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Amazon Freevee to Feature Unscripted, Faith-Based Content From Bishop T.D. Jakes

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Today, Amazon Freevee and Bishop T.D. Jakes announced a two-year deal to stream the spiritual leader’s most-loved sermons on the service in the U.S. beginning December 1. The deal includes streaming rights in the U.S., UK, and Germany, with exclusive on-demand and FAST channel rights to 300 hours of content, featuring some of the Bishop’s most treasured new and archived sermons and interviews.

Bishop Jakes will be the first faith leader to have their ministry available on the service, including a FAST channel, providing a free-of-charge, dedicated space for viewers inspired by his teachings and message. The T.D. Jakes FAST Channel will be available for customers in the U.S. to stream on the Freevee app and within Prime Video in early 2023.

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Named “America’s Best Preacher” by TIME magazine, Jakes has commanded stages from the White House to the Aspen Institute, the Drucker Institute at Claremont Graduate University to the Nasrec Expo Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. Spanning a wide array of themes and formats that include some of Jakes’ most iconic sermons, Freevee customers will also have access to content that includes emotional well-being; T.D. Jakes on The Road: Australia, London, and Africa; and leadership and business talks featuring National Cathedral messages and conversations with celebrities and heads of state.

“Through his powerful and dynamic sermons and wide-ranging community outreach, Bishop Jakes has been a source of wisdom and guidance to millions around the world,” said Lauren Anderson, head of AVOD Original content and programming at Amazon Studios. “At Freevee, our steadfast mission is to deliver our broad audience a diverse selection of compelling, personally resonant content. As we build our faith-based offerings alongside our entertainment selection, we are honored to be the exclusive video streaming home for Bishop Jakes’ decades-long ministry, and proud to be a destination for viewers to find an ongoing source of spiritual inspiration.”

“The launch of our channel with Amazon Freevee signals a major step forward in providing a protected and trusted space for audiences’ emotional and spiritual fortitude,” added Jakes. “As Amazon continues to innovate and offer audiences meaningful content, I’m proud to illustrate to the world how ministry and philanthropy can be done in an ever-evolving culture. Though what we’ve been able to achieve with this launch is unprecedented, our mission to positively affect lives by reducing limitations on how people can be ministered to remains our North Star. I look forward to taking more big, meaningful leaps with Amazon.”

About T.D. Jakes

CEO of T.D. Jakes Enterprise, T.D. Jakes has blazed a trail for powerful faith-based content in the media and entertainment industry where none existed before, spanning film, television, radio, publishing, podcasts, a self-titled talk show, and a Grammy Award-winning music label. Twice featured on the cover of TIME magazine as “America’s Best Preacher,” and as one of the nation’s “25 Most Influential Evangelicals,” as an accomplished film producer, T.D. Jakes’ movies have catapulted the faith-based film industry to impressive heights. He is the founder and senior pastor of The Potter’s House, a global humanitarian organization and 30,000+ nondenominational multicultural church and humanitarian organization church that reaches millions.

T.D. Jakes is revered in communities around the world as a master communicator, trusted mentor, global humanitarian, and best-selling author. He is a gateway for engaging and activating audiences around the globe.

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