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[03/29/10 - 12:12 PM]
Travel Channel Continues Its Global Odyssey with Season Two of 'Dhani Tackles the Globe'
The show's sophomore run will roll out Monday, April 19 at 11:00/10:00c.

[via press release from Travel]

TRAVEL CHANNEL CONTINUES ITS GLOBAL ODYSSEY WITH SEASON TWO OF 'DHANI TACKLES THE GLOBE'

-- NFL Linebacker Dhani Jones' Love of Sports Provides a Unique Introduction to the Cultures of the World --

(Chevy Chase, MD) - NFL linebacker, travel enthusiast and all-around Renaissance man, Dhani Jones continues to captivate audiences on Travel Channel with his appetite for adventure. Merging two of his greatest passions, travel and sports, for season two of DHANI TACKLES THE GLOBE; beginning Monday, April 19 at 11PM, Dhani explores how traditional sports directly impact some of the most vibrant cultures around the world.

Using the national pastime as his compass, Dhani's travels provide a close look at the native sport through the daily lives of its athletes. Guided by an adopted teammate or a well-known competitor in the field, Dhani experiences the thrills and challenges of each game by playing it himself and becomes fully immersed in each region's authentic cultural experience. By getting the local take on the best places for any traveler to eat, imbibe, shop, and be entertained, Dhani learns first-hand that the love for food, drink, sports and competition is shared internationally, providing an immediate common ground wherever he lands.

During season two, Dhani tries his hand at a host of new sports including Bike Racing in Italy; Lutte Wrestling in Senegal; the Strongman Competition in Iceland; Cricket in Jamaica; Water Polo in Croatia; Highland Games in Scotland; Beach Volleyball in Brazil; Soccer in South Africa; Lucha Libre in Mexico City; and the Mount Everest Base Camp climb in Nepal.

Viewers can log on to www.travelchannel.com for additional content. To follow on Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace log on to http://www.travelchannel.com/TV_Shows/Dhani_Jones. Full episodes are also available On Demand.

DHANI TACKLES THE GLOBE is produced by Red Line Films for the Travel Channel. Executive producers for Red Line films are Peter Franchella and Al Szymanski. Executive producer for the Travel Channel is David Gerber.

About Travel Channel Media: TRAVEL CHANNEL (www.travelchannel.com) is a network and Web site that captures the power of travel to inspire and entertain, and satisfies the consumers urge to experience the world. Travel Channel is the world's leading travel media brand, and the network is available in more than 95 million U.S. cable homes, and its Travel Channel HD� simulcast is distributed to more than 17 million. The Web site averages more than 2 million unique users monthly, and its mobile content platform, Travel Channel GO�, is a leading provider of quality mobile travel video and on-the-go information. Travel Channel is headquartered in Chevy Chase, MD, and maintains offices in New York and Atlanta. Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE: SNI), which also owns and operates Food Network (www.foodnetwork.com), HGTV (www.hgtv.com), DIY Network (www.diynetwork.com), Great American Country (www.gactv.com) and Fine Living Network (www.fineliving.com), is the manager and general partner.





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