DIRECTV offers a number of channels that you need to satisfy your entertainment cravings. It takes your experience to the next level and changes your perspective of watching TV. Any DIRECTV package can be bundled with AT&T Internet to enjoy a massive number of channels including access to many on-demand movies and shows along with a high-speed internet connection to stay online 24/7. Unlike other satellite TV providers, DIRECTV offers more channels, thus, providing more content in HD. Even the local channels in DIRECTV packages are available in HD. What more do we need? With DIRECTV in your home, you can access your local programs with superior audio and quality visuals. 

DIRECTV has a channel guide that helps you in discovering your favorite channels easily. Also, the DIRECTV app is available for all its potential and existing customers at absolutely no additional cost. This makes it very easy to enjoy your shows anywhere you want.

What channel is TLC on DIRECTV?

Having said this, if you love to learn new things while watching and enjoying your TV, then you should switch to TLC on DIRECTV. TLC, known as "The Learning Channel" is among some of those channels that always introduce new content to watch when it comes to the television platform. This channel is offered in all DIRECTV packages. For enhancing your learning skills, you can embrace this opportunity and take benefit from it by learning new things every day.

TLC was launched in 1972 as the learning channel. At first, all of its contents focused on educational purposes, but then the network introduced reality shows in the late 1990s. Those shows comprised of family stories, lifestyle, personal life, etc. TLC is one of the oldest networks and its viewership has increased exponentially over the past years. Today, it is available to over 95 million households in the U.S.

So regardless of whichever TLC inclusive package you sign up for, tune into Channel number 280 and indulge in the world of learning and entertainment.

Which DirecTV plans include TLC?

The learning channel is available in the following packages:

DIRECTV Entertainment:

The regular price of the Entertainment package is $102 per month. For new customers, the promotional price is $64.99 a month. 


The regular price of the Choice package is $122 per month. For new customers, the promotional price is $69.99 a month.   

DIRECTV Ultimate:

The regular price of the ultimate package is $151 per month. For new customers, the promotional price is $84.99 a month.

DIRECTV Premier:

The regular price of this package is $206 per month. For new customers, the promotional price is $134.99 a month.

Popular programs on TLC

Like we said above, at first, the channel was focused on showcasing only educational content. Then, with the passage of time, the channel started showing drama, interior design, and reality shows. Now, the TLC broadcasts family-life shows, home improvement shows, and personal life shows. Following are some of the most popular shows aired by TLC:

  1. The Little Couple
  2. Who Do You Think You Are?
  3. OutDaughtered
  4. I Am Jazz
  5. Say Yes to the Dress
  6. 7 Little Johnstons
  7. Breaking Amish
  8. Sister Wives
  9. My 600-Lb Life
  10. Untold Stories of the E.R.
  11. 90 Day Fiancé
  12. Little People, Big World
  13. Long Lost Family
  14. Cake Boss
  15. Dr. Pimple Popper

For great entertainment and learning, everyone should watch the shows on TLC. There is a countless number of different original TV programs being showcased on TLC. With the high-quality content, they continue to have loyal viewers who crave their favorite shows every day. Discovery Inc. now owns TLC and since then, it has experienced real growth by switching from its plan of showing only educational content to programs that are designed for entertainment as well as learning.

All of this wonderful content offered by DIRECTV is available at very reasonable and affordable prices. Before subscribing to any package, make sure that it contains the TLC channel. Only then, you can watch your favorite content.

Bottom Line

In a nutshell, the TLC channel has content that is suitable for all ages. From children to adults, you can find wonderful content for everyone. Some programs are best for watching with the family. You can subscribe to one of the DIRECTV packages mentioned above and keep yourself engaged by the amazing content they are offering. Whether you are home or on the go, you can enjoy your favorite shows anywhere with the DIRECTV app. DirecTV ensures the signal reliability to 99% while you sit and enjoy your preferred programming at home. In addition, if you’ve also signed up for AT&T Internet your mobile data will not be depleted when you are on the go because AT&T offers thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots across the country for its internet users.

If you face any difficulty in finding your desired channel or face any other service-related problem, you can reach out to AT&T customer service by calling them at 1-855-386-4590. One of their representatives will always be available to attend to your problems and will resolve any issue regarding your DIRECTV network.