What is network television

TBN is the world’s largest Christian television network and America’s most-watched faith-and-family channel. Launched by Paul and Jan Crouch in 1973 with one small station broadcasting to the Los Angeles area, TBN today is a growing family of over thirty global networks reaching every inhabited continent with a broad range of inspirational, entertaining, and life-changing programming twenty-four hours a day.

In the U.S. TBN's family of networks is available to 98 percent of television households, and globally TBN reaches an estimated two billion potential viewers each day!

And as for programming, TBN has an unmatched tradition for airing the very best in faith and family-friendly content for every age group. Anchored by TBN's flagship ministry and talk show Praise, TBN's innovative programming lineup includes: ministry programs featuring the world's most respected pastors, Bible teachers, and Christian leaders; exclusive news, current events, and documentary programs; award-winning content for children, teens, and young adults; wholesome movies the whole family will enjoy; and exclusive specials like the GMA Dove Awards and Hillsong worship conferences from around the world.

TBN is also a leader in using cutting-edge technology to reach more viewers around the world with programming that entertains, inspires, and changes lives through God's message of hope and grace. From its online archive giving viewers access to tens of thousands of life-impacting programs, to its mobile app that brings more than a dozen global TBN networks to smart phones, iPads, and tablets anywhere in the world — TBN continues to be the standard bearer for faith-and-family broadcasting across the earth.