Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Too much sharing? I was recently sent a screener for two episodes the Oxygen reality series I’m Having Their Baby which airs weekly at 10 PM ET.  The basic premise of the show, which is in its second season, is that cameras follow as…

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Singing for God! The Cantinas Ranch Foundation’s 2nd Annual Cantinas Music Festival, to be held on Saturday, August 24, 2013, will feature three-time Grammy Award-winner and multi-platinum selling artist Michael W. Smith and Dove Award-winner Francesca Battistelli. With RayLynn Records as a sponsor, the Cantinas…

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. A Courageous change of pace. Following up on my conversations with Patricia Heaton, Kevin Downes and Robert Amaya, I continue now with additional notes from the Birmingham, Alabama set of the upcoming Erwin Brothers family comedy Moms’ Night Out, here’s Alex Kendrick, known of…

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Friends off the screen. As actors, Kevin Downes and Robert Amaya scored in 2011 with the surprise success the faith-based police/family drama Courageous.  Recently the good friends reunited onscreen for the upcoming Erwin Brothers comedy Moms’ Night Out, a comedy about the perils of parenthood. Though…

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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