Travel Man

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Travel Man
GenreSpecial interest
Travel
Presented byRichard Ayoade
Theme music composerPaul Mottram
Opening themeTrailblazer
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of series8
No. of episodes34 (list of episodes)
Production
Running time30 minutes, except for Christmas specials, which are 1h
(inc. adverts)
Production company(s)North One Television
DistributorAll3Media
Release
Original networkChannel 4
Picture format576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original release30 March 2015 (2015-03-30) –
present
Chronology
Related showsGadget Man
External links
Website
Production website

Travel Man is a British television travel documentary series. It features presenter Richard Ayoade, travelling to a popular city each episode with a celebrity guest.[1]

Travel Man has been twice nominated in the best Features category at the BAFTAs and won Best Factual Programme three years running at the RTS Midlands awards.[2][3]

In Australia, the series is broadcast on SBS Viceland, and in New Zealand on TVNZ Duke.[4]

Episodes[edit]

Series overview[edit]

Series Episodes Originally aired
Series premiere Series finale
1 4 30 March 2015 (2015-03-30) 20 April 2015 (2015-04-20)
2 4 5 January 2016 (2016-01-05) 26 January 2016 (2016-01-26)
3 4 25 March 2016 (2016-03-25) 15 April 2016 (2016-04-15)
4 4 23 September 2016 (2016-09-23) 14 October 2016 (2016-10-14)
5 4 6 March 2017 (2017-03-06) 3 April 2017 (2017-04-03)
6 4 20 October 2017 (2017-10-20) 10 November 2017 (2017-11-10)
7 4 2 April 2018 (2018-04-02) 23 April 2018 (2018-04-23)
8 4 10 September 2018 (2018-09-10) 1 October 2018 (2018-10-01)

Series 1 (2015)[edit]

No. in series Title Guest Original air date Viewers (millions)
1 48 Hours in Barcelona Kathy Burke 30 March 2015 1.7
2 48 Hours in Istanbul Adam Hills 6 April 2015 1.36
3 48 Hours in Iceland Jessica Hynes 13 April 2015 1.67
4 48 Hours in Marrakesh Stephen Mangan 20 April 2015 1.33

Series 2 (2016)[edit]

No. in series Title Guest Original air date Viewers (millions)
1 (5) 48 Hours in Vienna Chris O'Dowd 5 January 2016 2.15
2 (6) 48 Hours in Paris Mel Giedroyc 12 January 2016 1.9
3 (7) 48 Hours in Copenhagen Noel Fielding 19 January 2016 1.86
4 (8) 48 Hours in Moscow Greg Davies 26 January 2016 1.76

Series 3 (2016)[edit]

No. in series Title Guest Original air date Viewers (millions)
1 (9) 48 Hours in Seville Rob Delaney 25 March 2016 1.54
2 (10) 48 Hours in Venice Jo Brand 1 April 2016 1.53
3 (11) 48 Hours in Dubai Johnny Vegas 8 April 2016 1.83
4 (12) 48 Hours in Berlin Roisin Conaty 15 April 2016 1.47

Series 4 (2016)[edit]

No. in series Title Guest Original air date Viewers (millions)
1 (13) 48 Hours in New York Katherine Ryan 23 September 2016 1.63
2 (14) 48 Hours in Helsinki Paul Rudd 30 September 2016 1.41
3 (15) 48 Hours in Lisbon Adam Buxton 7 October 2016 1.58
4 (16) 48 Hours in Naples Jack Dee 14 October 2016 1.74

Christmas special (2016)[edit]

No. in series Title Guest Original air date Viewers (millions)
0 (17) 48 Hours in Florence Christmas Special Rebel Wilson 25 December 2016 2.0

Series 5 (2017)[edit]

No. in series Title Guest Original air date Viewers (millions)
1 (18) 48 Hours in Saint Petersburg Rob Beckett 6 March 2017 1.57
2 (19) 48 Hours in Budapest Aisling Bea 20 March 2017 1.81
3 (20) 48 Hours in Tenerife Lena Dunham 27 March 2017 2.21
4 (21) 48 Hours in Miami Rhod Gilbert 3 April 2017 1.69

Series 6 (2017)[edit]

No. in series Title Guest Original air date Viewers (millions)
1 (22) 48 Hours in Rome Matt Lucas 20 October 2017 2.08
2 (23) 48 Hours in Valencia Sara Pascoe 27 October 2017 1.84
3 (24) 48 Hours in Amsterdam Joe Lycett 3 November 2017 2.38
4 (25) 48 Hours in Stockholm Sally Phillips 10 November 2017 2.1

Christmas special (2017)[edit]

This is an hour-long special. It is sometimes packaged as the first episode of the next series.[5][6]

No. in series Title Guest Original air date Viewers (millions)
0 (26) 48 Hours in Hong Kong Christmas Special[7] Jon Hamm 26 December 2017 1.81[8]

Series 7 (2018)[edit]

No. in series Title Guest Original air date Viewers (millions)
1 (27) 48 Hours in Brussels[9] Lee Mack 2 April 2018 1.76
2 (28) 48 Hours in Oslo[10] Fay Ripley 9 April 2018 1.63
3 (29) 48 Hours in Madeira[11] Robert Webb 16 April 2018 2.04
4 (30) 48 Hours on the Cote d'Azur[11] Shazia Mirza 23 April 2018 1.8

Series 8 (2018)[edit]

No. in series Title Guest Original air date Viewers (millions)
1 (31) 48 Hours in Zurich[12] Frank Skinner 10 September 2018 1.62
2 (32) 48 Hours in Ibiza[13] Jessica Knappett 17 September 2018 TBA
3 (33) 48 Hours in Ljubljana[14] Eddie Izzard 24 September 2018 TBA
4 (34) 48 Hours in Milan[14] Morgana Robinson 1 October 2018 TBA

Christmas Special (2018)[edit]

No. in series Title Guest Original air date Viewers (millions)
0 (35) 96 Hours in Jordan Christmas Special David Baddiel 27 December 2018

Home video[edit]

Travel Man Series 1 and 2 will be released on DVD October 2018.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Travel Man: 48 Hours in..." IMDb.
  2. ^ "News". North One Television.
  3. ^ "Television in 2016 | BAFTA Awards". awards.bafta.org. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  4. ^ Knox, David (9 March 2016). "Airdate: Travel Man – TV Tonight". Tvtonight.com.au. Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  5. ^ "Hong Kong". ITV. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  6. ^ "Series 6". Travel Man 48 Hours In... Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  7. ^ "Christmas 2017 highlights - Channel 4 - Info - Press". www.channel4.com.
  8. ^ "Channel 4 (SD+HD) w/e 31 Dec 2017". Broadcasters' Audience Research Board. Retrieved 14 March 2018.
  9. ^ "Travel Man: 48 Hours in Brussels". www.radiotimes.com.
  10. ^ "Travel Man: 48 Hours in Oslo". www.radiotimes.com.
  11. ^ a b "all3media international". www.all3mediainternational.com. Retrieved 2018-04-03.
  12. ^ "Travel Man: 48 Hours in Zurich". www.radiotimes.com.
  13. ^ "Travel Man: 48 Hours in Ibiza". www.radiotimes.com.
  14. ^ a b "North One TV on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 2018-09-13.

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