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[03/12/13 - 07:10 AM]
Travel Channel Readies for Spring and Debuts Two New Original Series
Newcomers "Red, White & New" (April 29) and "Dig Wars" (June 12) will join returning series "Toy Hunter" (April 10) and "Airport 24/7: Miami" (April 30).

[via press release from Travel Channel]

TRAVEL CHANNEL READIES FOR SPRING AND DEBUTS TWO NEW ORIGINAL SERIES

"RED, WHITE & NEW" WITH STEVE WATSON ON MONDAY, APRIL 29 AT 10:00 P.M. ET/PT AND "DIG WARS" ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12 AT 10:00 P.M. ET/PT

PREMIERES SOPHOMORE SEASONS OF "TOY HUNTER" ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10 AT 9:00 P.M. ET/PT AND "AIRPORT 24/7: MIAMI" ON TUESDAY, APRIL 30 AT 9:00 P.M. ET/PT

CHEVY CHASE, MD (March 12, 2013) - This spring, Travel Channel debuts two original series - "Red, White & New," featuring host Steve Watson as he travels across the nation looking for American inventions with originality and imagination, and "Dig Wars," a competition show following three teams of relic hunters as they crisscross the country to uncover America's buried history. In addition, "Airport 24/7: Miami" is back with another all-access pass to one of the most dynamic airports in America and "Toy Hunter" returns to transport viewers across the country on the great American toy hunt. The announcement was made today by Andy Singer, GM, Travel Channel.

"From amazing stories taking place at the Miami International Airport to historic locations where soldiers once fought and forts were built, our new and returning series offer viewers fun and informative programming through Travel Channel's unique lens," said Singer.

NEW SERIES

"Red, White & New" (8x30)

Premiering with back-to-back episodes on Monday, April 29 at 10:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. ET/PT

New original series "Red, White & New" celebrates American ingenuity, innovation and the people who push the envelope to create new and exciting ways of doing things. These innovations include a compressed air-powered, high jumping, flipping take on the classic Pogo Stick, a wearable robotic exoskeleton straight out of Aliens that gives you super-human strength, and the Seabreacher - a personal watercraft that looks like a shark, and is able to go underwater as well as jump out of it! Each episode features fascinating characters, fun gadgets and activities as well as a first hand, high-energy experience for host Steve Watson.

"Red, White & New" is produced by Powderhouse Productions for Travel Channel. For Powderhouse Productions, the executive producers are Joel Olicker, Seanbaker Carter and Tug Yourgrau. For Travel Channel, the executive producer is Dale Roy Robinson.

"Dig Wars" (6x30)

Premiering with back-to-back episodes on Wednesday, June 12 at 10:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. ET/PT

"Dig Wars" follows three teams of America's best relic hunters, competing head-to-head-to-head to find the most valuable artifacts at different historical locations across the country. Once on site, the teams have from sun-up to sundown to apply all of their knowledge, resources and hustle to ensure a victory. At the end of the hunt, the treasures will be evaluated by a local expert and a winner will be declared.

"Dig Wars" is produced by Sharp Entertainment for Travel Channel. For Sharp Entertainment, the executive producer is Matt Sharp. For Travel Channel, the executive producer is Sean McKnight.

RETURNING SERIES

"Toy Hunter" (13x30)

Premiering with back-to-back episodes on Wednesday, April 10 at 9:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. ET/PT

In the second season of "Toy Hunter," acclaimed toy dealer and expert Jordan Hembrough continues to travel across America buying and selling great iconic toys. As Hembrough's reputation grows, his client list grows to include such celebrities as Gene Simmons of KISS and Danny Bonaduce from the Partridge Family - both to be featured this season. In addition to being challenged with more demanding clients and missions, Hembrough provides more pop culture history to better illuminate the toys' timelessness and value. The scope of this toy hunter's travels expands beyond basements and attics to include toy auctions, flea markets, and storage units.

"Toy Hunter" is produced by Sharp Entertainment for Travel Channel. For Sharp Entertainment, the executive producer is Matt Sharp, co-executive producer is Ashley McFarlin Buie and vice president of production is Dan Adler. For Travel Channel, the executive producer is Daniel A. Schwartz.

"Airport 24/7: Miami" (13x30)

Premiering with back-to-back episodes on Tuesday, April 30 at 9:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. ET/PT

"Airport 24/7: Miami" brings back the nine larger-than-life characters whose jobs it is to keep one of America's largest airports running around the clock. The series grants an all-access pass inside the intense and dramatic world of Miami International Airport, considered a Category X airport, a prime target for a terrorist attack. With nearly 40 million passengers a year, it's an airport the size of a small city. Whether it's intercepting drug smugglers, fighting terrorism, securing an Air Force One landing, handling medical emergencies or dealing with sting operations and aircraft malfunctions, "Airport 24/7: Miami" reveals what travelers typically don't see.

"Airport 24/7: Miami" is produced by 2C Media for Travel Channel. For 2C Media, the executive producers are Chris Sloan, Carla Kaufman Sloan and Shari Solomon Cedar. For Travel Channel, the executive producer is Bill Howard.

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.





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· AIRPORT 24/7: MIAMI (TRAVEL)
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