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Travel Channel celebrates and is inspired by explorers and their passion for travel, curiosity about the world and unique points of view. Travel is eye-opening. Curious. Daring. Fun.

Travel Channel is a place for consumers to experience content that gives them access to the world, shared human connections, and engaging talent who celebrate the surprising encounters that happen around the corner and around the globe. We don’t just go places; we dive right in. Come join us!

As the world's leading travel media brand, Travel Channel is available in nearly 92 million US cable homes and is carried on every major provider. It is headquartered in Chevy Chase, MD, and maintains offices in New York and Atlanta. Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE: SNI), which also owns and operates HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, Cooking Channel and Great American Country, is the manager and general partner.

Parent Company: Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE: SNI)
Broadcast Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 a.m. ET
Launch Date: Feb. 1, 1987
Subscribers: 91.5 million (Nielsen Media Research, January 2015 Household Universe Estimates)

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Frequently Asked Questions 

1. How do I get Travel Channel in high-definition (HD)?
Please contact your local cable or telecommunications provider to see if Travel Channel HD is available in your area. Learn more.

 2. How do I obtain information on career opportunities or internships with Travel Channel?
Please visit our corporate careers website for a list of current opportunities with Travel Channel. 

3. How do I submit an idea for a show or series?
For legal reasons, Travel Channel cannot accept unsolicited ideas or material, and any unsolicited ideas, pitches or material will be returned or discarded unread. Travel Channel accepts proposals only from established production companies that have previously discussed their idea with a network development representative and been asked to submit a summary of the idea or that have received an RFP.

 4. I am interested in hosting a program; whom should I contact?
All of our programs are created, filmed and submitted by independent production companies and/or agents that are responsible for selecting the participants on our programs. If you are interested in becoming Travel Channel talent, please align with a production company or agent in order to submit to us. 

5. How do I contact Travel Channel?
All comments should be submitted electronically. Contact Us. 

6. Where can I obtain closed-captioning information?
TravelChannel.com provides viewers with a weekly TV schedule. On the schedule, a "CC" symbol is listed alongside the parental rating for the show, which indicates that it is closed-captioned. 

7. I do not currently get the Travel Channel. What should I do?
Please contact your local cable or telecommunications provider to find out if Travel Channel is available in your area. 

8. I am writing a high school/college paper about Travel Channel. How can I request interviews with talent?
Because of the volume of requests we receive and our production schedules, we are unable to facilitate interview requests. 

9. How do I contact talent?
Please submit any comments electronically. Contact Us. 

10. How do I request a press interview with executives or talent?
Please submit your request here. 

11. How do I request a talent appearance or keynote speech at an event?
Speaking engagements typically require first-class round-trip airfare, transportation and hotel accommodations, as well as a talent appearance fee that is based on production schedules, other business commitments and the nature of the request. Please take this into consideration when preparing your submission. 

12. Where can I buy DVDs of programs and/or Travel Channel merchandise?
Some of our Travel Channel programs can be purchased on iTunes or on DVD at Amazon.com and some large retailers (Best Buy, Target and Barnes & Noble). Purchase Travel Channel merchandise here. Additional Travel Channel content can also be found on Netflix, Hulu, our YouTube channel and most cable video-on-demand systems. As we roll out our content on other digital platforms, we'll update this site to reflect additional content partners. Unfortunately, not all of our programming is available for purchase or download, so please check our TV schedule for upcoming broadcast information. 

13. I'm interested in soliciting a donation from Travel Channel for a project or charitable event.
Travel Channel cannot provide donations for individual requests. Our charitable/philanthropic activities take place at a corporate level.

14. I want to challenge some factual information in a program.
Please Contact Us to submit your challenge, and we will research your claim and respond if appropriate. 

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