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ATLANTA, Ga.—UP TV, the entertainment destination that showcases stories about modern American families and the relationships that define them, is once again the premier family destination for Easter entertainment. The network presents its annual Easter Lives Here slate of inspirational movies beginning Palm Sunday on April 9, 2017 through Easter Sunday on April 16, 2017.

This year’s lineup includes the network television premiere of the critically acclaimed film, Son Of God (buy soundtrack), produced by Roma Downey and Mark Burnett for LightWorkers Media. Son Of God is the life story of Jesus told from his humble birth through crucifixion and resurrection. The movie stars Roma Downey, Diogo Morgado, Greg Hicks and Adrian Schiller. The event also features the critically acclaimed The Passion Of The Christ (buy) and an Easter Sunday filled with inspiring contemporary films culminating in the box office hit God’s Not Dead (buy).

“I am so thrilled that Son Of God will be playing on television this Easter Season, bringing the amazing story of the life of Jesus right into people’s homes to enjoy together as a family,” said Roma Downey, president, LightWorkers Media.

“We are excited to present Son Of God during UP’s annual ‘Easter Lives Here’ programming event,” said Sophia Kelley, senior vice president, programming. “As the only network that brings families a celebration of the Easter season, it’s a remarkable film to add to our powerful and inspiring lineup of movies.”


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