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Tata Sky adds TLC HD World, Animal Planet HD World

MUMBAI: Direct-to-home (DTH) player Tata Sky has added Discovery Networks’ two high-definition (HD) channels, TLC HD World and Animal Planet HD World, on its platform with immediate effect.

TLC HD WorldWhile TLC HD World is available on channel #250, Animal Planet HD World will be available on channel #559.

Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific EVP & GM South Asia Rahul Johri said “Discovery is the HD benchmark in India. We pioneered high-definition with the launch of Discovery HD World and today have a portfolio of three distinct 24-hour channels. With the availability of TLC HD World and Animal Planet HD World on Tata Sky, viewers can enjoy riveting high-definition content from across the world in the comfort of their homes.”

Targeting premium consumers, TLC HD World offers experiences from across the world. The channel indulges the audience through its captivating content on destinations, personalities and trends underscoring its ‘Live More’ promise.

Animal Planet HD World brings alive the warm and intimate bond that exists between humans and the animal kingdom. It broadcasts differentiated content, scheduled as per the viewers’ preference with a ‘Feel More’ promise.

Animal-Planet-HD-WorldTata Sky chief content and business development officer Paolo Agostinelli added, “Tata Sky enjoys a majority share of the Indian HD market. It is our constant endeavour to amplify the viewing experience and cater to the emerging aspirations of the consumers. We are happy to partner Discovery for yet another significant step in this direction.”

Some of the series on TLC HD World include ‘The Coolest Places on Earth’, which takes viewers on a journey to the most astonishing places on the planet—cities, festivals, landmarks, and jaw-dropping works of nature. Samantha Brown’ show ‘Samantha Brown: Passport to Great Weekends’ explores new cities every weekend, while ‘Cheese Slices’ explores the fascinating stories behind the greatest cheeses from across the world.

Eddie McDougall takes viewers across Asia in search of the perfect wines and great food to pair them with, in ‘The Flying Winemaker’.

Animal Planet HD World brings stories from the animal kingdom in shows such as ‘Dr Jeff’s Animal House’, where Dr Jeff Young uses his skills to save pets from illnesses and sometimes even death. ‘Finding Bigfoot’ investigates compelling evidence that may prove the existence of the elusive creature. ‘Life Stories’ takes its viewers on the greatest of all adventures—the journey through life.