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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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Satellite ministry SAT-7 sees Middle East audience surge from COVID-19 lockdown

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Millions of people across the Middle East and North Africa are finding help right in their own homes through “living television.” In the region where Christianity began but is now a minority ...

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Armchair travel: Check out these videos to satisfy your summer wanderlust

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Usually our Spring conversations with family and friends reflect upcoming summer travel. However, this year, we do not know if trains and airplanes will be running or if theme parks, museums and ...

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From John Adams to Bobby Flay, here’s what our readers are watching on television

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Dwight and I have said that we do not want this “stay at home” order to go to waste. We have garden work, back log of business duties, and home projects to ...

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‘Jeopardy’ host Alex Trebek relies on faith during cancer

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Despite being diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer a year ago, “Jeopardy” host Alex Trebek has never wavered in his faith. The 79-year-old Trebek said he quickly brushed aside negative emotions because ...

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Disney producer: ‘we’re trying to make this demon realm a part of Disney’

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The Disney company is releasing a new cartoon about a teenager who, in their words, “finds herself stuck in the Demon Realm and battles the forces of evil alongside a rebellious witch and ...

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Pro-life message in Hallmark movie hits home for actress Kristin Chenoweth

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Hallmark Channel movies can do more that just promote the Christmas spirit. “A Christmas Love Story,” in which someone meets their birth mother for the first time, also conveys a subtle pro-life ...

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Joanne Rogers: Husband Fred Rogers was committed to prayer, church, children

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At “91 and a half,” Joanne Rogers remains a devoted advocate for the legacy of her late husband, the iconic star of the long-running children’s show “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.” Fred Rogers’ widow ...

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Our favorite Thanksgiving movies

Can’t move from all the turkey and pumpkin pie? Sit back and enjoy one of our favorite Thanksgiving-themed movies. Available on streaming services like Hulu, Netflix or Amazon Prime, broadcast on cable ...

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Parents group says HBO holding Big Bird hostage

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Big Bird and Sesame Street will soon be out of reach for millions of underprivileged children. The leader of the Parents Television Council says HBO is holding families hostage by moving “Sesame ...

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Missouri man takes it to the bank on Price is Right

You can add Show-Me-State to Friday’s Showcase Showdown winner on the Price is Right. Clint Singleton of Chillicothe has won $82,000 in prizes, including trips to the Virgin Islands, Costa Rica, Iceland ...

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New book delves into the faith of Johnny Cash

Guitars, fiddles and heartbreaking songs take center stage this fall as “Country Music”, the new documentary series from acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns, airs on PBS. The man in black, Johnny Cash, is ...

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Iraqi TV anchor reads eye-opening poem questioning Arab culture

Iraqi TV Host Mahdi Jassem Reads Text By Syrian Poet: For 1,400 Years We Have Been Cursing The Jews And Christians, But We Are The Ones Left Without Unity. In a July ...

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‘Secret Life of Pets 2’ joins ‘Les Miserables’ for June movie spotlight

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The Secret Life of Pets was the fourth-highest grossing film of 2016 and one of the most family-friendly, too, with plenty of laughs and life lessons for parents and children. Its sequel ...

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Did Antiques Roadshow undervalue rare cross?

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Viewers are complaining about the German version of Antiques Roadshow after the experts convinced a mother and daughter to sell a unique papal crucifix said to contain splinters from Jesus’ cross for ...

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PBS show ‘Arthur’ criticized for gay wedding scene

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One of the most popular children’s shows of the last 20 years is coming under fire for an episode this week. The PBS cartoon “Arthur” presented kids with the character Mr. Ratburn ...

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Netflix’s ‘You vs. Wild’ tops family-friendly options for May

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When Man vs. Wild first aired on the Discovery Channel in 2006, I was hooked. It seemed there was little that survival expert Bear Grylls couldn’t do — from finding water in ...

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Local voting will award a local Topeka restaurant with a $25,000 marketing package in Top Local Choice contest

Does your favorite restaurant need a little TLC? You can nominate your favorite locally-owned Topeka restaurant to receive a huge marketing package for free. It’s part of an initiative, called Top Local ...

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‘Jesus’ debuts on the History Channel

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Millions may be tuning in to the History Channel this weekend to catch the premier of the latest biopic on the life of Jesus. Little understood outside of those who believe in ...

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Congress forces FCC to review TV rating system

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As television becomes more filthy, Congress is taking action, requiring the Federal Communications Commission to launch a review of its TV content rating system. Pro-family advocates say the rating system misguides families ...

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Cable prices going up in 2019

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If you are not one of the tens of millions of Americans abandoning cable and satellite, you may be joining them soon.  Cable and satellite prices are going up in 2019 in ...

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Anti-Trump TV show Murphy Brown gets canned

The reboot of the Murphy Brown TV show has been cancelled only a few months after it debuted. Billed as a liberal and anti-Trump response to what was considered the pro-Trump Roseanne ...

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