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Gospel | Hosted by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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Gospel, a new four-hour docuseries, brings gospel and secular artists together for an incredibly inspiring celebration. It explores the rich history of Black spirituality through sermons and songs. From Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., executive producer, host, and writer.

Stream now on the PBS Video App.

Gospel and Gospel Live! are supported locally by Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Gospel Episode Guide

The Gospel Train 
Hour 1 follows the sonic influences of blues and jazz music.

The Golden Age of Gospel 
Hour 2 traces the Golden Age of Gospel from the Lord’s music to the mainstream.

Take the Message Everywhere 
Hour 3, gospel goes mainstream, taking the good news everywhere.

Gospel's Second Century 
Hour 4 explores how gospel and preaching achieved platinum-selling success.