanitation workers, redeployed doctors and doormen. What results is a story of humanity, humility, and everyday heroes hidden within these New Yorkers.
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