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Expecting a MiracleFaith & Family Entertainment LLC, the leading producer of wholesome, Christian-themed movies and miniseries in Hollywood, today announced the launch of a subscription-based movie service with Cox Communications. The new video-on-demand service will soon provide Cox customers with access to 20 faith-based, family-friendly movies each month — including six original, never-before-seen films.

The new service will be accessible to Cox Communications Digital Cable customers who subscribe to the package by selecting the “Faith and Family Movies” category from the On DEMAND menu. All of the programming is available to subscribers on an unlimited basis, 24 hours a day, at anytime with no commercial interruption for only $6.99 per month. Original faith-based series and mini-series will be added to the service’s on-demand programming in the future.

“Christian audiences have been asking for a consistent source of first-class, faith-based entertainment from Hollywood for years and Faith & Family Entertainment is dedicated to serving this growing demand,” said Paul Balelo, Vice-President Corporate Communications for Faith & Family Entertainment. “Our team has produced more than 130 high-quality Christian and family films, including the ‘Love Comes Softly’ series, the most successful Christian movie franchise ever. Our goal is to deliver superior, wholesome entertainment to America’s living rooms, and we are proud that Cox is our first partner in this endeavor.”

The original films produced by Faith & Family Entertainment LLC to premiere on “Faith & Family Movies” will be based on stories of faith, love, hope, redemption and family. All films in each month’s offering will be select, mainstream movies with major stars, such as Katherine Heigl, James Earl Jones, Faith Ford, Shirley Jones, Eriq LaSalle, Meredith Baxter, Ed Asner, Lori Loughlin, Cicely Tyson and Christian Bale.

“We are pleased to expand our On DEMAND lineup by partnering with Faith & Family Entertainment, to bring faith-based, family-friendly movies directly to our subscribers,” said Bob Nocera, director of marketing, new video services for Cox. “Through this partnership, Cox Communications further strengthens its On DEMAND service so that our subscribers now have convenient access to high-quality, family-focused content to view on their schedule, in the comfort of their own homes.”

Faith & Family Entertainment LLC is the leading producer of wholesome, Christian-themed movies and miniseries in the world today. With a team comprised of Hollywood filmmakers and executives who have produced more than 130 Christian and family films, Faith & Family Entertainment is dedicated to meeting the growing demand for high-quality, faith-based entertainment for entire families to enjoy together from the comfort of their homes.

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