DAYTIME EMMY® AWARD NOMINEE AND BELOVED TELEVISION STAR,

CAMERON MATHISON

INKS MULTI-PICTURE, MULTI-YEAR DEAL WITH GREAT AMERICAN MEDIA

NEW YORK, NY – November 20, 2023 – Great American Media, America’s fastest-growing cable television network in 2023, has signed long-time television star and multiple Daytime Emmy® nominee Cameron Mathison (“All My Children,” 1112 episodes, “General Hospital,” 226 episodes) to a multi-picture deal over several years to star in television and other programs across Great American Media’s vast portfolio of platforms, including linear networks Great American Family and Great American Faith & Living, and its streaming service, Great American Pure Flix. In addition to being one of Daytime television’s most recognizable faces, Mathison has also starred in dozens of made-for-television movies, including several for Great American Family (A Merry Christmas Wish, A Kindhearted Christmas) as well as being host and presenter for “Good Morning America,” “Entertainment Tonight,” and 10 seasons of acclaimed daytime series, “Home & Family.” Broader terms of the deal are not disclosed.

“Cameron Mathison is one of entertainment’s most prolific and cherished stars and has a resume that is respected across the industry,” says Bill Abbott, President & CEO, Great American Media. “Having collaborated with Cameron on many past projects, I am thrilled to welcome him home to Great American Media and look forward to the working with him on content that our viewers will love for years to come.” Abbott concluded.

“It is very important to me to create well-crafted, beautiful stories,” Mathison said. “I am grateful to be back at Great American Media and to collaborate with some of the best creative teams in entertainment to make heartwarming content everyone can enjoy,” Mathison concluded.

Photo: Cameron Mathison, courtesy of Cameron Mathison

ABOUT GREAT AMERICAN FAMILY

Great American Family is America’s premiere destination for quality family-friendly programming, including original holiday movies, rom-coms and fan-favorite series that celebrate faith, family and country.  Great American Family is home to year-round seasonal celebrations including Great American Christmas, the network’s signature franchise featuring holiday themed movies and specials.  Founded in 2021, Great American Family is part of the Great American Media portfolio of brands. Follow Great American Family on Twitter: @GAfamilyTV  Facebook: @GAfamilytv Instagram: @gactv

MEDIA CONTACT:

Pam Slay

Network Program Publicity

818.415.3784

BILL ABBOTT, CANDACE CAMERON BURE, AND GREAT AMERICAN MEDIA CELEBRATED REAL HEROES AT THE PREMIERE OF “MY CHRISTMAS HERO”

COMPANY CEO JOINS EXECUTIVE PRODUCER AND STAR OF THE FILM TO HOST SPECIAL RED-CARPET SCREENING FOR MILITARY MEMBERS AND THEIR FAMILIES AT JBLM IN WASHINGTON STATE

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, SEATTLE, WA —November 16, 2023—Great American Family President and CEO Bill Abbott joined Chief Creative Officer Candace Cameron Bure to host a very special world premiere of My Christmas Hero exclusively for U.S. service men and women and their families yesterday. This special showing was held at Joint Army and Air Force Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) in Washington state, where the film is set.

“We truly enjoyed the opportunity to salute these real Christmas heroes at the premiere of My Christmas Hero on the joint base,” said Bure, who plays Dr. Nicole Ramsey in the movie. “It was fitting to host this screening here at JBLM because that’s where the movie’s story is set.”

The red-carpet screening was held Wednesday, November 15 on the McChord (Air Force) side of JBLM—the base portrayed in My Christmas Hero. Bure stars in and is an executive producer of the new movie. Bure’s co-star, Gabriel Hogan, was also in attendance. This event follows a recent announcement that Great American Family has experienced eleven consecutive months of growth making it TV’s fastest-growing network.

“Great American Media provides quality family-friendly programming that celebrates faith, family and country, and our unique partnership with Candy Rock allows us to produce best in class content. To be able to celebrate Christmas and this movie with the everyday heroes who selflessly serve our country was truly special for both Candace and me,” said Bill Abbott, President and CEO of Great American Media. “My Christmas Hero is at the heart of who we are as a network.”

My Christmas Hero is the story of a U.S. Army reservist on a mission to honor a special fallen soldier and bring much-needed healing to her family. Along the way, Dr. Ramsey (Bure) and Major Ross (Gabriel Hogan) may find more than the answers to the mystery!

My Christmas Hero premieres on Great American Family the day after Thanksgiving, at 8 p.m. EST / 7 p.m. CST Friday, November 24. You can find a full list and schedule of Great American Christmas movies at https://www.greatamericanfamily.com.

My Christmas Hero is a Syrup Studios production in association with Candy Rock Entertainment. Mick MacKay serves as Producer, and Martin Wood directs an original screenplay written by Jim Head. Executive producers include Ford Englerth, Jeffery Brooks, Eric Jarboe, Holly A. Hines, Gerald Webb, Jim Head, Trevor McWhinney, and Martin Wood. Supervising Producers include Jonathan Shore, Robyn Wiener, Michael Shepard, and Doran S. Chandler serves as Associate Producer.

ABOUT GREAT AMERICAN FAMILY

Great American Family is America’s premiere destination for quality family-friendly programming, including original holiday movies, rom-coms, and fan-favorite series that celebrate faith, family, and country. Great American Family is home to year-round seasonal celebrations including Great American Christmas, the network’s signature franchise featuring holiday themed movies and specials. Founded in 2021, Great American Family is part of the Great American Media portfolio of brands. Follow Great American Family on Twitter: @GAfamilyTV  Facebook:@GAfamilytv Instagram: @gactv

ABOUT CANDY ROCK ENTERTAINMENT

Candy Rock Enterprises is a joint venture between award-winning actress, producer, and New York Times Bestselling Author Candace Cameron Bure and the full-service development and execution team behind Redrock Entertainment, Ford Englerth and Jeffery Brooks. Candy Rock’s Entertainment division develops, produces, and distributes television projects, lifestyle programming, and feature length films with an emphasis on family-friendly content. Instagram: @CandyRock.Entertainment

ABOUT SYRUP STUDIOS Syrup Studios is a new Canadian production service company based in Vancouver, British Columbia specializing in scripted and unscripted television series and holiday films, rom-coms, comedies, and thrillers. Syrup Studios provides the full spectrum of services including content development, legal and business affairs, budgeting, scheduling, and financing.

CANDACE CAMERON BURE ANNOUNCES THIRD ANNUAL

GREAT AMERICAN CHRISTMAS BEGINS OCTOBER 13

GREAT AMERICAN FAMILY UNVEILS PREMIERE DATES FOR 20 ALL-NEW CHRISTMAS MOVIES CELEBRATING BELOVED HOLIDAY TRADITIONS, GIVES HOLIDAY MOVIE FANS EARLY ACCESS TO SNEAK PEEK OF EVENT

NEW YORK, NY – October 12, 2023 – Today Candace Cameron Bure, Chief Creative Officer, Great American Media, announced the network’s popular holiday franchise, Great American Christmas will return to air a week earlier than planned, beginningFriday, October 13 (6 a.m. ET). Great American Family released world premiere dates for its 20 all-new, original Christmas movies in the slate below while also gifting holiday movie fans with a front row seat to Great American Christmas in a sneak peek video showcasing the star-studded lineup (link).

The event is the most expansive in the history of Great American Christmas, featuring20 all-new World Premiere original movies and delivering the strongest family-friendly, faith-based seasonal offerings on linear television. The event features original movie premieres every weekend beginning October 14 through December 23. Encores of thenew films, along with classic Great American Christmas originals will brighten the season 24 hours a day through the end of the year.

As previously announced, the celebration does not end on December 31, as Great American Family is the exclusive cable television home of the beloved 135th Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year’s Day. Great American Family is America’s fastest-growing cable television network for the past 11 consecutive months.

Viewers can find Great American Family by texting CHRISTMAS to 877-999-1225(terms)

Great American Christmas Original World Premiere Movie Lineup 2023:

Destined 2: Christmas Once More, starring Shae Robins and Casey Elliott, premieres Saturday, October 14 (8 p.m. ET). In this sequel, Theo (Elliott) continues to miss connecting with his girlfriend, Kim (Robbins) as he attempts to propose at Christmas.

‘Twas the Text Before Christmas, starring Merritt Patterson and Trevor Donovan, premieres Saturday, October 21 (8 p.m. ET). An unexpected text message sent to the wrong number (Patterson) sets into motion a Christmas tradition with a new family (Donovan) over three separate years.

Bringing Christmas Home, starring Jill Wagner and Paul Greene, premieres Saturday, October 28 (8 p.m. ET). A professor of military history (Wagner) teams with an antique store owner (Greene) to track down the original owner of a historic WWII uniform and the love letters left in its pockets. 

Journey to Christmas (wt)starring Ash Tsai and Joey Heyworth, premieres Sunday, October 29 (8 p.m. ET). While on a charity press tour, a model (Tsai) ends up stranded by the weather at the family home of the driver (Heyworth) she hired to assist her for the week.

A Dash of Christmas, starring Broadway’s Laura Osnes and Christopher Russell, premieres Saturday, November 4 (8 p.m. ET). A marketing exec (Osnes) must learn a recipe to get her dream job and ends up entered in a holiday bakeoff with a dream baker (Russell).

Our Christmas Wedding, starring Holly Deveaux and Drew Seeley, premieres Sunday, November 5 (8 p.m. ET). In the sequel, roles reverse as Nicole’s boss plans newly engaged Nicole (Deveaux) and Michael’s (Seeley) wedding in two weeks at Christmas.

Christmas Keepsake (wt), starring Jillian Murray and Daniel Lissing, premieres Saturday, November 11 (8 p.m. ET). A father (Lissing) bonds with his daughter and stumbles upon an unexpected romance (Murray) while tracking down the original owner of a Christmas time capsule.

A Christmas Blessing, starring Lori Loughlin, James Tupper, and Jesse Hutch, premieres Sunday, November 12 (8 p.m. ET). A TV chef (Loughlin) is divinely inspired to take over her late aunt’s charity with help from a new friend (Hutch) and handsome business associate next door (Tupper). 

Santa, Maybe, starring Aubrey Reynolds, premieres Saturday, November 18 (8 p.m. ET). Can theater director Lila (Reynolds) rise to the challenge of putting on the perfect Christmas ballet, while also discovering her office Secret Santa in the process?

A Paris Christmas Waltz, starring Jen Lilley and Matthew Morrison, premieres Sunday, November 19 (8 p.m. ET). A novice dancer (Lilley) pairs with a professional (Morrison) to enter a renowned dance competition…in Paris! The next story in The Christmas Waltz universe, the highest-rated Christmas rom com of 2020, from Michael Damian and Janeen Damian.

My Christmas Hero, starring Candace Cameron Bure and Gabriel Hogan, premieres Friday, November 24 (8 p.m. ET). An army reserve doctor (Bure) tracks down her family’s military history with the help of a new romance (Hogan).

A Royal Date for Christmas (wt), starring Danica McKellar and Damon Runyan, premieres Saturday, November 25 (8 p.m. ET). When a European Duke (Runyon) arrives in the US, he realizes that his bags have been lost in transit. He has no choice but to be styled, and ultimately inspired, by Bella (McKellar) the owner of a local boutique. 

A Christmas for the Ages, starring Natasha Bure, Anna Ferguson, Kate Craven, and Cheryl Ladd, premieres Sunday, November 26 (8 p.m. ET). Prompted by their youngest granddaughter (Bure), four generations celebrate family and what Christmas was like in the 40s, 60s, 90s, and present day. 

Christmas on Windmill Way, starring Christa Taylor Brown and Chad Michael Murray, premieres Saturday, December 2 (8 p.m. ET). To save her family’s legacy windmill, a woman (Taylor Brown) must remind her ex-boyfriend (Michael Murray) of the best of their hometown.

The Jinglebell Jubilee (wt), starring Erin Agostino and Marshall Williams, premieres Sunday, December 3 (8 p.m. ET). A city manager (Williams) recruits the help of a childhood friend (Agostino) in setting right his town’s Christmas Charity event, while she sets to work setting him up with her close friend.

Meet Me Under the Mistletoe, starring Sarah Fisher and Simon Arblaster, premieres Saturday, December 9 (8 p.m. ET). Two rival realtors (Fisher and Arblaster) are forced to work together to sell one special house before Christmas. 

Peppermints & Postcards, starring Ella Cannon and Christopher Russell, premieres Sunday, December 10 (8 p.m. ET). When a Christmas letter concerning her love life goes viral, one mom discovers that romance might be right at her door.

Designing Christmas with You (wt), starring Susie Abromeit and Liam McIntyre, premieres Saturday, December 16 (8 p.m. ET). With her career on the line, a decorator (Abromeit) must work with an unexpected partner (McIntyre) to showcase a house for an upcoming Christmas gala.

12 Games of Christmas, starring Johnny Ramey and Felisha Cooper, premieres Sunday, December 17 (8 p.m. ET). In 12 Games of Christmas, a group of old friends and neighbors are transported into a Christmas-themed board game during a Christmas party. 

A Royal Christmas Holiday, starring Brittany Underwood and Jonathan Stoddard, premieres Saturday, December 23 (8 p.m. ET). In search of her big break, a reporter (Underwood) arranges a Christmas interview with a European Prince (Stoddard) visiting the states. Will the reporter’s big story become her love story?

ABOUT GREAT AMERICAN FAMILY

Great American Family is America’s premiere destination for quality family-friendly programming, including original holiday movies, rom-coms and fan-favorite series that celebrate faith, family and country.  Great American Family is home to year-round seasonal celebrations including Great American Christmas, the network’s signature franchise featuring holiday themed movies and specials.  Founded in 2021, Great American Family is part of the Great American Media portfolio of brands. Follow Great American Family on Twitter: @GAfamilyTV  Facebook: @GAfamilytv Instagram: @gactv

MEDIA CONTACT:

Pam Slay

Network Program Publicity

818.415.3784

A New Option in Faith Entertainment Coming Soon:

GREAT AMERICAN FAITH & LIVING

Great American Media, Home to Quality Entertainment Celebrating Faith and Family,

Reinforces Brand Promise with Rebrand of Linear Channel to Great American Faith & Living.

NEW YORK, NY- October 10, 2023 – Great American Media today announced Great American Living will be rebranded Great American Faith & Living.  Following the successful merger with the Sony-owned streaming service, Pure Flix, the company is expanding its faith footprint in the linear space.  Great American Faith & Living joins Great American Family—the fastest growing television network for 11 consecutive months – as a channel committed to providing beloved family friendly, faith-based content to viewing audiences across the landscape.

“Given the enormously positive reaction from subscribers to Great American Pure Flix and the ongoing growth of Great American Family, now is the perfect time to sharpen our focus on our second linear channel.  Great American Faith & Living fills a void in the marketplace, and we are confident viewers will enjoy a strong mix of content that brings the highest quality faith programming in the genre”, said Bill Abbott, President, and CEO of Great American Media. 

Prior to the rebrand, Great American Living has expanded its distribution in recent months to include Altice, Frndly TV, and Philo.

“Since the merger with Pure Flix,” continued Abbott, “faith movies have been among the top-rated content on Great American Family, and we feel strongly that the faith category is big enough to have a channel fully dedicated to the genre. We are committed to listening to our viewers and are dedicated to creating quality faith and family content that inspires and uplifts.”  The movies new to Great American Family include Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters; An Unlikely Angel; Learning To Love; and The Abigail Mysteries.

ABOUT GREAT AMERICAN MEDIA

Great American Media is home to a family-friendly portfolio of brands including Great American Family, Great American Pure Flix and soon to be rebranded Great American Faith & Living.  As the flagship linear TV network, Great American Family features original Christmas movies, rom-coms and classic series that celebrate faith, family and country.  Great American Pure Flix is a leading faith and family streaming service that inspires, uplifts and entertains with content that you can confidently stream with the entire family.  Great American Media is also home to FAST (free ad-supporting streaming TV) channel Great American Adventures, which offers scripted and unscripted content highlighting themes including cooking and DIY, and Great American Community, a free direct-to-consumer streaming app featuring short-form original series hosted by well-known lifestyle experts.  Great American Media was established in June 2021 by Bill Abbott and a group of US-based family offices.

Media Contact:

Angela Sullivan

Angela.Sullivan@gacmedia.com

GREAT AMERICAN FAMILY REIGNS AS TV’S FASTEST-GROWING NETWORK FOR ELEVEN CONSECUTIVE MONTHS

September 2023 Total Day Household Ratings Up +185%

Ranked #1 for 3Q23 and the 22/23 Season In Growth of Total Viewers

NEW YORK, NY – October 4, 2023 – Great American Family is TV’s fastest-growing network for the eleventh consecutive month after closing out September up 185% in Total Day Household ratings and leading all networks in year-over-year viewership increases.  According to Nielsen Media Research, Great American Family also retained its position as TV’s fastest-growing network in 2023 to-date with the largest gains in Total Day Households (+161%) and Total Viewers (+166%); and 2022-2023 Season Total Day Households (+152%) and Total Viewers (+150%).

Please see highlights below: 

  •  Eleven consecutive months as TV’s fastest-growing network year-over-year in Total Day Household ratings *
  • September 2023: Ranked #1in both Total Day Household ratings (+185%) and Total Viewers (+193%) vs. September 2022 **
  • 2023 Year-to-Date: Fastest-growing network on TV in Total Day Households (+161%) and Total Viewers (+166%) ***
  • 2022-2023 Season: Fastest-growing network on TV in Total Day Households (+152%) and Total Viewers (+150%) ****

Source:

* Nielsen LSD, ASC HHs, Ranked by YOY % Change by Month, Total Day M-Su 6a-6a

** Nielsen LSD, HHs Sep 2023 vs Sep 2022 % Change, Total Day (M-Su 6a-6a)

*** Nielsen LSD, 2023YTD (12/26/22-9/24/23) vs 2022YTD (12/27/21-9/25/22) % Change, HHs and P2+, Total Day

(M-Su 6a-6a)

**** Nielsen LSD, 22-23 Season (9/26/22-9/24/23) vs 21-22 Season (9/27/21-9/25/22) % Change, HHs and P2+, Total

Day (M-Su 6a-6a)

ABOUT GREAT AMERICAN FAMILY

Great American Family is America’s premiere destination for quality family-friendly programming, including original holiday movies, rom-coms and fan-favorite series that celebrate faith, family and country.  Great American Family is home to year-round seasonal celebrations including Great American Christmas, the network’s signature franchise featuring holiday themed movies and specials.  Founded in 2021, Great American Family is part of the Great American Media portfolio of brands. Follow Great American Family on Twitter: @GAfamilyTV Facebook: @GAfamilytv Instagram: @gactv

MEDIA CONTACT:

Angela Sullivan

Angela.Sullivan@gacmedia.com

COME HOME TO GREAT AMERICAN FAMILY FOR CHRISTMAS

THIRD ANNUAL ‘GREAT AMERICAN CHRISTMAS’ BEGINS OCTOBER 20

WITH 20 HIGH-QUALITY, ORIGINAL HOLIDAY FILMS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

As Gift to Viewers, Full Slate of Movie Premiere Dates Coming Soon

NEW YORK, NY – September 18, 2023 –Great American Family today announced the company’s highly-rated and highly-anticipated annual holiday program event, Great American Christmas, returns Friday, October 20, with the first premiere of the season, Saturday, October 21. The full slate of World Premiere dates will be announced soon so that holiday movie fans can mark premiere dates in the Great American Christmas Movie Checklist App. The 2023 edition of Great American Christmas features 20 high-quality original holiday movies and around the clock, 24/7 holiday films from the network’s library on Great American Family, the nation’s fastest-growing cable television network for the past 10 consecutive months.

Talent audiences know and love star in stories destined to become holiday classics will provide viewers an unparalleled entertainment experience that promises to make the season bright.  Great American Christmas originals feature beloved stars such as Candace Cameron Bure, Danica McKellar, Chad Michael Murray, Trevor Donovan, and Jill Wagner, to name a few.  

Great American Christmas Original World Premiere Movies 2023 Include:

12 Games of Christmas, starring Johnny Ramey and Felisha Cooper. In 12 Games of Christmas, a group of old friends and neighbors are transported into a Christmas-themed board game during a Christmas party.

A Christmas Blessing, starring Lori Loughlin, James Tupper, and Jesse Hutch. A TV chef (Loughlin) is divinely inspired to take over her late aunt’s charity with help from a new friend (Hutch) and handsome business associate next door (Tupper).

A Christmas Commission (wt), starring Sarah Fisher and Simon Arblaster. Two rival realtors (Fisher and Arblaster) are forced to work together to sell one special house before Christmas.

A Christmas for the Ages, starring Natasha Bure, Anna Ferguson, Kate Craven, and Cheryl Ladd. Prompted by their youngest granddaughter (Bure), four generations celebrate family and what Christmas was like in the 40s, 60s, 90s, and present day.

A Dash of Christmas, starring Broadway’s Laura Osnes and Christopher Russell. A marketing exec (Osnes) must learn a recipe to get her dream job and ends up entered in a holiday bakeoff with a dream baker (Russell).

A Model Christmas (wt), starring Ash Tsai and Joey Heyworth. While on a charity press tour, a model (Tsai) ends up stranded by the weather at the family home of the driver (Heyworth) she hired to assist her for the week.

A Paris Christmas Waltz, starring Jen Lilley and Matthew Morrison. A novice dancer (Lilley) pairs with a professional (Morrison) to enter a renowned dance competition…in Paris! The next story in The Christmas Waltz universe, the highest-rated Christmas rom com of 2020, from Michael Damian and Janeen Damian.

A Royal Christmas Holiday, starring Brittany Underwood and Jonathan Stoddard. In search of her big break, a reporter (Underwood) arranges a Christmas interview with a European Prince (Stoddard) visiting the states. Will the reporter’s big story become her love story?

A Royal Christmas Romance (wt), starring Danica McKellar and Damon Runyan. When a European Duke (Runyon) arrives in the US, he realizes that his bags have been lost in transit. He has no choice but to be styled, and ultimately inspired, by Bella (McKellar) the owner of a local boutique.

A Time Capsule Christmas (wt), starring Jillian Murray and Daniel Lissing. A father (Lissing) bonds with his daughter and stumbles upon an unexpected romance (Murray) while tracking down the original owner of a Christmas time capsule.

Bringing Christmas Home (wt), starring Jill Wagner and Paul Greene. A professor of military history (Wagner) teams with an antique store owner (Greene) to track down the original owner of a historic WWII uniform and the love letters left in its pockets.

Christmas on Windmill Way, starring Christa Taylor Brown and Chad Michael Murray. To save her family’s legacy windmill, a woman (Taylor Brown) must remind her ex-boyfriend (Michael Murray) of the best of their hometown.

Destined 2: Christmas Once More, starring Shae Robbins and Casey Elliott. In this sequel, Theo (Elliott) continues to miss connecting with his girlfriend, Kim (Robbins) as he attempts to propose at Christmas.

Mistletoe Moments, starring Susie Abromeit and Liam McIntyre. With her career on the line, a decorator (Abromeit) must work with an unexpected partner (McIntyre) to showcase a house for an upcoming Christmas gala.

My Christmas Hero, starring Candace Cameron Bure and Gabriel Hogan. An army reserve doctor (Bure) tracks down her family’s military history with the help of a new romance (Hogan).

Our Christmas Wedding, starring Holly Deveaux and Drew Seeley. In the sequel, roles reverse as Nicole’s boss plans newly engaged Nicole (Deveaux) and Michael’s (Seeley) wedding in two weeks at Christmas.

Peppermint & Postcards, starring Ella Cannon and Christopher Russell. When a Christmas letter concerning her love life goes viral, one mom discovers that romance might be right at her door.

Santa, Maybe (wt), starring Aubrey Reynolds. Can theater director Lila (Reynolds) rise to the challenge of putting on the perfect Christmas ballet, while also discovering her office Secret Santa in the process?

The Christmas Regift (wt), starring Erin Agostino and Marshall Williams. A city manager (Williams) recruits the help of a childhood friend (Agostino) in setting right his town’s Christmas Charity event, while she sets to work setting him up with her close friend.

‘Twas the Text Before Christmas, starring Merritt Patterson and Trevor Donovan. An unexpected text message sent to the wrong number (Patterson) sets into motion a Christmas tradition with a new family (Donovan) over three separate years.

Stay tuned for announcements on Christmas movie premieres coming to the company’s streaming service, Great American Pure Flix.

ABOUT GREAT AMERICAN FAMILY

Great American Family is America’s premiere destination for quality family-friendly programming, including original holiday movies, rom-coms and fan-favorite series that celebrate faith, family and country.  Great American Family is home to year-round seasonal celebrations including Great American Christmas, the network’s signature franchise featuring holiday themed movies and specials.  Founded in 2021, Great American Family is part of the Great American Media portfolio of brands. Follow Great American Family on Twitter: @GAfamilyTV  Facebook: @GAfamilytv Instagram: @gactv

MEDIA CONTACT:

Pam Slay

Network Program Publicity

818.415.3784

Announcing the World Premiere of Great American Pure Flix!

Two Powerful Faith and Family Brands Unite with a Shared Commitment to Quality Entertainment

SEPTEMBER 14/ NEW YORK: Following the merger of Great American Media and Pure Flix in June 2023, the popular faith and family streaming service will now be known as Great American Pure Flix. Beyond the name change, subscribers will experience more quality-viewing at a great value, along with a clean-stream promise:

Great American Pure Flix is committed to bringing viewers quality movies and programs that celebrate Faith, Family, and Hometown Values. With Great American Pure Flix, you can stream clean anytime, anywhere.

“Great American Pure Flix fits seamlessly with the Great American Media family,” said Bill Abbott, President, and CEO of Great American Media. “Our mission is to provide families with quality entertainment that celebrates faith, family, and hometown values wherever and however they enjoy watching.”

Great American Pure Flix joins the Great American Media portfolio of brands:

  • Great American Family 
  • Great American Living
  • Great American Adventures
  • Great American Community
  • Pure Flix FAST (soon to be launched)

Great American Pure Flix is now the 24/7 companion to Great American Family with uplifting films and series. Great American Family has been the fastest-growing cable network for 10 consecutive months.

In addition, there’s an outstanding slate of new films, including:

  • Divine Influencer, September 15, starring Lara Silva from “The Chosen” and directed by Shari Rigby
  • Harvest Homecoming, October 6 (after premiering on Great American Family on September 30), starring Trevor Donovan and Jessica Lowndes
  • Birthright Outlaw, October 13, the new Western from director Aaron Burns (Legacy Peak) starring Lucas Black and Sarah Drew
  • NEW Christmas Movies beginning in November, featuring beloved Great American stars including Candace Cameron Bure, Lori Loughlin, Danica McKellar, Trevor Donovan, and Jen Lilley.

About Great American Pure Flix

Great American Pure Flix is the streaming home to the best in family and faith entertainment. Through a 2023 merger, Pure Flix is now the streaming arm of Great American Media, the leading provider of wholesome family-friendly and inspirational movies and programs.  Combined with Pure Flix’s longstanding faith and family focus, Great American Pure Flix is the best of both worlds with more new movies, programs, and Christmas movies all year long.

About Great American Media

Great American Media is home to a family-friendly portfolio of brands including Great American Family, Great American Pure Flix and Great American Living.  As the flagship linear TV network, Great American Family features original Christmas movies, rom-coms and classic series that celebrate faith, family, and country.  Great American Pure Flix is a leading faith and family streaming service that inspires, uplifts, and entertains with content that you can confidently stream with the entire family.  Great American Living features lifestyle programming that celebrates family-friendly traditions every day and every season.  Great American Media is also home to FAST (free ad-supporting streaming TV) channel Great American Adventures, which offers scripted and unscripted content highlighting themes including cooking and DIY, and Great American Community, a free direct-to-consumer streaming app featuring short-form original series hosted by well-known lifestyle experts.  Great American Media was established in June 2021 by Bill Abbott and a group of US-based family offices.

Contact:

Angela Sullivan

GREAT AMERICAN FAMILY REIGNS AS TV’S FASTEST-GROWING NETWORK FOR TEN CONSECUTIVE MONTHS

August 2023 Total Day Household Ratings Up +169%

Ranked #1 In 2023 YTD Viewership Growth in Key Demos

NEW YORK, NY – September 11, 2023 – Great American Family is TV’s fastest-growing network for the tenth consecutive month after closing out August up 169% in Total Day Household ratings and leading all networks in year-over-year viewership increases.  According to Nielsen Media Research, Great American Family also retained its position as TV’s fastest-growing network in 2023 to-date with the largest gains in Total Day Households (+161%) and Total Viewers (+161%); and Primetime Households (+138%) and Total Viewers (+136%). 

Please see highlights below:  

  • Ten consecutive months as TV’s fastest-growing network year-over-year in Total Day Household ratings *
  • August 2023: Ranked #1in both Total Day Household ratings (+169%) and Total Viewers (+179%) vs. July 2022 **
  • 2023 Year-to-Date: Fastest-growing network on TV in Total Day Households (+161%) and Total Viewers (+161%); and Primetime Households (+138%) and Total Viewers (+136%) ***

Source: 

* Nielsen LSD, ASC HHs, Ranked by YOY % Change by Month, Total Day M-Su 6a-6a

** Nielsen LSD, HHs Aug 2023 vs Aug 2022 % Change, Total Day (M-Su 6a-6a)

*** Nielsen LSD, 2023YTD (12/26/22-8/27/23) vs 2022YTD (12/27/21-8/28/22) % Change, HHs and P2+, Total Day (M-Su 6a-6a), Prime (M-Su 6p-1a)

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ABOUT GREAT AMERICAN FAMILY

Great American Family is America’s premiere destination for quality family-friendly programming, including original holiday movies, rom-coms and fan-favorite series that celebrate faith, family, and country.  Great American Family is home to year-round seasonal celebrations including Great American Christmas, the network’s signature franchise featuring holiday themed movies and specials.  Founded in 2021, Great American Family is part of the Great American Media portfolio of brands. Follow Great American Family on Twitter: @GAfamilyTV Facebook: @GAfamilytv Instagram: @gactv

MEDIA CONTACT:

Angela Sullivan

FALL INTO AUTUMN WITH GREAT AMERICAN FAMILY

SEVEN NEW ORIGINAL MOVIES PREMIERE AS PART OF NETWORK’S

‘GREAT AMERICAN AUTUMN’ PROGRAM EVENT, BEGINS SEPTEMBER 2

NEW YORK, NY – August 9, 2023 – Foggy nights, bountiful harvest, and frosty, golden mornings. All at once, summer collapses into Fall bringing gold or crimson leaves and ripening us all for seasonal celebrations to come. Great American Family announced today the network’s second annual “Great American Autumn” programming event returns to air September 2 with all-new, original movie premieres. Celebrating the season is at the heart of Great American Autumn. The full line-up of premieres includes:

Learning to Love, starring Ina Barrón (“Grey’s Anatomy,” “Royal Pains”) and Philip Boyd (“The Haves & The Have Nots”), Saturday, September 2 (8 p.m. ET). Harry (Boyd) and his two daughters lose faith after his wife and daughters’ mom passes. The family hires a nanny and are pleasantly surprised by Steph (Barrón) who brings never-ending warmth, positivity, and faith into the home.

Love Can Surprise You, starring Camilla Belle and David Lafontaine, Saturday, September 9 (8 p.m. ET). Carina (Belle) writes a popular love and romance relationship column and is known as an expert in her field. When her boyfriend breaks up on the night Carina thought he might propose, she begins to question if she really knows anything about love. Enter new writing partner Liam Snyder (Lafontaine) who ends up helping Carina to rewrite her own love story.

Craft Me A Romance, starring Jodie Sweetin and Brent Bailey, Saturday, September 16 (8 p.m. ET). In Craft Me A Romance, Nicole Borden, the owner of a quaint arts and crafts store “The Crafty Companion” is faced with an ultimatum when the owner of “Mitchell’s Art and Craft Supplies” (Bailey) tells her she must either sell her store or be forced out of business.

Haven’t Met Yet (fka One Perfect Match), starring Merritt Patterson and Joshua Sasse, Saturday, September 23 (8 p.m. ET). Lucy Marks (Patterson) is a professional matchmaker. When Lucy meets a handsome businessman (Sasse), she feels the spark of love for the first time, only to have her hopes dashed when she learns the man is her next client.

A Harvest Homecoming (fka Apples, Orchards & Romance), starring Jessica Lowndes and Trevor Donovan, Saturday, September 30 (8 p.m. ET). In A Harvest Homecoming, teacher Drew Granger (Donovan) accepts a temporary substitute job in his old hometown of Chestnut Hollow, Texas, where he meets Aiden, the proverbial new kid at school, desperate for a caring friend. While he would rather have taken a job anywhere else, Drew reconsiders Chestnut Hollow when he meets Lainie Abbott (Lowndes), the new manager of his parents’ massive apple orchard and cider mill business, and more importantly, Aiden’s mom.

Swing Into Romance, starring Danica McKellar, David Hayden-Jones, and Gleb Savchenko, Saturday, October 7 (8 p.m. ET). In Swing Into Romance, when former dancer Christine Sims (McKellar) temporarily returns to her hometown in time for the town’s Fall Festival, she discovers her family’s General Store is in trouble. In her efforts to save the business, Christine will need to dust off those dancing shoes one more time, face her ex-fiancė, and maybe find love in the process (Hayden-Jones).

Mystery By the Book, starring Alicia Dea Josipovic and Corey Sevier, Saturday, October 14 (8 p.m. ET). A bookstore owner (Sevier) is in a difficult relationship with a book cover model (Josipovic) until an antique key found in a false book unlocks their romance.

ABOUT GREAT AMERICAN FAMILY

Great American Family is America’s premiere destination for quality family-friendly programming, including original holiday movies, rom-coms and fan-favorite series that celebrate faith, family and country.  Great American Family is home to year-round seasonal celebrations including Great American Christmas, the network’s signature franchise featuring holiday themed movies and specials.  Founded in 2021, Great American Family is part of the Great American Media portfolio of brands. Follow Great American Family on Twitter: @GAfamilyTV  Facebook: @GAfamilytv Instagram: @gactv

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GREAT AMERICAN FAMILY REIGNS AS TV’S FASTEST-GROWING NETWORK FOR NINE CONSECUTIVE MONTHS

July 2023 Total Day Household Ratings Up +143%

Ranked #1 In 2023 YTD Viewership Growth In Key Demos

NEW YORK, NY – August 7, 2023 – Great American Family is TV’s fastest-growing network for the ninth consecutive month after closing out July up 143% in Total Day Household ratings and leading all networks in year-over-year viewership increases.  According to Nielsen Media Research, Great American Family also retained its position as TV’s fastest-growing network in 2023 to-date with the largest gains in Total Day Households (+165%) and Total Viewers (+161%); and Primetime Households (+141%) and Total Viewers (+139%).  

Please see highlights below:  

  • Nine consecutive months as TV’s fastest-growing network year-over-year in Total Day Household ratings *
  • July 2023: Ranked #1in both Total Day Household ratings (+143%) and Total Viewers (+139%) vs. July 2022 **
  • 2023 Year-to-Date: Fastest-growing network on TV in Total Day Households (+165%) and Total Viewers (+161%); and Primetime Households (+141%) and Total Viewers (+139%) ***

Source: 

* Nielsen LSD, ASC HHs, Ranked by YOY % Change by Month, Total Day M-Su 6a-6a

** Nielsen LSD, HHs July 2023 vs July 2022 % Change, Total Day (M-Su 6a-6a)

*** Nielsen LSD, 2023YTD (12/26/22-7/23/23) vs 2022YTD (12/27/21-7/24/22) % Change, HHs and P2+, Total Day (M-Su 6a-6a), Prime (M-Su 6p-1a)

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ABOUT GREAT AMERICAN FAMILY

Great American Family is America’s premiere destination for quality family-friendly programming, including original holiday movies, rom-coms and fan-favorite series that celebrate faith, family and country.  Great American Family is home to year-round seasonal celebrations including Great American Christmas, the network’s signature franchise featuring holiday themed movies and specials.  Founded in 2021, Great American Family is part of the Great American Media portfolio of brands. Follow Great American Family on Twitter: @GAfamilyTV Facebook: @GAfamilytv Instagram: @gactv

MEDIA CONTACT:

Mead Rust

469-663-7717

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