or


[09/17/12 - 01:01 PM]
Travel Channel Announces New Limited Umbrella Series Under the Banner "Travel Like..."
First up: "Travel Like a President" on Tuesday, October 2 at 8:00/7:00c.

[via press release from Travel Channel]

TRAVEL CHANNEL ANNOUNCES NEW LIMITED UMBRELLA SERIES UNDER THE BANNER "TRAVEL LIKE..."

Hail To The Chief! "Travel Like a President," Hosted by NBC News Correspondent Peter Alexander, To Kick Off New Limited Series of Specials; Premieres on Tuesday, October 2 at 8:00 PM, ET/PT

CHEVY CHASE, MD (September 17, 2012) - Have you ever wondered what it would be like to travel like POTUS? Or an icon? Or a movie star? With the launch of Travel Channel's newest limited series of specials, under the banner "Travel Like...," you will finally get to peek behind the curtain and find out. The Network will launch its first "Travel Like..." special with the original one-hour special "Travel Like a President," hosted by NBC News Correspondent Peter Alexander. Premiering on Tuesday, October 2 at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT, the program will transport viewers to Air Force One and beyond, showcasing the behind the scenes efforts needed for the commander-in-chief's demanding travel schedule. From the Waldorf Astoria in New York City, where every president has stayed since Herbert Hoover, to President Barack Obama's homecoming in Hawaii, "Travel Like a President" showcases a seldom seen perspective on travel. The announcement was made today by Andy Singer, General Manager, Travel Channel.

"We are excited about the 'Travel Like...' umbrella series as we will have the opportunity to explore and share many unique travel experiences from a fresh and unexpected perspective," said Singer. "Our first special, 'Travel Like a President,' is designed to give viewers an all-access, unprecedented look at the enormous level of detail and thought that comes with the territory when you are the leader of the free world. It's meant to be informative yet entertaining...and perhaps inspire our viewers to embark on their very own presidential trip."

"Travel Like a President" takes viewers behind closed doors to reveal what is needed to move our country's leader from place to place. We hear directly from previous administration insiders for former Presidents George W. H. Bush, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and President Obama, including Andy Card (Chief of Staff 2001 - 2006), Mike McCurry (White House Press Secretary 1995-1998), Eric Lesser (Asst. of David Axelrod 2009 - 2011), Gregg Pitts (Director of White House Travel 2005 - 2009) and Dan Bongino (Secret Service 1999 - 2011), about the special reveals, precautions and countless details that must be painstakingly planned prior to each trip. On a typical presidential trip, as many as 200 hotel rooms must be booked, along with two jumbo 747s, two passenger jets, five helicopters, 35 motorcade vehicles and charter flights for the press. Hundreds of people are involved with the preparation and logistics of the president's travel - from the administration's senior advisors to the Secret Service, Travel Office, Military Office and medical teams, these individuals must work as one, to ensure the president's travel runs as efficiently as possible.

Future specials in development include "Travel Like an Icon" (wt) and "Travel Like a Movie Star" (wt), which will explore travel through the eyes of international personalities, ranging from celebrities, rock musicians, moguls and top actors, who will share travel stories, tips, and memories that have shaped their lives on the road for both work and play.

"Travel Like a President" is produced by Peacock Productions for Travel Channel. For Peacock Productions, the senior producer is Loren Michelman and the producer is Mark Marabella. The executive producer for Travel Channel is Julie Rose McCully.

TRAVEL CHANNEL (http://www.travelchannel.com) is a multiplatform travel lifestyle brand with the core mission of providing inspiring and compelling programming that takes viewers beyond their everyday destinations, making the unfamiliar familiar, whether it's around the world or around the block. A dual feed network that is also available in HD, Travel Channel is the world's leading travel media brand, and is available in over 94 million U.S. cable homes. Owned and operated by Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE: SNI), Travel Channel has offices in Chevy Chase, MD, and New York, NY. Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE: SNI) also owns and operates HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, Cooking Channel and Great American Country.





  [september 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





[08/24/16 - 03:32 PM]
Lifetime Greenlights Britney Spears Biopic
Production begins this September in Vancouver for a 2017 premiere on Lifetime.

[08/24/16 - 02:31 PM]
"Live with Kelly" Kicks Off 2016-17 Season on September 5, 2016
As the exciting search for Kelly's new on-air partner continues, a diverse group of personalities will join her on the show.

[08/24/16 - 01:15 PM]
Renowned Abolitionist Harriet Tubman Leads the Way in Season Two of WGN America's Trailblazing Series, "Underground" from Sony Pictures Television
Aisha Hinds has been cast as a recurring guest star in the pioneering role of Harriet Tubman.

[08/24/16 - 12:23 PM]
NASCAR and Nickelodeon Wave Green Flag for Third Season of "Hammer Down"
Premiering Friday, September 23 at 9:30/8:30c on Nicktoons, the third season of "NASCAR Hammer Down" features eight, 15-minute episodes.

[08/24/16 - 12:15 PM]
Investigation Discovery to Showcase Criminal Trial of Jason McCrary in Sixth and Final Installment of Serialized Docu-Series "The Vanishing Women"
Look for the season finale of Monday, August 29 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/24/16 - 11:20 AM]
National Geographic Channel Announces Commemorative Programming Event to Honor 15th Anniversary of Sept. 11
Look for the world premiere of a new compilation special, "9/11: The Longest War."

[08/24/16 - 11:19 AM]
"Catching Kelce Preview Special" Airs Following New Episode of "WAGS" This Sunday, August 28
"Catching Kelce" will then premiere on Wednesday, October 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/24/16 - 10:39 AM]
Video: Discovery Releases First Teaser for "Taking Fire"
The five-part series will now premiere Tuesday, September 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/24/16 - 10:03 AM]
Spike's "Lip Sync Battle" Goes Live for the First Time Ever
The highly-anticipated season 3 of "Lip Sync Battle" premieres on Wednesday, October 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/24/16 - 09:52 AM]
Music Superstar Ciara Completes Celebrity Judges Panel for the 96th Miss America Competition Live Broadcast
Ciara will join entrepreneur Mark Cuban, Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas, actress Sara Foster, musician and actress Laura Marano, singer-songwriter Cole Swindell and former Miss America Sharlene Wells Hawkes as celebrity judges.

[08/24/16 - 09:46 AM]
GSN's Horror-Themed Game "Hellevator" Returns for Its Second Season with a Special Four-Week Network Event Beginning Friday, October 7 at 9 PM
The series is produced by Matador and Blumhouse Productions, in association with Lionsgate.

[08/24/16 - 09:30 AM]
Video: New Teaser and World Premiere Time Revealed for BBC America's "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency"
In addition, the network has announced a series of programming stunts, including an original "Star Trek" anniversary celebration, to premiere in the build up to the new series launch.

[08/24/16 - 09:19 AM]
Comedy Central Greenlights Series from James Davis
Davis, host of "Swag-A-Saurus with James Davis," Comedy Central's most watched Snapchat original series, grew up "hood-adjacent" and brings his unique, urban point-of-view to the new weekly series set to premiere in January 2017.

[08/24/16 - 09:16 AM]
Chart-Topping Breakout Artists Alessia Cara, Jidenna and Lukas Graham To Perform at the 2016 "MTV VMA Pre-Show" Live from the Red Carpet at MSG on Sunday, August 28 at 8:00 P.M. ET/PT
Additionally, global hit-making producer, recording artist and social media mogul, DJ Khaled, will host the hour-long pre-show alongside MTV2's "Uncommon Sense" star, Charlamagne Tha God, and hip hop artist, Lizzo, from MTV's upcoming live music series, "Wonderland."

[08/24/16 - 09:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent," "Better Late Than Never" Top Charts
NBC leads the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.