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Tbs On Optimum

What Channel is Tbs On Optimum?

WarnerMedia Entertainment took fans by surprise with the launch of TBS in 1976. It’s a delightful combination of films, syndicated series, and sports. That makes it the favorite network of people of all ages. If you love watching TBS on Optimum, you will be glad to know everything here – from the schedule, channel numbers, to the top shows.

What Awaits You On TBS on Optimum?

TBS originated as a terrestrial TV station in Atlanta, Georgia. The channel carries a variety of programming. Most of the shows have a focus on comedy so prepare to have a great time. It also offers sports entertainment covering Major League Baseball and NCAA Men’s basketball tournament. If ACCN is not yet available in your city, TBS will not disappoint you. You can catch live sporting events on this network.

Find the table below to catch the channel number for TBS on Optimum cable in your particular state:

Channel Name Los Angeles, California, New Jersey, Virginia
TBS HD 39

Top TBS Programming

TBS has a wide range of programming for viewers. You will be hooked to your Optimum TV once you start watching its programming. Here’s a series of programming aired on the network:

  • News Programming

TBS does not produce news itself. It started with a 20-minute satirical newscast by the name 17 Update Early in the morning. The show has discontinued though. Now, TBS carries rolling news coverage from HLN and other markets where regional sports networks like NFL Network and other local broadcast stations are not available.

  • Movies

Ever since its inception, featured films have been a mainstay on the network. Currently, most of the films are around the comedy genre. They also air drama and action films periodically. The network broadcasts movies from its sister companies: New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. Pictures. You will also see films produced by Sony Pictures Entertainment, Walt Disney Studios, Paramount Pictures, Universal Pictures, and a few others.

  • Sports Programming

TBS covers MLB, National Basketball Association, Professional Wrestling, College basketball and football, NASCAR, beach volleyball, and European soccer.

Best Shows to Watch on TBS

Just like Showtime is popular for its movie line, TBS has a bunch of must-watch original series. These are the shows you must start with if you are planning to tune in to TBS on Optimum:

  • Conan

It’s a late-night talk show hosted by Conan O’Brien, the comedian, writer, and performer. Hosted by Conan himself, the show draws its comedy from recent news stories, celebrities, and political figures. Andy Richter and a few members from the audience are his sidekicks.

  • The Detour

It’s a comedy TV series about a family vacation road trip. The family experiences dramatic delays in the form of medical mishaps, law enforcement run-ins car troubles and so on. The cast includes Natalie Zea, Liam Carroll, and Ashley Gerasimovich. It’s a nail-biting show packed with moments of laughter.

  • Angie Tribeca

This show is a satire of police procedures. It’s created by Steve Carell and Nancy Walls Carell so you can expect laughter with tears. If you enjoyed watching Young and Hungry on Freeform, you will enjoy Angie Tribeca as well. The show features Rashida Jones as Angie. She is a 10-year veteran at the Los Angeles Police Department’s elite RHCU. Each episode reveals a different criminal case. It is packed with witty one-liners, irony, jokes, and visual humor.

  • Miracle Workers

The show features Daniel Radcliffe, the low-level angel who is responsible for handling all prayers of humanity while his boss, god, played by Steve Buscemi, decides to focus on his hobbies. It’s based on the novel “What in God’s Name” written by Simon Rich. The star power of these two amazing actors made the audience enjoy the story-line better than expected.

  • Misery Index

It’s a game show TV series based on the card game hosted by Jameela Jamil. Watching news on BBC can sometimes be depressing. Misery Index is the perfect show to switch your mood. The show’s name says Misery but its content is hilarious. Created by Andy Breckman, the show features 2 competing teams. Each consists of non-celebrity contestants and 2 members of the Tenderloins comedy troupe. They have to determine the ranking of miserable real-life events on a scale of 1 to 100.

Cartoons on TBS

In 1986, TBS gained the rights to the film library of MGM. This gave the network rights to air several theatrical cartoon shorts. So yes, there is content for kids to watch on TBS on Optimum. The list included Tex Avery, Tom and Jerry, The Pink Panther, Barney Bear Chips and Gilligan’s Island. The network also started broadcasting Looney Tunes, The Little Rascals, Popeye and The Three Stooges.

In the late 1980s, they started adding sitcoms such as One Day at a Time, Happy Days, Good Times and The Jeffersons to the lineup.

TBS keeps on introducing new shows to keep the audience coming back for more. Comedy at its best is served here. If your current cable channel lineup does not support this network or you are unable to find this channel in your state on your Optimum bundle, contact Optimum Customer Support for assistance.

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