DIRECTV Brings The Impact Network To More Than 20 Million Viewers

02 Dec, 2015, 08:00 ET from AT&T Inc.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. and DETROIT, Dec. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Impact Network, the only African American owned and operated Christian television network in the U. S., is now available on AT&T's DIRECTV platform on channel 380. The network features programming on urban ministries and gospel lifestyle entertainment.

"We're excited about the commitment AT&T and DIRECTV have shown to the African-American community by adding  this network," said Bishop Wayne T. Jackson, CEO and president, the Impact Network. "We hope our programming empowers the community with its uplifting entertainment and with additional opportunities for minorities in the television industry."

"We look forward to bringing our customers a wide variety of programming and unique viewpoints," said Dan York, chief content officer, AT&T. "Impact is a welcome addition to our channel lineup. We're proud to deliver content that speaks to the different communities we serve."

The Impact Network's mission is to provide exceptional Christian and educational programming. It empowers the spiritual, physical, financial and emotional needs of the community and viewers. The network line-up includes television ministries by Impact CEO & President Bishop Wayne T. Jackson and Bishop TD Jakes. It also offers original programming like Dr. Beverly Jackson's "Living Free," "The Jewel Tankard Show," legendary gospel icon Bobby Jones' Cory "CoCo Brother" Condrey, "Impact Better Health/Diet Free Life" with Dr. Robert Ferguson, and "Real Talk" with Kim Burrell

It enriches viewers' lives with Christian-themed and family-oriented health, fitness, financial, and family entertainment. The Impact Network strives to be the foremost innovative television network locally and abroad with exclusive programming.

About The Impact Network:
The Impact Network was founded in 2010 by Bishop Wayne T. Jackson and Dr. Beverly Jackson in Detroit, Michigan and is the fastest growing African-American one hundred percent (100%) independently owned Christian network in The United States with diverse family oriented programming. The Impact Network reaches 45 million viewers in the United States, Canada, Africa and the Bahamian Island.

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