The Animated Stories From The Bible™ Series To Debut On TBN
Licensing Agreement Expands TBN’s Line-Up of Children’s Programming
(DALLAS, Texas) November 15, 2006 --- Officials at Trinity Broadcasting Network announced today its partnership with NEST Family Learning™, a leading producer and distributor of wholesome family educational products.
Thirteen episodes from NEST’s animated Bible series will begin airing on Saturday, November 18, on Trinity Broadcasting Network. Geared towards children ages 3 to 12, the series uses animation to teach biblical principles and essential Christian values.
“The Animated Stories From The Bible" series is the type of high-quality children's programming that TBN strives for,” said Brenda Rossman, a programming executive for TBN. "TBN is delighted to be adding this wonderful animated series to our broadcast line-up,“ says Rossman.
In addition, TBN reports that NEST has taken an extra step and had each story reviewed and approved by an independent Advisory Board of theologians.
“TBN provides what scores of American households are eager to engage in – high-quality entertainment matched with contemporary content that nurtures family values and spiritual beliefs,” said Paul Crouch, Jr., Vice President of TBN. "'The Animated Stories From The Bible’ is just the kind of wholesome children's programming that parents have come to expect from TBN," says Crouch.
For many years, NEST has been a leader in creating and distributing inspirational programming that teaches children and strengthens families. Each animated story captivates young audiences with a fun way to learn.
“As a distributor and producer of quality children’s programming, we at NEST feel that it’s our responsibility to provide inspiring entertainment suitable for the entire family. It’s exciting to share that burden with the world’s largest religious network,” says Ernie Frausto, president of NEST. “By working alongside TBN to teach essential spiritual values to our children, we hope to positively impact generations to come.”
About NEST Family Learning™
NEST Family Learning is a leading producer and distributor of award-winning, animated films, interactive DVDs, audio collections, and books. Used by countless families and in more than 100,000 churches, schools, and libraries, the NEST Complete Learning SystemÔ uses media as a positive resource to help educators and families teach children life-changing principles in an entertaining way. For more than 15 years, NEST Family Learning has received numerous awards and recognition for its children’s educational and Bible videos, including the prestigious Dove Seal of Approval.
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. TBN now reaches every major continent via 54 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 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 TV children’s network. For more information on TBN, visit www.tbn.org.
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