Soap operas are known for bringing dramatic storylines to television audiences for decades, but one small screen actress who got her big break on this type of programming believes God gave her the platform to use it as a form of ministry.
Chrystee Pharris, 39, had roles on multiple television shows like "The Steve Harvey Show," "Sister, Sister," and "Moesha," before making a name for herself by portraying Simone Russell on the hit NBC soap opera "Passions" in 2001 where she spent three years. It was on "Passions" that a young Pharris began to see how she could utilize her platform to spread the Word of God.
After only one month on the show, Pharris noticed a young woman who also worked on the show crying. Although the budding actress barely knew the young woman, the Lord prompted her to pray with her. more >>
If you needed a good cry, this PSA from Argentina will almost certainly do the trick. This ad was inspired by the story of Hachiko and is created for Argentina's Liver Transplant Foundation.
The ad is called "The Man and the Dog" and is written and directed by Rodrigo Garcia Saiz. It is made after a story that involves a dog waiting for his master everyday by the train until he passed away. But it has bit of a different ending. This director is known for creating memorable ads that really touch the heart. When you see this loving dog do everything he has to in order to protect his master. His work appears on televisions throughout South America along with his viral campaigns promoting awareness of bullying and texting while driving.
Garcia's ads have become a sensation and kept people throughout the world reaching for their tissues. Check out this heartwarming video below: more >>
TNT's hit science-fiction TV drama series "Falling Skies" has already wrapped up for the final scenes of its upcoming Season 5 which, according to reports will be its last installment.
A report from Enstars shared a series of on-set photos of the show's main characters including Tom (Noah Wyle), Hal (Drew Roy), Ben (Connor Jessup), and Matt (Maxim) along with other cast members like Will Patton (who plays the charater Weaver), Moon Bloodgood (Anne), Sarah Carter (Maggie), and Mpho Koaho (Anthony).
The publication went on to speculate that with the disappearance of the Second Mass, there is a huge possibility that all four members of the Mason Clan will make it through the season. more >>
Executive producer Bryan Fuller recently spoke to press during an interview session held at the Comic-Con International event at San Diego. The conversation covers some essential points as to what the upcoming third season of the hit NBC psychological TV drama series "Hannibal" will offer.
As already reported, the season 3 opener titled "Antipasto" will devote largely to Dr. Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen) and his psychiatrist Bedelia (Gillian Anderson), resulting to the absence of the rest of the show's characters.
"I would tell you, but it's so much of the fun of the first episode. That's the whole point of the first episode. You don't see any of the other characters. It's Hannibal and Bedelia. It's the Talented Mr. Lecter and how they live under aliases and how they are navigating away from the FBI," the executive producer said. more >>
Details for Fox's upcoming revival of its hit sci-fi horror TV drama series "The X-Files" have been sparse lately. However, cast member David Duchovny revealed, during a recent interview with the press, that he's already been handed down the first script for the new installment and this is what he has to say about it:
"I got the first script this morning," Duchovny, who plays Fox Mulder, told Entertainment Weekly. "I just read it about an hour ago and I started crying reading the first page. It was just so strange to see the names on the page. It had nothing to do with the script itself … That was nice and strangely emotional for me, and I'll have to figure out how to use that [in the performance]."
When asked further about the material, the actor, who plays opposite with Gillian Anderson's Dana Scully, declined to give away the details. more >>
Fox's fan-favorite crime-fighting TV drama series "Gotham" still have months to go before it returns to the small screen and new reports indicated that there will be more characters slated to join Season 2.
TV Line's latest scoop item revealing that the next installment will feature two new characters, "a male DC villain" and a female one.
The media outlet described the first as an "intelligent, cultured and highly articulate, extremely attractive, both seductive and threatening …" The other evildoer, meanwhile, will be "in her mid-to late 20s – a sexy knock-out." more >>