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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SIXTH LONGEST RUNNING DAILY TALK SHOW
IN THE WORLD EXPANDING INTO THE U.S.
Crossroads Global Media Group’s Flagship Program “100 Huntley Street”
Expands Its Reach by Adding 30 Million Homes in United States on GEB America
TORONTO—Oct. 6, 2014—“100 Huntley Street,” the sixth longest running daily television program in the world, will add 30 million American homes to its televised reach across North America starting Oct. 6, 2014. Compelling and engaging, “100 Huntley Street” brings you remarkable stories of world leaders, celebrities, sports figures and everyday people who have had life changing encounters with God. The daily program is produced in Canada where it has thrived in national daily release for more than 37 years. The show is broadcast on GEB America in the United States, and online at 100Huntley.com and ChristianPost.com. In Canada, “100 Huntley Street” is the flagship program of Canadian broadcast network YES TV, and is broadcast on Global TV.
"We are humbled that ‘100 Huntley Street’ can now be seen daily across the U.S. and Canada," said Dr. John Hull, CEO, Crossroads Global Media Group. "Our new, North American format of ‘100 Huntley Street’ unites multiple platforms and distribution centers, now providing viewers across the U.S. with the best inspirational interviews and stories available every day."
The faith and values based program highlights prominent leaders and celebrities as well as human-interest stories. A trusted leader in Christian broadcast, Crossroads has brought inspired media to North Americans for more than 50 years. The TV ministry was founded by Rev. David Mainse in 1962 and “100 Huntley Street” launched as a daily program in 1977. The show is currently anchored by Crossroads’ Global CEO, Dr. John Hull, accompanied on set by respected on-air personalities including Moira Brown, Ron Mainse, April Hernandez, Eric Metaxas, Tanner Keith and other notable co-hosts.
The telecast promotes several of Crossroads Global Media Group’s ministry efforts available to viewers across its North American reach. Its humanitarian efforts around the world provide clean water, agricultural programs and education. A 24-hour Prayer Center receives more than 1,000 calls a day, and Crossroads’ suite of multimedia resources include compelling documentaries on subjects including prescription drug abuse, teen suicide, youth violence, and a variety of spiritual and social issues.
"The leadership at Crossroads is excited to be able to extend the reach of its daily flagship program across the United States with this great new format,” said Bruce Stacey, Chief Content Officer, Crossroads Global Media Group. "It is our hope that viewers will experience thoughtful, compelling dialogue and inspiring guests as they visit with our dynamic on-air team and explore important topics about life, love, faith and family."
In the United States, the program airs on GEB America Mondays to Fridays at 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET, and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. ET. In Canada, “100 Huntley Street” airs live daily at 9:30 a.m. ET on Global TV and is re-broadcast throughout the day on YES TV, which is available via satellite on BellTV Express Vu and Shaw Direct. Full episodes and more inspirational content, interviews, and videos are online at 100huntley.com, crossroads360.com and christianpost.com.
Interview opportunities, host bios and head shots are available. Check local listings for specific air dates and times. For more information, visit 100huntley.com.
ABOUT CROSSROADS GLOBAL MEDIA GROUP
For more than 50 years, Crossroads has been a leader in providing faith and values media content for people of all ages. “100 Huntley Street,” the flagship television program of Crossroads, was founded by Rev. David Mainse and is the longest running Canadian daily television program, and the sixth longest running daily talk show in the world. In October 2015, “100 Huntley Street” will celebrate its 10,000th episode. Crossroads provides relevant messages of faith and inspiration for millions in Canada and the United States, and, through the internet, to the world. Crossroads interacts with viewers via 24/7 prayer lines, receiving over 1,000 phone calls a day. For more than 30 years, Crossroads has also been a highly respected and effective not-for-profit aid agency, partnering with more than 60 on-site, local, non-government organizations to provide over $36 million in aid and emergency relief, responding in times of crisis, war, and natural disaster to empower long-term development strategies worldwide. Effective August 2014, Crossroads Christian Communications Incorporated was officially rebranded as Crossroads Global Media Group™. For more information, visit crossroads.media.