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History Channel's Satan Looks A Lot Like Obama...

Posted 03.18.2013 | Entertainment

"The Bible" has been an incredibly successful miniseries for the History channel, so it's no wonder viewers took to the internet after noticing that t...

What The History Channel Is Getting Wrong About The Bible

Rev. Wil Gafney, Ph.D. | Posted 05.12.2013 | Religion
Rev. Wil Gafney, Ph.D.

Not quite everything. Just geography, anthropology, archaeology, biblical studies, theology, race and ethnicity. Not all of them all of the time, but most of them, most of the time.

The Bible Isn't The History You Think It Is

Dr. Joel Hoffman | Posted 05.04.2013 | Religion
Dr. Joel Hoffman

In other words, sometimes "believing the Bible" means believing that a story in it didn't happen.

Here Comes The Bible

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.03.2013 | Entertainment
Mark Joseph

The most important lesson of The Passion of the Christ was not that people are clamoring to watch faithfully pedantic retellings of Bible stories, but that some of the greatest stories ever told deserve to be told with an artistic flair.

The Bible Is Missing the Wow Factor

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.01.2013 | TV
Jackie K. Cooper

Supposedly there are people who still want to view religious programs and this is the perfect time of the year for this type of miniseries to air. And even some non-religious types might want to know what is so important that 10 hours of TV time has been allotted to the story.

Jaweed Kaleem

Premiere Coming For Monumental, 10-Hour 'Bible' Miniseries | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 03.03.2013 | Religion

One is best known for playing a kind-hearted angel on a hit television drama. The other is the man behind more than a dozen record-breaking reality sh...

Has CBS Canceled 'The Job'?

Posted 02.18.2013 | TV

It seems that "The Job" just wasn't working for CBS. According to The Hollywood Reporter, CBS has pulled the struggling reality competition from its s...

Could Dolly Parton Be Headed For 'The Voice'?

Posted 11.28.2012 | TV

Dolly Parton has her eye on "The Voice." During an interview with "In Touch," the "9 to 5" singer revealed she'd like to join the NBC singing competit...

Why I Sent My ‘Rebound Husband’ Packing

Dianne Burnett | Posted 09.28.2012 | Divorce
Dianne Burnett

I wondered, taking another sip of champagne, why I'd endured a decade of a less-than-riveting relationship with my future ex-husband.

WATCH: Where Did This 'Touched By An Angel' Star Meet Her Husband?

Posted 02.22.2012 | Weddings

Actress Roma Downey stopped by "Access Hollywood Live" on Tuesday to talk about her five-year marriage to reality TV mega-producer Mark Burnett. D...

Brennan Williams

FUBU Founder: 'The Whole Business Is Deteriorating' | Brennan Williams | Posted 02.03.2012 | Black Voices

As the founder, president and chief executive officer of FUBU apparel, Daymond John is no small fish when it comes to offering his expertise on ABC's ...

'Oprah's Next Chapter': Pastor Joel Osteen On Homosexuality And Sin

Posted 03.09.2012 | TV

Pastor Joel Osteen reaches millions through his sermons, and he tries to preach in a more positive way than some of his notable contemporaries. But be...

Lucas Kavner

The Real Taxpayers Of The U.S.A: How We're All Funding Reality Shows | Lucas Kavner | Posted 01.05.2012 | Home

This is the ninth in an occasional series, The Recessionary Arts. Read more from the series here. "Sarah Palin's Alaska," last year's hit TLC reali...

Megachurch Leader Gets Reality Show

Posted 11.30.2011 | Religion

Houston megachurch leader Joel Osteen will soon be coming to a television near you -- this time as the star of his own reality show. The preacher ...

Mark Burnett Discusses Storytelling And His Latest Digital Project

Posted 12.12.2011 | Books

The premiere of television game show "Survivor" in May 2000, signaled the the arrival of British-born producer, Mark Burnett. Since then, Burnett...

"The Beautiful Barn," aka My LA Emmy Weekend

Abigail Spencer | Posted 11.21.2011 | Los Angeles
Abigail Spencer

I didn't grow up in Los Angeles, and maybe I'm an unlikely candidate for the town itself, but LA has really grown on me. Not just grown. It's my community.

Donald Trump Firing David Cassidy Instead of Richard Hatch: Clearly Ratings Trump Truth and Integrity

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

As the first Project Manager in the latest Celebrity Apprentice, Richard Hatch was not only arrogant and obnoxious, but mildly physical with the much smaller David Cassidy.

Christina Aguilera's HUGE New Job

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

For Christina Aguilera, today's been a much better day than yesterday. Aguilera was officially announced as the third judge on NBC's "The Voice," t...

Survivor 22: Rerun Island: Our Man Big Mouth

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

In his online bio, David says: "9 times out of 10, when I walk into a room, I'm the most-intelligent person there." Perhaps, but obviously, when he's outdoors, he's the idiot wearing a black business suit into the rain forest.

How Being a Finalist in the Search for the Next Oprah Inspired My Reinvention

Linda Grasso | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Linda Grasso

One recent issue of People had an article profiling the contestants on Your OWN Show -- the upcoming series to pick and groom "the next Oprah." My interest in the reality show was more than casual.

Donald Trump's Hair and the Presidency

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danny Groner

Trump is trying to better others' lives. During an election season when everyone is saying Americans are voting squarely on jobs and nothing else, Trump is sending the right message.

Survivor 21: Infants vs Senior Citizens: Not About Yve

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

It began with Jeff Probst's voice telling us: "This is Nicaragua: remote, mysterious, dangerous." He left out poverty-ridden (second-poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, barely beating out Haiti), oppressed, run by a powerful Marxist leader.

Auditioning For Oprah's Own Your Own Show

Esmeralda Williamson-Noble | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Esmeralda Williamson-Noble

On Friday morning, having got up at five, I got to the airport bright and early ready for my seven o'clock Delta flight. 
 The flight was overbooked...

Governor Grifter TV

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

It boggles the mind when you think how Alaska has been used as Sarah Palin's personal ATM.

Discovery Channel Pays Serious Cash for Sarah Palin Alaska Travel Reality Show

Kim Mance | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kim Mance

Reality show baron Mark Burnett has secured a deal with Discovery Networks for a reality travelogue hosted by none other than Sarah Palin.