BET is prepping to launch a spin-off of its hit music show 106 & Park which will be called Generation Gospel. The weekly show will be hosted by Jorel Quinn from the hip hop gospel group 21:03 and Angel Taylor of the female gospel contemporary music group Trin-i-tee 5:7 and will feature a live studio audience, music videos, celebrity guests, and much more.
Guest correspondents for Generation Gospel will include Tye Tribbett, 21 year-old Dove Award winner Kierra “KiKi” Sheard, and Sunday Best finalist Jermaine Sellers. The premiere episode airs on January 11, 2009 at 12pm ET, with performances from Marvin Sapp and Kierra “KiKi” Sheard.
106 & PARK PRESENTS: GENERATION GOSPEL Lifestyle Segments:
Churchin’ with JJ — The actor-comedian finds the funny in all things about the church.
Tye’s Tidbits — Stellar Award winner Tye Tribbett presents the latest in news and happenings in the gospel world.
Sellin’ You the Bizness — SUNDAY BEST finalist Jermaine Sellers is our man on the street, talking to real people and covering hot topics from New Year’s resolutions to the new President.
Lifestyles with Kiki — From fashion to fitness, Stellar Award and Dove Award winner Kiki Sheard brings a fresh, energetic and spiritual perspective to issues that relate to her peers.
The Underground — Stellar Award nominee Irocc brings viewers the latest trends happening in the underground and the holy hip hop church movement.
106 & PARK PRESENTS: GENERATION GOSPEL is executive produced by Marilyn Gill and Holly Carter. Connie Orlando (VP of Development) and Eugene Caldwell (VP of Production) are supervising producers, and Stephen Hill (President of Programming) serves as executive in charge for BET.