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Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith and media: More tossed salad and scrambled eggs? I always loved Frasier — particularly the show’s ability to combine insights about life with deft character development and sheer hilarity. In fact, I […]

Here’s the latest dispatch from the crossroads of faith and media: 1. The Hollywood Reporter notes that DC’s Vertigo imprint has cancelled controversial plans to launch Second Coming, a satire comic book pairing Jesus with a superhero named Sun-Man. The […]

JESUS:  HIS LIFE, will premiere on Monday, March 25 on The History Channel.  The show is an epic retelling of the Life of Jesus Christ from the speculated points of view of those who knew him best, including Mary, Peter, […]

It’s TV pilot season again. Here’s a quick roundup of some properties that may be of interest to Beliefnet readers as culled from Hollywood Reporter’s continually updating list (www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/tv-pilots-2019-complete-guide-1172633). Enjoy. CBS Drama Evil Logline: A drama about the battle between […]

From my inbox: HISTORY’s eight-part event “Jesus: His Life” explores the story of Jesus Christ through a unique lens: the people in his life who were closest to him. Each of the eight chapters is told from the perspective of different […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith and media: Currents News, a Catholic news program which airs on NET TV in New York City and for which I book guests, recently featured Craig Antico on the program. As the […]

God Friended Me airs Sunday nights on CBS, right after 60 Minutes. God Friended Me, CBS’ hit series about an atheist named Miles (Brandon Michael Hall) who is friended on Facebook by someone claiming to be God. Whoever is behind […]

Here’s this week’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith and culture: My fantasy. Okay, here’s the premise. Beliefnet buys a TV network (in this case NBC which announces its fall schedule on Monday) and puts me in charge. Yes, it’s […]

Here’s this week’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith and culture: Items from the PR mailbag: Filmmaker Ken Burns will receive the Christophers Life Achievement Award on May 17th at the 69th Christopher Awards presentation in NYC. The Christophers are […]

Here’s this week’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith and culture: Michael Van Dyck has a positive vision for the future of TV and movies.  After 13 years at the packaging powerhouse Paradigm, the veteran literary has left to realize […]