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TBN's JCTV Nominated for the Internet's Prestigious Webby Award for the 'Best Religious and Spirituality Website'

Contact: Susan Zahn, WDC Media, 530-963-3496, office@wdcmedia.com


LOS ANGELES, April 20 /Christian Newswire/ -- Trinity Broadcasting Network's JCTV, the leader in the next generation of faith based programming, has been nominated to receive the most prestigious honor known on the internet--the Webby Award.   WWW.JCTV.org has been nominated to receive a "Webby," known as the "Oscars of the Internet," in the "Best Religious and Spirituality Website" category.


JCTV, a network of Trinity Broadcasting Network, home of America's most-watched faith and family friendly television programming, is being recognized not only for its innovative design but also for delivering an outstanding product and service to the faith-based community.  JCTV is host to a very active user community and was one of the most visited faith-based websites in 2006. JCTV's edgy, high impact content attracts and maintains a very robust user community among youth and young adults.  


In addition to the Webby nomination, which will be awarded May 1st, fans of JCTV can express their appreciation for the digital network by voting online at http://pv.webbyawards.com/account/login for the Webby's "People's Voice" award through April 27. 


JCTV is a diverse network specifically targeting the youth and young adult generation with not only music programming, but also action sports live events, festivals, specials, award shows, movies, variety shows, reality series, sketch and stand up comedy shows, and issue driven talk shows for 13 to 25 year olds.   Some of the music featured on JCTV includes Alternative, Urban, Hip-Hop, Rap, Rock, and various other music styles.  JCTV also features artists such as Kutless, DC Talk, P.O.D., Pillar, Toby Mac and more.  


Original programs on JCTV include "TX10" an urban music program hosted by Grammy nominated artist T-Bone that features the top ten hip-hop, R & B and rap music videos.  "XVZ, Extreme Video Zone" hosted by Jamie Alexander featuring the top ten most popular videos of the week.  "Real Videos", one of the longest running music video programs featuring cutting edge videos from the faith category.  "WWJD" is a talk show featuring teens in a faith-based discussion about drugs, drinking, dating, sex and other relevant issues.  "G-Rock" is a fast paced extreme sports and music video program featuring skate boarding, roller blades, snow boards and other extreme sports cut to alternative and rap style music with a message.


Check out JCTV by logging on to www.jctv.org


TBN is the world's largest religious network and America's most watched faith network. Each day TBN offers 24 hours of commercial-free inspirational programming that appeals to people in a wide variety of denominations. Beginning in 1973 as a single UHF station in southern California, TBN now reaches every major continent via 65 satellites and more than 12,500 television and cable affiliates worldwide. In the United States, TBN is available to 92 percent of the total households. Its website receives more than 27 million visitors monthly. For more information on TBN, visit www.tbn.org.