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2010 Television Awards

Television Station of the Year (Full Power): WLMB-TV 40

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WLMB (Toledo, OH)

WLMB-TV 40 TOLEDO signed on the air on October 19, 1998.  Since signing on the air, WLMB has been faithful to its mission of providing Christ-centered television of high technical quality and programming excellence to uplift, unite, educate, challenge, and encourage viewers in a manner consistent with the teachings of God’s Word.

 

Television Station of the Year (Low Power): KPLE-LD

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KPLE (Waco, TX)

KPLE-CD, Channel 31 digital, Channel 45 on Time Warner Cable, web streams on kpletv.org, operating 24/7, and serves a diverse audience of English, Spanish, and Asian speaking viewers.  Three digital channels provide family-friendly programs for children and adults.
 
KPLE is the only Christian television station serving the Waco-Temple-Killeen market with a population base of approximately 450,000, including Fort Hood, the nation's largest military installation.
 
KPLE-CD is a local ministry of Killeen Christian Broadcasting Corporation, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization since 1993. Station mission: to remain Biblically sound and unite the body of Christ.

 

Best Television Talk Show: The 700 Club

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The 700 Club

The 700 Club is a live television program that airs weekdays before a studio audience from The Christian Broadcasting Network's (CBN) broadcast facilities in Virginia Beach, Virginia. On the air continuously since 1966, it is one of the longest-running programs in broadcast history. Hosted by Pat Robertson, Terry Meeuwsen, and Gordon Robertson, with news anchor Lee Webb, The 700 Club is a mix of news and commentary, interviews, feature stories, and Christian ministry.

The 700 Club is a news/magazine program that has the variety and pacing of a morning show with in-depth investigative reporting by the CBN News team. Whether reporting live from the scene of a terrorist attack or a natural disaster, CBN News brings coverage on major events affecting our nation. The Washington Bureau reports on news from the Capitol and correspondents report on events and trends that shape the world from Moscow to Jerusalem.

 

Best Television Teaching Program: 3-2-1 Hear It-Live It-Share It: The Active Word with Pastor Bob Coy

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The Active Word with Pastor Bob Coy

The Active Word uses creative media tools and styles to present God’s Word in a way that makes it both appealing and effective for an audience hungry for truth. The Bible is a marvelous gift that presents God’s timeless truth to every generation. In our current media-driven culture, people are inundated with media messages that promise health, comfort, change, prosperity, peace—but rarely fulfill. The Active Word presents Bible teaching from Pastor Bob Coy in the context of real-life problems, cutting through the clutter to find its mark and bring people to a point of redemption and real change. 

 

Best Television Special Programming: Samaritan's Purse: Children's Heart Television Pilot

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Samaritan's Purse

Children’s Heart is a family-friendly, seven-episode television series that follows the stories of three Mongolian children with life-threatening heart defects, and a number of unique families and individuals who believe in making sacrifices to help others. 

Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ.

 

Best Television Commercial: 2009 Billy Graham Image Spot

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Billy Graham Evangelistic Ass'n

The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) proclaims the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ throughout the world by every effective means available. From its headquarters in Charlotte, N.C., BGEA runs a wide range of domestic and international evangelism ministries, including: large-scale festivals led by evangelists Franklin Graham and Will Graham; Dare to Be a Daniel, a youth evangelism training project; My Hope World Evangelism Through Television; the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team, offering the hope of Jesus Christ in the midst of tragedy; and many others through print, television, telephone, radio and the Internet.

 

Best Television Public Service Announcement: Samaritan's Purse: Box of Hope

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Samaritan's Purse

Box of Hope is a PSA promoting Operation Christmas Child, which distributes gift-filled shoe boxes and the Good News of God’s love to children in all corners of the globe.  Through Operation Christmas Child, Samaritan’s Purse works in partnership with local churches to hand out the shoe boxes and offer Gospel booklets to children in their own language.  Through their follow-up discipleship program, well over 2 million boys and girls have committed their lives to Jesus Christ.

Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ.