It didn’t take long for the Church of Scientology to try and put forth a brighter summer-of-2012 PR message. In place of Cruise and Holmes, they want you to start thinking about Sunset and Fountain.
“The church plans to establish a central media hub for our growing world network of churches and to move into the production of religious television and radio broadcasting,” said Karin Pouw, a spokeswoman for Church of Scientology International, in an email. She said there is no timetable for when operations would begin.
It’s a smart move. Why gut KCET’s old broadcast facility, purchased last spring for $42 million, when the complex can be used most optimally for the same general purpose?