Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. You’ve still got it, Charlie Brown! Members of the Arkansas Society of Freethinkers may not have not have been among them, but millions tuned into watch ABC’s airing of A Charlie Brown Christmas which continues to be a ratings powerhouse. From Entertainment Weekly: Wednesday…

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Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Kevin Sorbo = busy guy. While some actors who have TV superheroes may have trouble shaking the typecasting and moving on to other roles, that is certainly not Kevin Sorbo’s problem. The former star of Hercules: The Legendary Journeys has kept busy since that…

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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