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NET TV and The Tablet Reporting from World Youth Day and National Conventions

Posted on Jul 15, 2016 in DeSales Blog

New Evangelization Television (NET TV) and The Tablet will have journalists on the ground in Krakow, Poland delivering in-depth reports for World Youth Day 2016. Currents news correspondent Michelle Powers and The Tablet reporter Maria-Pia Negro Chin will be embedded with nearly one million teenagers and young adults as they convene with Pope Francis for seven days of prayer, music, and cultural exchanges. In addition to in-depth reports broadcast nightly on Currents and published in the The Tablet’s weekly edition, reporters will be sharing pictures and video on social media including on Currents’ Facebook and Twitter pages and on The Tablet’s Facebook and Twitter pages with #WYDOB. NET TV will also broadcast Pope Francis’ Masses and other World Youth Day events in their entirety. For a complete schedule of live and taped broadcasts click here.

Special coverage of World Youth Day begins on Wednesday July 20th and ends Monday August 1st. Reports will air every evening on Currents, NET TV’s nightly news program, which airs at 7:30 pm Monday through Friday, with encores at 11:30pm and 6:30am the following day. You can follow all coverage at and

Upcoming coverage on NET TV will also include Decision 2016 special election coverage, with teams reporting from both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions. Award winning Currents anchor Liz Faublas will be reporting from the center of the action, delivering political stories from a Catholic perspective. In The Arena, NET TV’s original weekly series covering news, current events, political topics, and social opinions, will also broadcast from the conventions. Host Monsignor Kieran Harrington will moderate from the Republican National Convention, while Religious News Service national Catholic reporter, David Gibson, will guest host from the Democratic National Convention.

Decision 2016 coverage from the Republican National Convention will begin on Monday July 18th and continue through July 21st. Special coverage of the Democratic National Convention will begin on Monday July 25th and continue through the 28th. Reports will air every evening on Currents, Mondaythrough Friday, beginning at 7:30 pm, with encores at 11:30pm and 6:30am the following day. You can follow all coverage at In The Arena airs Sundays in NYC on WOR 710AM at 7 PM, Relevant Radio 1430AM at 1 PM, and NET TV at 8 PM EST. Past episodes are available on Verizon FiOS On Demand, under the NET Catholic Channel.

NET TV is a cable network featuring news and information with a Catholic point of view, and is available in the New York area on Time Warner Cable, channel 97, Cablevision, channel 30, and nationally on Verizon FIOS on Demand. Viewers can also watch the programming live on NET TV’s website at

DeSales Media is  the communications and technology arm of the Diocese of Brooklyn. DeSales Media publishes Catholic news, information, and provides religious programming and entertainment across all media. DeSales Media properties also include the weekly diocesan newspaper The Tablet, the monthly Hispanic newspaper Nuestra Voz, and the cable network New Evangelization Television NET TV.

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