TLC lands Miss America

So viewers can now ignore it on another cable network. Maybe they can acquire the NHL next?

Meanwhile, Nick’s Noggin (the pre-school outlet) and The N (a teen-targeted outlet), which shared space on one channel, will be spitting up into two separate 24-hour operations on Dec. 31, with Noggin taking over the channel space now occupied by Nick GAS (Games and Sports for Kids), which ran out of GAS long ago (But hey, where else you get to see Get the Picture host Mike O’Malley circa 1991 before he put on weight and blew his career thanks to appearing on lousy prime-time sitcoms like Yes, Dear? )