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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Lee Daniels

26:04

Trace Daniels’ path from West Philly to the red-hot center of Hollywood.



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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

25:47

Discover how Sen. Gillibrand became known as a politician willing to transcend ideology.

Michael Strahan

25:44

Follow Strahan’s trajectory from football star to sports commentator and TV host.

Roxane Gay

26:05

See how Gay, a child of Haitian immigrants, became a leading feminist voice.

Ruth Zukerman

26:03

Find out how Zukerman turned her passion for indoor-cycling into a massive business—twice.

Jason Aldean

26:04

Country singer Aldean beat early career setbacks, ultimately turning them into triumphs.

Danai Gurira

26:04

See how Tony Award-nominated Gurira made the leap from storyteller to Hollywood superstar.