No More Monday Blues! - The Travel Channel Gives Monday Nights a Makeover With New Fantasy Living Lineup This Fall

- Three Hours of Aspirational Programming Fills Primetime With

Three Series Premieres and New Specials -

Jul 22, 2004, 01:00 ET from Travel Channel

    SILVER SPRING, Md., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning September 6, 2004,
 the Travel Channel is giving Monday nights a makeover!  Each Monday, from 8-11
 PM (ET/PT), viewers will have the chance to join the Travel Channel for an
 evening of luxurious living and great weekend getaways.
     Kicking off the night at 8 PM (ET/PT), three imaginative travel planners
 present customized vacation packages to deserving friends, couples and
 families in the series premiere of VACATION CHALLENGE.  The competition heats
 up as each planner, under a specific budget, tries to sway the lucky
 vacationers to choose his or her precisely planned weekend package.
     Later, at 8:30 PM (ET/PT), in VACATION HOME SEARCH, potential buyers begin
 the exhilarating, challenging and often times, agonizing quest of finding
 their own piece of heaven away from home.  With the help of a real estate
 agent, these eager families and couples strive to get the most bang for their
 buck in their destination of choice and make their vacation pipedreams a
     Then, at 9 PM (ET/PT), from a dwelling that was once a Boeing 727 to an
 elegant home carved out of a two-story tree stump, viewers will witness
 creative living taken to new heights in back-to-back, half-hour episodes of
 AMAZING VACATION HOMES.  Owners lead camera crews in and out of unbelievable
 getaways, ridiculous and sublime, for an up close and personal tour of the
 incredible places they call paradise.
     Finally, it's on to bigger things, during the new DREAMING BIG hour at
 10 PM (ET/PT), where upgrades abound in everything from pools and private
 islands to truck stops and McDonald's restaurants.  Viewers get a taste for
 the high life as cameras capture all things new and improved, be it super
 yacht, millionaire trailer park or hotel bathroom.
     The new FANTASY LIVING MONDAY line-up premieres Monday, September 6, 2004
 from 8-11 PM (ET/PT).
     Travel Channel is the only television network devoted exclusively to
 travel entertainment.  Capturing the fascination, freedom and fun of travel,
 Travel Channel delivers insightful stories from the world's most popular
 destinations and inspiring diversions.  It is available in more than 75
 million homes and is a service of Discovery Networks, U.S., a unit of
 Discovery Communications, Inc.  Visit Travel Channel on the Web at

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