TBN Thanksgiving Programming Includes Popular Christian Films and Classic Motion Pictures
Los Angeles, CA – (November 22, 2010) WDC Media PR – Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) – the world’s largest religious broadcaster and a favorite with millions of viewers across six continents – is bringing viewers a week of quality, family-friendly Thanksgiving programming to kickoff this year’s holiday season.
"TBN seeks to do more than merely entertain,” says Paul Crouch, Jr., TBN’s chief of staff. “Our goal is to inspire people, engage their minds, and encourage their spirit through positive programming that speaks to the heart of people from all walks of life.'
"This Thanksgiving TBN is rolling out the preverbal red carpet," say's TBN publisist, Suzie Zahn of WDC Media PR. "Viewers are being treated to a wealth of inspirational films and classic motion pictures, that are ideal to cozzy up with family members and loved ones, and watch together" say's Zahn.
From all the old classics to contemporary new films, TBN provides a cornucopia of Thanksgiving week viewing choices, beginning on Thursday, November 25th with the miniseries Jesus of Nazareth and ending on Sunday, November 28th with the classic motion picture, King of Kings.
Airing this week on TBN:
Jesus of Nazareth is an epic chronicle of Christ's life beginning with the wedding between Joseph and Mary, and proceeds through Jesus’ birth, his encounter with John the Baptist, and all the way to the grueling, transfigurative end. The all-star cast includes Anne Bancroft, Laurence Olivier, Michael York, James Mason, Rod Steiger, and Robert Powell as Jesus. Jesus of Nazareth airs Thursday, November 25th at 2PM and 7PM (parts 1 and 2 air at 2PM / parts 3 and 4 air at 7PM).
Facing the Giants is an action-packed, family-friendly drama about a high school football coach who must draw up a new game plan both for his team and for himself. From the award-winning producers of Flywheel, Facing the Giants tells the tale of an underdog team and a losing coach who must face fear and failure on and off the field. It airs Friday, November 26 at 2PM.
Fireproof: You would think that no challenge would be too great for a brave fireman (Kirk Cameron) who rescues people from burning buildings. But the challenge of restoring his marriage becomes the heart and soul of this touching story of one firefighter. Fireproof airs Friday, November 26 at 7PM.
Angel of Pennsylvania Avenue: Set during the Depression, when a Detroit man loses his job and is arrested for a crime he didn't commit, his children are determined to spring him from jail in time for Christmas by enlisting the help of President Hoover. Saturday, November 27th at 8PM.
King of Kings is the story of Christ who brings hope to the Jews in conquered Rome during King Herod’s brutal reign. When Jesus is born in Bethlehem, some recognize him as the future king of the Jews. The film reflects the many different ways that Christ’s message is received. King of Kings airs Sunday, November 28th at 7PM. Please note that the schedule times are PST, and are subject to change
About Trinity Broadcasting Network
Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) is the world’s largest religious network and America’s most watched and requested faith channel. Each day TBN offers 24 hours of commercial-free inspirational programming that appeals to viewers from a wide variety of denominations and backgrounds. Beginning in 1973 as a single UHF station in southern California, TBN now reaches every major continent via 78 satellites and more than 18,000 television and cable affiliates worldwide. In the United States, TBN is available to 92 percent of the total households. Its website receives millions of visitors monthly. In addition to TBN, the network owns and operates ten networks, including the Church Channel, JCTV youth network, TBN Enlace USA Spanish language network, Smile of a Child children’s network, the Arabic language Healing Channel, and Nejat TV in Farsi. For more information on TBN, visit www.tbn.org and www.tbnnetworks.com.
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