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HBO drops porn from all its channels

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In a huge victory for cleaner TV, HBO has removed its adult entertainment movies and television programs from both its channels and streaming services. The family entertainment watchdog group Parents Television Council ...

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Superhero ‘Black Panther’ leads September streaming lineup

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We’ve grown accustomed to a superhero misbehaving in the Marvel and DC universes – whether that’s Iron Man acting like a playboy, Wonder Woman spending the night with a companion, or the ...

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Lord of the Rings prequel on Amazon moves forward

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Amazon Studios is moving forward with a prequel to the immensely popular ‘Lord of the Rings’ series. According head of Amazon Studios Jennifer Salke, the Lord of the Rings TV series currently ...

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5 family-friendly things for August entertainment includes ‘The Waltons’ and Kirk Cameron

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Some children try to sneak a peek at movies they shouldn’t watch. That sometimes happens at my house, too, but more recently, it’s been something far more vanilla – “The Waltons.” Yes, ...

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Netflix fills new Anne of Green Gables with LGBT characters and sexual sub-plot

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The new Netflix adaptation of the 1908 novel Anne of Green Gables has been revised to include multiple homosexual characters, according to the series creator, Moira Walley-Beckett. In the Northwood Entertainment-produced series, ...

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Netflix series features Jesus as 12-year-old American boy

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“He can turn water into wine, make the crippled walk, and, perhaps, even raise the dead,” according to the network’s description of the show, which is based on a 2009 comic book ...

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5 easy ways to make Netflix more kid-friendly 

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The first time I realized the need for parental controls on Netflix, I was searching with my 10-year-old son for shows on the “Revolutionary War.” The search was anything but friendly. I ...

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Netflix’s ‘The Toys That Made Us’ tops July’s streaming entries

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One of my best childhood memories involved three correlating things: the Service Merchandise catalog, Star Wars toys, and my Christmas wish list. Each December during the 1980s, I would study the catalog ...

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Former cable producer starts new kid-friendly venture

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Sick of the programming his former employer continues to make for young viewers, producer Butch Hartman has announced he will launch a 24/7 streaming platform where families will be able to watch ...

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‘Thor,’ ‘The Last Jedi’ make their debut on Netflix

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Netflix customers groaned last year when Disney announced it eventually would sever its agreement with the streaming service. But lost in the details was some good news for Netflix movie buffs: The ...

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‘I Can Only Imagine’ & ‘Paul’ DVDs lead June family-friendly spotlight

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  March was a banner month for faith films, and some of those same movies are set to hit the home entertainment market in June, giving families who didn’t see them the ...

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Exhilarating ‘River Monsters’ tops new streaming entries

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What do you get when you combine Bear Grylls and Bill Dance, and then toss in a little history, a ton of mystery and even some cultural education? The answer: Animal Planet’s River ...

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‘The Nut Job 2’ leads March’s streaming releases

Surly is a city squirrel with a big character flaw: He doesn’t like to work. But what Surly lacks in worth ethic, he makes up with shrewdness. That comes in handy after a ...

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Christmas leads streaming choices this month

He’s the meanest creature on the planet, but perhaps that’s to be expected. After all, his heart is “two sizes too small”–especially at Christmas!   This month we look at what’s streaming ...

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What’s streaming this month?

Streaming ‘Victoria’ might fill your ‘Downton Abbey’ void. I didn’t cry when PBS’ Downton Abbey went off the air, but I thought about it. After all, what would replace my infatuation with ...

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