Here are today’s dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. HBO renews crappy show. From Hollywood Reporter: HBO kicked off Wednesday’s Television Critics Association Tour session by announcing it has picked up Bill Maher’s show, Real Time With Bill Maher, for a 10th season. 2. Maher mocks Beck’s Israel speech. From The…

Here are today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. Mrs. Miller sees series potential in Simon…  I had the opportunity to ask actress Robin Lively (Twin Peaks, Chicago Hope) about her role as Meredith, the loyal wife of the mysterious title character in Who is Simon Miller? The film, the seventh…

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. I just had the pleasure of talking with music industry exec-turned- movie producer/writer Galley Molina about I’m in Love With a Church Girl, his upcoming semi-autobiographical film about a drug trafficker who has his life turned around by the love and faith of a…

Here are today’s dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. Oslo shooter watched Dexter. Among the excerpts from the Norwegian terrorist’s so-called manifesto reportedly was this: “I am currently watching Dexter, the series about that forensic mass murderer” Comment: Of course, no TV show is to blame for the actions of a…

John W. Kennedy

John W. Kennedy

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

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