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TLC launches across Asia-Pacific region

Discovery Networks International has announced that TLC is launching across Asia-Pacific as of today, September 1. The lifestyle network behind LA Ink, Cake Boss and Say Yes to the Dress will reach 133 million households in 20 countries across Asia-Pacific after today's launch. The newly launched channel will replace Discovery Travel & Living in Discovery's Asia-Pacific channel portfolio, and joins networks Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, Discovery Science, Discovery HD World, Discovery Turbo and Discovery Home & Health. Along with programming from the U.S. version of TLC, the international channel will also carry programming from Investigation Discovery, Planet Green and Animal Planet, as well as newly commissioned programming of interest to the region.
September 1, 2010

Discovery Networks International has announced that TLC is launching across Asia-Pacific as of today, September 1. The lifestyle network behind LA Ink, Cake Boss and Say Yes to the Dress will reach 133 million households in 20 countries across Asia-Pacific after today’s launch. The newly launched channel will replace Discovery Travel & Living in Discovery’s Asia-Pacific channel portfolio, and joins networks Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, Discovery Science, Discovery HD World, Discovery Turbo and Discovery Home & Health. Along with programming from the U.S. version of TLC, the international channel will also carry programming from Investigation Discovery, Planet Green and Animal Planet, as well as newly commissioned programming of interest to the region.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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