• INSP’s Brush of Honor Wins PTC Seal of Approval

    by  • May 20, 2015 • Best of the Week, Family Friendly, PTC Seal of Approval • 0 Comments

    Brush of Honor 2For celebrating the lives of American heroes, and providing educational, inspirational, and family-friendly programming that uplifts the human spirit, the Parents Television Council is proud to award Brush of Honor with the PTC Seal of ApprovalTM.

    The INSP Network is one of America’s favorite family-friendly networks, home to quality dramas, positive entertainment, and inspiring stories which celebrate the American spirit and honor timeless traditional values. And tomorrow night, INSP premieres its first original series, Brush of Honor.

    Narrated by award-winning actor Gary Sinise, Brush of Honor follows artist Phil Taylor is an artist with a unique mission in life: he paints portraits of fallen members of America’s armed forces. “As an artist, this is the best way I know to honor America’s heroes, to celebrate their lives, and to bring them back home to their families,” Phil says.

    As part of each episode, Phil travels to each fallen hero’s home, to learn as much as he can about a particular service member in order to accurately reflect his or her true spirit.  He visits their hometown and meets with family members, friends and comrades in order to gain a clear understanding of what lead these young men and women to serve, and to lay down their life for our country.  The episode then culminates in a “reveal” ceremony as the portraits are unveiled for surviving family and service members from the fallen’s old military unit, and the portrait is presented to the fallen hero’s family.

    As the Inspiration Network’s first original series, Brush of Honor accurately reflects INSP’s mission of providing programs “filled with inspiring stories that honor timeless, traditional values and celebrate the American spirit.” The program contains absolutely no harmful content, being completely devoid of sex or offensive language. On rare occasions, references are made to the violent circumstances under which the service member lost his or her life, but such references are always tasteful.

    For celebrating the lives of American heroes, and providing educational, inspirational, and family-friendly programming that uplifts the human spirit, the Parents Television Council is proud to award Brush of Honor with the PTC Seal of Approval®. The PTC recommends this program for all viewers over age five.

    INSP is available on DirecTV channel 364, DISH Network channel 259, Verizon FiOS channel 286, and AT&T U-verse channel 564, and on many cable systems.

    To learn more about Brush of Honor, click here.

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    Christopher Gildemeister is the PTC’s Head of Research Operations. He began as an Entertainment Analyst at the PTC in 2005. From 2007-2016, he was Senior Writer/Editor, responsible for communicating the PTC’s message to the public through newsletters, columns, and the PTC Watchdog blog. Dr. Gildemeister holds a Ph.D. from The Catholic University of America.

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