Maybe it’s not the big-time red carpet. Not the Emmys, the Tonys, or the Grammys.
But the People’s Choice Awards this year are promising to give people a chance to vote for their culture-war preference.
In the category “Favorite TV Movie/Miniseries,” voters have placed these two at first and second place so far.
The Bible series has been a favorite among evangelical viewers. Produced by “Touched by an Angel” star Roma Downey and her husband Mark Burnett, the project hoped to bring the Gospel message into the homes and hearts of millions. As we’ve noted here on ILYBYGTH, the producers even hoped to bring The Bible into America’s public schools.
“Behind the Candelabra,” on the other hand, tells the love story of the flamboyant entertainer Liberace and his much younger lover Scott Thorson.
What do the people like better? We’ll find out soon…