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March 29, 2021
LOS ANGELES, March 29, 2021 /Christian Newswire/ -- TBN, the world's largest religious broadcaster, announced today a special Easter weekend lineup of fresh programming. Stemming from the success of last year's programming to which 15 million people tuned in, the network is offering more content than ever before beginning Thursday, April 1 through Easter Sunday, April 4.
"I am excited TBN is able to provide millions of Christians an opportunity to celebrate Easter again this year with new programming all weekend long," said Matt Crouch, Chairman of TBN. "We saw great success last year and are thankful to be able to provide more new content to our viewers."
Programming will begin on Thursday, April 1 at 8 p.m. ET with the network partnering with the Museum of the Bible to present "The History of Easter" narrated by Matthew West. Filmed in Israel, Italy and at the Museum of the Bible, the program has a vast perspective on the history of Easter, presenting the origin of many of its traditions that have grown through the ages, ending with a presentation of the original Easter week.
Following "The History of Easter" is "Because He Lives: An Easter Celebration" in partnership with Gospel Music Association at 9 p.m. ET. Hosted by Danny Gokey and Blanca, the one-hour program will include a short spoken word segment from Rabbi Jason Sobel and feature musical guests such as Amy Grant, Anthony Brown & Group Therapy, CeCe Winans, Ellie Holcomb, Jekalyn Carr, Karen Peck & New River, Natalie Grant & Bernie Herms, Nicole C. and Zach Williams.
On Friday, April 2, TBN will present a one-hour special, "Good Friday Worldwide" hosted by Chris Tomlin and Max Lucado at 8 p.m. ET. The special will include a sermon from beloved pastor and New York Times bestselling author, Max Lucado, worship led by Grammy Award Winning, Chris Tomlin, along with recording artists Pat Barrett, We The Kingdom and a chart-topping surprise guest.
Concluding the weekend of programming on Easter Sunday, April 4 includes Resurrection-themed messages from TBN teachers, as well as the "Global Easter Celebration" hosted by Chris Tomlin and Max Lucado at 8 p.m. ET. This special will feature worship from Chris Tomlin, Pat Barrett and We The Kingdom.
Additional Easter programming will air on the network throughout the weekend.
For more information and the promotional trailer, visit: https://e.tbn.org/this-easter-weekend-on-tbn
About Trinity Broadcasting Network:
Trinity Broadcasting Network is the world's largest and most watched faith-and-family broadcaster, reaching over 175 nations across the earth with inspirational and entertaining programming 24 hours a day in 14 languages and on 32 global networks. As the world's most influential non-profit religious broadcaster, TBN has led the way in expanding the impact of faith-based television across the earth through the creation of innovative content designed to reach every viewer demographic with the life-changing message of hope and grace. To find out more about the TBN Networks, visit us at tbn.org.
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