How to Stream TLC on Apple TV without Cable

TLC on Apple TV

The Learning Channel, aka TLC, features various TV series and lifestyle-based shows. It is an American cable TV channel that offers various TV shows and programs. Some of the popular TLC shows include Dr. Pimple Popper, 7 Little Johnsons, Little People Big World, Extreme Sisters, Our Daughtered, 90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After, Say Yes to the Dress, Save My Skin, Sweet Home Sextuplets, etc. It has its own TV Everywhere app for various devices, and you can stream live as well on-demand titles. In addition to Android, iOS, Fire TV, Roku, Samsung TV, you can also watch TLC on Apple TV.

You need to activate the channel with the cable or satellite TV Service provider to stream its contents. In addition, different streaming service providers let you access the TLC channel. If you prefer to save some storage space on your Apple TV, you shall choose any of the services to watch the TLC app.

How to Watch TLC on Apple TV

(1) From the Apple TV home screen, navigate to the App Store.

Apple TV Home Screen

(2) Click on the Search option from the top menu bar.

Apple TV  App Store

(3) You should type TLC Go on the search field provided on the screen.

Apple TV Search

(4) Select the TLC GO app from the search results.

(5) Click on the Install button on the app info screen.

(6) Allow the TLC Go app to get installed on your Apple TV.

(7) Navigate to tap on the Open button to launch the app.

(8) An activation code will appear on the welcome screen.

(9) From any web browser, go to

Activate TLC on Apple TV

(10) Enter the activation code that appears on the screen. Click the Activate button.

(11) Upon activation, the app on your Apple TV will start loading contents.

Alternative Ways to Get TLC on Apple TV

Discovery Plus

Discovery Plus costs $4.99/month without ads, and with ads, it is $6.99/month.

Discovery Plus

With Discovery+ on Apple TV, you can stream the TLC live TV channel. It offers various channels like HGTV, Food Network, TLC, ID, OWN, Discovery. Considerably, if you are only looking for the TLC, this could be a better option.

Fubo TV

Starter Pack: 115+ channels at $64.99/month; Elite Pack: $79.99/month for 150+ live TV channels.

Fubo TV

With fubo TV on Apple TV, you can get various channels like A&E, AMC, BET, Bravo, Comedy Central, CNBC, MSNBC, ESPN, Fox Sports, etc. It offers TLC as a part of all three subscription packs. The app is available on the Apple TV App Store to install.

YouTube TV

It costs $64.99/month with commercials, and you get an ad-free plan by subscribing to YouTube Premium additionally $11.99/month.

YouTube TV

Install YouTube TV on Apple TV and log in to your account to stream the TLC live TV channel. It offers 85+ live TV channels, including TBS, ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, ESPN, HGTV, TNT, E!, etc. You can create 6 profiles and stream on 3 devices simultaneously with one subscription.


First two months cost $10/month, and its core plan costs $55/month.


Vidgo offers nearly 85+ live TV channels, just like YouTube TV. You can get live TV channels like ABC, Fox, ESPN, RedZone, FS1, A&E, Hallmark Channel, Disney, History channel, etc. Vidgo is one of the latest addition to the streaming service providers.


Philo subscription costs $25/month.


It offers channels like A&E, AMC, Aspire TV, BBC America, Discovery, Lifetime, Travel Channel, and TLC live TV channel. Philo on Apple TV is one of the cheapest options to stream live TV channels. You can get 60+ live TV channels and 4 channels for free.


Basic Hulu + Live TV – $64.99/month; Ad-free Premium Hulu + Live TV – $70.99/month.


Hulu on Apple TV is one of the best options to stream 65+ live TV channels. The channel list includes Bloomberg, MSNBC, NBC, CNBC, TBS, A&T, TNTm HGTV, ABC, CBS, Fox, etc. You can also get to access all of its on-demand contents along with 3 simultaneous streams and DVR storage.


Entertainment Pack – $69.99/month for 65+ live TV channels; Choice Pack – $64.99/month for 90+ live TV channels; Ultimate – $94.99/month for 130+ live TV channels; Premier – $139.99/month for 140+ live TB channels.


AT&T TV is the largest streaming service provider in the USA. It offers 100+ live TV channels and 65000+ Video On Demand. It features TLC as a part of its Entertainment pack with 65+ other live TV channels with 20 hours of cloud storage and 20 simultaneous streams.

Sling TV

Blue Pack – $35/month; Orange Pack –$35/month; Combined Pack – $50/month.

Sling TV

The TLC channel is one of the live TV channels you will find with Sling TV on Apple TV. You can get the channel either by subscribing to the Blue or Combined pack. With Sling TV, you can also stream channels like TBS, A&E, AMC, AXC, BBC America, BET, Bravo, CNBC, etc.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is TLC available on the Apple TV?

You can install the TLC Go Tv Everywhere app on your Apple TV from the App Store to stream the contents with cable or satellite TV service providers.

2. How can I watch TLC for free?

Like all other channels, you can stream TLC only with the cable or satellite TV service provider subscription.