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Sky Angel is a multi-channel, direct-to-home satellite television and radio service that specializes in Christian and "family-friendly" programming. It is owned and operated by Dominion Video Satellite Inc., a direct broadcast satellite (DBS) licensee with corporate headquarters in Naples, Florida. Sky Angel provides Christian-oriented and some general channels that it deems suitable for its format. Because of its stated purpose and clean television programming, Sky Angel has been given a seal of approval by the Parents Television Council. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Wycliffe Tyndale · Luther · Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Pope · Archbishop of Canterbury Patriarch of Constantinople Christianity Portal This box:      A Christian () is a... Direct broadcast satellite (DBS) is a term used to refer to satellite television broadcasts intended for home reception, also referred to as direct-to-home signals. ... Naples is a city in Collier County, Florida, USA. The population was 20,976 at the 2000 census. ... The Parents Television Council (PTC) is a US-based self-proclaimed nonpartisan[1], nonprofit organization whose stated goal is to promote and restore responsibility to the entertainment industry. ...


Dominion, under the former corporate name Video Satellite Systems, Inc., was one of the first nine companies to apply to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for a high-power DBS license in 1981 and is the sole surviving DBS provider from that first round of applicants. Dish Network and DirecTV later acquired their DBS licenses, and Dominion subsequently formed a technical agreement with DISH Network where Sky Angel subscribers utilize the Dish-brand equipment to receive the Sky Angel service. Dish and Sky Angel operate independently of one another, however, their agreement enables individuals to subscribe to both services using the same satellite receiving equipment. A dominion, often Dominion, is the territory or the authority of a dominus (a lord or master). ... The FCCs official seal. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... DISH Network is a direct broadcast satellite (DBS) service that provides satellite television and audio programming to households and businesses in the United States, owned by parent company EchoStar Communications Corporation. ... A standard DirecTV satellite dish with 1 LNB on a roof DirecTV (trademarked as DIRECTV) is a direct broadcast satellite (DBS) service based in El Segundo, California, USA, that transmits digital satellite television and audio to households in the United States, the Caribbean and Latin America except for Mexico. ...

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Programming

Sky Angel presently offers 33 TV and radio channels including 3 original channels produced by Dominion Sky Angel:

  • Angel One
  • Angel Two
  • KTV-Kids and Teens Television

Angel One offers a variety of inspirational and political programming, most of which reflect Sky Angel's support of conservative fundamentalist evangelical Christianity. Several shows, with hosts such as David Reagan and Hal Lindsey, attempt to translate current events into biblical prophecy. Other programs encourage political activism on the part of conservative Christians. Topics covered on the Angel One shows include abortion, gay marriage, and even witchcraft. Conservative may refer to: Conservatism, political philosophy A member of a Conservative Party Conservative extension, premise of deductive logic Conservativity theorem, mathematical proof of conservative extension Conservative Judaism britney spears Category: ... Fundamentalism is a movement to maintain strict adherence to founding principles. ... Evangelicalism, in a strictly lexical, but rarely used sense, refers to all things that are implied in belief that Jesus is the savior. ... Dr. David Reagan is a christian bible scholar who heads The Lamb and Lion Ministries. ... Harold Lee Hal Lindsey (born 1929) is an American evangelist and Christian writer. ... Highlights The so-called iTunes Law, which Apple has called state-sponsored piracy, is approved by the French Parliament (coat of arms pictured). ... Bible prophecy is the concept held by various people that many Bible verses contain prophecies. ... Activism, in a general sense, can be described as involvement in action to bring about change, be it social, political, environmental, or other change. ... Same-sex marriage is marriage between individuals who are of the same legal or biological sex. ... For other uses, see Witchcraft (disambiguation). ...


Angel Two carries special programming such as documentaries and coverage of religious gatherings. Angel Two has covered all three Justice Sundays, meetings of the Promise Keepers and Vision America, and has aired annual autumn specials such as Halloween Exposed and Harry Potter: Witchcraft Repackaged. Documentary film is a broad category of cinematic expression united by the intent to remain factual or non-fictional. ... Justice Sunday may refer to: Justice Sunday, a March 2005 event sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee Justice Sunday, a series of events organized by conservative Christian organizations to combat the perceived liberal majority in the U. S. Federal Judiciary, including a April 24, 2005 event at Highview Baptist... Promise Keepers is an international Christian organization for men, based in Denver, Colorado, United States, self-described as a Christ-centered organization dedicated to introducing men to Jesus Christ as their Savior and Lord, helping them to grow as Christians.[1] Promise Keepers promote the view that husbands have a... Vision America logo Vision America purports to be an American Christian political organization founded in 1994 by Baptist pastor Rick Scarborough to inform, encourage and mobilize pastors and their congregations to be proactive in restoring Judeo-Christian values to the moral and civic framework in their communities, states, and our...


Sky Angel's other channels include The Liberty Channel, the Christian Television Network, Trinity Broadcasting Network, Faith TV, Cornerstone Television, Total Living Network, FOX News Channel, Hallmark Channel, HGTV and TV-U, and others, as well as several radio stations, including Moody Broadcasting Network. Logo Christian Television Network (CTN) is a minor broadcast television station that broadcasts religious programming. ... The Trinity Broadcasting Network, or TBN, is the largest Christian religious television network in the world and is headquartered near Los Angeles in Costa Mesa, California with studios near Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex in Irving, Texas and near Nashville in Hendersonville, Tennessee. ... Faith TV is a Christian movie, documentary and biography channel featuring drama, comedy, action, and educational programs and feature films drawn from inspirational media libraries. ... The Cornerstone Television Network is a minor over-the-air television broadcast network in the United States. ... Total Living Network is a religious network in the United States. ... The Fox News Channel (FNC) is a United States-based cable and satellite news channel. ... The Hallmark Channel is a cable television network that broadcasts in over 100 countries. ... Home & Garden Television, better known as HGTV, is a cable television network in the U.S. and Canada. ... TVU is a television network that supports Christianity by playing safe, clean music by some of the most popular Christian bands (Reliant K, Sanctus Real, ect. ... The Moody Broadcasting Network in a radio network affiliated with the Moody Bible Institute. ...


Sky Angel should not be confused with British Sky Broadcasting in the UK -- neither they nor its parent, News Corporation, own any interest in Sky Angel, besides FOX News. This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... 1211 Avenue of the Americas (Sixth Avenue), where News Corporation is based News Corporation (abbreviated to News Corp) (NYSE: NWS, NYSE: NWSa, ASX: NWS, LSE: NCRA) is one of the worlds largest media conglomerates. ...


Sky Angel TV Channels

Ch # Station
9701 Angel One
9702 Angel Two
9703 Kids & Teens TV
9705 TVU
9707 Guardian Television Network
9708 Faith TV
9709 Superchannel TBN
9710 3 Angels Broadcasting Network
9711 Safe TV
9712 Cornerstone Television
9714 Total Living Network
9716 Liberty Broadcasting Network
9717 Spirit TV
9718 Fox News Channel
9720 Home & Garden Television
9729 Hallmark Channel
9730 Hallmark Movie Channel
9732 Worship Network

Kids & Teens Television is a 24/7 childrens channel exclusive to the Sky Angel satellite network and provides high-quality, entertaining and educational programming for all young ages, from toddlers to teens. ... Televisión Universidad de Concepción, TVU, is a TV channel of Chile. ... WSFJ is the i television affiliate in Columbus, Ohio. ... Faith TV is a Christian movie, documentary and biography channel featuring drama, comedy, action, and educational programs and feature films drawn from inspirational media libraries. ... The Trinity Broadcasting Network, or TBN, is the largest Christian religious television network in the world and is headquartered near Los Angeles in Costa Mesa, California with studios near Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex in Irving, Texas and near Nashville in Hendersonville, Tennessee. ... The Three Angels Broadcasting Network, or 3ABN for short, is a not-for-profit, 24-hour multimedia Christian ministry, an American television and radio network which primarily focuses on Christian programming. ... KSBN-TV is a religious television station in Springdale, Arkansas, broadcasting locally on channel 57 as an affiliate of Worship, with additional programming from America One. ... The Cornerstone Television Network is a minor over-the-air television broadcast network in the United States. ... Total Living Network is a religious network in the United States. ... The Fox News Channel (FNC) is a United States-based cable and satellite news channel. ... Home & Garden Television, better known as HGTV, is a cable television network in the U.S. Programming consists of numerous home and garden improvement, maintenance, renovation, craft, and remodeling shows. ... The Hallmark Channel is a cable television network that broadcasts in over 100 countries. ... Hallmark Movie Channel is a digital cable channel that is a spin-off of its sister network Hallmark Channel. ... The Worship Network, or Worship, is a broadcast television service that provides alternative Christian worship-themed programming 24 hours a day, seven days a week. ...

See also

Artists impression of a Boeing 601 satellite, as configured for digital television transmission by SES Astra Satellite television is television delivered by way of communications satellites, as compared to conventional terrestrial television and cable television. ... Direct broadcast satellite (DBS) is a term used to refer to satellite television broadcasts intended for home reception, also referred to as direct-to-home signals. ... IPTV (Internet Protocol Television) is a system where a digital television service is delivered by using Internet Protocol over a network infrastructure, which may include delivery by a broadband connection. ...

External links

  • Official Site
  • Sky Angel TV and Radio Channel Lineup
  • Satire about SkyAngel
  • Sky Angel IPTV Press Release

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Sky Angel (887 words)
To receive Sky Angel, there is no need to subscribe to a cable television service, no need for a big satellite dish – no need to feel forced to pay for an expensive package of cable-type channels carrying programming contrary to your Christian values in hopes that you might receive a couple of good channels.
When one subscribes to Sky Angel, their subscription payment combined with those of a growing Sky Angel subscriber base is providing the necessary means to support and strengthen this valuable communications platform established for the entire body of Christ to ensure that there will always be a secure, unrestricted communications outlet for the Gospel.
Sky Angel is the only Christian organization in the world licensed by any government to own and operate a direct broadcast satellite system.
Sky Angel: 1-800-SKY-ANGEL: Sky Angel Ministries (229 words)
Dominion Sky Angel is comprised of two entities: Dominion Video Satellite, Inc., a taxable corporation licensed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to own and operate a direct broadcast satellite (DBS) service, and Dominion Foundation, a registered 501(c)(3) non-taxable corporation in all 50 United States.
Sky Angel Ministries, was established to provide a domestic U.S. and global platform for Christian ministry television and radio programming.
Sky Angel Ministries, is also actively involved in establishing an international DBS outreach capability.
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