TBN Launches in Hampton Roads
Jan 28 (Hampton Roads, VA)----Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) is pleased to announce cable distribution in Hampton Roads, VA. Cox Communications has added TBN to its new Faith and Values Tier on digital channel 263. Other communities that will receive TBN include Hampton, Virginia Beach, Newport News, Williamsburg, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, York, and King and Queen County.
"At Cox Communications, we are always looking for ways to diversify our programming and offer something for everyone. That is why we are thrilled to announce the rollout of our latest digital channel, TBN, offering programming based on family values that many of our subscribers have requested," said Frank Bowers, Vice President and Region Manager, Cox Hampton Roads.
As the world's largest religious network and America's most watched faith channel, TBN treats spirituality as a normal part of daily life. In doing so, it continues successfully to tally an ambitious, expanding list of landmark TV programming and feature films suitable for the entire family.
"TBN is home to tens of millions of Americans seeking a quality television experience," announces Bob Higley, Vice President of Cable and Satellite Relations. "TBN seeks to do more than merely entertain. TBN's goal is to inspire people, engage their minds, and encourage their spirit through contemporary, positive programming that speaks to the heart."
"TBN's hit Reality-TV show, 'Travel the Road,' is one such offering. It chronicles the adventures of two idealistic, young missionaries trekking to dangerous and remote hideaways all over the world. The show spans 18 months, covers 25 countries, and stretches across 40,000 miles. 'Travel the Road' explodes with daring exploits, on-the-edge surprises, and incredible discoveries. Tim and Will undertake unbelievable expeditions, plunging into the far out and treacherous corners of the globe."
Another popular TBN program is "This Generation," a high-energy series packed with the latest Christian music videos. It is shot on location at X-games, super cross motorcycle racing, skydiving events, plus more. Hosted by Curtis Eastman, "This Generation" won Eastman several coveted 'first place' awards in Christian broadcasting.
"TBN's family fare provides what scores of American households are eager to engage in-entertainment that's quality matched with contemporary content that nurtures family values and spiritual beliefs," says Paul Crouch, Jr., Vice President of Administration.
About Cox Communications
Cox Communications is a multi-service broadband communications company with approximately 6.7 million total customers, including 6.4 million basic cable subscribers. The nation's third-largest cable television provider, Cox offers both analog cable television under the Cox Cable brand as well as advanced digital video service under the Cox Digital Cable brand. Cox provides an array of other communications and entertainment services, including local and long distance telephone under the Cox Digital Telephone brand; high-speed Internet access under the Cox High Speed Internet brand; and commercial voice and data services via Cox Business Services. More information about Cox Communications can be accessed on the Internet at www.cox.com.
About Trinity Broadcasting Network
TBN is the world's largest religious network and America's most watched faith channel. TBN offers 24 hours of commercial-free inspirational programming a day that appeals to people in a wide variety of denominations. Faith-based programs include gospel music concerts, informative talk shows and contemporary music videos. There are also enriching programs for children, health and fitness shows, news and information programs, as well as theatrical released movies and uplifting worship services from America's premier churches. TBN now reaches every major continent via 46 satellites and more than 10,000 television and cable affiliates worldwide. In the United States, TBN is available to 92% of the total households. Its website receives more than 25 million visitors monthly. For more information on TBN, please visit www.tbn.org.