Standards & Practices probably won't find much wrong with
these TV programs. The Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) is one
of the leading producers of religious television programming in the
country, offering news and entertainment shows with a spiritual
message. Its centerpiece is The 700 Club, a daily show
featuring a mix of news and commentary, interviews, feature
stories, and Christian ministry co-hosted by CBN founder Pat
Robertson. The company's programs are syndicated to broadcast and
cable TV outlets that reach audiences around the world. CBN
generates most of its revenue through ministry donations.
CBN programs have aired in 108 languages
(from Mandarin to Spanish and from Turkish to Welsh) in 218
different countries and territories. It currently broadcasts
in 139 countries, with programs and content translated into
62 languages. The company has offices
in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, North
America (Canada and US), and Russia and the
Commonwealth of Independent States.
CBN has a broad portfolio of ministries
portfolio includes The 700 Club &
Prayer Center. CBN's The 700 Club program, brings a
magazine-style mix of news, interviews, testimonies, and insights
from Christian leaders. CBN's Prayer Center provides prayer as well
as biblical guidance and resources to callers.
The 700 Club Interactive is a show designed for viewer
interaction and uses a chat community, Skype, live phone
calls, and social networking.
CBN is launching a massive media campaign to promote the Bible
under the brand Superbook.
Orphan's Promise ministers to the physical, spiritual and
educational needs of orphaned and vulnerable children.
CBN's Operation Blessing International's
core programs include disaster relief, medical aid, hunger relief,
orphan care, water wells, and community development.
CBN.com offers streaming video teaching; in-depth discipleship
courses; Online Bible; CBN Radio; Bible teachings; my.CBN.com, a
social network; and free downloads of videos, widgets, and
The company's revenue increased to $542
million during fiscal 2013, a 11% increased from previous year's
$487 million. The spike was largely due to increases in revenue
from Gifts in kind by 24%, to $245 million in fiscal 2013 compared
to $197 million in fiscal 2012 and additional investment gain and