How long has UPtv been in existence?
Gospel Music Channel, LLC was formed in April of 2004 and its first launch was October 31, 2004 on Jackson Energy Authority in Jackson, Tenn. In February of 2010, Gospel Music Channel launched its new name and logo, and became known as gmc. Recently, gmc has become UPtv – the trusted entertainment brand targeted to adults who seek positive programming with authentic, relatable stories about what it is to be family, in all its complexities. UPtv offers original scripted and reality series, specials and original movies as well as fan favorite dramas and comedies filled with uplifting stories of family. [top]
How can I watch UPtv in my area?
UPtv can be viewed on various cable and satellite providers in certain areas. Please click here to check our availability in your area. [top]
Why is UPtv not available on my cable provider? How can I get the channel?
We would love to be in your area and on your local provider, but we do not make the ultimate decision; the cable and satellite providers do. We are in ongoing negotiations with a variety of providers so that we may be added to their service, but in the meantime there are a number of ways to urge your specific provider to add UPtv to their lineup:
1. When you pay your bill each month, write a note on the bill requesting that they add UPtv to their service.
2. Call or write to your cable’s marketing representatives and let them know that you want the channel.
3. Click Get the Channel. [top]
Why is UPtv not available everywhere?
UPtv can be seen in nearly 70 million homes on various cable systems around the country, as well as AT&T U-Verse channel 369 (SD) and 1369 (HD); DISH Network on channel 188, DIRECTV on channel 338 and Verizon FiOS on channel 238 and 738 (HD). You can also watch UPtv via the streaming television programming provider Philo. [top]
Is there a fee to watch UPtv / how much does it cost to watch UPtv?
UPtv does not charge a fee to our viewers. The only fee associated with viewing UPtv is your cable or satellite bill to the providers who have included UPtv in their channel listing. [top]
Is UPtv available overseas?
We are currently only available in the United States, but we expect to be available overseas in the near future. [top]
UPtv is not included on my cable or satellite provider. How can I watch the channel online? You can watch UPtv via the streaming television programming provider Philo. Our various contracts and agreements prevent us from airing all of our UPtv shows in their entirety on our website. We do offer full episodes from select shows here. Check out our shows page where you can watch videos and interviews from your favorite UPtv shows. [top]
Who should I contact about a video or audio reception problem?
Please call the customer service department of your local cable or satellite operator to report reception problems. [top]
Are your logos available for general use?
Please do not use a UPtv logo on your personal web pages or printed materials unless you’ve obtained permission. If you’d like to use our logos to help promote the channel, please send us an email and we’d be happy to help . [top]
UPtv periodically posts new openings in our careers section. Be sure to check it out! [top]
We appreciate your help in continuing to spread the word about UPtv to encourage cable and satellite providers to carry us. Please click here to provide us with your contact information. [top]
UPtv has an internship program that welcomes students interested in a career within the industry. Click here to learn more! [top]
Can I purchase episodes of UP shows?
Our programs are currently unavailable for purchase except for episodes and/or seasons of “Bringing Up Bates” which can be purchased on Amazon here or iTunes here. [top]
Does UPtv have an app? Where can I download it??
UPtv has an app called My UPtv Movies. This app is available for Android and Apple phones and tablets. It allows you to keep track of upcoming movies and set personalized tune-in reminders. You can download it from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store. [top]
I would like to submit an idea for a show.
UPtv does not accept or consider unsolicited ideas or materials, including without limitation, any ideas or materials for new programming, promotions, products, technologies or processes. [top]
How do I audition for UPtv shows?
UPtv periodically has casting opportunities for their reality docu-series like “Expecting” or “Our Wedding Story”. Click here for more information. [top]
Why do you need my email address?
We use your email address to keep you informed of the latest news that is happening at our network. Click here to sign up to receive UPtv updates via email. [top]
How can I find out when a show will be aired on your channel?
UPtv’s schedule can be found on the schedule page of our website or via your local listings. [top]
How do I advertise on UPtv?
For more information and to request advertising rates, click here. [top]
Where do I find corporate information regarding UPtv?
Please visit the Press section for more information.If would like our technical specifications, please click here to submit a request along with your contact information.If you are a cable or satellite provider, click here. If you are a member of the press, click here to contact our public relations department.[top]
Still have questions or comments?
Your questions and comments are very important to UPtv. Our goal is to provide as much information about our channel as possible and we make an effort to respond to each inquiry. Click here to contact us. [top]