TBN’s Smile of a Child Network Provides Wondrous Programming for Kids This Christmas
LOS ANGELES (December 15, 2009) – Smile of a Child children’s TV network (SMILE) brings joy to the hearts, and smiles to the faces, of the nation’s youngest viewers this Christmas. SMILE is an extension of the Trinity Broadcasting Network’s (TBN) faith-based network, a favorite with American audiences and millions of viewers across six continents.
Here are some of the wonderful SMILE programs to be enjoyed with your children throughout December:
Have a BEARY Merry Christmas with BJ’s Teddy Bear Christmas. Enjoy a silly sled ride, Christmas carols, and Santa. Airs on the 20th at 6:30AM, the 24th at 12:00AM, and the 25th at 6:00AM and 9:00PM (PST).
Alabaster’s Song is a delightful animated story of a boy and the gap-toothed little angel on the Christmas tree who teaches him the wonder of childlike faith. Airs on the 24th at 7:30AM and 4:00PM, and the 25th at 8:30AM and 2:00PM (PST).
Christopher the Christmas Tree is the tree-mendous musical story of Christopher, a shaggy tree who dreams of being a beautiful Christmas tree. Airs on the 19th at 7:30PM, the 20th at 5:00PM, the 24th at 5:00AM, and the 25th at 7:30AM (PST).
A Fruitcake Christmas celebrates the much-anticipated arrival of Grannypillar's scrumptious fruitcake, as Hermie and his friends prepare for Christmastime in the garden. Airs on the 20th at 6:30PM, the 24th at 5:30PM, and the 25th at 12:00PM and 7:00PM (PST).
Once Upon a Stable is the hilarious tale of the very first Christmas with a cow, a mouse, a horse, a pig, and a rooster who receive an important houseguest in their Bethlehem stable. Airs on the 19th at 8:30PM, the 20th at 4:30PM, the 24th at 10:00AM and 9:00PM, and the 25th at 10:00AM (PST).
Spunky’s First Christmas is the story of some lovable puppies, a family Christmas, and a big city full of excitement. Airs on the 20th at 3:00PM, the 24th at 5:00PM, and the 25th at 1:00AM and 5:00PM (PST).
Featuring toys that come to life after dark, Storyteller Café: The Gift is a delightful and unusual presentation of the Christmas story. Airs on the 19th at 7:00PM, the 24th at 8:30AM and 6:30PM, and the 25th at 6:30PM (PST).
The Prince of Peace tells the story of Mary and Joseph being visited by angels, and the world-altering birth of baby Jesus. Airs on the 19th at 8:00PM, the 20th at 8:30AM, the 24th at 3:00PM, and the 25th at 12:30AM and 3:00PM (PST).
Narrated by Christopher Plummer, The First Christmas is a colorful, animated production of the story of Jesus’s birth. Airs on the 18th at 10:00PM, the 20th at 5:30PM, the 24th at 9:30PM, and the 25th at 8:30PM (PST).
About Smile of a Child Children's TV Network (SMILE) and Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN)
Smile of a Child Children's TV Network is part of the Trinity Broadcasting Network's family of quality Christian television. TBN is the world's largest religious network and America's most watched faith channel. Each day TBN offers 24 hours of commercial-free inspirational programming that appeals to people in a wide variety of denominations. Rapidly expanding since its inception nearly four decades ago, TBN now reaches every major continent via 70 satellites and more than 12,500 television and cable affiliates worldwide. In the United States, TBN is available to 92 percent of the total households. Its web site receives more than 27 million visitors monthly. In addition to TBN, the network owns and operates seven networks, including: The Church Channel, JCTV youth network, TBN Enlace USA Spanish network, and Smile of a Child children's TV network. For more information on TBN, visit www.tbn.org.