TBN takes the lead with five distinct networks that reach every age group
By Michelle Bertello, USA Religious News
LOS ANGELES -- As faith-and-values conscious consumers increase their demand for programming that is safe for kids and friendly to families, cable and digital providers have increasingly looked to faith-based and Christian networks to fill that unique need. And no network has been more proactive at meeting the demand for family-friendly programming than Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN), the world’s largest religious network.
Beginning in 1973 as a single UHF station in southern California, TBN now reaches every major continent via 53 satellites and more than 12,000 television and cable affiliates worldwide.
Today, TBN offers five distinct networks that each broadcast quality family-friendly programming 24 hours per day that effectively reaches every age demographic.
Those networks are:
-- TBN Flagship Network, 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. TBN now reaches every major continent via 53 satellites and more than 12,000 television and cable affiliates worldwide. In the United States, TBN is available to 92 percent of the total households. Its website receives more than 25 million visitors monthly. In addition to TBN, the network owns and operates The Church Channel, JCTV, TBN Enlace USA, and Smile of a Child TV. For more information on TBN, visit www.tbn.org.
-- JCTV, a fully digital network geared for teens and young adults. JCTV features round-the-clock cutting edge Christian music videos, reality and game shows, relevant talk programs, comedy, extreme sports, and much more. www.jctv.org
-- The Church Channel, the only network featuring America’s most popular church services from a wide variety of Protestant and Catholic congregations – broadcast 24 hours a day. www.thechurchchannel.org
-- TBN’s Enlace USA, America’s premier Spanish language faith network. TBN Enlace offers viewers the best inspirational programs from Latin America and the most popular programs from TBN all in Spanish -- 24 hours a day. http://www.tbnenlaceusa.com/index.php
-- Smile of a Child TV, TBN’s latest network addition. Smile of a Child TV features 24-hour faith-based programming that parents can trust for their children. www.smileofachildtv.org
As the world’s largest religious network and America’s most watched faith channel, TBN’s family of networks treats spirituality as a normal part of daily life. In doing so, TBN continues successfully to tally an ambitious, expanding list of landmark TV programming and feature films suitable for the entire family.
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