TBS is a basic cable and satellite television channel] that is owned by the Turner Broadcasting System division of Time Warner, which shares its name with the channel. TBS carries a variety of programming, with a focus on comedy, along with some sports events, including[Major League Baseball and portions of the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship.
In its current form, TBS was originally established on December 17, 1976 as a national feed of Turner's local, independent broadcast television station in Atlanta, WPCH-TV|WTCG. The decision to begin offering WTCG via satellite transmission expanded the small Independent station (North America)|independent station iinto a national cable channel; with the renaming of the broadcast station in 1979, the feed became known as Superstation WTBS, and later Superstation TBS, TBS Superstation, or simply TBS. The channel broadcast a variety of programming during this era, including films, syndicated series, Atlanta Braves baseball, and professional wrestling (including Georgia Championship Wrestling, and later World Championship Wrestling).
Current original series
- Conan (2010-present)
- American Dad! (2014-present)
- Angie Tribeca (2016-present)
- Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (2016-present)
- The Detour (2016-present)
- People of Earth (2016-present)
- Wrecked (2016-present)
- Search Party (2016-present)