The Travel Channel Loves New York

Aug 11, 2003, 01:00 ET from Travel Channel

    SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Two years after the
 devastating attacks of 9-11, the Travel Channel joins the nation in
 recognizing, remembering and celebrating New York with a week of special
 programming every night at 8 PM (ET).
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     Travel Channel kicks off the week with the world premiere of NEW YORK'S
 TOP TEN ATTRACTIONS -- Monday, September 8 at 8 PM (ET).  From the "crossroads
 of the world," to the home of the world's most expensive clock, New York
 Knicks guard, Allan Houston counts down to the number one tourist destination.
     And the New York thrills don't stop with fancy clocks.  On Wednesday at 8
 PM (ET), the Travel Channel shares its soft side for the men and women who
 keep the city safe, tame troubled tourists and still find time to share the
 secret to scoring the best theatre tickets in town in the world premiere of
     Then on Thursday at 8 PM (ET), the Travel Channel serves up a musical
 cocktail for all with the world premiere of AMERICA'S VOICES:  CELEBRATING
 LIFE -- complete with the sweet gospel and hip hop-infused sounds of Queens'
 own Calvary Baptist Church; a red, white & blue serenade from the United
 States Marine Band; the bluegrass beats of Tony Ellis & the Musicians of
 Braeburn; and the melodies of the Singing Firemen performing straight from
 their hometown firehouse.
     Viewers can catch special New York programming on the Travel Channel every
 night at 8 PM (ET) beginning Sunday, September 7 through Friday, September 12.
     The 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 71 million homes
 and is a service of Discovery Networks, U.S., a unit of Discovery
 Communications, Inc., which owns and operates the Discovery Channel, TLC,
 Animal Planet, the Travel Channel, Discovery Health Channel, Discovery Kids
 Channel, The Science Channel(TM), Discovery Home & Leisure Channel, Discovery
 Times Channel, Discovery Wings Channel, and Discovery en Espanol.  The unit
 also distributes BBC America.  Visit Travel Channel on the Web at

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