Christian Television Network
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Christian Television Network (CTN) is a non-profit broadcast television network of small owned-and-operated stations (O&O) that broadcasts religious programming. It is based in Largo, Florida (with a mailing address of Clearwater), and the flagship station isWCLF channel 22, which signed on the air in the Tampa Bay Florida region in 1979. It is now available on DirecTV channel 376 andDish Network channel 267/9399. It was founded by Robert D'Andrea, who still remains the president to this day.

In addition to the main network, CTN also operates CTNi, a Spanish-language Christian network; and LifeStyle Family TV, which offers entertainment programming with a Christian slant. These services are available as subchannels on most CTN stations.

Stations (by callsign) 
All stations are owned and operated by CTN unless specified. Stations indicated by two plus signs ("++") are stations that were signed on by CTN or a CTN subsidiary.

Call letters Channel City and state Notes
WCLF ++ 22 Clearwater/Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida flagship station
KFXB-TV 40 Dubuque/Cedar Rapids/Iowa City/Waterloo, Iowa 
WYBU-CD 16 Columbus, Georgia Formerly WCGT
WFGC 61 West Palm Beach, Florida 
WGNM 45 Macon, Georgia Carried UPN along with CTN until September 2006
WHBR ++ 33 Pensacola, Florida/Mobile, Alabama 
WHTN 39 Murfreesboro/Nashville, Tennessee 
WLCN-CD 18 Charleston, South Carolina 
WRXY-TV ++ 49 Tice/Fort Myers, Florida 
WVLR ++ 48 Knoxville, Tennessee 
WVUP-CD ++ 45 Tallahassee, Florida 
WTJR 16 Quincy, Illinois 
KNLJ 25 Jefferson City, Missouri 
WLCF-LD 45 Decatur, Illinois 
WEPH ++ 49 Tupelo, Mississippi 
Former Affiliates (by callsign) 
Call letters Channel City and state Current Affiliation
WEJC ++ 20 Lexington/Winston-Salem/Greensboro/High Point, North Carolina Now WCWG, a CW affiliate owned by the New World TV Group
WSWS 66 Opelika, Alabama / Columbus, Georgia Now WLGA, a WeatherNation affiliate owned by Pappas Telecasting Companies
WTGL-TV++ 52 Cocoa / Orlando, Florida Originally the second station established by CTN; now WHLV-TV, a religious station owned by TBN
WIRB 56 Melbourne / Orlando, Florida Owned by CTN from 1996-1997, LMA'd to Paxson Communications (now ION Media Networks); bought by Paxson outright in January 1998; now WOPX, an ION Television affiliate
WKID-TV 51 Fort Lauderdale / Miami, Florida Purchased evening airtime in the late-1970s, before the establishment of WCLF; now WSCV, a TelemundoO&O owned by NBCUniversal

Until 2011, Detroit, Michigan-based WLPC-LD also used the CTN and Christian Television Network names, but was never affiliated or associated with this network; that station has since renamed itself as The Impact Network.

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