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Smile
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Country United States
Broadcast area Nationwide
Headquarters Garland, Texas
Programming
Language(s) English
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Ownership
Owner Trinity Broadcasting Network
History
Launched December 31, 2016; 4 years ago (2016-12-31)
Former names Smile of a Child (2005–2016)
Availability
Terrestrial
Digital terrestrial television x.3 on most TBN owned-and-operated stations and affiliates
Channel slots vary depending on media market
Satellite
Glorystar (North America) Channel 150
IPTV
AT&T U-verse Channel 340

Smile (shortened from its former name of 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.

Smile is also available on pay-TV providers as well as on some streaming services that offer TBN's six U.S. networks.

The network is available in the U.S. on AT&T U-verse and Wave Broadband and throughout North and Central America as a free-to-air channel on Galaxy 14 C-band, Galaxy 19 Ku band and available with Glorystar Christian Satellite. Internationally, ABS1 satellite to Asia, India and the Middle East, and Agila 2 both C-band and Ku band signal in some areas of Asia and the Philippines. The network is also livestreamed on both its own and TBN's website.

In addition, parent network TBN runs a "Smile" block on Saturday mornings. On October 26, 2015, KTV aired a block of Smile programming until sometime in 2017.

Programming

Although primarily a Christian-based network, Smile has acquired some secular programming from outside producers and the public domain, such as Lassie and The Big Garage, as well as acquiring the U.S. rights to Canadian series such as Mickey's Farm. It also airs family-oriented movies with religious/inspirational themes on Friday afternoons and Saturday evenings.

Current programming

Programs in bold indicate that the program also airs Saturdays on TBN as part of their "Smile" children's block.

All programs listed are designated as E/I by Smile, completely fulfilling the Federal Communications Commission's educational programming requirements.

  • Adventures in Booga Booga Land
  • The Adventures of Carlos Caterpillar
  • The Adventures of Donkey Ollie
  • Aqua Kids Adventures
  • Arnie's Shack
  • BB's Bedtime Stories
  • Becky's Barn
  • Becky and Todd's Bible Adventures
  • The Bedbug Bible Gang
  • Ben Ketting and the Children of Light
  • Bethel Music Kids: Come Alive
  • The Charlie Church Mouse Show
  • Cherub Wings
  • The Choo Choo Bob Show
  • Chubby Cubbies
  • Colby's Clubhouse
  • Come On Over
  • Creation's Creatures
  • Curtain Climbing Kids Club
  • Curiosity Quest
  • The Dooley and Pals Show
  • Dr. Wonder's Workshop
  • The Enríquez Family
  • Faithville
  • The Filling Station
  • The Flying House
  • From Aardvark to Zucchini
  • Gina D's Kids Club
  • Gospel Bill
  • Hermie and Friends
  • IShine KNECT
  • Kids Like You
  • The Knock Knock Show
  • Mary Rice Hopkins and Puppets with a Heart
  • Matsiko Children's Choir
  • Mickey's Farm
  • Mike's Inspiration Station
  • Miss Charity's Diner
  • Mission Six
  • Mouse in the House
  • Mustard Pancakes
  • Nanna's Cottage
  • N.I.V. Kids Club Music Videos
  • Owlegories
  • Pahappahooey Island
  • Paws & Tales
  • PicTrain
  • Praise Break
  • Professor Bounce's Kid Fit
  • Puppet Parade
  • Quigley's Village
  • The Reppies
  • Retro News: A Blast from the Past
  • Rocka-Bye Island
  • RocKids TV
  • Ryan Defrates: Secret Agent
  • Sarah's Stories
  • Sea Kids
  • Super Naturally Healthy Kids with Chef Joanne
  • Super Simple Science Stuff
  • Sunshine Factory
  • Superbook
  • The Swamp Critters of Lost Lagoon
  • Theo
  • Tiny Square Critters
  • Topsy-Turvy
  • Totally, Zinghoppers
  • Tune Time
  • Two by 2
  • VeggieTales
  • Weekend Movie Showcase
  • Whirl Ada & Friends
  • Wild About Animals
  • The World of Jonathan Singh
  • Yancy and Friends: Little Praise Party
  • Zoo Clues

Former programming

  • 3-2-1 Penguins!
  • Animal Action with Eddie & Greg
  • Animal Atlas
  • Adventures in Odyssey
  • The Adventures of Skippy
  • Animated Hero Classics
  • Animated Stories from the Bible
  • Another Sommertime Adventure
  • Auto-B-Good
  • The Big Garage
  • Bibleman
  • BJ's Teddy Bear Club and Bible Stories
  • Bono Duck 90-Second Radio Show
  • Booples
  • Booples Video Shorts
  • The Boulder Buddies
  • The Boulder Buddies Music Videos
  • Boy Plus Dog
  • Brainy Baby
  • Bugtime Adventures
  • Children's Heroes of the Bible
  • Christopher Columbus
  • Circle Square
  • Cowboy Dan's Frontier
  • Curtain Climbing Kids Club Music Videos
  • Davey and Goliath
  • D.A.R.E. Safety Tips Starring Retro Bill
  • Deputy Dingle
  • Ewe Know
  • Fluffy Gardens
  • The Fred and Susie Show
  • Friends and Heroes
  • Fun Food Adventures
  • The Funny Company
  • Gaither's Pond
  • Gerald McBoing-Boing
  • Gerbert
  • God Rocks!
  • God Rocks! Music Videos
  • Going Wild
  • Grandfather Reads
  • Hippothesis
  • His Kids
  • Hugglers
  • The Huggabug Club
  • I'm an Animal
  • ImagineLand
  • Jacob's Ladder
  • Janice's Attic
  • Jay Jay the Jet Plane
  • Joy Junction
  • Just the Facts
  • Katakune
  • Kids Against Crime
  • Kidz Quest
  • Kingdom Adventure
  • The Lad's TV
  • Lassie
  • Life at the Pond
  • Little Buds
  • Little Women
  • Maralee Dawn and Friends
  • McGee and Me!
  • Miss BG
  • Monster Truck Adventures
  • The Mooh Brothers
  • Mr. Henry's Wild & Wacky World
  • My Bedbugs
  • New MacDonald's Farm
  • Nite Nite Franky Show
  • OKTV
  • Pit Pony
  • PraiseMoves Kids
  • Punky
  • Raggs
  • Safari Tracks
  • Sing Along with Gina D
  • St. Bear's Dolls Hospital
  • The Story Keepers
  • Storytime Circus Theater
  • Swiss Family Robinson
  • The Tails of Abbygail
  • Time with Dizzy
  • The Upstairs Downstairs Bears
  • Vipo: Adventures of the Flying Dog
  • Virtual Memory
  • Why?
  • Wild's Life
  • The World of Music
  • The Wumblers
  • WWJDtv with Gina Thompson
  • Young America Outdoors
  • The Zula Patrol
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