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UP Adds 'The American Bible Challenge' to its Lineup
7/18/2013 3:00:14 PM


ATLANTA, GA – UP, America’s favorite channel for uplifting family entertainment, announced today that it has acquired the first two seasons of ratings hit “The American Bible Challenge.” “The American Bible Challenge” will be UP’s first game show and will premiere on Thursday, July 25 at 9 p.m. EDT.

UP has acquired the first two seasons of the series, hosted by comedian Jeff Foxworthy (@foxoutdoors), for a total of 18 episodes. In the program's second season, gospel star and multiple Grammy® Award winner Kirk Franklin (@kirkfranklin) joins Foxworthy as co-host.

The one-hour show features questions drawn from the Bible with contestants striving to win prize money for the charity of their choice. Three teams of three compete on each show. The winning team receives $20,000 to donate to charity and advances in a season-long tournament. The season's champion wins $100,000 for their charity.

“‘The American Bible Challenge’ is a wonderful family show that encompasses the uplifting values embodied by the UP brand,” said Leslie Glenn Chesloff, executive vice president, programming. “We are delighted to add this popular series to our schedule.” 

About UP
UP, ( based in Atlanta, is America’s favorite network for uplifting music and family entertainment. The network presents original and acquired movies, series, stage plays and music specials along with gMovies, the first faith-friendly streaming movie service. The UP brand is reflected in “Uplift Someone,” the network’s successful pro-social initiative. UP can be seen in more than 62 million homes on major cable systems including Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Cox Communications and Charter Communications, as well as DIRECTV on channel 338, DISH Network on channel 188, and Verizon FiOS on channel 224.

Follow UP on Facebook & Twitter at and @UPtv.

Source via Black PR Newswire

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