Jan 19 - CatholicTV Now Has 5000 Twitter Followers and 3000 Facebook Fans*

For additional information, please contact Chris Pham, Public Relations Coordinator at CatholicTV, at 617-923-0220 or via email at [email protected]. 

WATERTOWN, MA - As of January 19th, CatholicTV, which turned 55 on January 1st, 2010 has 5084 Twitter followers and 3015 Facebook fans. Both the 5000 and 3000 marks were crossed during the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend.

CatholicTV started using Twitter and Facebook in 2009 and many employees have submitted “tweets”. The tweets keep fans of CatholicTV up to date on the daily happenings at CatholicTV and can range from simple events like “Father Reed is getting ready for Mass” to “CatholicTV just launched an iPhone app!”.

CatholicTV also uses Facebook, not only to announce news and events to “fans” but also to communicate and even receive ideas from fans.

Fr. Robert Reed, Director of CatholicTV sees CatholicTV and its viewers as a family. He recently said, “The CatholicTV Network is a unique family that stretches across the United States and among many viewers internationally at CatholicTV.com.  The CatholicTV family is strengthened and informed by our elaborate and always fresh Facebook page and our very active Twitter account. We really like to keep people informed about what's coming up on CatholicTV.”

CatholicTV’s Twitter account can be found at http://twitter.com/CatholicTV

CatholicTV’s Facebook account can be found at www.Facebook.com/CatholicTV

CatholicTV is a nationally-broadcasted television network streaming a live feed 24 hours a day at CatholicTV.com.  Heeding Pope Benedict XVI's call to greater utilize the power of television and new media, the CatholicTV Network features its cable TV station, Catholic web site, mobile apps and widget.  Celebrate Mass online; pray The Rosary; enjoy programs on prayer, the saints, the Scriptures and the Catholic Church on America's Catholic Television Network

CatholicTV broadcasts across the US on Sky Angel and selected cable outlets in New England, in Chattanooga (TN) CatholicTV is available on Fi TV channel 153. To find out where to watch CatholicTV visit: http://www.CatholicTV.com/schedule/where-to-watch.aspx

Chris Pham
Public Relations Coordinator
[email protected]