April 17, 2024

Cable TV Channel Celebrates Easter at Museum of the Bible

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—A high 100 cable TV channel is celebrating Easter with an occasion at the Museum of the Bible, a Good Friday movie, and an uplifting made-for-TV film on Easter Sunday.

“We want to tell real-life stories that ultimately are positive in nature and really focus on the best of faith, family, and country,” Bill Abbott, president and CEO of Great American Media, advised “The Daily Signal Podcast” in an interview at the National Religious Broadcasters conference in February.

Great American Media owns the cable networks Great American Family and Great American Faith & Living, together with the streaming service Great American Pure Flix. (It co-owns Great American Pure Flix, typically stylized as “Pureflix,” with Sony Pictures.) Great American Family ranked 77th out of 178 cable TV channels for viewers, based on Nielsen in 2023. The channel had 139,000 viewers.

Abbott contrasted the destructive themes in Hollywood and mainstream TV with Great American Family’s extra healthful choices.

Easter is obviously a big season for us,” Abbott famous.

He talked about “The History of Easter,” an “important partnership that we have with the Museum of the Bible.” He additionally cited “The Passion Play,” a stage and musical manufacturing about the life, demise, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. He calls that manufacturing “brilliantly and beautifully created.” Great American Family has placed on the manufacturing for greater than 30 years.

Great American Family can also be releasing the Easter-themed movie “Just in Time,” which stars Laura Osnes, who earned Tony Award nominations for her Broadway performances as Bonnie Parker in “Bonnie & Clyde” and for the title position in the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical “Cinderella.” It additionally stars Peter Bryant, who performed a minor position in “Jumanji” (1995), and Greyston Holt, identified for his position in the TV present “The Night Agent.”

(Watch the trailer for “Just in Time” here.)

“Life is hard enough,” Abbott stated. “So, we want to provide that positivity when so much of what we see is negative and dark.”

Listen to the interview under.