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TLC (TV network)

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TLC (originally an initialism for The Learning Channel) is an American basic cable and satellite television network that is owned by Discovery Inc. Initially focused on educational and learning content, by the late 1990s, the network began to primarily focus towards reality series involving lifestyles, family life, and personal stories. [1]

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A Baby Story

A Baby Story is an American reality series that began airing on TLC and Discovery Channel in 1998.

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American Chopper

American Chopper is an American reality television series that aired on Discovery Channel from 2003 to 2010, produced by Pilgrim Films & Television.

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American Heroes Channel

American Heroes Channel (AHC; formerly Military Channel and originally Discovery Wings Channel) is an American digital cable and satellite television network that is owned by Discovery Inc. The network carries programs related to the military, warfare, and military history and science.

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AT&T U-verse

AT&T U-verse, commonly called U-verse, was an AT&T brand of triple-play telecommunications services, although the brand is now only used in reference to the IPTV service.

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Belgrade (Beograd / Београд, meaning "White city",; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Serbia.

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Bell TV

Bell TV (Bell Télé; formerly known as Bell ExpressVu, Dish Network Canada, ExpressVu Dish Network, and now sometimes known as Bell Satellite TV to distinguish the service from Bell's IPTV Fibe TV service), is the division of BCE Inc. that provides satellite television service across Canada.

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Bright House Networks

Bright House Networks LLC was an American telecom company.

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C band (IEEE)

The C-band is a designation by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for a portion of the electromagnetic spectrum in the microwave range of frequencies ranging from 4.0 to 8.0 gigahertz (GHz); however, this definition is the one used by radar manufacturers and users, not necessarily by microwave radio telecommunications users.

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Cable in the Classroom

Cable in the Classroom was an American division of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association that assisted the cable television industry in providing educational content to schools.

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Cake Boss

Cake Boss is an American reality television series, airing on the cable television network TLC.

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Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC, Conseil de la radiodiffusion et des télécommunications canadiennes) is a public organization in Canada with mandate as a regulatory agency for broadcasting and telecommunications.

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Canal Digital

Canal Digital is a Nordic pay TV and internet service provider in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland that was founded in March 1997 as a joint venture between the French pay TV company Canal+ and the Norwegian telecommunications operator Telenor.

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CNBC is an American basic cable, internet and satellite business news television channel that is owned by NBCUniversal News Group, a division of NBCUniversal, with both being ultimately owned by Comcast.

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CNBC-e was a hybrid business/financial and entertainment channel operated in Turkey by CNBC Europe and the NTV Group. The channel shares its name with a co-owned magazine about CNBC-e. The economy-related morning and afternoon programmes of CNBC-e are in Turkish and are dedicated mainly to the global and Turkish financial markets such as the Istanbul Stock Exchange, while the evening programmes are mostly American TV series, films, talk shows and animations in English (with Turkish subtitles.) The channel also produces a weekly 15-minute programme in English, Business Turkey, which airs at weekends on CNBC Europe and is one of the few CNBC programmes still using the channel's 2000 on-air identity, though only for its opening titles. The schedule contains education, culture, drama, entertainment, music and sports programs and news with commercial breaks. The channel was sold to Discovery Communications and replaced with TLC Türkiye on November 6, 2015.

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Cogeco Inc. is a Canadian telecommunications and media company headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, which serves residential and commercial customers through various subsidiaries.

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Comcast Corporation (formerly registered as Comcast Holdings)Before the AT&T merger in 2001, the parent company was Comcast Holdings Corporation.

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Cooking Channel

Cooking Channel is an American cable channel owned by Discovery, Inc. The channel is a spin-off of Food Network, broadcasting programming related to food and cooking.

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Cosmote TV

Cosmote TV is the corporate name for two pay television services in Greece, owned by Greek telecommunication operator OTE.

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Cox Communications

Cox Communications (also known as Cox Cable and formerly Cox Broadcasting Corporation, Dimension Cable Services and Times-Mirror Cable) is an American privately owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises providing digital cable television, telecommunications and Home Automation services in the United States.

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Destination America

Destination America is an American digital cable and satellite television channel that is owned by Discovery Inc. The channel primarily features lifestyle and paranormal programming.

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DirecTV (stylized as DIRECTV) is an American direct broadcast satellite service provider based in El Segundo, California and is a subsidiary of AT&T.

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Discovery Channel

Discovery Channel (known as The Discovery Channel from 1985 to 1995, and often referred to as simply Discovery) is an American pay television channel that is the flagship television property of Discovery Inc., a publicly traded company run by CEO David Zaslav.

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Discovery Home & Health

Discovery Home & Health is a television channel based in the United Kingdom.

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Discovery Kids

Discovery Kids is a brand name owned by Discovery Communications.

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Discovery Life

Discovery Life, formerly Discovery Fit & Health, is an American digital cable and satellite ADC television network that is owned by Discovery Inc. The channel's programming focus is dedicated to various life events of a medical or mental nature.

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Discovery Real Time

Discovery Real Time was a factual television channel owned by Discovery Networks Western Europe.

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Discovery Travel & Living Europe

Discovery Travel & Living Europe was a television channel broadcasting to several countries in Europe.

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Discovery, Inc.

Discovery, Inc. (formerly Discovery Communications) is an American mass media company based in Silver Spring, Maryland, first established in 1985.

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Dish Network

Dish Network Corporation +1-855-553-9444 is a U.S. television provider.

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DIY Network

DIY Network is an American cable network owned by Discovery, Inc. The network is a spin-off of HGTV; while it originally focused on instructional programming related to "do it yourself" activities, DIY Network has since focused on personality-based, documentary-style reality series related to home repair and renovation.

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DStv (Digital Satellite Television) is a Sub-Saharan African direct broadcast satellite service owned by MultiChoice.

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Elisa (company)

Elisa Oyj is a Finnish telecommunications company founded in 1882.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Meredith Corporation, that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.

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Financial News Network

The Financial News Network was a finance and business news television network that operated throughout the United States during the 1980s.

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Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east.

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Food Network

Food Network is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by Television Food Network, G.P., a joint venture and general partnership between Discovery Inc. (which owns 70% of the network) and the Tribune Company (which owns the remaining 30%).

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Great American Country

Great American Country (or GAC) is an American digital cable and satellite television network that is owned by Discovery, Inc. Based in Knoxville, Tennessee, the channel features country music programming including music videos, music performance specials and live concerts, along with country lifestyle entertainment and original lifestyle programming.

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Here Comes Honey Boo Boo

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo is an American reality television series that aired on TLC featuring the family of child beauty pageant contestant Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson.

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HGTV (an initialism for Home & Garden Television) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by Discovery, Inc. HGTV broadcasts a variety of how-to shows with a focus on home improvement, gardening, crafts, and remodeling.

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High-definition television

High-definition television (HDTV) is a television system providing an image resolution that is of substantially higher resolution than that of standard-definition television, either analog or digital.

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India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Insight Communications

Insight Communications was an American multiple system operator (MSO) which was founded in 1985 that served the states of Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio.

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Interior design

Interior design is the art and science of enhancing the interior of a building to achieve a healthier and more aesthetically pleasing environment for the people using the space.

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Investigation Discovery

Investigation Discovery (often abbreviated ID) is an American television network owned by Discovery Inc. that features documentary-style programming dealing with true crime subjects, mostly those of a violent nature (primarily homicides and attempted homicides, but also kidnappings, stalkings, sexual assaults, domestic violence, disappearances, and arsons).

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Internet Protocol television (IPTV) is the delivery of television content over Internet Protocol (IP) networks.

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Kate Plus 8

Kate Plus 8, formerly Jon & Kate Plus 8, is an American reality television series starring Kate Gosselin and her eight children, which has aired since April 4, 2007.

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Lifestyle (sociology)

Lifestyle is the interests, opinions, behaviours, and behavioural orientations of an individual, group, or culture.

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Little People, Big World

Little People, Big World is an American reality television series that premiered on March 4, 2006, and airs on TLC.

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Maryland is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east.

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Mediacom Communications Corporation is a cable television and communications provider in the United States.

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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.

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NASA TV (originally NASA Select) is the television service of the United States government agency NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration).

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Orbit Showtime Network (OSN, stylized as “osn”) is a direct-broadcast satellite provider serving the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

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PlayStation Vue

PlayStation Vue (PS Vue) is an American over-the-top (OTT) Internet television service that is owned by Sony.

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Ready Set Learn

Ready, Set, Learn! was a preschool block that aired on TLC from December 28, 1992 to September 26, 2008, and Discovery Kids from October 7, 1996 to October 8, 2010.

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Reality television

Reality television is a genre of television programming that documents supposedly unscripted real-life situations, and often features an otherwise unknown cast of individuals who are typically not professional actors, although in some shows celebrities may participate.

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Rich Ross

Rich Ross was Group President of Discovery Channel and Science Channel.

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Rogers Cable

Rogers Cable Inc. is Canada's largest cable television service provider with about 2.25 million television customers, and over 930,000 Internet subscribers, primarily in Southern & Eastern Ontario, New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Satellite television

Satellite television is a service that delivers television programming to viewers by relaying it from a communications satellite orbiting the Earth directly to the viewer's location.

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Scrapheap Challenge

Scrapheap Challenge is a game show where teams of contestants had 10 hours (around sunset) in which to build a working machine that could do a specific task, using materials available in a scrapheap.

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Scripps Networks Interactive

Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI) was an American mass media company, which was formed on July 1, 2008 through the spin-off of the E. W. Scripps Company's cable television networks and online assets.

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Serbia (Србија / Srbija),Pannonian Rusyn: Сербия; Szerbia; Albanian and Romanian: Serbia; Slovak and Czech: Srbsko,; Сърбия.

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SES Americom

SES Americom was a major commercial satellite operator of North American geosynchronous satellites based in the United States.

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Shaw Communications

Shaw Communications Inc. is a Canadian telecommunications company which provides telephone, Internet, television, and mobile services all backed by a fibre optic network.

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Silver Spring, Maryland

Silver Spring is a city located inside the Capital Beltway in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States.

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South Korea

South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.

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Spectrum (cable service)

Spectrum (formerly Charter Spectrum) is a brand of Charter Communications used to market consumer cable television, Internet, and telephone provided by the company, and formerly provided by Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, which Charter Communications acquired in May 2016.

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Standard-definition television

Standard-definition television (SDTV or SD) is a television system which uses a resolution that is not considered to be either high- or enhanced-definition.

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StarSat, South Africa

StarSat, South Africa is a subsidiary of the Chinese satellite television provider, StarTimes, operating in South Africa that began broadcasting on 1 May 2010.

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Table for 12

Table for 12 was an American reality television series featuring the Hayes family with two sets of twins and a set of sextuplets, who reside in Morganville, New Jersey.

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Television network

A television network is a telecommunications network for distribution of television program content, whereby a central operation provides programming to many television stations or pay television providers.

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Telus TV

Telus TV is a product of Telus that provides IPTV and Satellite TV service in the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, and Quebec.

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The New Detectives

The New Detectives: Case Studies in Forensic Science is a documentary true crime television show that aired two to three different cases in forensic science per episode.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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TLC (Australian TV channel)

TLC, also known as the Travel and Living Channel (formerly Discovery Travel & Adventure and Discovery Travel & Living) is an Australian television channel owned by Discovery Networks Asia Pacific.

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TLC (Latin America)

TLC is a television channel broadcasting to several countries in Latin America.

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TLC (Netherlands)

TLC is a Dutch television channel which broadcasts lifestyle programmes.

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TLC (UK and Ireland)

TLC is a British TV channel owned by Discovery Networks Northern Europe, based on the American channel of the same name.

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Toddlers & Tiaras

Toddlers & Tiaras or Another Toddlers & Tiaras is an American reality television series that aired on TLC from December 12, 2008, to October 16, 2013.

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Trading Spaces

Trading Spaces is an hour-long American television reality program that originally aired from 2000 to 2008 on the cable channels TLC and Discovery Home.

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Travel Channel

Travel Channel (originally The Travel Channel from 1987 to 1998) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by Discovery, Inc. The channel is headquartered in Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States.

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United States Department of Health and Human Services

The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), also known as the Health Department, is a cabinet-level department of the U.S. federal government with the goal of protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services.

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UPC Romania

UPC Romania is the second largest cable television operator in Romania (after RCS & RDS).

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Verizon Fios

Verizon Fios, also known as Fios by Verizon, is a bundled Internet access, telephone, and television service that operates over a fiber-optic communications network with over 5 million customers in nine U.S. states.

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1080i (also known as Full HD or BT.709) is an abbreviation referring to a combination of frame resolution and scan type, used in high-definition television (HDTV) and high-definition video.

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19 Kids and Counting

19 Kids and Counting (formerly 17 Kids and Counting and 18 Kids and Counting) is an American reality television show that aired on the cable channel TLC for seven years until its cancellation in 2015.

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480i is a shorthand name for the video mode used for standard-definition analog or digital television in Caribbean, Myanmar, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Philippines, Laos, Western Sahara, and most of the Americas (with the exception of Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay).

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4DTV is a proprietary broadcasting standard and technology for digital cable broadcasting and C-band/Ku-band satellite dishes from Motorola, using General Instrument's DigiCipher II for encryption.

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