TLC (Asian TV channel)

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TLC
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
Macau
Taiwan
Formerly calledDiscovery Travel & Adventure
(2001-2004)
Discovery Travel & Living
(2005-2010)
Sister channel(s) Discovery Channel
Animal Planet
DMAX
Discovery Science
Eve
Discovery Kids
Discovery Asia
Asian Food Channel
Food Network
Travel Channel Asia
HGTV Asia
Website tlcasia.com
Availability
Satellite
Astro
(Malaysia)
Channel 707 (HD)
Channel 727 (SD)
Indovision
(Indonesia)
Channel 248
TrueVisions (Thailand)Channel 566
Transvision
(Indonesia)
Channel 503
DishHD
(Taiwan)
Channel 6596 (HD)
Dialog TV
(Sri Lanka)
Channel 36
NJOI
(Malaysia)
Channel 707 (HD)
Channel 727 (SD)
Cignal
(Philippines)
Channel 63 (SD)
Sky Direct
(Philippines)
Channel 32
SKYNET
(Myanmar)
Channel 58
CANAL+
(Myanmar)
Channel 70
Cable
First Media
(Indonesia)
Channel 72
Sky Cable / Destiny Cable
(Philippines)
Channel 62 (SD)
Channel 243 (HD)
Pioneer Cable Vision Inc. (PCVI)
(Baybay, Leyte)
Channel 38 (SD)
TrueVisions
(Thailand)
Channel 566
Cable TV Hong Kong
(Hong Kong)
Channel 755 (SD)
Channel 712 (HD)
Bukidnon Z5 Cable
(Philippines)
Channel 45
Parasat Cable TV
(Philippines)
Channel 39
Cablelink
(Philippines)
Channel 61
Surigao Cable TV
(Philippines)
Channel 43
Macau Cable TV (Macau)Channel 409
IPTV
PEO TV
(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]

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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]

Programming

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References

  1. Osborne, Magz (June 5, 2001). "Discovery net gets the travel bug". Variety.
  2. "Discovery travel is born ... Alive dies". Television Asia. June 1, 2001.
  3. "Going places". Television Asia. July 1, 2001.
  4. Osborne, Magz (November 28, 2004). "Discovery discovers fresh lifestyle niche". Variety.
  5. "Cable channel changes focus from adventure to lifestyle". Asia Africa Intelligence Wire. January 4, 2005.
  6. "Discovery To Replace Travel & Living With TLC". Media Research Asia. July 20, 2011.