breaking big

Why and how did some of the world's most influential artists, innovators, athletes and leaders break big? Talented men and women recount their most difficult, dramatic and serendipitous turning points. Emmy-winning journalist Carlos Watson hosts.

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Michael Strahan

Follow Super Bowl champ Michaell Strahan's trajectory from NY Giants Hall of Famer to sports commentator and host of "Good Morning America." What enabled him to tackle the T.V. industry and straddle two different worlds when his time in the stadium was up?

  • 2019-09-29T15:00:00-07:00

Lee Daniels

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."

  • 2019-10-06T15:00:00-07:00
  • 2019-10-06T19:00:00-07:00

Gretchen Carlson

See how former FOX News anchor Carlson--a Miss America winner and Stanford graduate--found the strength to sue her employers for sexual harassment and become an advocate for working women everywhere.

  • 2019-10-13T15:00:00-07:00
  • 2019-10-13T19:00:00-07:00

Christian Siriano

Learn how sartorial savant Siriano parlayed confidence and a singular vision into a Project Runway victory. See how he surmounted rejection from FIT and created one of the most socially conscious and successful fashion lines in the industry.

  • 2019-10-20T15:00:00-07:00
  • 2019-10-20T19:00:00-07:00