Season 1

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    Breaking Big

    Carmen Yulín Cruz

    Track Cruz’ route from San Juan mayor to leader of post-hurricane Puerto Rico.

    Carmen Yulín Cruz

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    Breaking Big

    Christian Siriano

    Sartorial savant Siriano parlayed his singular vision into a “Project Runway” victory.

    Christian Siriano

    Video thumbnail: Breaking Big Gretchen Carlson

    Breaking Big

    Gretchen Carlson

    See how former news anchor Carlson became an advocate for working women everywhere.

    Gretchen Carlson

    Video thumbnail: Breaking Big Lee Daniels

    Breaking Big

    Lee Daniels

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

    Lee Daniels

    Video thumbnail: Breaking Big Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

    Breaking Big

    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

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

    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

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    Breaking Big

    Michael Strahan

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

    Michael Strahan

    Video thumbnail: Breaking Big Roxane Gay

    Breaking Big

    Roxane Gay

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

    Roxane Gay

    Video thumbnail: Breaking Big Ruth Zukerman

    Breaking Big

    Ruth Zukerman

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

    Ruth Zukerman

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    Breaking Big

    Jason Aldean

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

    Jason Aldean

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    Breaking Big

    Danai Gurira

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

    Danai Gurira

    Video thumbnail: Breaking Big Eddie Huang

    Breaking Big

    Eddie Huang

    Follow restaurateur, author and TV host Huang on his unique path to the American Dream.

    Eddie Huang

    Video thumbnail: Breaking Big Trevor Noah

    Breaking Big

    Trevor Noah

    Learn how Noah used painful life stories to create a unique voice on the comedy circuit.

    Trevor Noah