The series focused on David Randolph (David Ramsey), a young acting pastor designated to Compton, California's African American Church of Life. Initially, the majority of the church's members balk at the young pastor's new position and resent him replacing their former pastor. With the help of the church's secretary, Vera Hudson (Rose Jackson Moye), Randolph attempts to reunite the church and help his congregation.
Did You Know?
"The Good News" was the *very last* series of any kind produced by MTM Enterprises; the company was absorbed into 20th Century Fox Television and ceased to exist after this series left the air (MTM's parent company, International Family Entertainment, had just been purchased by 21st Century Fox, Inc.); the few surviving MTM series (e.g. "The Pretender") were then produced under the 20th Century Fox Television banner. Fox now owns all the MTM series and telefilms, including "The Good News." See more