By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act February 25, 2013 at 10:59AM
Issa Rae, Deion Sanders, AJ Johnson, DeRay Davis, and Cheryl Jackson are all producing content for the newly-formed Alright TV - a faith/family-friendly YouTube channel created by Robert Johnson and Tracey E. Edmonds (who's running it), in an agreement with YouTube.
News of this new channel was first announced in last summer, and it'll be debut on YouTube on Easter Sunday, March 31.
If you missed the February 13 Alright TV premieres announcement, highlighting some of the programming you can expect to see in on the digital channel, you'll find it all immediately after the preview video below:
Issa Rae, the creative mind behind the ground-breaking Internet sensation Awkward Black Girl, brings us The Choir, a comedic series about the personal, spiritual and often controversial dynamics of a revered church choir.
NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders debuts two new inspirational reality series. In Sports Dads, Sanders comes to the rescue to counsel families of sports-obsessed parents pushing their children too hard. He will also produce and star in Truth, an inspirational show that will uplift and motivate viewers to put a more positive outlook into practice.
Take Action, produced by 1820 Productions features Cheryl "Action" Jackson transforming the lives of families in need. Facing hard hitting economic struggles that have impacted the lives of families from around the country, Jackson and her team bring hope and joy to families in need by blessing them with gifts that help with everyday family living.
Written by Vanessa Middleton, former co-executive producer of The Cosby Show, Walk This Way is a comedy sketch series in which parishioners seek advice from their pastor for some of the most unusual problems. Series stars Michael Kenneth Williams (Boardwalk Empire, The Wire).
Ms. Right and Mr. Right are two webisode series that explore dating from both the male and female perspectives. Ms. Right stars DeRay Davis of 21 Jump Street and Jumping the Broom and Mr. Right stars Kali Hawk of Couples Retreat and New Girl both on the search for love through a series of blind dates with the most undesirable candidates in hopes of finding their respective Mr. and Ms. Right.
YouTube's popular comedy trio, The Playmakers – Kevin Fredericks, Jason Fredericks, and Anthony Davis bring faith-friendly comedy with hilarious takes on some of the most recognizable church related topics.
The No-Budget Gourmet, Bravo's Top Chef alum and from the Food Network's Private Chefs of Beverly Hills, Chef Brian Hill teaches America how to eat well and spend less on meals that will impress. Chef Brian is joined by special comedy guests each episode.
Dr. James Meschino headlines Pure Health, an in-depth look at the natural ways to approach health and living.
Dormtainment features You Tube's super popular 6-man Atlanta comedy sketch troop who deliver laugh out loud webisodes on the trials and tribulations of college and young adult life.
Celebrity lifestylist AJ Johnson shows viewers how to attain a better mind, body and soul in The AJ ZONE.
Preach On, Teach On, an amateur blog series where rising inspirational speakers offer words of encouragement and inspiration that empowers.
Vurch will live-stream weekly church services and sermons of pastors from around the country. With its innovative platform and national database of devotional and worship churches, Vurch features some of today's foremost spiritual leaders such as Bishop T.D. Jakes, Reverend Michael Beckwith, Bishop Paul S. Morton, and Apostle Frederick K. C. Price.
Powerful inspirational, theme-based messages will be featured with Message from the Masters, a collection of teachings from pastors of various ministries and well known inspirational speakers.
In addition to live-streaming weekly broadcasts of devotional and worship services, Alright TV will feature an array of powerful inspirational messages, gospel and Christian-themed musical videos on demand and ministries from well-known speakers and spiritual leaders.