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Jan 04, 2016, 09:00 ET
Host Andrew Zimmern holds up his freshly caught Caribbean rock lobster in Guadeloupe

Travel Channel's 'The Trip: 2016' Fourth Annual Sweepstakes And Network Event Kicks Off Today

Travel Channel kicks off its fourth annual sweepstakes and network event, "The Trip: 2016," which features a $100,000 dream adventure giveaway....

Dec 14, 2015, 12:30 ET
Dominic Monaghan – actor, wildlife enthusiast, fearless traveler and host of “Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan.”

'Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan' Heads To Travel Channel With New Adventures - Wednesday, January 27 At 10:00 p.m. ET/PT

 Gear up for exhilarating new adventures with actor, wildlife enthusiast and curious traveler Dominic Monaghan ("Lost," "The Lord of the...

Nov 03, 2015, 14:42 ET
Simmons Family Photo (L to R - Miley Simmons, Joseph "Rev Run" Simmons, Justine Simmons, Russy Simmons)

Travel Channel Runs Around The World With Rev Run And Family In All-New Series

 International hip-hop artist and Run-DMC front man Joseph "Rev Run" Simmons has traveled the world with bandmates and friends. Now, he is...

Oct 28, 2015, 13:00 ET
"Planet Primetime" host Karla Cavalli rides the bullet train while interviewing Patrick “Pakkun" Harlan, an American comedian who has found much success in Japan.

Travel Channel Explores Some Of The Wildest, Funniest And Most Popular Television Programs From Around The Globe In New Series 'Planet Primetime' With Host Karla Cavalli

No matter where you go in the world, people love their TV! From Japan's wacky game shows to India's Bollywood comedies; Brazil's...

Aug 31, 2015, 12:30 ET
New Season of Travel Channel's "Expedition Unknown" w/Josh Gates: Wed, 10/7, 9pm

Explorer Josh Gates Sets Out On All-New Thrilling Adventures Investigating The World's Most Intriguing Legends - The Search For The Real Robin Hood, Blackbeard's Hidden Gold, Genghis Khan's Tomb And More

Travel Channel's witty explorer, Josh Gates, returns for a brand-new season of the hit series "Expedition Unknown" on Wednesday, October 7 at 9:00...

Aug 27, 2015, 12:01 ET
Travel Channel's "Booze Traveler" Jack Maxwell Returns Mon, 9/28 At 10pm ET/PT

Travel Channel's 'Booze Traveler' Serves Up Another Round of Cocktails and Culture, Season Two Premieres Monday, September 28 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT

 Jack is back! Travel Channel's global nomad, Jack Maxwell, is back for another round of searching for the world's most interesting beverages...

Aug 25, 2015, 12:00 ET
Travel Channel's "Bizarre Foods" with Andrew Zimmern Kicks Off 9th Season Mon, 9/28, 9pm ET

Travel Channel's 'Bizarre Foods' With Andrew Zimmern Kicks Off Ninth Season With A Modern Twist On Classic Cultural Dishes

 "Food is good, food with a story is even better and food with a story someone hasn't heard about is best of all," says Andrew...

Apr 14, 2015, 12:00 ET
Travel Channel's 13,000-mile "Big Crazy Family Adventure" Begins Sun, 6/21, 9pm

13,000 Miles ... 96 Days ... 15 Modes Of Transportation ... 12 Time Zones ... 2 Kids ... 1 Family ... And Not A Single Airplane

Trekking through the Himalaya (with a short stop at Mt. Everest's base camp), sailing the Ganges River, crossing the North Pacific Ocean on a...

Dec 22, 2014, 11:15 ET
Travel Channel's BIZARRE FOODS: DELICIOUS DESTINATIONS - Premieres Jan 26 9PM ET (PRNewsFoto/Travel Channel)

Travel Channel's Andrew Zimmern Gives Viewers A Tasty Look At Foods That Define Global Locations On New Series 'Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations'

 Curious culinarian and James Beard Award-winning chef Andrew Zimmern continues his search for the most interesting dishes across the globe in...

Aug 27, 2014, 15:50 ET
Travel Channel's RESORT RESCUE with Shane Green Premieres Tues, Oct 7 at 10p (PRNewsFoto/Travel Channel)

Travel Channel's Two Hotel Experts Check-In On Tuesday, October 7

 Your reservation is confirmed! On Tuesday, October 7, Travel Channel premieres two original series featuring two hotel experts, on one new...

Aug 19, 2014, 17:45 ET
New Season of Travel Channel's GHOST ADVENTURES begins Sat, Oct. 4 at 9pm ET/PT (PRNewsFoto/Travel Channel)

Lockdown Your October!

Get ready to lockdown your October. Zak Bagans, Nick Groff and Aaron Goodwin – the seasoned experts who have become synonymous with paranormal...

May 20, 2014, 10:00 ET
New Travel Channel series "Man Finds Food" with Adam Richman premieres July 2. (PRNewsFoto/Travel Channel)

Travel Channel's Adam Richman Gives An Insider's Peek Into Off-The-Grid Eateries And Off-The-Menu Dishes In Places You Would Never Expect In 'Man Finds Food'

 Shhh…Adam Richman has a secret! In his new original Travel Channel series, "Man Finds Food," the foodie and in-the-know host...

Mar 20, 2014, 12:33 ET
New Season of "Trip Flip" with Bert Kreischer - Wed, April 23 at 9pm ET/PT.  (PRNewsFoto/Travel Channel)

Punch Your Ticket For Adventure In The All-New Season Of Travel Channel's "Trip Flip"

 Professional fun-seeker and travel enthusiast Bert Kreischer will try just about anything – and he's looking for adventuresome travelers...

Dec 10, 2013, 13:18 ET
Dec 03, 2013, 13:53 ET
Don Wildman, Host of Travel Channel's "Mysteries at the Museum".  (PRNewsFoto/Travel Channel)

History Explorer Don Wildman Uncovers Suspenseful Stories Behind The Museum Glass In Season Six Of Travel Channel's "Mysteries At The Museum"

What does a negative strip of black-and-white film, a figure at Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum, and a large missile on the grounds of the San Diego...

Nov 19, 2013, 16:57 ET
Todd Carmichael, Host of Travel Channel's Original Series "Dangerous Grounds"  (PRNewsFoto/Travel Channel)

Coffee Importer Todd Carmichael Ups The Ante And Calculated Risks In Season Two Of Travel Channel's "Dangerous Grounds"

Season two of Travel Channel's "Dangerous Grounds" just got more dangerous.  Coffee importer and adventurer Todd Carmichael's big name...

Sep 23, 2013, 13:20 ET
Cast of Travel Channel's "Baggage Battles".  (PRNewsFoto/Travel Channel)

Travel Channel's Original Series "Baggage Battles" Returns For Season Three On Tuesday, October 15 At 9:00 PM ET/PT

Let's get ready to rumble!  Auction specialists Billy "The Dealer" Leroy," Mark "The Hustler" Meyer, and Laurence & Sally Martin –...

Nov 19, 2012, 11:03 ET

Travel Channel To Premiere "World's Best Bartender" Today, November 19

 Travel Channel to premiere "World's Best Bartender" today, Monday, November 19 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT.  Hosted by Travel Channel's Don...

Jun 04, 2012, 08:00 ET

Travel Channel and Gaiam Release The Layover Season 1 on DVD

 Gaiam, Inc., a leading producer of lifestyle media, announced the release of The Layover Season 1 on DVD under its exclusive home video...

May 30, 2011, 09:29 ET
Travel Channel's Sand Masters celebrate Fleet Week in Times Square.  (PRNewsFoto/Travel Channel, Anders Krusberg)

2011 Fleet Week in Times Square With Travel Channel's 'Sand Masters' and a 60-Ton Sand Salute to Our U.S. Military

WHO: Professional sand sculptures Rusty Croft, Kirk Rademaker, Sue McGrew, Andy Gertler, Matt Long, Morgan Rudluff from Travel Channel's new...