NBC Network to Air “Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ”

March 20, 2010  []

NEW YORK – The video presentation of “Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ,” a program highlighting Orthodox Christian Pascha, or Easter, will broadcast on NBC affiliates nationwide this April.   The program, produced by Greek Orthodox Telecommunications and sponsored by FAITH: An Endowment for Orthodoxy and Hellenism, highlights Holy and Great Week, focusing on the deeply moving and ancient services that recount the Gospel narrative leading to the Death and Resurrection of Christ.  Archbishop Demetrios of America leads a procession of the faithful around the church and outside where, following the reading of the Gospel of the Resurrection, they proclaim the joyous hymn “Christ is Risen!”

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is working with affiliates nationwide, urging them to broadcast the program within their local area.  Broadcast information will be posted as soon as it becomes available from affiliates.  Below you will find a listing of  NBC affiliates by state.  Please check the listing for exact date, time and station. Please contact the Department of Communications if you need assistance.  You may also contact the Program Manager locally to request coverage.

For more information on coverage please log on to www.goarch.org/special/paschatv

DVD copies of the program available for pre-sale ($25, plus $6 shipping).  To pre-purchase please contact the Department of Communications at 212.774.0244 or email gotel@goarch.org.

http://www.goarch.org/news/paschaNBC2010

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