TLC (Netherlands)

Launched 4 July 2011
Network Discovery Networks Benelux
Owned by Discovery Networks Northern Europe (Discovery Communications)
Picture format 576i (SDTV, 16:9)
1080i HD
Audience share 0.5% (2012, [1])
Country Netherlands
Language Dutch/English
Broadcast area Netherlands
Sister channel(s) Discovery Channel (Netherlands)
Animal Planet (Benelux)
Investigation Discovery
Discovery World
Discovery Science
Digitenne Channel 17
CanalDigitaal Channel 45
Ziggo Channel 21 (SD/HD)
CAIW Channel 28
Kabel Noord Channel 251
Delta NV Channel 354
CAI Harderwijk Channel 132
Stichting Kabelnet Veendam Channel 72
KT Waalre Channel 16
Glashart Media Channel 71
KPN Channel 17
Streaming media
Horizon Go (Netherlands only)
Yelo TV Watch live (Belgium only)

TLC is a Dutch television channel which broadcasts lifestyle programmes. It airs programmes related to lifestyle, health, food, and reality shows. Its main target is the female audience. The channel launched on 4 July 2011 by Discovery Networks Benelux.

TLC initially aired from 6pm till 2am on the standard-definition channel of Animal Planet making this a time-sharing channel in the Netherlands.[2] On 1 October 2012 TLC extended its air time from 3pm till 2am.[3] TLC became a 24-hours channel on 8 January 2013.[4] An HD-simulcast started through UPC Netherlands on 15 May 2013.[5]



See also


  1. "Jaarrapport 2012" (PDF). Stichting Kijk Onderzoek.
  2. Robert Briel (July 4, 2011). "Discovery: major launch for Dutch TLC". Broadband TV News.
  3. Jan-Hein Visser (August 31, 2012). "TLC breidt uit". Totaal TV.
  4. Kriek, Jarco (29 November 2012). "TLC gaat de hele dag uitzenden". Totaal TV. Retrieved 17 December 2012.
  5. Jarco Kriek (22 April 2013). "13th Street HD, Syfy HD en TLC HD nieuw bij UPC". Totaal TV.
  6. "Alle programma's". TLC. September 25, 2012.
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