Entertainment Meets Faith
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
American Bible Challenge, the Game Show Network’s primetime Bible trivia show hosted by comedian Jeff Foxworthy, ends its season tonight at 9 p.m. ET/PT (Thursday, May 23rd). To promote the season’s closer, which features a performance by GRAMMY-winning duo Mary Mary, GSN has released two comedic finale previews.
Monday, April 01, 2013
HISTORY's The Bible miniseries concluded last night with a lead in to Revelation. Starting five weeks ago, the Mark Burnett and Roma Downey produced drama has taken us from Genesis to an aging apostle John living in exile on the island of Patmos. There, he writes the last book of our Bible.
Sunday, March 24, 2013
Last week's episode of The Bible left us with Jesus telling Peter in his fishing boat that they were going to "change the world". Tonight's episodes, starting with the first hour aptly titled "Mission", begin to show how Jesus' presence changed the course of history.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Jesus is here! HISTORY's new hit TV miniseries, The Bible, aired two new episodes tonight with the second hour of programming re-introducing viewers to the birth and baptism of Jesus Christ.
Monday, March 11, 2013
Last night, HISTORY's The Bible miniseries, the No. 1 show of 2013, aired its third and fourth episodes, "Homeland" and "Kingdom". After a record-breaking first week, Mark Burnett and Roma Downey's TV drama dove into the stories of some of the most iconic biblical figures of all time.
Friday, March 01, 2013
With a warning of 'viewer discretion advised', Mark Burnett and Roma Downey's new TV miniseries, The Bible, matches what they described to me last week over the phone. This is not "grandma's Bible". The husband/wife producing team didn't want to make a "donkeys and sandals experience". From the looks of the first two episodes in this 10-hour series, they haven't.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Before Christmas, Hollywood Insight gave you a first look at executive producer Mark Burnett’s new miniseries about God’s Word. The Bible is an epic 10-part miniseries that will give audiences a look the lives of Noah, Abraham, King David, Mary and of course the ministry, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Reality TV executive producer Mark Burnett, who brings us such shows as "Survivor", "The Apprentice" and "The Voice", has been focusing his creative efforts to produce a miniseries of biblical proportions. Along with his co-producer and wife, actress Roma Downey ("Touched by an Angel"), Burnett is creating the 10-hour drama titled "The Bible" to share God’s Word, from Genesis to Revelation, with audiences of all backgrounds.
Monday, December 10, 2012
George Bailey helps ring in the holiday season for many television-watching families. In fact, "It’s a Wonderful Life" airs 300 times a year. That’s 300 times viewers experience George Bailey’s search for significance, as told on screen by legendary director Frank Capra. Starring James Stewart as George, "It's a Wonderful Life" has become a Christmas classic since its original theatrical release on December 20, 1946.
Friday, September 21, 2012
Most moviegoers know J.R.R. Tolkien's literary works from director Peter Jackson's "The Lord of the Rings" films, starring Elijah Wood as Frodo, a hobbit who has to destroy a golden ring before evil can claim its power. True Tolkien fans know that before Frodo's adventure came Bilbo Baggins' story as told in the fantasy author’s 1937 children’s book, "The Hobbit".