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Have we reached the point of crisis news fatigue?

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The news does not lack from a daily stream of crisis coverage. But there are ways to stay engaged and not become numb to needs. When Vladimir Putin launched a full-scale invasion of ...

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Tony Dow, who played Wally on ‘Leave It to Beaver,’ has died

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Tony Dow, one of television’s most iconic figures for his role in “Leave it to Beaver,” died Wednesday. The actor passed away while on hospice after it was announced his cancer had ...

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Former Hallmark exec hopes to compete with better television programming

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GAC Media hopes to rival the Hallmark Channel and become the leader in family television, CEO Bill Abbott says. Abbott formerly was CEO of Crown Media Family Networks, the parent company of ...

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Netflix loses historic number of subscribers from sharing, boycott

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Boycotts, account sharing, and streaming competition has led Netflix to lose subscribers for the first time in over a decade. The streaming service made the announcement to investors on April 19. It ...

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Faithlife TV is for Christians interested in ‘digging into Scripture’

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For most streaming services, entertainment is the primary goal. Think Amazon Prime or even YouTube. Then there’s Faithlife TV Plus. It’s a relatively new streaming service that – yes – wants to ...

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Evangelicals use wide variety of media to access Christian content, study finds

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Evangelical Protestants access Christian content through a variety of media, according to a study called Media Matters: Evangelicals and Media. Infinity Concepts and Grey Matter Research released survey results this week. Evangelicals ...

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Daystar Television Network founder Marcus Lamb dies

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The founder of the Daystar Television Network has died after contracting COVID-19. Marcus Lamb was 64. “It’s with a heavy heart we announce that Marcus Lamb, president and founder of Daystar Television ...

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How X-Men addressed the faith of one of its most popular characters

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Included in Disney+’s extensive movie and TV library are classics such as the 1990s animated Marvel series, X-MEN. While modern depictions of the team of mutant superheroes have become increasingly violent, such ...

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Google bullies Roku for data privileges

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Google has announced it will remove its YouTube apps from TV streaming app Roku if Roku does not provide Google with special privileges. The blackmail effort has lawmakers on both sides of ...

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Dove Awards return in person with Steven Furtick, CeCe Winans

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The GMA Dove Awards will return to a live, in-person event Oct. 19. The show, broadcast from Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in Nashville, Tennessee,  will air exclusively on TBN on Fri., Oct. ...

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Pat Robertson stepping down as daily host of ‘The 700 Club’ on CBN

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Pat Robertson is stepping down as daily host of “The 700 Club,” CBN News reported. He announced last week on the 60th anniversary of CBN’s first broadcast that he is moving on to new ...

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With 2% chance of survival, Christian cancer patient brings America’s Got Talent to tears

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On Tuesday night, Jane Marczewski who goes by her stage name “Nightbirde,” was awarded the Golden Buzzer after singing her original song, “It’s OK” on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.” It’s something that ...

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New series redefines for audiences the personal story of enslaved Americans

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Barry Jenkins, the director of “The Underground Railroad,” says that “before making this show … I would have said I’m the descendant of enslaved Africans.” “I think now that answer has evolved,” ...

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Disney turns an iconic, married Star Wars character gay

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“Star Wars” fans may be surprised to learn that Lando Calrissian from “The Empire Strikes Back” is not heterosexual. According to Marvel, Lucasfilm and the official Star Wars website, Calrissian is a ...

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From ‘The Chosen’ to ‘America Unearthed’: 9 things to watch now

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The best new thing to watch on television isn’t on Netflix, Disney Plus or broadcast television. In fact, you can’t even watch it on satellite or cable TV. It’s Season 2 of ...

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Netflix stocks tumble: is the boycott to blame?

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Netflix stock value is plunging after the company missed its targets for new customers and an ongoing boycott slows growth. The streaming service announced Tuesday it only added 3.98 million subscribers in ...

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Consider the Cross: Stories from Arab and Persian viewers of Christian television

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Across the Middle East and North Africa, people are coming to Christ as a satellite TV ministry encourages them to “Consider the Cross.” Sat-7 is a Christian satellite broadcasting ministry reaching into ...

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Grammy Awards ratings plummet during vulgar, politically correct show

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Sunday’s Grammy Awards, which have been widely criticized for their vulgarity, had the lowest viewership in history. “Variety” reported that the show had a 2.1 rating in adults aged 18 to 49, the ...

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‘Resurrection’ tells the story of the final days of Jesus on earth

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Many remember that “The Ten Commandments” was an annual Easter season feature on American broadcast television. An appropriate film though, as it told of God’s deliverance of the Hebrew people from Egypt ...

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Hallmark Channel reaffirms commitment to including LGBTQ characters in programs

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The Hallmark Channel is just one network that has been targeted by the LGBTQ community to add more diverse characters in programming. The company says it is already doing so with that ...

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Discovery Plus is one of the best streaming options for families

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America’s newest streaming service Discovery+ (or Plus) has hardly any movies and just a few scripted series. That’s not a bad things as it’s now one of the best options for families. ...

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Emmys prove family shows are a thing of the past

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The Emmys, television’s annual awards derby, just unveiled its 2020 nominations yesterday. (The awards will be handed out Sept. 20.) And when you look over the list, one thing is quite clear: ...

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Overwhelmed by streaming services?

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HBO Max debuted this week leaving many people reeling as they pick and choose which streaming services are best for their families. As Vulture.com points out, “Finding something to watch on TV ...

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The Price is Right donates $100K to Planned Parenthood

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Planned Parenthood has found a friend in the TV show, The Price is Right. The show donated nearly $100,000 to the abortion provider in the nation in a recent episode featuring drag ...

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Egyptian TV series El-Nehaya shows Israel, U.S. destroyed

Israel is almost completely destroyed and millions of Jews slaughtered in the Egyptian science fiction drama El-Nehaya. The program, which has seen high ratings in Egypt and across the Islamic world, was ...

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