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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

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media and culture (Holy Week edition): Just in time for Easter: Breakthrough, the miraculous true-life story of a modern-day resurrection,  arrives in theaters Wednesday, April 17. In recognition of the power of […]

Here’s the latest dispatch from the crossroads of faith and media: President Trump is reportedly screening the movie Gosnell today (4/12) at the White House. The film, based on grand jury testimony surrounding the case of former abortion doctor Kermit […]

Here’s the latest dispatch from the crossroads of faith and media: Unplanned continued to surprise industry experts, with a strong box office run in its second week for an estimated 8th place finish. The film earned an estimated $3.2 million […]

Here’s the latest dispatch from the crossroads of faith and media: Best of Enemies is a wonderfully humane testament to the power of determination and kindness to change human hearts. I had the opportunity to attend a screening for the […]

Here’s the latest dispatch from the crossroads of faith and media: Christian Post reports on how innovative way churches can help people crushed by medical debt A Maryland church has wiped out nearly $2 million in medical debt impacting about […]

Here’s the latest dispatch from the crossroads of faith and media: Unplanned overperformed its pre-release projections to become the #5 movie at the box office this weekend. The controversial pro-life film based on a true story took in an estimated […]

Here’s the latest dispatch from the crossroads of faith and media: From the sublime to the horrifying, two films which may interest readers of this blog hit theaters this weekend. Dumbo is Tim Burton’s live-action/CGI remake of Walt Disney’s 1941 […]

Here’s the latest dispatch from the crossroads of faith and media: Best of Enemies hits theaters on April 5. Synopsis: Based on a true story, the movie centers on the unlikely relationship between Ann Atwater, an outspoken civil rights activist, […]

Here’s the latest dispatch from the crossroads of faith and media: First came last October’s release Gosnell (now available on DVD) starring Dean Cain as a detective who exposes a Philadelphia abortionist convicted (per Wikipedia) of “first degree murder in […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith and media: Having dealt with the challenge of Religious OCD, I’m constantly amazed at how little attention the subject gets in either in  the media (including movies and television) or in the […]