Travel and Living Channel

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Travel and Living Channel
Launched March 2004
Owned by Discovery Communications
Picture format 576i (SDTV 16:9)
Audience share 0.4% (February 2008, )
Slogan Life that is Anything, But Ordinary!
Country Australia
Language English
Broadcast area Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia
Formerly called Discovery Travel & Adventure (prior to 1 October 2005)
Discovery Travel & Living (1 October 2005-1 September 2010)
Sister channel(s) Discovery Channel
Animal Planet
Discovery Turbo MAX
Science Channel
Discovery Home & Health
Timeshift service TLC+2 (Australia only)
Australia Foxtel/Austar (virtual) 646
Indonesia Indovision (virtual) 248
Indonesia TelkomVision (virtual) 117
Australia Foxtel/Austar/Optus (virtual) 646
Australia Neighbourhood Cable (virtual) 42
Australia TransACT (virtual) 208
Indonesia First Media (virtual) 72
New Zealand Vodafone (virtual) 69
Streaming media
Australia Fetch TV 131 via RTMP/HLS

Travel and Living Channel was launched in 2004, formerly it was known as the Discovery Travel and Adventure Channel. Programming on the channel consists primarily of travel and lifestyle, and consists mainly of programming seen on the flagship Travel Channel in the United States with the branding derived from the US version of The Learning Channel.

It was formerly available on SelecTV from March 2007 until the closure of its English service in late 2010.[1][2]

On 1 September 2010, Discovery Travel & Living rebranded as TLC. Unlike the channel TLC in the United States, the TLC service in Australia is an acronym for "Travel and Living Channel", instead of being a meaningless acronym (though it originally stood for "The Learning Channel" in the U.S.), and airs none of the U.S. service's programming. The channel also converted to 16:9 aspect ratio during the conversion.[3]



  1. ^ Addington, Tim (15 March 2007). "SelecTV adds five Discovery channels to platform". B&T Weekly. Retrieved 16 November 2010. 
  2. ^ Chessell, James (20 August 2010). "City Beat". "Bruce Gordon's SelecTV to make changes". The Australian. Retrieved 20 August 2010. 
  3. ^ "Discovery: Travel and Living to re-brand as TLC:TV Tonight". 'David Knox'. Retrieved 2010-08-23.