Archive for the ‘Television’ Category

Andrae Crouch Receives All Star Tribute

Friday, February 20th, 2015

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Andraé Crouch will be posthumously saluted during the 22nd Annual Movieguide Awards, airing Saturday, Feb. 21 at 7pm.

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Preachers of Detroit Season Premiere Feb 20th

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

preachersofdetroitThe Preachers are COMING!!!!! February 20th is the day Oxygen media gives us both front row seats in additon to backstage access as the Preachers franchise makes its way to the motor city of Detroit Michigan.  Seven preachers take part in the Detroit series, Bishop Charles H. Ellis III, Bishop Corletta Vaughn, Pastor Tim Alden, Pastor David Bullock, Bishop-Elect Clarence Langston, Pastor Don William Shelby Jr. and Evangelist Dorinda Clark-Cole.  Its sure to be a good ride, so get your motor running and check local listings for time and station information.

NAACP Image Awards Air Tonight! Who will win Outstanding Gospel Album?

Friday, February 6th, 2015

naacp-image-awards-logoDonnie McClurkin, Erica Campbell, Michelle Williams, Gladys Knight, and Fred Hammond all are nominated for Outstanding Gospel Album. Each has had a great year in their own right. Erica Campbell stepped into the solo spotlight from her group Mary Mary with her album “Help.” Donnie McClurkin was joined by friends on his “Duets” project. Former Destiny’s Child star, Michelle Williams had everyone singing “Say Yes” (with Beyonce and Kelly) from her “Journey to Freedom” album. Fred Hammond, after his double knee replacement, proved he’s still got it on his CD “I Will Trust.” While the legendary Gladys Knight got back to gospel heritage with her album “Where My Heart Belongs.”

The show will air live tonight 9 PM EST/8 CST on TV One from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, CA.

Damien Sneed Inks Deal With Central South, Featured In PBS Documentary

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Damien directsDamien Sneed announced news of a distribution agreement with Central South for his LeChateau Earl Records label and the March 3rd release of his highly anticipated double disc Broken To Minister featuring the Levites. The CD was recorded live in Baltimore during the Church of God in Christ Auxiliaries in Ministry Convention.

The works of Sneed and his Chorale LeChateau will be featured alongside jazz great Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra in the PBS documentary Everyone Has A Place premiering in Charlotte on February 3rd and will air in selected markets across the country throughout the Spring.  The documentary was filmed at Charlotte’s Friendship Missionary Baptist Church during the 16-city national tour of the Abysinnian Mass.

Recap: 16th Annual BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards

Monday, January 19th, 2015

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Atlanta, GA was on fire as Gospel music’s biggest and brightest stars, producers, and industry personalities invaded the city for The 16th Annual BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards.  BMI Vice President Catherine Brewton described the event as a “homecoming”. Sixteen years ago the first BMI Trailblazers Event was held in Atlanta with just a keyboard, drum set, and a hundred people. Since its humble beginnings the event has gone on to be considered the Gospel equivalent of the annual Clive Davis Grammy Party. In past years the event was apart of Stellar Award Weekend, but when it was decided that The Stellar Awards would be held in Las Vegas, BMI decided to return “home” to its Atlanta beginnings.

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New Docu-Series For David & Tamela Mann Airing January 14th

Monday, January 12th, 2015

david-and-tamela-mannBET takes us behind the scenes into the lives of David and Tamela Mann with the debut of Its A Manns World on Wednesday, January 14th.  Via eight one hour episodes, we’ll get to see the ups and downs of David and Tamela, their 26 year marriage and 4 adult children and how they manage to juggle their home life and careers.  Check your local listings for time and station information in your area.

Kirk Franklin, Moses Tyson and Twinkie Clark Kick Off New Season of Bobby Jones Gospel

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Bobby Moses Twinkie KirkFall 2014 ushers in the 34th Season of Bobby Jones Gospel, the longest running original series on cable television on Sunday, October 5th.  Kirk Franklin co hosts the fall premiere on Sunday and presents The Walls Group and Tasha Page Lockhart from his Fo Yo Soul Entertainment label.  The show also features Vickie Yohe, a pairing from Moses Tyson and the incomparable Twinkie Clark of the Clark Sisters as well as Dr. Jones and NSC.

Check your local listings from time and station information in your area.

Dorinda Clark Cole Cast In New Preachers of Detroit Series

Friday, September 26th, 2014

DorindaAs previously reported, Oxygen makes good on its promise expanding the Preachers franchise.  The new series is set in the motor city of Detroit and takes an up close look at faith and family from the perspectives of 7 prominent preachers including Bishop Charles Ellis, Pastor David Bullock, Evangelist Dorinda Clark-Cole, Pastor Don Shelby, Bishop Corletta Vaughn, Bishop-Elect Clarence Langston, and Pastor Tim Alden. Preachers of Detroit makes its debut in the Winter of 2015.

Oxygen Premieres Fix My Choir November 5th

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

DeitrickDeitrick Haddon and Michelle Williams invite us to experience their many adventures as they set out to bring “the help” to Fix My Choir, the new music reality series premiering on tMichellehe Oxygen Network November 5th.  “A great choir has the potential to inspire communities and uplift people everywhere,” said Rod Aissa, Senior Vice President, Original Programming and Development for Oxygen Media. “Viewers will witness Deitrick and Michelle breathe new life into choirs that have lost their way in ‘Fix My Choir,’ culminating with unforgettable performances that will bring the house down.”

The choir represents family, unity and team work,” said Deitrick Haddon. “It’s an honor to be a part of introducing the choir culture to the world with “Fix My Choir.

Check local listings for time and station information in your area.

JJ Hairston and YP Perform On TBN September 2nd

Friday, August 29th, 2014

Get ready to hear a live performance of Bless Me, the new single from JJ Hairston and Youthful Praise when they appear on the TBN Praise the Lord Program September 2nd.  “Bless Me” is froSHIRTEDIT_MG_7911m the group’s forthcoming 7th CD “I See Victory” (Light Records) that hits retail and online stores everywhere on October 28th. The contemporary gospel choir joins host Pastor Frank Santora and other guests including baseball legend Darryl Strawberry and his wife Tracy; New York Yankees executive Roy Negron;  Randy LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins and noted preacher Pastor Jamal Bryant.