TLC
TLC Logo.svg
CountrySingapore
Broadcast areaSoutheast Asia
Hong Kong
Macau
Taiwan
Programming
Language(s)English
Malay
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 480i/576i for the SDTV feed)
Ownership
OwnerWarner Bros. Discovery Asia-Pacific
Sister channelsDiscovery Channel
Animal Planet
DMAX
Discovery Science
Eve
Discovery Kids
Discovery Asia
Asian Food Network
Food Network
Travel Channel Asia
HGTV Asia
History
Launched4 June 2001
Former namesDiscovery Travel & Adventure
(2001-2004)
Discovery Travel & Living
(2005-2010)
Links
Websitetlcasia.com

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 Warner Bros. Discovery in the region. It was initially focused on providing travel-related entertainment.[1][2][3]

On 1 January 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

Main article: List of programs broadcast by TLC

See also

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.