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UPtv’s ANNUAL “EASTER LIVES HERE” WEEK-LONG CELEBRATION OF THE EASTER SEASON TO FEATURE 100 HOURS OF PROGRAMMING

 

20 MOVIES AND SERIES INCLUDE TWO WORLD BROADCAST PREMIERE MOVIES FAITH, HOPE & LOVE  AND SMALL GROUP


The Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday event also includes The Passion of the Christ, a cable premiere documentary, biblical movies and the 3rd Annual Stellar Music of Hope Special

 

ATLANTA March 24, 2022UPtv, the television destination for uplifting entertainment, announced this year’s “Easter Lives Here” programming slate filled with contemporary uplifting films, a premiere documentary, inspiring biblical stories and a music special. With 100 hours of entertainment including 20 movies and series, UPtv continues to be the home for Easter with the biggest collection of programming that truly celebrates the season. The “Easter Lives Here” event kicks off Palm Sunday, April 10, with The Passion of the Christ and culminates with the World Broadcast Premieres of Faith, Hope & Love and Small Group on Easter Sunday (April 17) at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. ET, respectively.

 

“We invite viewers looking for contemporary stories of faith as well classic Bible movies to join us this Easter season,” said Hector Campos, vice president, content strategy and programming at UPtv. “Each year we set out to find the best faith theatrical titles to add to our schedule as we curate a robust Easter offering for those wanting to celebrate faith, love, renewal and the true meaning of the season. Additionally, all of the movies making up our ‘Easter Lives Here’ programming event can be tracked on the My UPtv Movies App so viewers can set reminders and receive tune-in alerts.”

 

The My UPtv Movies app is available for viewers to download and is especially popular around the holidays to track movie viewing. The tracker app allows viewers to learn more about upcoming movies on the network, watch movie previews and request personalized showtime alerts. Viewers can also favorite movie titles to add to a personal collection to easily access them later, set calendar reminders, and request notifications or text messages.

 

In addition to The Passion of the Christ, Faith, Hope & Love and Small Group, other titles included in UPtv’s Easter celebration include When We Last Spoke, Courageous and The Ten Commandments.

 

EASTER PROGRAMMING SLATE (All times ET)

Saturday, April 9

  • Expecting a Miracle 3p
  • Ordinary Miracles 5p
  • Run the Race 7p
  • When We Last Spoke 9p
  • Courageous 11p

 

Sunday, April 10 (Palm Sunday)

  • Miles From Nowhere 3p
  • Run the Race 5p
  • The Passion of the Christ 7p
  • Mary, Mother of Jesus 9p
  • The Passion of the Christ 11p
  • New Life 1a

 

Monday, April 11

  • David (Part 1) 8p
  • David (Part 2) 10p
  • The Chosen 101: I Have Called You By Name 12a
  • The Chosen 102: The Shabbat 1a

 

Tuesday, April 12

  • Joseph (Part 1) 8p
  • Joseph (Part 2) 10p
  • The Chosen 103: Jesus Loves the Little Children 12a
  • The Chosen 104: The Rock on Which it is Built 12:30a

 

Wednesday, April 13

  • Moses (Part 1) 8p
  • Moses (Part 2) 10p
  • The Chosen 105: The Wedding Gift 12a
  • The Chosen 106: Indescribable Compassion 1a

 

Thursday, April 14

  • The Ten Commandments 8p
  • The Chosen 107: Invitations 12a
  • The Chosen 108: I Am He 1a
  • Reba McEntire: My Chains Are Gone 2a

 

Friday, April 15 (Good Friday)

  • Jacob 1p
  • Joseph Part 1 3p
  • Joseph Part 2 5p
  • Mary, Mother of Jesus 7p
  • The Passion of the Christ 9p
  • The Passion of the Christ 11p
  • Jacob 1a

 

Saturday, April 16 (Holy Saturday)

  • Pray: The Story of Patrick Peyton 10a CABLE TELEVISION PREMIERE
  • Mary, Mother of Jesus 11a
  • The Ten Commandments 1p
  • Moses Part 1 5p
  • Moses Part 2 7p
  • David Part 1 9p
  • David Part 2 11p
  • Mary, Mother of Jesus 1a

 

Sunday, April 17 (Easter)

  • Reba McEntire: My Chains are Gone 9a
  • 3rd Annual Stellar Music of Hope Special 10a  CABLE TELEVISION PREMIERE

Hosted by Jonathan McReynolds and Kierra Sheard-Kelly, Stellar Music of Hope is an Easter celebration of hope, family and uplifting songs featuring Pastor Mike Jr, Smokie Norful, Donnie McClurkin, Brandon Camphor & Oneway, Natalie Grant, Todd Dulaney, Tasha Cobbs-Leonard and more!

  • Courageous 12p
  • When We Last Spoke 2:30p
  • In-Lawfully Yours 5p
  • Faith, Hope & Love 7p WORLD BROADCAST PREMIERE
  • Small Group 9p WORLD BROADCAST PREMIERE
  • Faith, Hope & Love 11:30p
  • Small Group 1:30a

 

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About UP Entertainment

UP Entertainment, home to UPtv, AspireTV, AspireTV Life, UP Faith & Family and Cine Romántico, is the destination for positive entertainment for passionate and diverse audiences across the leading cable, satellite and streaming platforms. UPtv is the trusted network for adults seeking positive programming with relatable stories of love, laughter and relationships, through exclusive premiere movies, box-office hit films and beloved series. AspireTV is the premier network for Black culture and urban lifestyle programming featuring original productions in food, home and fashion. AspireTV Life is the first free ad supported streaming television (FAST) channel dedicated to sharing the experiences of the multicultural audience through cooking, fashion, travel, design and more. The streaming service UP Faith & Family is the leader in uplifting entertainment and includes exclusive access to original productions from the UP Entertainment family of brands. Additionally, UP Entertainment in partnership with PixL Dos, manages and distributes Cine Romántico, a free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) channel featuring the best of Hollywood TV romance movies in Spanish.

 

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