Gospel's Brightest Stars Shine In New Season of Superfest

By Jenny Bennett | managing editor, www.watchgmctv.com
Posted: Tue, 07/13/2010 - 17:29

gmc Renews Superfest for Two Additional Seasons; DeLeon Sheffield to Host

ATLANTA, July 13, 2010 – gmc, America's favorite channel for uplifting music and family entertainment, announced today that it will renew Superfest for two additional, 26-episode seasons. DeLeon Sheffield, gospel star, GRAMMY Award-nominee and wife of baseball star Gary Sheffield, will host the series.Founded in 2000, Superfest has become one of the leading TV properties in faith-based inspirational entertainment and the live recording event is a must-stop on the annual gospel events calendar. The new gmc series is executive produced by Superfest founder Dr. Bobby Cartwright, Jr.

Superfest will bring viewers the best performances of the highly celebrated Gospel Superfest concert series, featuringGRAMMY and Stellar winners Richard Smallwood and J. Moss as well asGRAMMY winners Karen Clark Sheard, Hezekiah Walker, Kiki Sheard, and Regina Belle. Other performers include Trin-i-tee 5:7, The Whispers, Mary Mary, Shirley Murdock, Byron Cage, Dorinda Clarke Cole and several others.

Cartwright said, "Superfest will have a fresh new look and feel. This will be a very special hour of entertainment for gospel music fans and gmc viewers.It's a diverse and eclectic hour of musical entertainment, ranging from gospel, R&B, Broadway to hip-hop to quartet and more."

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gmc (www.watchgmctv.com), America's favorite channel for uplifting music andfamily entertainment, is the fastest-growing network in television and the number one digital network in perceived value (source: BETA Research). gmc can be seen in over 47 million homes on various cable systems around the country, on DIRECTV on channel 338 and on Verizon FiOS on channel 224.