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Smile (formerly known as Smile of a Child) is an American Christian free-to-air television network owned and operated by the Trinity Broadcasting Network. The network is aimed at children between the ages 2 to 12, and offers a mixture of children's religious and family-oriented programming. The network was founded as the television branch of TBN's Smile of a Child ministry, created by TBN co-founder Jan Crouch. Aside from being a television channel, it's parent network TBN runs a "Smile" block on Saturday mornings. Competing network KTV aired a 12-hour block of Smile programming from October 26, 2015 through June 30, 2017.

The channel airs VeggieTales and 3-2-1 Penguins!, and on occasions, LarryBoy: The Cartoon Adventures. They also air Phil Vischer's "What's in the Bible?", which is part of the show "RocKids TV".

History

The program was developed by TBN's co-founder Jan Crouch and was named after a children's ministry that both she and her husband founded. It launched on Christmas Eve, 2005. On June 2015, the channel merged with JUCE TV (another channel owned by TBN) and because of this, Smile of a Child is reduced to being only 9 hours during the day.

Episodes Aired

VeggieTales

3-2-1 Penguins

LarryBoy: The Cartoon Adventures

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