TLC(former initialism for The Learning Channel) is an Americancable TVspecialty channelwhich initially focused on educational content. The channel is one of the few cable networks also legally available in Canada under its original American interpretation. TLC imports a significant amount of programming material from the United Kingdom(such as Junkyard Wars) mostly through its parent company's ties to the BBC. It also produces U.S. versions of some shows (like What Not to Wear, originally a BBC production) as well as original programming (like Robotica).