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Monday, August 17, 2015

Today, on Point of View, Kerby chats with filmmaker brothers, Alex and Stephen Kendrick about their soon to be released movie, War Room. War Room is a compelling drama with humor and heart that explores the power that prayer can have on marriages, parenting, careers, friendships, and every other area of our lives. War Room opens in theaters Friday, August 28.

In the second hour Kerby chats with Melissa Henson, Director of Grassroots Education and Advocacy at Parents Television Council. She will discuss in greater detail the issue of what’s worse on TV – sex or violence?

Kerby Anderson
Kerby Anderson
Point of View Radio Talk Show Host

Kerby Anderson has more than 30 years of experience in ministry and currently serves as the President of Probe Ministries as well as Host of Point of View Radio Talk Show. He graduated from Oregon State University and holds masters degrees from Yale University (science) and Georgetown University (government). He is the author of thirteen books including Signs of Warning…

Guests
Alex Kendrick
President|Screenwriter|Film Director|Actor - Kendrick Brothers Productions
Award-winning screenwriter, film director and actor, Alex Kendrick is president of Kendrick Brothers Productions. Besides co-writing, directing and editing FLYWHEEL, FACING THE GIANTS, COURAGEOUS and FIREPROOF, he has acted in seven features films and TV productions. A graduate of Kennesaw State University, Alex has a bachelor's degree in communications. Since FACING THE GIANTS in 2006, the films directed by Alex have grossed a combined $78 million at the domestic box office, won festival awards and become top-selling DVDS globally.
Stephen Kendrick
Co-Writer|Producer - Kendrick Brothers Productions
A No. 1 New York Times best-selling author and screenwriter, Stephen Kendrick produced the films FLYWHEEL, FACING THE GIANTS, FIREPROOF and COURAGEOUS. After developing each screenplay with his brother, Alex, Stephen builds strong, unified teams; guards the heart and quality of the finished product; and works to ensure distribution for the greatest impact. Together, Stephen and Alex have produced four films grossing a combined $78 million at the domestic box office with distribution in 76 countries.
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Melissa Henson
Director of Grassroots Education and Advocacy - Parents Television Council
As Director of Grassroots Education and Advocacy for the Parents Television Council (PTC), Melissa Henson directs a national network of PTC volunteers and trains local grassroots chapter leaders across the country. Ms. Henson also directs the organization’s Advertiser Accountability Campaign, which encourages companies to sponsor family-friendly entertainment.
Ms. Henson is a noted expert on entertainment industry trends and the how the impact of entertainment affects children and the American popular culture at large.

She previously supervised the research and program content analysis operations of the PT and produced a number of groundbreaking PTC studies that document the levels of graphic sex, violence and profanity on television. Some of those reports include: The Ratings Sham I & II, Dying to Entertain, Faith in a Box, The Sour Family Hour, The Blue Tube, and TV Bloodbath. She began her career with the PTC in 1997 as an entertainment analyst, documenting instances of inappropriate content on television.

Ms. Henson has appeared on a variety of television shows including Fox News Channel’s The O’Reilly Factor, Your World with Neil Cavuto, The Big Story, CNN Headline News’ ShowBiz Tonight, CNBC’s On the Money, MSNBC’s Scarborough Country, and CBN’s Newswatch. She is a frequent guest on radio talk shows across the country and has been quoted extensively in news sources such as Entertainment Weekly, Time, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, USA Today, New York Daily News, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, Variety, Associated Press, Reuters, and Bloomberg.
Ms. Henson is a graduate of the University of Virginia where she received a BA in Government. She resides in Falls Church, Va., with her husband and their son.
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