TLC (Asia)

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TLC Asia
TLC Logo Germany 2014.png
TLC Asia logo
Launched June 4, 2001
Owned by Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Slogan Life That is Anything But Ordinary.
Country Singapore
Language English
Broadcast area Asiawide
Formerly called Discovery Travel & Adventure (2001-2004)
Discovery Travel & Living (2005-2010)
Replaced Discovery Travel & Adventure (2001-2004)
Discovery Travel & Living (2005-2010)
Sister channel(s) Discovery Channel
Animal Planet
DMAX
Discovery Science
Eve
Discovery Kids
Discovery HD World
Website www.tlcasia.com
Availability
Satellite
Astro
(Malaysia)
Channel 707
Indovision
(Indonesia)
Channel 248
TrueVisions (Thailand) Channel 566
Dream Satellite TV
(Philippines)
Channel 26
Transvision
(Indonesia)
Channel 117
DishHD
(Taiwan)
Channel 60596 (HD)
Dialog TV
(Sri Lanka)
Channel 36
BiG TV
(Indonesia)
Channel 277
Cable
StarHub TV
(Singapore)
Channel 427 (HD)
First Media
(Indonesia)
Channel 72
SkyCable
(Philippines)
Channel 62 (Digital)
Destiny Cable
(Philippines)
Channel 53 (Analog)
Channel 62 (Digital)
TrueVisions
(Thailand)
Channel 566[1]
Cable TV Hong Kong
(Hong Kong)
Channel 54
UCS
(Bangladesh)
Channel 55
Parasat Cable TV
(Philippines)
Channel 39
Cablelink
(Philippines)
Channel 61
IPTV
PEO TV
(Sri Lanka)
Channel 49
now TV
(Hong Kong)
Channel 213
HKBN bbTV
(Hong Kong)
Channel 317

TLC is a television channel available in South-East Asia.

Plans to launch the channel first surfaced in 2000 when Discovery started working on expanding Discovery Travel & Adventure and Discovery Health to the Asian and Latin American markets.[2]

The channel launched as Discovery Travel & Adventure in June 2001. It was the third channel launched by Discovery Networks in the region. When it launched, it was focused on providing travel-related entertainment.[3][4][5]

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 Networks International to focus on lifestyle programming. The new schedules featured much cooking programmes and makeover shows.[6][7]

On 1 September 2010, the channel was rebranded again into Discovery TLC Asia with international and local line ups. The new channel will be "bigger, better and bolder, featuring new places, genres, and faces."[8] As of June 2011, TLC South East Asia has now split into four different channel feeds.

Operating Channels[edit]

  • TLC SE Asia
  • TLC Malaysia
  • TLC Philippines
  • TLC Taiwan

Programming[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ubc Channel Index
  2. ^ Sutter, Mary (March 8, 2000). "Discovery dishes 2". Variety. 
  3. ^ Osborne, Magz (June 5, 2001). "Discovery net gets the travel bug". Variety. 
  4. ^ "Discovery travel is born ... Alive dies". Television Asia. June 1, 2001. 
  5. ^ "Going places". Television Asia. July 1, 2001. 
  6. ^ Osborne, Magz (November 28, 2004). "Discovery discovers fresh lifestyle niche". Variety. 
  7. ^ "Cable channel changes focus from adventure to lifestyle". Asia Africa Intelligence Wire. January 4, 2005. 
  8. ^ "Discovery To Replace Travel & Living With TLC". Media Research Asia. July 20, 2011. 

External links[edit]

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