Matthew and Laurie Crouch (President of TBN) interviewing Andre Gasiorowski – Chairman of the Helping Hand Coalition.
About Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN)
- Trinity Broadcasting Network (or TBN) is the largest Christian-based broadcast TV network in the world.
- Operating as an independent entity, TBN is also the world’s largest religious television network.
- Its shows are currently available in 95 percent of American homes.
- Worldwide, TBN’s channels are broadcast on 70 satellites and over 18,000 television and cable affiliates. TBN owns 35 full-power television stations serving larger metropolitan areas in the United States; at its peak, the network also owned 252 low-power television stations.
- According to TVNewsCheck, TBN was the third largest over-the-air television station group in the USA as of 2010, besting the station groups of CBS, Fox and NBC, but behind Ion Media Networks and Univision Communications.
- The TBN networks are also streamed live on the internet globally; the network also provides select archived shows on demand, through the website and select IPTV services. TBN also offers mobile apps that are available on the iTunes Store and Google Play,which gives users access to near real-time livestreams of TBN and its channels.
- TBN is headquartered in Costa Mesa, California, with auxiliary studio facilities in Irving, Texas; Hendersonville, Tennessee; Gadsden, Alabama; Decatur, Georgia; Miami, Florida; Tulsa, Oklahoma; Orlando, Florida; and New York City.
- TBN broadcasts programs hosted by a diverse group of ministries from Evangelical, traditional Protestant and Catholic denominations, non-profit charities, Messianic Jewish and well-known Christian media personalities. TBN also offers a wide range of original programming, and faith-based films from various distributors.
- TBN produces a variety of original Christian programs, such as gospel music concerts, live coverage of major Christian events, talk shows, health/fitness/nutrition programs with Christian family doctors, children’s programs, contemporary Christian music videos, marriage enrichment series, holiday specials, Christian dramas, and full-length, family-oriented movies.
- Matt Crouch currently serves as TBN’s president and head of operations.
In 2014 TBN registered in Poland affiliated regional TV station – TBN Poland. Official regional and global broadcast started in January 2016. Krzysztof Rompa serves as TBN Poland president and head of operations.