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America's Christmas Channel - Gospel Music Channel - Returns
Gospel Music Channel Celebrates Holidays with More Than a Month of Christmas Programming
ATLANTA, Nov. 25 -- Channel and begins more than a month of world premiere Christmas specials, series and holiday programming on Friday, Nov. 28.
GMC will introduce its Christmas programming Thanksgiving weekend and it will flow into the week of Dec. 1 as GMC will feature Christmas Voices - Christmas music video blocks weekdays with prime time Christmas specials at night. More Christmas videos and specials are added as Christmas draws near and Gospel Music Channel goes to Christmas music 24/7 starting Saturday, Dec. 20 through Christmas Day. Visit http://www.GospelMusicChannel.com for complete schedule.
Highlights of GMC as America's Christmas Channel:
World Premiere Christmas Weekend Dec. 6-7 -- Two new world premiere specials: Contemporary Christian group Sixpence None The Richer performs Christmas favorites from their album, "The Dawn of Grace" (Dec. 6, 8:00 p.m.) and the fusion of R&B, hip-hop, urban, jazz, and funk comes alive when Ledisi performs Christmas favorites from her album, "It's Christmas" (Dec. 7, 8:00 p.m.)
MercyMe Christmas special -- MercyMe hits the Gospel Music Channel Christmas studio to kick off the season and share songs from their Holiday album, "The Christmas Sessions" as well as some of their non-Christmas songs. Featured carols include Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree, Christmas Time Is Here, Joseph's Lullaby, It Came Upon A Midnight Clear, I Heard The Bell and God With Us.
Christmas @ Union Station specials -- Among those featured in these wonderful holiday shows -- recorded at Nashville, Tenn.'s historic Union Station Hotel -- are former American Idol finalists George Huff and Mandisa; Jars of Clay; Take 6 and Trin-i-tee 5:7; Natalie Grant and Daniel Kirkley.
Christmas Voices -- New and exclusive as well as classic Christmas videos in hosted blocks from such artists as Brian McKnight, MercyMe, Bebo Norman, Sara Groves, The Katinas, Julissa, Damita Haddon, Jimmy Wayne, Steven Curtis Chapman and Aly & AJ. Christmas Voices will also feature Christmas memories and Christmas greetings from a wide variety of artists.
Superfest Christmas Special - Clifton Davis hosts this special Christmas edition of Superfest.
Gospel Music Channel is the nation's first and only 24/7 all music television network devoted to the uplifting, inspiring and diverse music that is Gospel/Christian music. Gospel Music Channel is the fastest-growing network in television today can be seen in nearly 40 million homes on various cable systems and nationwide on DIRECTV on channel 338.