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John W. Kennedy, a practicing Catholic, is the founder and Dir. of Development of The Creative Universe Entertainment™, a media consultation and development company focusing on the creation, development and support of high-quality mainstream entertainment that upholds positive timeless values such as faith in a loving God, kindness, forgiveness, gratitude, tolerance, wisdom, courage, self-confidence tempered with humility, personal responsibility and the all-important ability to resist hypocrisy and laugh at our own human foibles.

Current projects include "Bryant Park" (an uplifting romantic-comedy), "The Tommie Scott Story" (based on the inspirational biography) and "Photo Finish" (a sci-fi TV pilot). He has written over 100 children's novels based on episodes of the Cartoon Network series "Ben 10", "Ben 10: Alien Force", "Ben 10: Ultimate Alien", "Ben 10: Omniverse" and "Generator Rex" among others. He also writes Beliefnet’s "Faith, Media & Culture" blog and has discussed the topic as a guest on several radio broadcasts.

Previously, he has produced successful news and talk programming for CNN, Fox News, Pax TV and SiriusXM. Over the years, his notable interviews and/or bookings have included such diverse personalities as Sean Astin, Corbin Bernsen, Brian Bird, James Brolin, Kirk Cameron, Deepak Chopra, Sandy Duncan, Roma Downey, Robert Duvall, Emilio Estevez, Mick Fleetwood, Andy Garcia, Carla Gugino, movie-star-turned-Catholic nun Mother Dolores Hart, Patricia Heaton, Lee Iacocca, Robert Kennedy, Jr., Michael Landon, Jr., Pattie Mallete (Justin Bieber’s mother), B.B. King, Colin Powell, Dennis Prager, Rick Santorum, Martin Sheen, Kevin Sorbo, Della Reese, Christopher Reeve, Robert and Robert A. Schuller, Sylvester Stallone, Jon Voight, Martha Williamson and countless others.

Specialties: Script Writing, Movie/TV Novelizations & Adaptations, TV Content Creation and Development, Creative Consultation. Producing and Booking News and Talk shows

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. A&E Network’s critically acclaimed and award-winning original docuseries Born This Way returns for a second season featuring 10 brand-new episodes on Tuesday, July 26 at 10 PM ET/PT.  The […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Power-packed faith. The Fight Within (from GVN Releasing), faith-themed film set in the rough-and-tumble world of MMA (mixed martial arts), will have its nationwide limited theatrical release on August […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. At the movies: The Innocents which open in theaters today. I’ve been hearing a lot of good things about this one. Synopsis: Warsaw, December 1945: World War II is finally over, […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Synopsis: Matthew McConaughey stars in the true story of Newt Knight, a Confederate battlefield nurse who abandons what he realizes is an immoral cause and launches an internal southern […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. The good stuff. Hallmark Channel’s When Calls the Heart, which recently scored a series-record 3-million total viewers in Live+3 day ratings for its Season 3 finale was honored with […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. An audience with the Pope. The tables were turned when Risen stars Joseph Fiennes and Maria Botto and co-producers Mickey Liddell and Pete Shilaimon found themselves as star-struck audience […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Feeln debuts new drama series. The Eleventh follows a young girl’s journey to fulfill her mother’s last wish –  to get to know and reconcile with her estranged grandmother.  […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Touched by an Angel. Jennifer Wilder Morgan, author of the inspirational novel Come to the Garden based on her personal encounters with the Devine, takes the stage in more than 400 theaters […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Fighting the good fight. Dr. Gilda Carle is a noted relationship expert and author of 15 books (including Don’t Bet on the Prince!, How to WIN When Your Mate Cheats) […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. The good stuff. Country music legend Dolly Parton, movie icon legend Sylvester Stallone and popular comedian/sitcom star Jim Gaffigan are among those whose work is being honored at the 67th annual Christopher Awards, […]

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