Archives for November, 2013

After Church Rescue: Catching Up with Pastor Greg

When the Church Hoppers arrived at Freedom Biker Church they weren’t sure what to expect. In Church Rescue: Biker Church Reborn, their first impression was that the church décor was less biker bar and more elementary school. They redecorated, gave Pastor Greg Spurling some ideas on how to help build a bigger congregation and also…

Biker Churches: Leather, Jeans and Tattoos Welcome

For some practicing Christians, wearing their “Sunday best” to church means saddling up in leather jackets and heavy boots. Biker churches cater specifically to the motorcyclist community, one that many more traditional churches may reject on the basis of stereotypes and prejudiced views about their lifestyle. On Church Rescue, the Church Hoppers seek to revive the…

Do You Believe In Zombies?

Part science lesson, part survival show and part slapstick comedy: Monster Survival Guide is a kooky mockumentary that takes on the world’s most frightening (and fake) monsters. Faux cryptozoologist,Campbell Macabre and his ragtag team tackle how to identify, battle and defeat those pesky undead fiends hungry for the flesh of humans: zombies. Relying on flawed found video footage and…

New Evidence That May Unlock the Centuries-Old Mystery of Bigfoot

Has a British scientist finally unlocked the mystery of Bigfoot? Yetis–also known as the Abominable Snowman and one of the most elusive Bigfoot legends–have been recorded for centuries in the Himalayas, with local people and even eminent mountaineers claiming to have come face-to-face with the hairy, ape-like creatures. A photograph of a Yeti footprint, taken…

Which Crazy Animal Job Is Right For You? Take The Quiz

Jobs That Bite host Jeremy Brandt travels the country in search of the wildest animal jobs. On tonight’s adventure, he works triple duty as a bee rescuer, camel milker and python primper. But which ones could you handle? Uncover your perfect animal dream job with this interactive quiz, featuring fun questions that determine where you fit in the animal jobs…

Meet Life Below Zero’s Big Eskimo Family

Meet the Hailstones – one large Alaskan family who all follow the Inupiat Eskimo ways of life. Chip Hailstone, 43, and his native Inupiaq wife Agnes, 41, live with their seven children on Alaska’s Kobuk River, 19 miles north from the Arctic Circle. Their tiny, isolated town of Noorvik has a population of less than…

After Church Rescue: Catching Up with Pastor Roseboro

In the first episode of Church Rescue, the Church Hoppers met Pastor Larry Roseboro, the leader of New Hope Baptist Church, a congregation of Bapticostals. The Hoppers are immediately taken by the energy of the congregation and their obvious adoration for Pastor Roseboro. Bapticostals are Baptists who let the Holy Spirit inhabit their bodies- singing,…

Struggling Houses of Worship Get a ‘Faith Lift’ Tonight on Church Rescue

Religious institutions are the foundation of many communities across America. The United States is home to more than 300,000 religious congregations, and nearly four out of five Americans identify themselves with some type of religious belief. In order to practice these beliefs, people from all walks of life descend upon urban, rural, and city houses…

Six Seconds That Changed America Forever: Killing Kennedy Premieres Tonight

It’s 1959. Two men face major turning points in their lives: one is in Washington, D.C., preparing to announce his presidential candidacy, while the other is at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, renouncing his American citizenship. Two seemingly unrelated occurrences, starting both on a cataclysmic track that would alter the course of history. National Geographic…

New Series “Jobs That Bite!” Premieres Tonight!

Actor by trade, outdoor enthusiast by nature, Jeremy Brandt is ready to take on a whole new line of work as he hosts Nat Geo WILD’s new series, Jobs That Bite! Join Jeremy as he travels across the country to experience a wide array of animal jobs, including bear tattooer, camel milker, mounted cop, wild…