UPtv’s Epic Annual Easter Event Returns Expanded Across the Entire Month of April with Over 100 Hrs of Uplifting Movies

THE UPtv EPIC ANNUAL EASTER EVENT RETURNS
EXPANDED ACROSS THE ENTIRE MONTH OF APRIL
WITH OVER 100 HOURS OF UPLIFTING MOVIES

The Network’s Easter Celebration includes
The Passion of the Christ, Risen, War Room
and Heaven is for Real as well as the
U.S. Television Premieres of The Healer and New Life

NEWS Source: Sundari PR

ATLANTA March 27, 2019 UPtv, the television home for uplifting entertainment, will be amplifying this promise in April with a robust weekend movie offering the entire month. Beginning Friday, April 5th, UPtv’s month-long Easter celebration includes a combination of powerful biblical stories, uplifting contemporary premieres and blockbuster faith movies. With over 20 titles, UPtv remains the only place to find the biggest collection of uplifting, inspiring titles that truly celebrate the season.

This year’s lineup includes the U.S. television premiere of The Healer  on Sunday, April 7 at 7 p.m. ET, as well the U.S. television premiere of New Life on Easter Sunday, April 21, at 7 p.m. ET. In The Healer, a young man discovers that he is the next in a long line of men in his family who have the power to heal. Trying to understand it and the new reality that it offers, a teenage girl with terminal cancer unexpectedly shows him the way. The movie stars Oliver Jackson-Cohen (The Haunting of Hill House), Jonathan Pryce (Game of Thrones), Camilla Luddington (Grey’s Anatomy) and Jorge Garcia (Lost ). In New Life, Ben (Jonathan Patrick More, Blindspot) and Ava (Erin Bethea, Fireproof ) are childhood sweethearts who build a beautiful life together, and their love grows stronger every day. When life takes a turn neither of them expect, their future and the life they planned will never be the same.

“As the home for uplifting programming, we’re thrilled to bring back our tentpole event bigger than ever and filled with inspirational movies every weekend all April long,” said Amy Winter, evp and general manager, UPtv. “From epic biblical movies including our Palm Sunday airing of The Passion of the Christ  to contemporary new premieres like New Life on Easter Sunday, UPtv delivers a powerful slate for families to share and celebrate with this Easter season.”

Other titles included in UPtv’s month-long Easter celebration include Risen, War Room, Courageous and Heaven is For Real.

EASTER “All MONTH LONG” PROGRAMMING SLATE (All times ET)

  • Friday 4/5
    • Steel Magnolias 8p
    • Fishes ‘N Loves: Heaven Sent 10:30p
  • Saturday 4/6
    • Love Finds You in Sugarcreek 5p
    • Heaven is for Real  7p
    • War Room 9p
    • Facing the Giants 11:30p
  • Sunday 4/7
    • Courageous 2p
    • Steel Magnolias 4:30p
    • UP Premiere Movie: The Healer 7p
    • Finding Normal  9:30p
    • Steel Magnolias 11:30p
  • Friday 4/12
    • The Healer 8p
    • Steel Magnolias 10:30p
  • Saturday 4/13
    • Heaven is for Real 5p
    • Steel Magnolias 7p
    • The Healer  9:30p
    • The Carpenter’s Miracle 12a
  • Palm Sunday 4/14
    • War Room 2p
    • Fireproof 4:30p
    • Heaven is for Real 7p
    • The Passion of the Christ  9p
    • Risen 11p
    • Noah’s Ark 1a
  • Thursday, 4/18
    • Steel Magnolias 8p
  • Good Friday 4/19
    • War Room 10a
    • Noah’s Ark 12:30p
    • The Greatest Story Ever Told  2:30p
    • Risen 7p
    • The Passion of the Christ  9p
    • Risen 11p
    • The Carpenter’s Miracle 1a
  • Holy Saturday 4/20
    • Risen 5p
    • The Greatest Story Ever Told  7p
    • The Passion of the Christ 11:30p
    • Noah’s Ark 1:30a
  • Easter Sunday 4/21
    • Heaven is for Real  2:30p
    • Steel Magnolias 4:30p
    • UP Premiere Movie: New Life 7p
    • Steel Magnolias 9p
    • New Life 11:30p
  • Friday 4/26
    • Heaven is for Real  8p
    • Love Finds You in Valentine 10p
  • Saturday 4/27
    • Love Finds You in Charm 5p
    • New Life 7p
    • Runaway Romance 9p
    • Letter Never Sent  11p
    • It Had To Be You 1a
  • Sunday 4/28
    • New Life 5p
    • Steel Magnolias 7p
    • Fishes ‘N Loaves: Heaven Sent  9:30p
    • Steel Magnolias 11:30p

About UPtv
UPtv is television’s trusted destination for uplifting shows you can watch together. With box-office hit films and network series like Gilmore Girls, Fresh Off the Boat, Home Improvement and America’s Funniest Home Videos, alongside originals like Bringing Up Bates, Expecting and Our Wedding Story, UPtv’s programming celebrates life’s biggest moments. In addition, UPtv’s award-winning pro-social initiative, “Uplift Someone,” has inspired over 199 million people to uplift others through its social videos. Based in Atlanta, UPtv is a division of UP Entertainment, LLC, and partners with the Aspire network on sales, marketing and other operational services.  And UPtv Entertainment’s UP Faith & Family subscription streaming service has quickly become the fan favorite for its all-ages lineup of family and faith-affirming movies and series.  

Follow UPtv on the Web at www.Uptv.com on Facebook at
https://www.facebook.com/Uptv, Twitter on @Uptv and Instagram at UP_TV.

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