NatGeo’s “The Long Road Home” in the Works

National Geographic released a sneak peek trailer of the network’s global scripted event series, “The Long Road Home,” based on Martha Raddatz’s New York Times best-seller. Production began in March in Fort Hood, Texas, and relives a heroic fight for survival during the Iraq War when the 1st Cavalry Division from Fort Hood, Texas, was [Read More…]

“The Stray”: One Dog Changes Everything For Struggling Family

Attention dog lovers: A cute, family-friendly movie based on an incredible true story is coming to theaters Oct. 6! Check out the trailer:   The Stray tells the inspiring true story of a stray dog, “Pluto,” who appears from out of nowhere just in time to save a family that is falling apart. Pluto is [Read More…]

Exclusive Sneak Peek: NatGeo’s GENIUS Continues to Unfold

NatGeo’s first scripted series, GENIUS, has been a riveting, deep dive into the life and mind of one of the greatest thinkers of our time–the one and only Albert Einstein. But all good things must come to an end. The season will end June 20. We expect that the remainder of this series will be nothing less [Read More…]

“13 Reasons Why” Is Dangerous

As Youth Leaders, we see first-hand how teens are continuously being bombarded, like never before, with a vast variety of mixed messages from a vast variety of sources. With this in mind, the degree to which culture has the ability to influence teenagers is higher than ever before. Every once in a while, one of these [Read More…]

Was Science Einstein’s God? An Interview with Ron Howard and Gigi Pritzker on the Faith of Albert Einstein

by Megan Schmidt The man who dedicated his life to solving the great mysteries of the universe remains a mystery to most of us. Although Albert Einstein is probably the most beloved scientist to have ever lived — what do we really know about him? We know his famous formula, e=MC2, that he married his [Read More…]

Could ‘Arrival’ Be the Blueprint for Our Collective Spiritual Awakening?

by Sam Rader, PhD Since I saw the film “Arrival” a couple months ago, I can’t get it out of my head. It is changing the way I think, much in the same way that the protagonist’s worldview changes as she learns the language of the aliens she is studying. The film outlines both the [Read More…]

“The Blue Jay” Sings: Dealing With Abortion in a Beautifully Human Way

by Sarah Johnson The Blue Jay, a romance written by one of its lead actors, Mark Duplass, tells the story of two high school sweethearts who meet again by chance 20 years after graduation.  The pair catch up over coffee at a local diner called The Blue Jay where Sarah Paulson shines as the other [Read More…]

“Religion of Sports” Gets Greenlight for Second Season

On the heels of a successful debut season, AT&T*AUDIENCE® Network gives the greenlight on a second season of “Religion of Sports.” The second season of the original documentary series will air later this year exclusively on DIRECTV, DIRECTV NOW and AT&T U-Verse. The show is executive produced by New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, Pro [Read More…]

Driven by Mystery: An Interview with the Producers of “The Story of God”

Who is in charge of the universe? Big questions like these are the currency that National Geographic’s beloved documentary, “The Story of God” deals in, and it has yet to shortchange its viewers. [Read more…]