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Blackburn began performing in 2002 and appeared on the series Unfabulous on Nickelodeon. In the following year he played a teacher in the short film The Doers of Coming Deeds.
In 2005, he made a cameo in the film Next of Kin. In 2007, Tyler appeared in Cold Case and Rock ville CA, a web series launched by Josh Schwartz. In 2010, he appeared on Days of Our Lives, Gigantic, and was also in the independent film Peach Plum Pear.
In October 2010, Blackburn was cast in a recurring role as the dashing and street smart Caleb Rivers in the TV series Pretty Little Liars. He was upgraded to series regular for the third season starting on June 5, 2012. In March 2011, he joined the cast of the NBC comedy pilot Brave New World, which was not picked up to series.
Blackburn has also starred as Pete in the six-episode web series Wendy, a project developed by Alloy Entertainment and Macy's that premiered on September 15, 2011. For this occasion, Blackburn recorded a song that was released on August 15, 2011. He also recorded another song for the ABC Family television show, Secret Life of the American Teenager.
In 2012, he starred in drama Hiding alongside Ana Villafañe, Jeremy Sumpter, Dean Armstrong and Dan Payne.
In May 2013, it was announced that Blackburn was joining the cast of Pretty Little Liars' spin-off Ravenswood (TV series).
|2006||The Doers of Coming Deeds||Solly Katz||Short|
|2005||Next of Kin||French student|
|2010||Peach Plum Pear||Jesse Pratt|
|2009||Cold Case||Foster / Jeff Feldman||1 episode|
|Rockville, CA||Spencer||1 episode|
|2010||Days of our Lives||Ian||17 episodes|
|2011–2013||Pretty Little Liars||Caleb Rivers||Season 1-2 Recurring, Season 3-4 regular|
|2013-present||Ravenswood||Series Regular Season 1-present; spinoff|