Here's a new preview of The Getaway, the upcoming travel series on the Esquire Network produced by Anthony Bourdain and Zero Point Zero. The Esquire Network — a rebranding of the G4 network — was supposed to have launched in April but was delayed with the interest of having "more original programming" (including Brew Dogs).
The Getaway is a sort of Layover-esque series, except here, it's famous people giving tours of various exotic locales. The series was previously announced with the following hosts: comedian Aziz Ansari (Hong Kong), comedian Joel McHale (Belfast), musicperson Eve (Jamaica), actress Aisha Tyler (Paris), and chef José Andrés (Puerto Rico). Newly announced hosts include actor Josh Gad (NYC), brothers Seth and Josh Meyers (Amsterdam), Parks and Recreation's Rashida Jones (London), and Freaks and Geeks writer Paul Feig (Boston). It premieres September 25 at 9 p.m. ET.
Here's the preview video and the press release:
Video: The Getaway Extended First Look
Travel with Joel McHale, Aziz Ansari, Rashida Jones and more
Anyone can be a tourist, but experiencing a city like a local takes a great guide. From executive producers Anthony Bourdain and Zero Point Zero Production comes THE GETAWAY, a new original series that explores the world's greatest cities through the eyes of a revolving cast of travel-loving celebs. The 10-part series makes its world premiere on the Esquire Network* Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 9P E/P.
Each hour-long episode of THE GETAWAY offers the inside track to a different city – from what to eat and drink, to where to shop and hang out -- through the eyes of:
· Joel McHale (The Soup, Community) in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
· Aisha Tyler (Archer) in Paris.
· Grammy Award-winning performer-songwriter Eve in Kingston, Jamaica.
· Aziz Ansari (Parks and Recreation) in Hong Kong.
· Acclaimed chef José Andrés in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
· Josh Gad (Book of Mormon) in New York City.
· True Blood's Ryan Kwanten in Los Angeles.
· Brothers Seth Meyers (Saturday Night Live) and Josh Meyers (MADtv) in Amsterdam.
· Rashida Jones (The Office, Parks and Recreation) in London.
· Paul Feig (creator of Freaks and Geeks, director of Bridesmaids) in Boston.