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 .
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