KPAZ-TV

Phoenix, United States

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KPAZ-TV is a full service television station in Phoenix, Arizona, broadcasting on local digital UHF channel 20 and virtual channel 21. Founded in 1967, it owned and operated by TBN (Trinity Broadcasting Network), which offers 24 hours of commercial-free inspirational programming that appeal to people in a wide variety of ... See more Protestant, Catholic and Messianic Jewish denominations. This station's digital signal carries five different TBN-run networks: On channel 21.1 is the main TBN network programming. On 21.2 is The Church Channel, with televised church services. Channel 21.3 carries JCTV with Christian music videos and other programs for ages 12-34. On 21.4, there is Enlace USA, consisting of Spanish-language religious programming. On 21.5 is Smile of a Child TV with children's programming. In 1967, KPAZ-TV started broadcasting as Arizona’s first full-power UHF station. Its original programming lineup was ahead of its time, with a news ticker during the day, Spanish-language movies and TV series from Mexico, and tape-delayed sporting events. In 1970, the original owners sold it to a Phoenix area church, which added local and national religious programming while keeping some secular English- and Spanish-language programs. KPAZ-TV was forced to go silent in 1977 due to financial problems. The church agreed to transfer the license to the TBN in exchange for assumption of the station’s debt. Later that year, the station reopened as TBN's second TV station.

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