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Embracing the Remarkable Growth and Global Influence of TBN

Established in 1973 by visionary pioneers in Christian television, Paul and Jan Crouch, Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) made its humble beginnings as a single television station.

The station was dedicated to delivering several hours of enriching Christian programming each day to an eager audience in the vibrant expanse of the Los Angeles area.

In the years since this modest inception, TBN has undergone a remarkable transformation, expanding its influence and reach beyond all boundaries. TBN's global lineup is anchored by four powerful television networks:


Explore What Makes TBN Unique

As the world's largest religious network and America's most-watched faith channel according to Nielsen Ratings, TBN delivers 24/7 inspirational programming that touches hearts and uplifts spirits.

Broadcasting across the globe through 78 satellites, TBN extends its reach to over 100 million households in the United States alone, bringing hope, encouragement, and faith-filled content to a vast and diverse audience.

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Paul and Jan Crouch embarked on a visionary journey with a dream to build a Christian television network with global reach. Today, this dream has not only become a reality, but it continues to grow and inspire.

TBN's diverse programming now reaches across continents, broadcasting not just in America, but also throughout Europe, the Middle East, Russia, Africa, Spain, Portugal, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, and beyond.

In many countries, TBN offers a unique blend of original programming and translated shows, ensuring a deep, meaningful connection with viewers by delivering content in their native languages. The TBN network features: 

  • Uplifting sermons and biblical teachings from esteemed ministers worldwide.
  • Our flagship Praise show filled with faith-centered interviews and special guests.
  • A variety of wholesome family movies.
  • World news presented through a Christian perspective.
  • A rich selection of Christian shows designed to strengthen and nurture faith.

Trinity Broadcasting Network: Christian Broadcasting Across Continents and Cultures

Today, TBN is proud to be a global force in Christian broadcasting, boasting a family of more than thirty round-the-clock networks. These platforms span across every inhabited continent, casting a wide net of influence and inspiration.

Our diverse range of television networks ensures we reach various families, demographics, and cultures, delivering entertaining, inspirational, and life-changing content to each member of our global audience.

Advancing TBN's Mission: 50 Years of Spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ 

For 50 years the mission of the Trinity Broadcasting Network has remained unchanged: To use every available means to reach as many individuals and families as possible with the life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ.

At TBN, we are deeply committed to our mission of enriching lives with the positive power of Christianity. We continue to evolve, grow, and adapt to ensure we meet the needs of our diverse audience. We are proud of our legacy, and even more excited about the impact we're making on global Christian broadcasting for the future.