Bill Gaither's Best Episodes to Fill Monday Nights on GMC Starting Oct. 6

By Jenny Bennett | managing editor,
Posted: Fri, 10/03/2008 - 17:09

ATLANTA, GA – October 3, 2008 – Are you ready for some Gaither?

Actually, are you ready for some more Gaither? Move over Monday Night Football: Monday Nights on Gospel Music Channel this fall will now be filled with Bill Gaither and his ‘not-so-rowdy friends' as television's first-and-only dedicated home for gospel/Christian music begins airing its popular Bill Gaither's Best series back-to-back-to-back on Monday nights at 7:00 p.m. beginning Oct. 6. With immediate BGB encores, it's a Monday Night Party, southern gospel style.

Bill Gaither's Best features performances from the sell-out and legendary "Gaither Homecoming" annual concert tours that have drawn millions of fans and also includes occasional Gaither-produced specials such as "He Touched Me: The Gospel Music of Elvis Presley" and "The Gospel Music of Johnny Cash."

GMC's Bill Gaither's Best highlights in October:

Monday, October 6
He Touched Me:Gospel Music of Elvis Presley (7 PM, 9 PM, and 11 PM ET)
Elvis Presley's love for Gospel music is revealed through vintage photos, interviews and video concert footage.
A Campfire Homecoming (8 PM)
Eva Mae LeFevre, Squire Parsons, Dottie Rambo and others join Bill and Gloria Gaither for an evening of song.

Monday, October 13
Amazing Grace (7 PM, 9 PM, 11 PM)
The Gaither Vocal Band joins Brenda Lee, Randy Owen of Alabama and over 200 Gospel singers in a concert of hymns.
Singin' In My Soul (8 PM)
Performances by the Easters, Charlotte Richie, Tanya Goodman Sykes and more Southern Gospel legends share their stories of faith.

Monday, October 20
Ernie Haase and Signature Sound: Dream On (*Premiere* – 7 PM, 11 PM)
Jessy Dixon and Chonda Pierce join Ernie Haase and Signature Sound for this live performance at Chicago's Navy Pier Ballroom.
Church In The Wildwood (8 PM)
Bill and Gloria Gaither assemble their Homecoming friends in a late 19th Century church in the Wildwood to sing inspirational favorites.

All Times Eastern

Bill Gaither's Best also airs Saturdays at 1PM and Sundays at 2 PM ET. For more information on Bill Gaither's Best and Gospel Music Channel visit Music Channel is the fastest-growing network in television today can be seen in nearly 40 million homes on various cable systems and nationwide on DIRECTV channel 338.


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