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Turner Classic Movies

Turner Classic Movies
Turner Classic Movies logo
Launched April 14, 1994; 22 years ago (1994-04-14)
Owned by Turner Broadcasting System
(Time Warner)
Picture format 1080i (HDTV)
(HD feed downgraded to letterboxed 480i for SDTVs)
Slogan Let's Movie.
Country United States
Language English (imported feature films are broadcast in their native languages, provided with English subtitling)
Broadcast area Nationwide (also available in Canada with substitutions; international versions in Latin America, Africa, Middle East, Nordic countries, Asia-Pacific, Spain, France, U.K. and Ireland)
Headquarters Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Sister channel(s) TBS
TNT
Cartoon Network
Adult Swim
Boomerang
CNN
HLN
CNN International
CNN en Español
TruTV (United States)
TCM 2 (UK & Ireland)
Website tcm.com
Availability
Satellite
DirecTV Channel 256 (HD/SD)
Channel 1256 (VOD)
Dish Network Channel 132 (HD/SD)
Shaw Direct (Canada) Channel 178 / 531 (SD)
Channel 138 / 638 (HD)
Cable
Time Warner Cable Channel 631 (HD/SD)
Available on most American and Canadian cable providers Check local listings for channels
IPTV
AT&T U-verse Channel 1790 (HD)
Channel 790 (SD)
Verizon FiOS

Channel 230 (SD only)

Unavailable in HD
Bell Fibe TV (Canada) Channel 292
VMedia (Canada) 327 (HD)
Streaming media
Watch TCM
Sling TV Internet Protocol television
PlayStation Vue Internet Protocol television

Channel 230 (SD only)

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is an American movie-oriented basic cable and satellite television network owned by the Turner Broadcasting System subsidiary of Time Warner. TCM is headquartered at the Techwood Campus in Atlanta, Georgia's Midtown business district.

Historically, the channel's programming consisted mainly of featured classic theatrically released feature films from the Turner Entertainment film library – which comprises films from Warner Bros. Pictures (covering films released before 1950) and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (covering films released before May 1986). However, TCM now has licensing deals with other Hollywood film studios as well as its Time Warner sister company, Warner Bros. (which now controls the Turner Entertainment library and its own later films), and occasionally shows more recent films. The channel is available in United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Latin America, France, Spain, Nordic countries, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific.

In 1986, eight years before the launch of Turner Classic Movies, Ted Turner acquired the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film studio for $1.5 billion. Concerns over Turner Entertainment's corporate debt load resulted in Turner selling the studio that October back to Kirk Kerkorian, from whom Turner had purchased the studio less than a year before. As part of the deal, Turner Entertainment retained ownership of MGM's library of films released up to May 9, 1986. Turner Broadcasting System was split into two companies; Turner Broadcasting System and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and reincorporated as MGM/UA Communications Co.


Year Artist Song
2002 Rickie Lee Jones "Cycles"
2003 Sarah McLachlan "I Will Remember You"
2004 Ryan Adams "Goodnight, Hollywood Blvd."
2005 Joe Henry "Flesh and Blood"
2006 Robinella "Press On"
2007 Badly Drawn Boy "Promises"
2008 Joe Henry "God Only Knows"
2009 Steve Earle "To Live is To Fly"
2010 Sophie Hunger "Headlights"
2011 OK Sweetheart "Before You Go"
2012 M83 "Wait"
2013 Sleeping at Last "In the Embers"
2014 Kodaline "All I Want"
2015 Eryn McHugh "Quickly Now"
2016 Dan Auerbach "Goin' Home"

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