Does Mitt Romney’s Mormonism make him too scary or weird to be elected to President of the United States? via Polygamy? Magic underwear? People on bikes? Glenn discusses Mormon myths in TheBlaze TV special! – Glenn Beck.


When most people think of reality shows, they think of drunken fist fights, profanity laced tirades and sexual escapades. But it’s a pretty safe bet that BYUtv’s new reality show — chronicling the gospel-filled adventures of eight real-life Mormon missionaries — won’t follow that formula. via New reality show follows Mormon missionaries | The Salt [...]


One of the common criticisms leveled against Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is that he almost comes across as being “too” put-together and restrained when it comes to showing emotion. While Ann Romney has provided much warmth and been a good focal point for campaign-watchers seeking insight into the softer-side of her husband, those whose [...]


After performing his 11th concert this month in Europe as a part of the iTunes Download 2012 festival, Killers lead singer Brandon Flowers appeared on “Skavlan,” a Norwegian TV show, to wrap up a European trip before the Sept. 17 release of the band's new album "Battle Born." The show started out as a normal [...]


“It’s not weird to be a Mormon. And it‘s not weird to be president if you’re Mormon,” Beck concluded. This special episode comes as the nation prepares to potentially elect its first Mormon president. While some biases certainly continue to color Romney’s candidacy, the impact appears to be minimal. As we’ve previously reported, November 2011 Pew [...]


“For years executives at the broadcast networks have been telegraphing their intent to follow in the footsteps of premium cable networks like HBO, Cinemax, and Showtime, and as this data shows, they are doing exactly that,” she told FOX411’s Pop Tarts column. “They have been aggressively increasing the amount and explicitness of sexual content, nudity, [...]


“There are hundreds and hundreds of people of faith working in Hollywood, doing it quietly,” he says. via BH Interview: As1 Founder on Rebuilding Bridges Between Hollywood and the Church.


   


Three movie interns have a little advice for you as you choose your future career. Some people want to be famous movie stars—on the big screen, in front of all the lights, cameras, and action. But others prefer to be behind it all instead. Consider Cammon Randle, Chantelle Squires, and Jimmy Anderson. These three are [...]


Since the show's debut, Clark has tackled topics with housemates about her religion, including her stance on Proposition 8 and gay marriage. Being the Mormon poster girl on such topics has made her unpopular with some, but Clark has a strong following that's left her as one of the contestants still standing. via Can the [...]


“My “style” came from my experiences I had when I was the Executive Producer of the Donny and Marie Shows and Specials. Besides writing music and lyrics, I learned to produce and direct video and television and worked with the writers to think about and come up with as many visual opportunities to “SHOW” people [...]


“No greater responsibility can rest upon any man (or woman) than to be a teacher of God’s children” (President David O. McKay , Conference Report, October 1916, page 57). SALT LAKE CITY — Stacey Bess' early-age fascination with books came with a firm knowledge of her life’s work. “I remember as a child that I [...]


"The media is Ground Zero" in the fight between good and evil, Smith said, "and the fight is waged daily on radio, television, in newspapers and magazines and all over the Internet, for all to see and hear." via Parents need to monitor TV use, NAB president Gordon Smith tells BYU audience | Deseret News.


Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will treasure the second season of “The Joseph Smith Papers: Television Documentary Series.” via Review: Documentary presents in-depth look at Joseph Smith – Rexburg Standard Journal: News.


Author John Tippets stated, "I recently listened again to a recording of a fireside given by Dad where he said one possible reason his life was spared by his Father in Heaven was so he could tell this story to others and increase their faith and confidence that prayers are answered. With the book Hearts [...]


BYU student Lindsey Stirling, from Arizona, started playing the violin when she was just 6 years old. Now 17 years later, she's in the semifinals of NBC's "America's Got Talent." via Inside Mormon Music: BYU student performs 'hip-hop violin' Tuesday on 'America's Got Talent' | Mormon Times.


We call upon you in the arts, you my precious brothers and sisters, to expand your vision of what can be done. If we're going to fill the world with goodness and truth then we must have artists who are worthy to receive inspiration so they can bless the lives of our Heavenly Father and [...]


You might think that the prospect of appearing on a popular reality show watched by millions of viewers would be a little daunting. But for Utahn McKell Maddox, the really intimidating part of being on "Project Runway" was meeting mentor Tim Gunn. via Utah woman gets chance to walk the 'Project Runway' | Deseret News.


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is running a major campaign promoting its religion on local television stations. via Mormon Church Conducting Ad Campaign – Jacksonville News Story – WJXT Jacksonville.


John Livingstone and John Starrs, two of the producers of BYU Virtual Tours, were guests this week of Steven Kapp Perry on "The Cricket and Seagull Fireside Chat." Have a listen as they explain the origins and challenges of the project, tell of the prestigious award their creation recently won, and, most importantly, talk about [...]


Stirling, who served an LDS Church mission to New York, was also — get this — America's Junior Miss from Arizona in 2005. And she finished second in the talent competition at the national pageant. Stirling seemed to surprise a lot of people, not just the judges on "Talent." She's really good. via Returned missionary [...]


Mormon sisters Ali and Christina Christensen were told early in life they would never sing in public because their cystic fibrosis would restrict their breathing and cut their lives short. via Mormon sisters fighting their way to 'America's Got Talent' finals | Mormon Times.


B.U.M.P. Limited is pleased to announce that Starrs Universal has won a first-place 2010 Silver Telly Award for its media production of "The Mormon Tabernacle" for Hallowed Ground Sacred Journeys, part of the BYU Virtual Tours series. Hallowed Ground Sacred Journeys is a co-production of Brigham Young University Religious Education and Starrs Universal. John Starrs, [...]


Jenny Kay is a recent graduate of BYU, where she majored in exercise science. If it has to do with health, wellness and fitness, she's into it. As a corporate wellness consultant for Gold's Gym, she sets up programs for companies that, as she says, "gets them healthy and saves them money." But what she'd [...]


Michael Ballard, a program producer for Montana PBS, was recently awarded two Emmys by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Northwest Chapter.Ballard, a member of the Bozeman 1st Ward, Bozeman Montana Stake, won for directing and editing in connection with the documentary "Never Long Gone: Mission Mountain Wood Band Story." The documentary tells [...]


Hallowed Ground Sacred Journeys is a multimedia platform featuring Religious Educators from BYU. It consists of a website, virtualtours.byu.edu, a hardcover book, “Salt Lake City, Ensign to the Nations,” a Salt Lake City church history tour guide and a DVD-ROM that includes the virtual tours also found on the website. The educators teach about various [...]


BYU Virtual Tours – Want to take a tour of church history sites around Salt Lake City, but you don't have the time or means to actually go to all the sites? BYU Virtual Tours has provided a wonderful YouTube channel with 36 videos of church history locations in and around Salt Lake City. It's [...]


No one knows what costumes they're going to wear or what routine they will dance, but members of the ballroom dance team at Utah Valley University brought in expert choreographers and have doubled up rehearsals to help them deliver an exciting performance for today's 7 p.m. television debut on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars."They're looking [...]


Bricks-and-mortar locations losing ground to Netflix, Redbox and on-demand TV services. via Bye, bye, video stores – Salt Lake Tribune.


Truman Madsen knew the scriptural history of the Holy Land as few knew it, and for his final visit before his death in 2009, he stood in the places he loved and taught from his heart, sharing a lifetime of scholarship and testimony. Now released on DVD, this series of 8 lectures on 4 DVDs [...]

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