Reality TV taking over the Gospel industry?

Reality TV has become a hit with the American people, and now, gospel artists are getting involved. Gospel sensations like Mary Mary, Marvin Sapp, and Kim Burrell have all decided to share their lives with the world by getting their own reality show’s. Reality television has been utilized in many different way’s and has been successful across the board, but is the world ready to engage in watching the lives of gospel artists?

Marvin Sapp, who recently lost his wife, is premiering his reality show “Single dad” which is about him trying to raise his children after his wife’s passing. Open Rivers Pictures is pitching the show to various networks. Reportedly the show will air sometime this fall.

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The gospel duo Mary Mary are embarking on their 2nd season of their reality show, which turned out to be a hit on the popular network We TV. Viewers watched every week as the duo revealed their lives to the world. Although, Mary Mary is a gospel group they kept the audience wanting more with their drama filled lives. Season 2 will air on December 6th.

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Kim Burrell, the gospel music star and vocal prodigy, has joined the reality show industry as well with her show “Whatever it takes”. The show is about what it takes to run her busy life. Khrisnar Lewis who is her right hand man is also featured in the show. No release date has been set!

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Check out previews to each show below !


Marvin Sapp “Single Dad” preview :

Mary Mary preview:

Kim Burrells preview:


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This is blog for a social media class at the University of Houston. The Theme is Gospel Music
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