Getaway (TV series)

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Getaway
Getaway (TV series) logo.png
Getaway logo
Genre Travel
Presented by Current
Catriona Rowntree
Natalie Gruzlewski
Dermott Brereton
Sophie Monk
Jennifer Hawkins
Kelly Landry
Country of origin Australia
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 22
Production
Executive producer(s) John Walsh
Producer(s) Scott Sinclair, Tim Thatcher, Anita Lane, Josh Martin, Rochell Martin, Nia Pericles
Location(s) International & Domestic
Camera setup Steve Davis, Jamie Hamill, Chris Miller, Gilbert Farkas, Max Polley,Stuart Bruce
Running time 30 minutes (including commercials)
Broadcast
Original channel Nine Network
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
Audio format Stereo
Original run 14 May 1992  – present
External links
Website

Getaway is Australia's longest-running travel and lifestyle television program. Debuting on 14 May 1992, it is broadcast on the Nine Network and TLC. Its main competitor was The Great Outdoors on the Seven Network until 2009. It is hosted by Catriona Rowntree with various project contributors.

New Zealand version[edit]

A New Zealand version of the program, with some local content, used to be broadcast on TV One and Prime TV.

Overseas locations[edit]

The first season only looked at only Australian tourism, including resorts and locations, but by 1993 had expanded to look at overseas travel and tourism destinations.

Presenters[edit]

Former presenters[edit]

New Zealand presenters[edit]

Awards[edit]

Getaway won a People's Choice Award in 1994 and an Australian Tourism Award for Excellence in the Media in 1995.

Getaway has also been nominated for the Most Popular Lifestyle Program Logie Award at the Logie Awards of 2003, 2004 and 2005, each time being beaten by Backyard Blitz. It was also nominated at the Logie Awards of 1999 and nominated as the Favourite Lifestyle Program at the Australian People Choice Awards of 1999.

"Seven Wonders of the World"[edit]

In a recent[when?] episode, Getaway viewers were asked to choose a new Seven Wonders of the World based on several destinations which had been pre-selected by the show's producers.

The destinations were (winners are shown in bold):

Natural wonders:

Ancient: one wonder

Ancient: two wonders

Waterfall wonders

Modern wonders

City wonders

Island wonders

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