Boston’s CatholicTV Comes to Detroit!

Watch out, Detroit!  There’s a sassy new kid on the Catholic block!This Sunday, the First Sunday of Advent, the Archdiocese of Detroit will switch its network affiliation and will begin carrying the programming of CatholicTV out of Boston.  The oldest Catholic television channel in the world, CatholicTV offers faith-filled, family-friendly programming 24 hours a day.Since 1987, CTND (the Catholic Television Network of Detroit) has carried programming from the Eternal Word Broadcasting Net … [Read more...]

WJBK: After 24 Years, Jesus Be Kind!

On October 24, 1948, television station WJBK began broadcasting to the Detroit Metro area as a Dumont Network affiliate, owned by George B. Storer.  In 1949, WJBK was the first station in Michigan to produce live telecasts of Detroit Lions and Detroit Tigers games.  In 1952, Dumont Network went out of business and the station became a CBS affiliate; in 1994, it switched again to broadcast as a Fox Network station.Not a huge fan of television, I would say “Who cares?” except for a little tidbit … [Read more...]