LOS ANGELES, April 11, 2022 — TBN, the world’s largest religious broadcaster, announced today a special Holy Week lineup of programming featuring exciting new content, along with some past favorites back by popular demand. Due to the success and overwhelming audience response to TBN’s Easter programming over the last two years, the network is offering a week-long schedule of Resurrection Day-themed content beginning April 11, and running through Easter Sunday, April 17.
On April 11 at 8 p.m. ET, the network is partnering with the Museum of the Bible to present the The History of Easter, hosted by contemporary Christian singer and songwriter Matthew West. Filmed in Israel, Italy, and at the Museum of the Bible in Washington D.C., the program presents a vast perspective on the history of Easter, including the origin of many Easter traditions that have grown through the ages, ending with a presentation of the original Easter week. Audiences can stay tuned for a brand new Easter episode of Takeaways with Kirk Cameron, titled “The Evidence & Authority of the Resurrection,” at 9 p.m. ET.
Celebrate Easter with Javen & Friends will air Tuesday, April 12, at 8 p.m. ET and will be hosted by gospel artist Javen, with special guests Geron and Becky Davis, Michael Tait, Lynda Randle, Nicole C., Nate Bean and 4Given, Voices of Lee, and Christ Church Choir.
On Thursday, April 14, TBN will present Jesus in the Passover: A Live Broadcast Event with Rabbi Jason Sobel and Shawn Bolz at 8 and 10 p.m. ET. During the live event Rabbi Jason and Shawn will invite audiences to honor, remember, and re-enact what Jesus did with his disciples by joining in this global Passover experience. Offering a guide through the important steps of the Passover Seder and explaining how each aspect of the seder points to our Lord and Savior Jesus, Rabbi Jason and Shawn will teach viewers how to connect with the Jewish roots of the Christian faith and the people of Israel.
The weekend lineup will feature Amazing Grace with Andrea Bocelli and CeCe Winans: An Easter Music Special from Lakewood Church, which includes a special Resurrection Day message from Joel Osteen, airing at 8, 9, and 11 p.m. ET on Good Friday, followed by a Saturday of special Easter programming with the popular Because He Lives: An Easter Celebration in partnership with the Gospel Music Association and hosted by Danny Gokey and Blanca, airing at 2:30 p.m. ET.
Easter Sunday, April 17, will be filled with inspiration as your favorite TBN teachers share powerful Resurrection Day messages all morning long! Immediately following at 3 p.m. ET will be a presentation ofFranklin Graham’s Easter Message from Ukraine, followed by another opportunity for audiences to enjoy Amazing Grace with Andrea Bocelli and CeCe Winans: An Easter Music Special from Lakewood Church at 4 p.m. ET.
Additional Easter programming will air on the network and via the TBN app throughout the weekend. Download TBN’s mobile app at www.tbn.org/apps
For more information on TBN’s Easter programming, to view the promotional trailer, visit e.tbn.org/easter.