WVLR, virtual channel 48 and UHF digital channel 36 is a CTN owned-and-operated television station serving Knoxville, Tennessee, the United States that is licensed to Tazewell. The station is owned by the Christian Television Network. WVLR's studios are located on Kyker Ferry Road in Kodak, and its transmitter is located on Clinch Mountain near Powder Springs in unincorporated Grainger County.
CTN's diversified programs are representative of a local and national interdenominational mix that features a wide variety of inspirational programming.
On October 24, 1979, Florida's first Christian television station signed on the air. Soon more stations were added and thus was born the Christian Television Network. CTN provides unique, wholesome, award-winning programming for the entire family, now reaching a potential audience of over 15 million viewers. Our International satellite CTNi has the potential to reach 500 million people. More information on our history!
With family values being brought to the forefront today, CTN offers unique, award-winning programming which spans all socioeconomic boundaries and provides every family member with a wholesome Christ-Centered alternative to standard television fare. In addition to providing Christ-centered, inspirational family programming, CTN also offers state of the art, high-quality tile production services and studios that are available to meet your video production needs.
Our Community Involvement - The Love Basket
Since its inception, one of CTN's main goals has been to work with local churches to provide help for needy families. The CTN Community Ministries Department, partnering with local churches, has provided food, clothing, shelter, and financial assistance to thousands of needy families in our community. In addition to helping to meet the physical and financial needs of families, the CTN Community Ministries Department also strives to meet the spiritual needs of families by providing trained prayer partners who answer viewer calls for help and prayer 24 hours a day.
Our Broad Appeal
CTN's diversified programs are representative of a local and national interdenominational mix that features a wide variety of inspirational programming that appeals to a broad cross-section of viewers in the communities we serve.