[12/15/04 - 12:00 AM]
PAX TV to Air 'A Night of Joy' at Walt Disney World Resort Hosted by Kirk Cameron, Thursday, DeC. 23, 8 P.M. ET/PT

[via press release from PAX]

PAX TV to Air 'A Night of Joy' at Walt Disney World Resort Hosted by Kirk Cameron, Thursday, Dec. 23, 8 p.m. ET/PT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Dec. 15 -- Celebrating Night of Joy at Walt Disney World Resort, PAX TV will premiere "Night of Joy: A Holiday Celebration of Faith and Family," an exclusive one-hour special event hosted by Kirk Cameron ("Growing Pains" and "Left Behind"), on Thursday, Dec. 23, 2004, at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The special chronicles the creation and execution of the Night of Joy event at Magic Kingdom, an annual tradition at Walt Disney World Resort since 1983.

The special features concerts by Grammy- and Dove-Award-winning artist Kirk Franklin and gospel superstar Yolanda Adams, and special performances by contemporary Christian music legend Steven Curtis Chapman; 2004 Dove "Best New Artist of the Year" Jeremy Camp; Latin music sensation Salvador; and Radio Disney favorite Jump5. Cameron, who recently starred in the Wonderful World of Disney movie "Growing Pains: Return of the Seavers," takes viewers along as he shoots personal home video of favorite Walt Disney World attractions, including "Mickey's PhilharMagic" at Magic Kingdom, Mission: SPACE at Epcot, Rock 'n' Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith at Disney-MGM Studios and Kilimanjaro Safaris at Disney's Animal Kingdom.

"Night of Joy: A Holiday Celebration of Faith and Family" is produced by Bruno White Entertainment. Executive producers are Lorri Berglund and Terri White of Bruno White Entertainment.

About Night of Joy at Walt Disney World Resort

Night of Joy at Walt Disney World Resort is a showcase of the biggest and most-decorated lineup of contemporary Christian music talent every year. In the event's 22-year history, nearly 100 of CCM's top artists have played to more than 800,000 guests. Night of Joy 2004 featured 24 acts spread across three consecutive evenings Sept. 9-11 -- including a first-ever Thursday evening Night of Joy.

About PAX TV

Paxson Communications Corporation owns and operates the nation's largest broadcast television distribution system and the PAX TV network. PAX TV reaches 87 percent of U.S. television households via nationwide broadcast television, cable and satellite distribution systems. PAX TV's original programming slate for the 2004-2005 broadcast season features three unscripted series, "Cold Turkey," "Model Citizens" and "Second Verdict"; a new scripted drama, "Young Blades"; two entertaining variety programs, "America's Most Talented Kids" and "World Cup Comedy," executive produced by Kelsey Grammer; and two fast-paced game shows, "On the Cover" and "Balderdash." Returning series include PAX TV's top-rated dramas, "Doc" and "Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye." For more information, visit PAX TV's Web site at http://www.pax.tv .

SOURCE Walt Disney World Resort

  [december 2004]  


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