EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec 16, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- DIRECTV, Inc., the world's most popular television service, today launched Enlace TBN, the largest and most watched Hispanic faith-based network in the world.
Enlace TBN features the most comprehensive Spanish-language Christian programming from the U.S., Mexico, Puerto Rico, Central and South America including talk shows, concerts, music videos, children's programs and church services that are designed to edify, motivate, educate and inspire the entire family. The goal of Enlace TBN is to promote honesty, integrity and positive family values that are biblically based. The exclusive programming features more than 80 original weekly programs that include concerts and special events, church services and shows developed specifically for women, youth and children.
"DIRECTV is proud to bring Enlace TBN Christian Television's quality faith-based programming to our viewers," said John de Armas, vice president of WorldDIRECT. "In today's world, it is important for families of all faiths to come together and connect with inspirational programming. For those of the Christian faith, Enlace offers that opportunity."
"We are so excited to partner with DIRECTV to inspire and reach out to all Hispanic families with a positive and empowering message," said Jonas Gonzalez, president of Enlace TBN Christian Television.
Some of the most popular Enlace TBN programming includes:
Aqui Entre Nos: A show featuring interviews and the latest updates and news in the faith-based community throughout Latin America and the U.S.
La Vision: A weekly show featuring great Mexican talents and interviews with the Mexican faith-based community leaders.
Equilibradament Sanos: Dr. Benjamin Payano shares his comments on how to better take care of our bodies and minds with great nutritional tips.
Café Libre: Dr. Alberto Motessi from Argentina teams up with youth groups around the world to host this fresh and humorous show.
Saturday and Sunday Weekly Concerts: This entertaining program highlight features the best Hispanic and World Gospel artists of all musical styles from Latin America and the U.S.
Crecer Jugando: An animated life series for children to learn numbers, the alphabet, colors, and Spanish and English vocabulary.
El Show de los Niños: Gracious Luz Belen hosts and features children's music videos, educational games, and great teachings for infants, toddlers, and young children.
Enlace TBN is now available on DIRECTV nationwide for viewers on channel 448. For more information about DIRECTV or Enlace TBN, please call 1-866-501-1Más (627).
DIRECTV (NASDAQ:DTV), the world's most popular television service, counts 18.4 million customers in the United States and is leading the HD revolution with more than 130 HD channels. Each day, DIRECTV subscribers enjoy access to more than 265 channels of 100% digital picture and sound, exclusive programming, industry-leading customer satisfaction (which has surpassed national cable companies for nine years running) and superior technologies that include advanced DVR and HD DVR services and the most state-of-the-art interactive sports packages available anywhere. For the most up-to-date information call 1-800-DIRECTV or visit directv.com.
About DIRECTV Más(TM)
DIRECTV Más(TM) offers the widest array of Spanish and English-language programming available and the latest satellite technology, all combined to provide viewers with digital-quality picture and sound at competitive prices. The service provides access to more than 55* Spanish-language channels including top programming from Mexico, Central and South America, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and Spain. DIRECTV Más(TM) programming offers sports, movies, music, news and educational networks, and access to more than 220 English-language channels of DIRECTV(R) programming, featuring the largest selection of pay per view choices and sports programming available. For pricing please visit DIRECTVMás.com or call 1-866-501-1Más (627).
*Includes English-Language broadcast channels with alternate Spanish audio
About Enlace TBN
Largest faith Hispanic network. First-class inspirational programs many exclusive from Mexico, Central & South America, and US Latinos. Talk shows, conferences, concerts, music videos and church services that edify, motivate, educate and inspire women, children, teens and the entire family with biblical and positive family values.
SOURCE: DIRECTV, Inc.
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