Monday, 23 July, 2018

The Church of Scientology Is Launching its Own Television Network

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Stacy Diaz | 12 March, 2018, 12:56

So claims one promo for the Church of Scientology's newly announced TV network named, fittingly enough, The Scientology Network.

The network will be available on AppleTV, Roku, Amazon Fire and Google Chromecast, with an app for the network already available for download on the App Store.

The website scientology.tv says the Scientology Network will debut at 8 p.m. ET on Monday, according to the reports.

The Church of Scientology hasn't commented, but a DirecTV spokesperson confirmed the Monday launch to THR.

After months of speculation, the Church of Scientology has taken the wraps off its soon-to-launch, 24-hour TV network.

Apparently, the organization ratcheted up its media presence in recent years, making an announcement of its own production studio Scientology Media Productions in 2016. The church has bought 30-second ads during the Super Bowl.

This is not the first time the church has used TV as a tool to reach a wider audience.

It's not immediately clear what the network will entail, or who from the church's deep bench of famous members may be enlisted for the programming, but the app references live streaming and "full episodes of your favorite shows".

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