Gospel Music Channel

Gospel Music Channel

network profile

  • No. 1 network for overall emotional connections to its audience
  • No. 1 network for relevance
  • No. 1 network for frequent viewing
  • 75 percent original programming
  • 60 percent of viewers are between 25 and 44 years old
  • 63 percent female
  • 73 percent own homes
  • Household income is more than $50,000

360° opportunities

Gospel Music Channel offers customized multiplatform advertising opportunities including:

  • Product placement in original series and specials
  • Storyline integration in original series and specials
  • Custom-created vignettes
  • In-market on-site opportunities
  • Talent access
  • Integrated online opportunities at GospelMusicChannel. com


Barbara Bekkedahl

Darryl Heggans

Matt Turner
212-239-4437, ext. 103

Pop, rock, country and soul. It's all gospel! Gospel Music Channel is the nation's only 24-hour music television channel devoted to all styles of gospel music. The family- friendly entertainment network is America's choice for positive music television with offerings of original series, specials, exclusive concerts and music video shows. With music from the soulful sounds of artists such as CeCe Winans and Fred Hammond to the country gospel roots of Alan Jackson and Martina McBride and the Grammy-winning hits of Kirk Franklin and Amy Grant, Gospel Music Channel attracts blue-chip advertisers such as Wal-Mart, Procter & Gamble Co., Paramount Pictures, Allstate, Kraft Foods, General Mills, Hallmark, Lincoln Mercury and Sara Lee Corp.

Gospel Music Channel engages a passionate and influential audience that crosses cultures and generations, and enthusiastically embraces the network and its sponsors.

According to the 2007 Myers Emotional Connections Study measuring viewers' emotional connections among 103 mid-size and emerging networks, Gospel Music Channel ranks No. 1 in "overall emotional connection with audience" and No. 1 in "network is relevant to me." Viewers rank their satisfaction with GMC above other networks, including Hallmark, BET, CMT, MTV, ABC Family and VH1.1

With the soaring popularity of gospel music, the rapidly growing audience base of loyal, engaged and influential fans and a powerful lineup of original series, no wonder Gospel Music Channel is now in 40 million homes and a viewer favorite.


The Kitchen Sink
Gospel Music Channel's exciting original series highlights what's hot in gospel music. This series is the only weekly television program dedicated to featuring live performances, world premieres and the latest entertainment news from the gospel music scene.
Hometown Gospel
Gospel Music Channel's series of specials takes viewers to different U.S. cities to discover the roots of gospel music as well as the current influence the genre has on today's artists. Each special is hosted by a gospel artist who shares his hometown influences with the audience.
Bobby Jones: Next Generation
America's No. 1 soul gospel emcee, Dr. Bobby Jones comes to Gospel Music Channel to shine the light on the next generation of soul gospel music. Every Sunday evening, Bobby Jones features his breakout talent finds from churches, clubs and singing groups across the country, including performance segments from New York's Village Underground.
Faith & Fame
Gospel Music Channel's original series features artists such as Kirk Franklin, Byron Cage, and tobyMac sharing stories of the perks and perils of success and how they balance it all while keeping the faith.
Front Row Live
A front-row seat at some of the greatest gospel concerts in the world from the comfort of viewers' living rooms, "Front Row Live" brings you live performances by some of the greatest gospel artists past and present. All genres are represented, from the Clark Sisters to Kirk Franklin, Third Day to Mike Farris, Calvin Cooke to Hawk Nelson, and Michael W. Smith to Rebecca St. James.
Espiritu Latino
Hosted by best-selling Latino gospel artist Julissa, this weekly series features the hottest music from the Latino gospel scene.
Soulful Voices & Superfest
This daily one-hour show highlights the best of soul gospel. The series features the music of Byron Cage, CeCe Winans, Smokie Norful, Donnie McClurkin and many more.

Note: Gospel Music Channel's core audience is defined as adults 25 to 54 who subscribe to cable or satellite TV and who listen to contemporary Christian, Christian rock, religious, gospel, Southern gospel, or who like these music formats the most or who have purchased or downloaded these music formats in the past year. Source: Simmons NCS Spring 2007, A25-54.

Source: 1Proprietary study, Clark, Martire & Bartolomeo, 2007.