TLC (Asian TV channel)

Last updated
TLC Logo.svg
Launched4 June 2001
Owned by Discovery Asia-Pacific
Picture format 1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 480/576 for the SDTV feed)
SloganLife that is anything but ordinary.
Country Singapore
Language English
Broadcast areaSoutheast Asia
Hong Kong
Formerly calledDiscovery Travel & Adventure
Discovery Travel & Living
Sister channel(s) Discovery Channel
Animal Planet
Discovery Science
Discovery Kids
Discovery Asia
Asian Food Channel
Food Network
Travel Channel Asia
Channel 707 (HD)
Channel 727 (SD)
Channel 248
TrueVisions (Thailand)Channel 566
Channel 503
Channel 6596 (HD)
Dialog TV
(Sri Lanka)
Channel 36
Channel 707 (HD)
Channel 727 (SD)
Channel 63 (SD)
Sky Direct
Channel 32
Channel 58
Channel 70
First Media
Channel 72
Sky Cable / Destiny Cable
Channel 62 (SD)
Channel 243 (HD)
Pioneer Cable Vision Inc. (PCVI)
(Baybay, Leyte)
Channel 38 (SD)
Channel 566
Cable TV Hong Kong
(Hong Kong)
Channel 755 (SD)
Channel 712 (HD)
Bukidnon Z5 Cable
Channel 45
Parasat Cable TV
Channel 39
Channel 61
Surigao Cable TV
Channel 43
Macau Cable TV (Macau)Channel 409
(Sri Lanka)
Channel 49
now TV
(Hong Kong)
Channel 213
Singtel TV (Singapore)Channel 254 (HD/VOD)
AIS Play (Thailand)Channel 207
myTV Super
(Hong Kong)
Channel 607 (HD, Coming Soon)

TLC is a Southeast Asian pay television channel that was launched in June 2001 as Discovery Travel & Adventure. It was the third channel launched by Discovery, Inc. in the region. It was initially focused on providing travel-related entertainment. [1] [2] [3]


On January 1, 2005, the channel was rebranded as Discovery Travel & Living and received new programming. This was part of a major action within Discovery International to focus on lifestyle programming. The new schedules featured many cooking programmes and makeover shows. [4] [5]

On 1 September 2010, the channel was rebranded again into TLC, with international and local lineups. The new channel was said to be "bigger, better and bolder, featuring new places, genres, and faces." [6]


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