Source: CAIR News Release
On December 14, 2004 CAIR News Release reported, "bridges TV, the first American Muslim television network, has launched in southeast Michigan on Comcast, the nation's largest cable company with nearly 22 million customers. Details of the channel and the launch will be discussed during a media availability on Friday, Dec. 17, 2004... The historic launch marks Detroit as the first cable market in the country to broadcast Bridges TV. Bridges TV is a subscription-based network that targets primarily the 8 million Muslims of North America and features English language programs focused on celebrating the American Muslim lifestyle and culture."