(RNS) Two prominent televangelists are launching a new television channel despite a federal investigation.
(RNS) Tragedy plus time equals comedy — unless some subjects are so taboo they can never be funny.
(VARIETY via REUTERS) Scientology officials say the network should have cancelled a series about Scientology because some people interviewed had been paid for their participation.
(RNS) A first look at Jude Law playing Lenny Belardo, the first American to be elected pope -- and surely the hottest, and most dangerous. Will this drama work in the Pope Francis era?
(RNS) Life imitates murderous art.
Hillsong Church says they are a "gay welcoming" congregation, even though they are not gay affirming. Hillsong pastor Carl Lents explains how they are attempting to think through and navigate this difficult issue.
"We didn't make Sunday-school programming," says Hollywood producer Mark Burnett. "We made stuff that was accurate to the Bible, but realistic, and didn't feel like it had been made on a shoestring budget."
(RNS) "Dig," the new action thriller from the USA Network, is a cocktail of biblical prophecy and End Times beliefs. But how much of its religion content is true?
As we begin 2015, here's a look back at the most read 'Faitheist' posts from last year—from whether or not atheists can be fundamentalists to why atheists shouldn't call religion a mental illness.
(RNS) Popular pilgrimage features protagonists who go on long, transformational journeys of both feet and faith. It is that transformational nature that separates pilgrimage from travel -- pilgrimage is a vocation, not a vacation.
(RNS) “Black Jesus” will air late at night, well after most kids are in bed, but One Million Moms' Monica Cole said "blasphemy is blasphemy, no matter what time of day it is."
STANFORD, Calif. (RNS) American Atheists plans to launch the first-ever atheism-only television channel in July.
'True Detective' and 'The Good Wife' are putting atheist characters in the spotlight. To celebrate the rise of atheists on TV, here are five of the best nontheist TV characters from the last five years.
(RNS) Suspended for his comments about sexuality and race, Phil Robertson, the patriarch of A&E’s popular “Duck Dynasty” reality show, was reinstated Friday.
(RNS) “It seems to me people are tolerant of views except Christianity,” said Mike Kellett, the pastor to the extended Robertson clan on "Duck Dynasty." “I don’t have anything to say about the wording in it. I would express things differently, but that’s Phil.”