Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. “Sometime the hero is on the sideline.” So reads the tag line for Abel’s Field, the new faith-themed from Covenant Road Entertainment and Sony Pictures now available on DVD via Walmart and other outlets. There are actually two heroes at the center of the film…

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. The power of the message. If I needed any further of evidence that there’s a huge audience for faith-based drama, I didn’t have to look any further than the Times Square Church at 1657 Broadway (at 51st Street) last Friday night. I was invited…

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Why is this not a huge story? From CBN: Pastor Saeed Abidini, an American imprisoned in Iran for his faith, was sentenced Sunday to eight years in prison. According to the American Center for Law and Justice, Pastor Saeed was verbally sentenced by Iran’s notorious “hanging…

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Would you watch this stuff? The broadcast network chieftains are at it again — ordering up pilots and trying to figure out which ones will fly. Here’s the list of what ABC has on its plate so far — along with my thoughts on whether…

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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