Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Cable channels fill broadcast network family movie void. As followed closely here, Walmart and P&G has made a valiant effort in recent years to bring family friendly television back to NBC and Fox via a series of MOW/backdoor pilots airing under the umbrella title…

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Little network that could continues to build successful Uplifting Entertainment brand. GMC TV says it will debut the Easter-themed telefilm The Carpenter’s Miracle, on Saturday, March 30 at 7:00 PM with encore showings at 9:00 PM and 11:00 PM that same night. The movie,…

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. The Hollywood Parables.  EchoLight Studios is following through with its multi-million dollar commitment, announced earlier this year, to support the next generation of Christian filmmakers. The fast-growing film production and distribution company plans to spend up to $1 million to produce and distribute a…

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Mass appeal? From The Hollywood Reporter: Kyle Chandler to Star in Showtime’s ‘The Vatican’ Pilot…The Vatican, a contemporary thriller about spirituality, power and politics, is set against the modern-day political machinations within the Catholic Church. The potential series would explore the relationships and rivalries in…

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

read full bio
More from Beliefnet and our partners
More from Beliefnet and our partners