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'Discovery TLC' will replace 'Discovery Travel and Living' from Sept 1
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Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific (DNAP) will be launching TLC in the region from 1 September.

TLC, a lifestyle channel, will replace Discovery Travel and Living in DNAP’s portfolio of seven networks that includes Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, Discovery Science, Discovery HD World, Discovery Turbo and Discovery Home and Health.


At launch, TLC will reach 133 million households in 20 countries across Asia-Pacific. TLC celebrates everyday life and special occasions by offering both new perspectives and shared experiences from real-life people in remarkable circumstances. First launched internationally in Norway on 4 March, TLC will be available in over 75 countries and 100 million subscribers by 2011, making it one of the most widely distributed lifestyle channel brands in pay-TV.

In the US, TLC reaches over 99 million homes and is one of the top ten channels for women aged 25-54.

DNAP executive VP, MD Tom Keaveny said, “With the launch of TLC in the region, we believe that we have a perfect complement to our flagship factual network Discovery Channel and expect to build a strong second flagship lifestyle brand that will offer our affiliates and advertising partners two quality networks to target both men and women, allowing them to reach Asia-Pacific’s affluent audience.”


TLC's programming will include content focussed on lifestyle, travel, the environment, home improvement and gripping human interest stories. In addition to the lifestyle programming already available on TLC in the United States, TLC in Asia-Pacific will also provide high-quality entertainment content from across Discovery’s vast portfolio of channels and library.

Viewers can expect shows like Cake Boss, Say Yes To The Dress and LA Ink. Travel series like Globe Trekker, Glutton For Punishment will also freature. The new channel will be bigger, better and bolder, featuring new places, genres, and faces.

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