DIRECTV To Debut 'Songs Of Praise For Christmas'
November 20, 2006 at 6:53 AM (PT)
DIRECTV rings in the holiday season with “SONGS OF PRAISE FOR CHRISTMAS,” a 90-minute television special hosted by AMY GRANT and NASCAR legend DARRELL WALTRIP. The all-new CHRISTMAS special debuts NOVEMBER 24 exclusively on DIRECTV Channel 103 and will run continuously through the month of DECMEBER.
Guest hosts include REBECCA ST. JAMES, MARK HALL of CASTING CROWNS and "AMERICAN IDOL" finalist MANDISA. Featured performances include CLAY AIKEN, NICOLE C. MULLEN, MICHAEL W. SMITH and the BROOKLYN TABERNACLE CHOIR.
“We were literally overcome with emotional feedback from the millions of viewers who tuned into the ‘SONGS OF PRAISE’ debut last EASTER,” said DIRECTV Pres./Entertainment DAVID HILL. “Following that sensational start, we’ve decided to extend the special to a full 90 minutes and are excited to have Christian music leaders like AMY GRANT, MICHAEL W. SMITH and singing phenomenon CLAY AIKEN on our roster for this new addition to the series.”
For more information on "SONGS OF PRAISE FOR CHRISTMAS," visit www.directv.com/songsofpraise.