There has been an upsurge in satellite 'Christian' channels in the last decade or so. A lot of these are now arriving in our living rooms via Sky/NTL.
Some of the people behind these programs (Peter Popoff, Benny Hinn, Don Stewart, Kenneth Copeland, etc.) warrant close scrutiny:
I can get the Padre Pio channel.
I kid you not !
The camera is on his tomb about 23 hours a day.
riveting stuff .