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Breaking Big


Season 1 Episode Guide

Season 1

12 Episodes 2018 -

Episode 1

Trevor Noah

Fri, Jun 15, 2018 30 mins

The series premiere features Trevor Noah, who was born and raised in South Africa. He used his painful life stories to create a unique voice on the international comedy circuit.

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Episode 2

Eddie Huang

Fri, Jun 22, 2018 30 mins

A profile of Eddie Huang, restaurateur, TV host and author of "Fresh off the Boat." The first-generation Asian American credits the influence of his family and the cultural significance of food in his success.

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Episode 3

Danai Gurira

Fri, Jun 29, 2018 30 mins

How Tony Award-nominated writer Danai Gurira made the leap from storyteller to Hollywood superstar. The Zimbabwe native yearned to bring African faces and voices to Broadway through her plays, but ended up starring in the mega-hit "Black Panther."

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Episode 4

Jason Aldean

Fri, Jul 6, 2018 30 mins

Country singer Jason Aldean is profiled.

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Episode 5

Ruth Zuckerman

Fri, Jul 13, 2018 30 mins

Flywheel Sports founder Ruth Zuckerman is profiled.

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Episode 6

Roxane Gay

Fri, Jul 20, 2018 30 mins

Roxane Gay, a leading voice in the modern feminist movement, is profiled.

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Episode 7

Michael Strahan

Fri, Jul 27, 2018 30 mins

Michael Strahan is profiled.

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Episode 8

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

Fri, Aug 3, 2018 30 mins

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) is profiled.

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Episode 9

Lee Daniels

Fri, Aug 10, 2018 30 mins

Trace Lee Daniels' path from West Philly to his the red-hot center of Hollywood. Learn how he conquered both the independent and mainstream sides of Hollywood, directing and producing critical darlings like "The Butler" and "Empire."

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Episode 10

Gretchen Carlson

Fri, Aug 17, 2018 30 mins

The story of former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson, and how she found the strength to sue her employers for sexual harassment and become an advocate for working women everywhere.

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Episode 11

Christian Siriano

Fri, Aug 24, 2018 30 mins

How Christian Siriano parlayed his singular vision into a "Project Runway" victory.

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Episode 12

Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz

Fri, Aug 31, 2018 30 mins

Track the route of San Juan's mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz after Puerto Rico was slammed by a catastrophic hurricane. The city leader stood up and fought for relief aid, becoming the heroic voice of her struggling island and the Puerto Rican people.

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