AOL has confirmed the Fall premiere dates for its 2014 slate of programming. Beginning Monday, October 6, AOL will roll-out three new original series throughout the month of October as well as premiere the second season of its breakout shows #CANDIDLY NICOLE and Emmy-nominated The Future Starts Here with Tiffany Shlain. A full list of the Fall premiere dates is below:
Monday, October 6
LAUGH LESSONS WITH KEVIN NEALON – Comedy is hard, but teaching comedy to children is hilariously difficult. Kevin Nealon is giving the challenge to some world-famous comedians in his new AOL series, “Laugh Lessons with Kevin Nealon.” As these young minds meet with comedy’s best, get ready to learn some valuable comedy lessons, and to laugh! If you thought kids say the darndest things, wait until you hear what these comedians have to say. From Ellen DeGeneres’ production company, A Very Good Production, and presented by Carnival Cruise Lines, the 12-episode comedy series will feature top comedians including Adam Sandler, Sarah Silverman, Dana Carvey, Chelsea Handler, David Spade and many more.
Thursday, October 9
#CANDIDLY NICOLE – After a breakout freshman run on AOL – and critically acclaimed mainstream success on VH1 – #CANDIDLY NICOLE is back for more hilarious hijinks and unfiltered humor, courtesy of sassy and sharp-witted comedienne Nicole Richie. Season 2 of the comedy follows the eponymous fashion icon, creative director of House of Harlow 1960, and mom as she embarks on a new batch of unique adventures, including delving into the life of a sign twirler, learning the art of beekeeping and mastering the underappreciated world of water ballet. Joining in on the fun in #CANDIDLY NICOLE’s second season, among others, are Ryan Seacrest, who’ll tutor Nicole ahead of her turn as a radio DJ, Paul Scheer, who’ll join her for a session in spy school, Matt Greene and Jarret Stoll from the Stanley Cup-winning LA Kings, who’ll take her out for a spin on the ice, and Rashida Jones, who’ll attempt to set a world record with the leading lady, all the while showcasing her classic comedic flare.
Friday, October 10 (previously announced)
TRUE TRANS WITH LAURA JANE GRACE – A ten-episode series following transgender pioneer and lead singer of the punk band Against Me!, Laura Jane Grace, who came out as transgender at the height of her music career in 2012. “True Trans With Laura Jane Grace” shares the remarkable journey of Laura and other transgender individuals across the country. The series explores poignant moments from Laura’s life that includes identifying as transgender, the decision to come out publicly and the overall transition experience. Throughout the series, viewers and fans will get an up close and personal look at people whose stories are just now beginning to be told.
Thursday, October 23
FUTURE STARTS HERE with @TiffanyShlain (Season 2) – Nominated for an Emmy Award in the category of New Approaches: Arts, Lifestyle, Culture (for Season 1), groundbreaking filmmaker and founder of the Webby Awards Tiffany Shlain returns for Season 2 of her hit show to take us on a wildly entertaining and inspiring ride, exploring what it means to be human in our increasingly connected world. From the latest neuroscience on daydreaming to the evolution of social media to new perspectives on creativity and gender, Shlain uses her signature style of fast-paced images, colorful animations, and daring and funny insights to encourage us all to think about where we’re headed. The series is sponsored by Verizon.
Friday, October 24
MY HERO – Executive produced by Zoe Saldana, “My Hero” is an uplifting series that follows celebrities as they give an over-the-top, heartfelt surprise to the one person from their past who helped change their life. Saldana, along with Julianne Hough, Maria Menounos, Michelle Monaghan, Mary Lambert and more, will each appear in an installment of the do-gooder digital show, telling the story of their “Hero.”