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The 2015 Christopher Awards: Pictures Galore of a Hootin’ and Heartfelt Good Time

Awards screen

(Photos courtesy Paul Schneck) Every year I look forward to the Christopher Awards because I don’t know of any other event like it. We bring together people from publishing, film, television, and philanthropy for a fun time in one room to celebrate everybody’s good work. And what’s more, since we honor projects that have a [Read More...]

Christopher Award Winner for “The Flash” Notes Christopher Reeve’s “Superman” as Influence


As I wrote about recently, one of our Christopher Award winners this year is the pilot episode of “The Flash,” which brought old-fashioned heroism back to the TV landscape. Patheos blogger Kate O’Hare is also a fan of the series and recently interviewed the show’s writer and executive producer Andrew Kreisberg about the Christopher Award. [Read More...]

“When Calls the Heart’s” Brian Bird on Family TV Shows, eFangelism, & Modern Parables


Brian Bird has been a writer and producer in Hollywood for 30 years, working on shows like “Touched by an Angel” and the sitcom “Step by Step.” His latest project is season two of the Hallmark Channel series “When Calls the Heart,” which is based on the popular novel by Janette Oke. The show takes [Read More...]

“NY Med” TV Series & iHope School Founder Patrick Donohue to Receive Special Christopher Awards


NEW YORK, April 21, 2015 — At the 66th annual Christopher Awards ceremony here on Wednesday May 13th, Patrick Donohue, who created a school for children with traumatic brain injuries, and ABC News’s documentary TV series “NY Med,” will receive special awards. Donohue will be honored with the James Keller Award—while “NY Med,” about the [Read More...]