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'The Chosen' Comes to TV for the First Time: TBN to Air the Critically Acclaimed Series on the Life of Jesus and His Disciples Starting Feb 8th

News Staff : Feb 5, 2021  TBN

"We are thrilled to bring this television series to TBN and allow our viewers to experience Jesus in a way that has never been done before." -Matt Crouch, Chairman of TBN

[Trinity Broadcasting Network] TBN announced it has secured the rights to the first season of "The Chosen," a crowdfunded TV series which garnered massive audience support with more than 16,000 people investing over $10 million into the project. The eight episode season, created, directed and co-written by filmmaker Dallas Jenkins, is set to air for the first time on television on the network starting Monday, February 8 and will continue every Monday night for eight weeks. (Screengrab image: The Chosen /via TBN)

Additionally, TBN is also airing an original teaching series, "The Chosen Unveiled" with Rabbi Jason Sobel to serve as a companion program that unpacks the theology behind the critically acclaimed show, "The Chosen."

"We are thrilled to bring this television series to TBN and allow our viewers to experience Jesus in a way that has never been done before," said Matt Crouch, chairman of TBN.

"The Chosen" is the first-ever multi-season series based on the true stories of the Gospels of Jesus Christ and allows viewers to see Jesus through the eyes of those who knew Him. The 8-episode first season tells the stories of characters in the Gospels who encountered Jesus and were changed forever.

As of August 2020, "The Chosen" has been viewed nearly 50 million times in 180 countries and is currently being translated to 70 languages. Season one has earned two Movieguide Award nominations and has a 100 percent score on Rotten Tomatoes from eight reviews and 99 percent from audiences. Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here

TBN's Monday Primetime Lineup:

8:00 pm ET: Praise
9:00 pm ET: The Chosen Unveiled
9:30 pm ET: The Chosen
10:30 pm ET: The Chosen Unveiled (re-air)
11:00 pm ET: Praise (re-air)

For more information and promotional trailer visit: https://e.tbn.org/thechosen







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