REELZ TO AIR MOVIEGUIDE(R) 24TH ANNUAL FAITH & VALUES AWARDS GALA
Telecast Will Air Monday, February 22 at 7pm ET/ 4pm PT
(Albuquerque, NM) Monday, February 8, 2016 - REELZ today announced the Movieguide(R) 24th Annual Faith & Values Awards telecast will air Monday February 22 at 7pm ET/ 4pm PT with an additional chance to watch on Wednesday, February 24 at 9pm PT/ 12am ET. Both airings are a one-hour version of the telecast. The 24th Annual Faith & Value Awards recognize the best family-friendly movies and TV shows of 2015.
Co-hosting the awards this year are actress Sadie Robertson from Duck Dynasty and actor Joe Mantegna of Criminal Minds. Those slated to take the stage as presenters, performers and nominees include Dolly Parton, Andra Day, David Oyuelowo, Priscilla Shirer, DeVon Franklin, Ricky Schroder, Tamar Braxton, Jane Seymour, Cody Linley, Ernie Hudson, John Schneider, David Henrie, Lorenzo Henrie, Kevin Sorbo, Pat Boone, Caleb Castille, Cory Oliver, Nic Bishop, Gatlin Green, Karen Abercrombie, Tony Nathan, Kevin Downes, Keenan Kampa, Sloane Morgan Siegel, Jenna Ortega, Alyvia Alyn Lind and Bruno Gunn among many others.
Among the telecast highlights will be the presentation of two $100,000 Epiphany Prizes for Inspiring Movies & TV, the $50,000 Kairos Prizes for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays by First-Time and Beginning Screenwriters, the $50,000 Chronos Prize for Most Inspiring Screenplay by Established Filmmakers.
Also, Crystal Teddy Bears will be given to the best family movies and the best movies for mature audiences of the year. Finally, special awards will be given to the winners of the Faith & Freedom Awards for Promoting Positive American Values in Movies & TV.
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REELZ is a leading independent cable and satellite general entertainment network, connecting its viewers across America with the magic, wonder and excitement of Hollywood wherever it happens. The network is home to cutting-edge factual entertainment and reality programs, compelling television events, miniseries, movies and series featuring big stories and big stars. Programming ranges from the critically acclaimed and award-winning The Kennedys to Master P's Family Empire, Autopsy: The Last Hours Of... , Celebrity Legacies, OK! TV, Hollywood Scandals, Murder Made Me Famous, Fame Kills, Behind the Screams, the upcoming miniseries The Kennedys-After Camelot and much more that connects directly to the world of entertainment. REELZ also showcases top movie and entertainment expert Leonard Maltin who provides specific on-air recommendations for movies viewers can watch at home.
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