GAC Family Announces ‘Great American Community’
Images from the “Great American Community” courtesy of GAC Media.
Sat. May 21, 2022 10:40 a.m.
New direct-to-consumer app will feature original short content from GAC family talent
GAC Media announced the development of “Great American Community,” a new direct-to-consumer app featuring short stories about the lifestyle, seasons and vacations of the GAC Family talent pool. The company has ordered over 200 hours of original content exclusively for the ad-supported app, which will be available in mobile app stores and on connected devices. “Great American Community” will launch in September with a celebration of the fall season.
“Since the launch of GAC Family original programming last October, fans have been asking for more opportunities to engage with our roster of talent, which we believe is the best in the business,” said Bill Abbott. , President and CEO of GAC Media. “‘Great American Community’ will serve as a standalone app offering a whole new experience for consumers hungry for trusted, family-friendly and life-relevant content.” We’re excited to roll out the app in time for the fall season and look forward to working closely with brand partners as we provide this game-changing opportunity to align with our talent and connect with passionate GAC fans.
GAC Media has tapped veteran producer Tracy Verna (“Home and Family,” “The Price Is Right”) to oversee all content creation for “Great American Community,” which will include abbreviated lifestyle content featuring stars Debbie Matenopoulos (“Home & Family”, “The View”), Cameron Mathison (“Home & Family”, “General Hospital”); as well as Shirley Bovshow (“Home & Family”, home and garden expert), Kym Douglas (“Home & Family”, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”, lifestyle expert), Maria Provenzano (“Home & Family”, DIY expert), Larissa Wohl (“Home & Family”, animal specialist), Lawrence Zarian (“Home & Family”, “The Kelly Clarkson Show”, fashion specialist), Toya Boudy (culinary expert), Amber Kemp-Gerstel (DIY expert), Emily Hutchinson (baking expert), Jamie Tarence (cooking expert) cooking), Mahaila McKellar (lifestyle expert); and other fan-favorite GAC Family stars including Jen Lilley, Jil l Wagner, Danica McKellar and Trevor Donovan. Other big name talent will be announced at a later date.
“Great American Community” will feature new advice and inspiring stories from experts at the top of their fields, including health and wellness, home and decor, cooking, gardening and more. The new app will also host “GAC Giving and Caring”, a new digital series that focuses on the many ways the talents of the GAC family give back. “GAC Giving and Caring” will raise awareness of important causes supported by GAC stars, such as bullying prevention and pet adoption, and encourage fans to get involved to make a difference in their communities. .