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thirtieth Annual Movieguide® Awards Announce Nominees, Celebrating the ‘Finest in Household Pleasant’ and ‘Spiritually Uplifting’ Leisure

Printed: January 25, 2023

MOVIEGUIDE AWARDS ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR 30TH ANNUAL CEREMONY TO BE HELD ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2023 AT THE AVALON THEATER IN HOLLYWOOD

UPTV TO AIR TELECAST ON FEBRUARY 26, 2023

DOLLY PARTON, MARK WAHLBERG, REBA MCENTIRE, TOP GUN: MAVERICK, JURASSIC WORLD: DOMINION, UNCHARTED, STAR WARS: ANDOR, THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RINGS OF POWER, DOLLY PARTON’S MOUNTAIN MAGIC CHRISTMAS, AND SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 2 AMONG NOMINEES

(Los Angeles – January 19, 2023) The Movieguide Awards introduced the nominees for its 30th annual ceremony honoring the most effective of family-friendly motion pictures and tv applications and spiritually uplifting leisure. The ceremony will happen on Friday, February 10, 2023 on the Avalon Theater in Hollywood, California. Candace Cameron Bure, Lori Loughlin, Kate Flannery, Kathy Eire and Bruce Davison are among the many presenters. The telecast will air on UPtv on February 26, 2023.

Awards might be offered to essentially the most inspirational initiatives in Hollywood launched in 2022, honoring actors, administrators, producers, studio executives, and others who made these initiatives a actuality. “We’re thrilled to have a good time inspirational motion pictures, streaming, and tv applications in particular person this yr,” mentioned Movieguide Founder and Writer Dr. Ted Baehr.

“It is so encouraging to see that households are persevering with to vote with their {dollars}…they’re selecting to observe content material that promotes forgiveness, self-sacrifice, teamwork, redemption, and extra optimistic attributes” Baehr mentioned.

“We’re excited to be the tv residence of the Movieguide Awards this yr,” mentioned Charles Humbard, Founder and CEO, UP Leisure. “The viewers alignment is ideal with our uplifting leisure model. Ted Baehr has executed a unbelievable job serving to maintain Hollywood targeted on what’s necessary for households whereas making high quality leisure.”

Dr. Ted Baehr will even current highlights of Movieguide’s 2022 Report back to the Leisure Trade, which analyzes the field workplace efficiency of all motion pictures, together with from each main and impartial studios, and every film’s content material throughout hundreds of knowledge factors. This annual report is a barometer of what sorts of tales and messages ship the most effective field workplace returns.

The Movieguide Awards represents the viewing preferences of thousands and thousands of households throughout the nation with a Prime 100 iPhone app with 1 in 3 mother and father utilizing Movieguide to find out what content material they select to see.

The Grace Prize for Most Inspiring Performances in Films & TV is essentially the most prestigious Movieguide Award given to an actor or actress for the most effective efficiency in a film or a tv program. Earlier winners embody Robert Duval for THE APOSTLE, Jim Carrey for his function in THE TRUMAN SHOW, Whoopi Goldberg for KINGDOM COME, Jean Sensible for A SHOE ADDICT’S CHRISTMAS, Oscar Isaac for THE NATIVITY STORY, and Jim Caviezel for PAUL, APOSTLE OF CHRIST.

Different honors will embody the Religion & Freedom Awards for motion pictures and tv, greatest household motion pictures and tv, greatest film and tv for mature audiences, and the Epiphany Prizes for many inspiring film and tv program.

The Kairos Prize will even announce the winner of the 2022-2023 competitors at this yr’s Movieguide Awards. The Kairos Prize® is a scriptwriting competitors that focuses solely on uplifting screenplays. Since its inception, greater than 17 submitted scripts have moved into manufacturing and/or been launched.

UPtv is the trusted community for adults searching for optimistic programming with relatable tales about relationships, full of love and laughter, via unique premiere motion pictures, box-office hit movies and beloved sequence. UP Leisure, residence to UPtv, AspireTV, AspireTV Life, UP Religion & Household and Cine Romántico, is the vacation spot for uplifting leisure for passionate and various audiences throughout the main cable, satellite tv for pc and streaming platforms.

30TH ANNUAL MOVIEGUIDE AWARDS NOMINEES:

BEST FAMILY MOVIES

THE CHOSEN SEASON 3: EPISODE 1 & 2

LYLE, LYLE CROCODILE

MARCEL THE SHELL WITH SHOES ON PUSS IN BOOTS: THE LAST WISH

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 2

BEST MATURE AUDIENCE MOVIES

FATHER STU: REBORN

JURASSIC WORLD: DOMINION

mrs. HARRIS GOES TO PARIS

TOP GUN: MAVERICK

UNCHARTED

BEST FAMILY TELEVISION

A CHRISTMAS… PRESENT

INSTANT DREAM HOME: Episode 1.8: “4 Years in One Day”

REBA MCENTIRE: MY CHAINS ARE GONE

RESCUED BY RUBY

TO WALTONS THANKSGIVING

WINGFEATHER SAGA: CHAPTER 1: “Leeli And The Sea Dragon”

BEST MATURE AUDIENCE TELEVISION

BLOOD AND TREASURE: Season Two

BLUE BLOODS: Episode 12.20: “Silver Linings”

THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RINGS OF POWER: Episode 1.8: “Alloyed”

STAR WARS-ANDOR: Episode 1.12-Rix Highway

STYLED WITH LOVE

EPIPHANY PRIZE MOVIES

THE CHOSEN SEASON 3: EPISODE 1 & 2

FATHER STU: REBORN

RESISTANCE: 1942

RUNNING THE BASES

UNCHARTED

EPIPHANY PRIZE TELEVISION

BLOOD AND TREASURE: Season Two

A CHRISTMAS… PRESENT

DOLLY PARTON’S MOUNTAIN MAGIC CHRISTMAS

THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RINGS OF POWER: Episode 1.8: “Alloyed”

RISE

FAITH & FREEDOM AWARD MOVIES

DEVOTION

mrs. HARRIS GOES TO PARIS

RESISTANCE: 1942

RUNNING THE BASES

TOP GUN: MAVERICK

FAITH & FREEDOM AWARD TELEVISION

BLOOD AND TREASURE: Season Two

BLUE BLOODS: Episode 12.20: “Silver Linings”

THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RINGS OF POWER: Episode 1.8: “Alloyed”

RISE

STAR WARS-ANDOR-Episode 1.12-Rix Highway

MOST INSPIRATIONAL INDEPENDENT MOVIE

FAMILY CAMP

I HEARD THE BELLS

THE MULLIGAN

RESISTANCE: 1942

RUNNING THE BASES

MOST INSPIRATIONAL INDEPENDENT STREAMING/TELEVISION

5000 BLANKETS

COMENIUS: LIFE AND LEGACY OF JOHN AMOS COMENIUS

DAVID

LEGACY PEAK

WHY THE NATIVITY?

GRACE AWARD MOVIES

FATHER STU: REBORN – Mark Wahlberg

I HEARD THE BELLS – Stephen Atherholt

THE MULLIGAN – Pat Boone

RESISTANCE: 1942 – Cary Elwes

RUNNING THE BASES – Brett Varvel

GRACE AWARD TELEVISION

REBA MCENTIRE: MY CHAINS ARE GONE – Reba McEntire

BLOOD AND TREASURE: Season Two – Mark Gagliardi

DOLLY PARTON’S MOUNTAIN MAGIC CHRISTMAS – Dolly Parton

A CHRISTMAS… PRESENT – Candace Cameron Bure

THE CHOSEN: Episode 3.3: Doctor, Heal Your self – Jonathan Roumie

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