In late October 2016, a new TV channel was being planned in order to give Bear in the Big Blue House a chance to air in 2016.
JWR Network officially launched on December 1, 2016 at 12:00 a.m. Central Time with the Oobi episode "Camp Out!/Uma Swing!" as the first program to air on the channel. A livestream version playing random shows launched as well with the first program being Oobi with the same episode.
JWR Network made a slight change on January 1, 2017.
In early 2017, Joshua World started planning a remake of the channel which the remake is planned to launch at an unknown date.
The Livestream version of JWR Network shutdown after July 12, 2017 and was replaced with the actual JWR Network.
- Pre Beginning Era (December 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016)
- Full Beginning Era (January 1, 2017 - present)
- New Beginning Era (future era)
Main article: List of programs broadcast by JWR Network
JWR Kids is a kids block on JWR Network on December 1, 2016. It lasts from 8 a.m. noon to 2 p.m. Central Time. It was meant to launch on January 1, 2017, but its launch was pushed forward to December 1, 2016.
- 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Central Time (December 1, 2016 - September 3, 2017)
- 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Central Time (September 4, 2017 - present)
JWR Network Movie Time
JWR Network Movie Time is a programming block event that starts every Saturday at 5 p.m. CT. It began on February 25, 2017 with the first two films being "Moana" and "The Pickle Pig."