WUDT-LD is a low-power television station in Detroit, Michigan, broadcasting on local digital VHF channel 8 and virtual channel 23. Founded in 1989 as W05BN, it is owned and operated by the Daystar Television Network, an American evangelical Christian television religious broadcasting network headquartered near Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex in Bedford, Texas. It is broadcast world-wide via satellite. It was founded in 1993, when Marcus Lamb and his Word of God Fellowship ministry purchased a formerly defunct UHF station in Dallas called KMPX, and started broadcasting Christian programming. By 1997, Daystar was a network of two stations, one in Colorado and one in Texas. By 2011, the network had grown to cover 200 countries. In 2010, Daystar became the first full time Christian network to build a TV station in Israel. WUDT changed calls signs from W05BN to WBXD in 1995, then to WUDT in 2004. From 1989 until 2001, it broadcast on local analog channel 5, then briefly it used channel 35, changing to 8 in 2001. WUDT was previously affiliated with the music network The Box, which became MTV2, and WUDT stayed with MTV2 until 2004, at which time it became an affiliate of Univision, a Spanish-language network, of which WUDT was the first in Detroit. In 2009, WUDT became an owned and operated of Daystar.