GMC TV Sets Lineup For Upcoming Months With Slate Of: GMC World Premiere Movies, World Premiere Series and World Premiere Music

   GMC TV Sets Lineup For Upcoming Months With Slate Of: GMC World Premiere
       Movies, World Premiere Series and World Premiere Music Specials

Featuring Major Stars Including Michael Jai White, Lynn Whitfield, Della
Reese, Teri Polo, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Kevin Sorbo And Oscar®-award Winning
Producer Arnold Shapiro

PR Newswire

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 2, 2012

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GMC TV, America's favorite
television channel for uplifting family entertainment, announced today a
lineup of new original GMC World Premiere Movies, GMC World Premiere Series
and GMC World Premiere Music Specials for the second half of 2012. From
heart-warming movies about family challenges and surprises to hilariously
entertaining stage plays to powerful reality series to epic music specials,
GMC's World Premiere franchises will continue to entertain and inspire for the
remainder of the year.

The diverse programming slate follows GMC's rapid ratings growth for the first
six months of the year particularly among key demographics of W18-49 and
W25-54, making GMC the fastest growing ad supported network in cable.

"For the past year, GMC has become a major producer of original programming
and particularly high quality family-friendly content and our most recent
ratings success with our World Premiere Movie Raising Izzie is indicative of
this growth," said Brad Siegel, vice chairman, GMC. "We are the only network
focused on producing and delivering the best in uplifting family
entertainment. Our robust slate of original movies, stage plays, series and
music specials for the remainder of the year will reinforce GMC's position as
a leading destination for entertainment that the entire family can enjoy
watching together."

Upcoming GMC World Premieres include (in chronological order according to

GMC World Premiere Movie

Premiere: Saturday, August 25 at 7, 9 and 11 p.m. EDT and August 26 at 7, 9
and 11 p.m. EDT

A divine twist of fate causes Constance Rivers and her son Douglas to open
their hearts to ex-convict, Benjamin Sparks. While on the brink of losing her
battle with kidney failure, Constance's near death confession instantly
collides her past with her present. Douglas and Benjamin learn they are
fraternal twin brothers who were separated at birth 37 years ago. Somebody's
Child is a story about a son losing hope, a mother gaining faith, and God's
divine and perfect plan.

Stars: Michael Jai White, Nadine Ellis, Byron Minns, with Clifton Powell and
Lynn Whitfield

GMC World Premiere Play

Premiere: Saturday, September 8 at 7, 9:30 and 11 p.m. EDT

The fourth stage play in GMC's "Wedding Vow" series, this second-time-around
love story is about communication and respect. Jay and Aliyah have been
married for five years and each has a child from a previous marriage. When
Aliyah's husband shows up and demands custody of their son she tries to
secretly work it out instead of talking to Jay about the situation. To make
matters more complicated, Jay allows his sassy teenage daughter to move in
without consulting Aliyah and the two women immediately bump heads. With
constant misunderstandings and both disregarding the other's feelings, these
two are going to need to learn the laws of communication and respect if they
want to make their marriage work.

Stars: Mel Jackson, Denise Boutte, Tommy Ford, Tammy Townsend, Mishon Ratliff
and Shirley Murdock 

GMC World Premiere Series

Premiere: Saturday, September 8 at 9 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. EDT

Find out in this new reality series how a song connected with a family and
changed the course of their lives in a profound way, featuring Sapp's
chart-topping hit, "Never Would Have Made It" which holds the record for the
longest running number one single on the radio (across all genres) and in the
history of the Billboard charts — lasting 47 weeks at number one.

GMC World Premiere Special

Premiere: October 2012

"The Changers" is a funny, heartfelt and dynamic story about the
transformation of a happy-go-lucky guy who is living the good life when he is
chosen by his friends to help plan a dream wedding for a woman battling breast

GMC World Premiere Movie

Sunday, November 2012

A popular school in danger of closing. An embittered principal with a lot to
prove. And, a community desperate to hold on to tradition. Worlds intertwine
as a group of suburban teachers, students and parents learn what it truly
means to belong. Casting to be announced.

GMC World Premiere Series

Premiere: November 2012

The story continues as Kya and Aubrey Wilson find insecurities surfacing and
their marriage beginning to crumble. It will take their friends, family and an
act of God to make these two work through the pressures of what it takes to
make a marriage last.

Stars Rockmond Dunbar, LeToya Luckett, Clifton Powell, Chris Spencer and Karen
Clark Sheard.

GMC World Premiere Series

Premiere: November 2012

In this new original family reality series we meet Julie and Rusty Bulloch the
proud "parents" of 25 kids, however only two are biological. The rest are
teens who have been dealt a difficult hand in life, from being homeless to
gang life. Julie and Rusty welcomed each of them into their central Florida
ranch for a second chance at getting on the right track.

GMC World Premiere Documentary Reality Special

November 2012

This emotional and uplifting documentary reality series provides people the
opportunity to forgive someone who has hurt them or a loved one physically or
emotionally. The goal of the series is to facilitate healing and overcome
hatred, anger and revenge. Executive produced by Arnold Shapiro, Oscar® and
16-time Emmy® Award-winning producer and writer and Rob Lee of Bayonne

GMC World Premiere Movie

Premiere: December 1 at 7, 9 and 11 p.m. EST

Christmas Angel is the story of a young girl's dream for her wish to have a
complete family come true. While working on a class assignment to write a
paper on "My Impossible Christmas Wish," Olivia Mead quickly takes note of
unusual happenings. As her wishes come true she is convinced the miracles are
linked to a mysterious woman she believes is an angel.

Stars Della Reese, Teri Polo, Kevin Sorbo and Tamera Mowry-Housley 

GMC World Premiere Music Special

Premiere: December 2012

For the last 25 years, the biggest and brightest voices have lent their time
and talents to Special Olympics to create the holiday album series, "A Very
Special Christmas (AVSC), the most successful benefit recording in music
history. Bruce Springsteen, John Mellancamp, Sting, Run DMC, Vanessa
Williams, US, Jon Bon Jovi, Sheryl Crow, Wycliff Jean, Tom Petty, Mary J.
Blige, Eric Clapton and Tracy Chapman are just a few of the artists that have
recorded songs, produced music videos and appeared in two television specials
at the White House. The GMC World Premiere Special will not only capture the
most special moments and interviews from the past 25 years, it will feature
new performances and interviews from many of the artists coming together for
the new 25^th anniversary album.

GMC ( is America's favorite television channel for
uplifting music and family entertainment. The Parents Television Council™ has
twice awarded its Entertainment Seal of Approval™ to GMC for being "an
authentic family-friendly cable network." GMC is the only television network
brand to be so honored. GMC has been the fastest growing entertainment
network in television in the key demographics of W18-49 and W25-54. GMC can be
seen in 55 million homes on various cable systems around the country, as well
as DISH Network on channel 188, DIRECTV on channel 338 and Verizon FiOS on
channel 224. Follow GMC TV on Facebook and Twitter at and


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