Charter Communications Launches Gospel Music Channel in Minnesota

By Jenny Bennett | managing editor,
Posted: Tue, 07/15/2008 - 20:19

Nation's Only Family-Friendly Music Television Network Is Available on Charter Communications Channel 329

ATLANTA, GA – Charter Communications launched the fastest-growing cable channel in television today: Gospel Music Channel (GMC), America's first and only 24/7 television network dedicated to all styles of family-friendly Gospel/Christian music. Gospel Music Channel is available to Charter Communications customers in Minnesota on channel 329.

Gospel Music Channel ( is devoted to the rich history and contemporary sounds of Gospel/Christian music and its many different genres and artists. From rock, pop, country, soul and everything in between, Gospel Music Channel crosses cultures and generations. From the soulful sounds of CeCe Winans, Mahalia Jackson and Aretha Franklin to the country roots of Johnny Cash, Carrie Underwood and Tim McGraw, and the contemporary stylings of Casting Crowns, Kirk Franklin and Natalie Grant and so many others, GMC's line-up blends all styles and decades together seamlessly. The network's program schedule features original series and specials, live concerts, artist biographies, music videos and much more for the entire family.

In just over three years on-the-air, Gospel Music Channel's growth makes it the hottest young network in cable television. The network can be seen in more than 40 million homes around the country and now on Charter Communications in Minnesota.GMC recently ranked as the #1 emerging or mid-size network in the new annual survey of cable operators.The channel also ranked #1 in "audience attentiveness to advertising," and #1 in "feeling comfortable viewing with family" in a recent major advertising industry research report. Gospel Music Channel has become the largest producer of original Gospel/Christian music television in the world, producing more than 250 hours of concerts, series, specials and video, producing all new content in High Definition.

"Nowhere else on cable television can audiences tune in to a great mix of R&B, rock, pop, country, soul and jazz – and be confident it's appropriate for every member of the family," said Charles Humbard, founder and president of Gospel Music Channel. "We are thrilled that Charter Communications customers in Minnesota can now view family-safe music television," he said.

More information on Gospel Music Channel and Charter Communications can be obtained by calling 1-888-GET CHARTER (1-888-438-2427).


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