Monday, October 02, 2006

Gospel Superfest 3


The Most Widely Distributed Gospel Television Show Sets the Stage for Gospel's Greatest Superstars

New York, NY - This year's Gospel Superfest will feature great Superstars, including two of Hollywood's finest, Vivica A. Fox and Clifton Davis. The duo rejoins the live taping of Gospel Superfest- New York 3. This star-studded event will take place on Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28, 2006 at the Christian Cultural Center located at 12020 Flatlands Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11207.

Veteran host and actor, Clifton Davis, from NBC's Amen, will once again be accompanied by Hollywood "A List" actress/producer Vivica A. Fox (from Lifetime Television's MISSING and most recently ABC's Dancing With The Stars-2006). In addition, get ready for foot stomping, hand clapping, and high praising with special guests John P. Kee & New Life, Byron Cage, Howard Hewett, Ricky Dillard & New G, Melvin Williams, Karen Clark Sheard, Gary Anglin, Martha Munizzi, Lashell Griffin (Oprah Winfrey Pop Star Challenge Winner), Shirley Murdock, Dr. Leonard Scott, James Hall & Worship & Praise, Freda Battle & The Temple Worshippers, TONEX, Hezekiah Walker & LFC, Dorinda Clark Cole, Kierra Ki Ki Sheard, Tye Tribbett & Greater Anointing, J Moss, 2102, John Cook, Malissa Redmond, The Anointed Pace Sisters, The McClurkin Project, The Singletons, and many more.

This explosive two-day recording event will again take place at three-thousand seat auditorium of The Christian Cultural Center in Brooklyn, New York, where the honorable Dr. A.R. Bernard is Pastor and Founder.

The Gospel Superfest TV Series is the most widely distributed gospel television show in domestic syndication (Source: Nielsen Media Research 2003 – 2005) and is one of the leading gospel programs distributed to Christian cable networks, including The Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN), The Word Network, and the Daystar TV Network. The show is in syndication with networks such as ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX. It reaches approximately 94 million TV households with each broadcast. The producers expect this season's broadcasts to reach approximately 95 percent of all U.S. television households via an estimated 250 TV stations nationwide.

This year, the three-hour nightly recording sessions will feature a variety of music, dance, and comedy. "We are sure that everyone in attendance will have an awesome time as the artists minister God's word through song," said Executive Producer, Dr. Bobby Cartwright. This event promises to be life changing and a pivotal industry event, as the Superfest returns to New York for the third consecutive year.

Gospel Superfest "Live New York" is sponsored by CCCMG, the in-house record label of the Christian Cultural Center and by Cartwright Television Ventures, LLP . Sponsors in syndication include General Motors, Procter & Gamble and Kraft Foods. Event Co-sponsors include The Word Network, Zomba Gospel, Blackberry Records, Canvas Records, Tyscot Records and Rejoice Musical Soul Food.

Over seven-thousand (7,000) people are expected to attend from all over the world, including Africa, Bermuda, and Europe. The sessions take place on Friday, Oct 27th at 8:00pm and Oct. 28th, 2005 at 7:30pm. Tickets for these historic recording session(s) are available at all Ticketmaster outlets ( and at the Christian Cultural Center ( For additional information please contact the Gospel Superfest New York-3 Hotline at 212-631-4200 or visit

For more information and to request media coverage, contact Alicia Smith at or Judy Groover at or 1-877-235-2186.

About Gospel Superfest
Gospel Superfest Television is a production of United Television, LLC of Ohio. It was divinely inspired and created by show executive producer, Dr. Bobby Cartwright, Jr. in 1998 and was first implemented in 2000. Sessions have been held in, Louisville, KY; Columbus, OH; Raleigh, NC; Jacksonville, FL; and Atlanta, GA prior to landing in New York City in 2004. Gospel Superfest is one of the most widely distributed TV programs in black gospel music with distribution quarterly at over ninety-two percent of all US TV households

About the Hosts
Vivica A. Fox - Fox is a dynamic actress and producer, starring in such films as Independence Day, Batman and Robin, Set It Off, Kingdom Come, Kill Bill Vol I and Kill Bill Vol II. She is currently starring in and is the co-executive producer of the Lifetime Channel's hit series, Missing. Fox received the "Lady of Soul 2003 Lena Horne Career Achievement Award", as well as "MTV Movie" and "NAACP Image Award" nominations for her past performances. Vivica's most recent TV role includes ABC's Dancing With The Stars where she is a contestant.

Clifton Davis - Davis is an actor, singer, composer, producer, and minister, sharing his unique talents with audiences around the world for more than 25 years. Clifton is best known for his 5-year run as Reverend Rueben Gregory on the popular NBC television series, Amen. He has been a guest star on such shows as The Jamie Foxx Show, Living Single, Malcolm & Eddie, Party of Five, and The Sentinel. Davis returns to Gospel Superfest TV for the seventh consecutive year.


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