UP has acquired the first two seasons (18 episodes) of the GMC ratings hit “The American Bible Challenge.” The reruns will premiere on Thursday, July 25 at 9 p.m. EDT. Comedian Jeff Foxworthy and multiple Grammy Award-winner Kirk Franklin co-host.
The one-hour show features questions drawn from the Bible with contestants striving to win prize money for the charity of their choice. Three teams of three compete on each show. The winning team receives $20,000 to donate to charity and advances in a season-long tournament. The season’s champion wins $100,000 for their charity.
In announcing the deal, UP Executive Vice President Leslie Glenn Chesloff said “‘The American Bible Challenge’ is a wonderful family show that encompasses the uplifting values embodied by the UP brand.We are delighted to add this popular series to our schedule.”
UP (formerly GMC TV) is based in Atlanta and is building its brand on uplifting music and family entertainment. The network presents original and acquired movies, series, stage plays and music specials. It also operates gMovies, the first faith-friendly streaming movie service. The UP brand is also reflected in “Uplift Someone,” the network’s successful pro-social initiative. UP can be seen in more than 62 million homes on major cable systems including Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Cox Communications and Charter Communications, as well as DIRECTV on channel 338, DISH Network on channel 188, and Verizon FiOS on channel 224.
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