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[07/17/14 - 12:48 PM]
TravelChannel.com Gives Viewers a Behind-the-Scenes Look at America's Last Traveling Sideshow in New Digital Series "All American Sideshow"
The 10 webisode series features an eclectic cast of real-life characters who travel around the country and perform an array of unusual and nail-biting acts that you have to just see in order to believe.

[via press release from Travel Channel]

TRAVELCHANNEL.COM GIVES VIEWERS A BEHIND-THE-SCENES LOOK AT AMERICA'S LAST TRAVELING SIDESHOW IN NEW DIGITAL SERIES "ALL AMERICAN SIDESHOW"

http://www.travelchannel.com/tv-shows/all-american-sideshow

CHEVY CHASE, MD (July 17, 2014) - TravelChannel.com launches today a new short-form digital series "All American Sideshow" - a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at bizarre performers who headline the last big-tent, traveling sideshow, World of Wonders. The 10 webisode series features an eclectic cast of real-life characters who travel around the country and perform an array of unusual and nail-biting acts that you have to just see in order to believe. Each webisode ranges in length from one to seven minutes. They include John "Red" Stuart, a man who endures seven deadly tortures and holds several Guinness World Records in weird acts; Sunshine, a self-proclaimed "Diva of Danger" who loves to breathe fire and walk on sharp objects; and Ward Hall, the "King of the Sideshows," who owns this big tent extravaganza.

"All American Sideshow" offers an intimate profile of these strange entertainers who live in a tractor-trailer and perform at fairs across America. World of Wonders is currently on tour and will be performing at the Ventura County Fair (Ventura, Ca.) from July 30 through August 10.

"All American Sideshow" Episode Links:

Get a behind-the-scenes look at one of the last traveling sideshows in the U.S. http://www.travelchannel.com/video/the-last-traveling-sideshow

Watch Tommy, the sword swallower, share the secrets to selling the sideshow. http://www.travelchannel.com/video/selling-the-sideshow

Meet Sunshine, who's torn between an exciting life on the road and missing home. http://www.travelchannel.com/video/the-diva-of-danger

Meet Tommy Breen, the World of Wonders bally talker. http://www.travelchannel.com/video/life-of-a-sword-swallower

Watch John "Red" Stuart perform all sorts of sideshow tortures! http://www.travelchannel.com/video/the-human-pincushion

Meet Spif, the World of Wonders knife thrower and performer. http://www.travelchannel.com/video/the-knife-thrower

Visit Gibsonton, FL - the winter retreat for the carnie and circus community, known as the "weirdest place in America." http://www.travelchannel.com/video/weirdest-place-in-america

Get a lesson in carnie language from the World of Wonders crew. http://www.travelchannel.com/video/learn-to-speak-carnie

Sideshow owner Ward Hall has seen it all in his 70 years in the carnie community. http://www.travelchannel.com/video/the-sideshow-must-go-on

Get a look at some freaky bonus footage from the World of Wonders crew. http://www.travelchannel.com/video/sideshow-outtakes

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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