Samantha Brown's Places to Love

For more than 17 years, TV host Samantha Brown has been exploring all four corners of the world, visiting more than 260 cities in 62 countries, sharing her adventures and introducing new cultures to viewers. Now, the two-time Emmy Award-winner embarks on her next journey with her new travel series SAMANTHA BROWN'S PLACES TO LOVE. Unlike a traditional travelogue show with a formulaic itinerary, PLACES TO LOVE delivers decidedly refreshing and enriching travel experiences by taking viewers on a discovery of the emotional heart of travel and highlighting the people who are changing, challenging and strengthening a destination. From Brooklyn, New York and Monterey, California to Shanghai, China and Donegal in Ireland, Samantha seeks out the little-known spots and haunts where innovators and disrupters are creating a brand new travel experience. Whether it's through food and drink, art and design, culture or adventure, at the end of each episode, viewers will have a well-curated list of new experiences that focus on not just how to visit a destination, but how to fully immerse in it. The 13-part series encourages viewers to experience the passion of people and the soul of a place in a way that only traveling can do. Samantha's career as a television travel host happened by accident. A producer spotted her work in a commercial and recommended her to the Travel Channel in 1999 to audition for a new show called Great Vacation Homes. A decade of various series followed, including Great Hotels, Passport to Europe, Passport to Latin America, Samantha Brown's Asia, The Trip, 50/50, and many others. Samantha's fun-loving style has made her a beloved and engaging television personality whose approach is less expert and more a person you would want to travel with.

Fri, May 24 10:30 A.M. Asheville, North Carolina     NH Create (11.4)

Samantha kicks off her visit with a drive through the Blue Ridge Mountains, then stops off at a Pop-Up Mini Fair and talks with local artists.

Fri, May 24 4:35 P.M. Miami, Florida     NH Explore (11.2)

At Wynwood Walls, Samantha tours this unique outdoor destination featuring huge, colorful street murals by artists from around the globe.

Fri, May 24 5:30 P.M. Asheville, North Carolina     NH Create (11.4)

Samantha kicks off her visit with a drive through the Blue Ridge Mountains, then stops off at a Pop-Up Mini Fair and talks with local artists.

Fri, May 24 6:30 P.M. Ft. Myers and Sanibel Island, Florida     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha kicks off her trip with a boat ride to the remote island of Cayo Costa, where she learns about the unique place, and finds some extraordinary shells.

Mon, May 27 8:00 A.M. Ft. Myers and Sanibel Island, Florida     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha kicks off her trip with a boat ride to the remote island of Cayo Costa, where she learns about the unique place, and finds some extraordinary shells.

Mon, May 27 2:00 P.M. Samantha Brown's Places to Love     NHPBS (11.1)

Mon, May 27 6:30 P.M. Samantha's Tips for Making Travel Count     NH Explore (11.2)

After 22 years and 337 episodes dedicated to travel, Samantha shares her best advice and tips on how she makes travel count no matter how near or far.

Tue, May 28 8:00 A.M. Samantha's Tips for Making Travel Count     NH Explore (11.2)

After 22 years and 337 episodes dedicated to travel, Samantha shares her best advice and tips on how she makes travel count no matter how near or far.

Tue, May 28 6:30 P.M. Asheville, North Carolina     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha kicks off her visit with a drive through the Blue Ridge Mountains, then stops off at a Pop-Up Mini Fair and talks with local artists.

Tue, May 28 7:30 P.M. Samantha Brown's Places to Love     NHPBS (11.1)

Wed, May 29 8:00 A.M. Asheville, North Carolina     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha kicks off her visit with a drive through the Blue Ridge Mountains, then stops off at a Pop-Up Mini Fair and talks with local artists.

Wed, May 29 6:30 P.M. The Jersey Shore and More     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha kicks off her visit to the Garden State in Cape May, the only US city designated as a National Historic Landmark.

Thu, May 30 8:00 A.M. The Jersey Shore and More     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha kicks off her visit to the Garden State in Cape May, the only US city designated as a National Historic Landmark.

Thu, May 30 6:30 P.M. Genesee River Valley, Ny     NH Explore (11.2)

At the Abbey of the Genesee, Samantha talks with Father Isaac about the history of the Abbey and the popular Monks' Bread that the church's Trappist monks have been producing since the 1950's to help support the Abbey.

Fri, May 31 8:00 A.M. Genesee River Valley, Ny     NH Explore (11.2)

At the Abbey of the Genesee, Samantha talks with Father Isaac about the history of the Abbey and the popular Monks' Bread that the church's Trappist monks have been producing since the 1950's to help support the Abbey.

Fri, May 31 10:30 A.M. The Jersey Shore and More     NH Create (11.4)

Samantha kicks off her visit to the Garden State in Cape May, the only US city designated as a National Historic Landmark.

Fri, May 31 4:30 P.M. Samantha's Tips for Making Travel Count     NH Explore (11.2)

After 22 years and 337 episodes dedicated to travel, Samantha shares her best advice and tips on how she makes travel count no matter how near or far.

Fri, May 31 5:30 P.M. The Jersey Shore and More     NH Create (11.4)

Samantha kicks off her visit to the Garden State in Cape May, the only US city designated as a National Historic Landmark.

Fri, May 31 6:30 P.M. Houston, Texas     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha joins 3rd generation deli-man, Ziggy Gruber, in the kitchen to make matzoh ball soup then discusses Ziggy's storied family/deli history, and why his Houston-based Kenny & Ziggy's New York Delicatessen is tops in the nation.

Mon, Jun 3 12:30 A.M. Houston, Texas     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha joins 3rd generation deli-man, Ziggy Gruber, in the kitchen to make matzoh ball soup then discusses Ziggy's storied family/deli history, and why his Houston-based Kenny & Ziggy's New York Delicatessen is tops in the nation.

Mon, Jun 3 8:00 A.M. Houston, Texas     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha joins 3rd generation deli-man, Ziggy Gruber, in the kitchen to make matzoh ball soup then discusses Ziggy's storied family/deli history, and why his Houston-based Kenny & Ziggy's New York Delicatessen is tops in the nation.

Mon, Jun 3 6:30 P.M. Louisville & Bourbon County, Ky     NH Explore (11.2)

Kentucky is synonymous with Bourbon. At Buffalo Trace Distillery, Samantha talks all things Bourbon with third generation employee, Freddie Johnson, including the history of Bourbon and how it got named.

Tue, Jun 4 8:00 A.M. Louisville & Bourbon County, Ky     NH Explore (11.2)

Kentucky is synonymous with Bourbon. At Buffalo Trace Distillery, Samantha talks all things Bourbon with third generation employee, Freddie Johnson, including the history of Bourbon and how it got named.

Tue, Jun 4 6:30 P.M. Colorado Springs, Colorado     NH Explore (11.2)

Colorado Springs is branding itself "Olympic City USA".

Wed, Jun 5 8:00 A.M. Colorado Springs, Colorado     NH Explore (11.2)

Colorado Springs is branding itself "Olympic City USA".

Wed, Jun 5 6:30 P.M. San Antonio, Texas     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha gets a taste of authentic Mexican carnitas and talks with James Beard-nominated Chef Alejandro Paredes at his counter-serve stand, Carnitas Lonja.

Thu, Jun 6 8:00 A.M. San Antonio, Texas     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha gets a taste of authentic Mexican carnitas and talks with James Beard-nominated Chef Alejandro Paredes at his counter-serve stand, Carnitas Lonja.

Thu, Jun 6 6:30 P.M. Boston, Massachusetts     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha takes to the Charles River joining the Boston University Women's Lightweight Rowing team and gets a taste of this celebrated sport.

Fri, Jun 7 8:00 A.M. Boston, Massachusetts     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha takes to the Charles River joining the Boston University Women's Lightweight Rowing team and gets a taste of this celebrated sport.

Fri, Jun 7 10:30 A.M. Genesee River Valley, Ny     NH Create (11.4)

At the Abbey of the Genesee, Samantha talks with Father Isaac about the history of the Abbey and the popular Monks' Bread that the church's Trappist monks have been producing since the 1950's to help support the Abbey.

Fri, Jun 7 5:30 P.M. Genesee River Valley, Ny     NH Create (11.4)

At the Abbey of the Genesee, Samantha talks with Father Isaac about the history of the Abbey and the popular Monks' Bread that the church's Trappist monks have been producing since the 1950's to help support the Abbey.

Fri, Jun 7 6:30 P.M. Belfast and Antrim Coast, Northern Ireland     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha begins her tour of Northern Ireland with a moving stop at the Peace Wall in East Belfast.

Sat, Jun 8 4:30 A.M. Boston, Massachusetts     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha takes to the Charles River joining the Boston University Women's Lightweight Rowing team and gets a taste of this celebrated sport.

Mon, Jun 10 8:00 A.M. Belfast and Antrim Coast, Northern Ireland     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha begins her tour of Northern Ireland with a moving stop at the Peace Wall in East Belfast.

Mon, Jun 10 2:00 P.M. Samantha Brown's Places to Love     NHPBS (11.1)

Mon, Jun 10 6:30 P.M. Cruising The Inside Passage of Alaska     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha and her family set sail on an Alaska Cruise stopping in the capital city of Juneau, where they experience how dogs are trained at the Sled Dog Discovery & Musher Camp.

Tue, Jun 11 8:00 A.M. Cruising The Inside Passage of Alaska     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha and her family set sail on an Alaska Cruise stopping in the capital city of Juneau, where they experience how dogs are trained at the Sled Dog Discovery & Musher Camp.

Tue, Jun 11 6:30 P.M. Madison, Wisconsin     NH Explore (11.2)

Kicking off her visit to the Capitol of the Badger state, Samantha explores ice fishing on the frozen Monona Bay.

Tue, Jun 11 7:30 P.M. Samantha Brown's Places to Love     NHPBS (11.1)

Wed, Jun 12 8:00 A.M. Madison, Wisconsin     NH Explore (11.2)

Kicking off her visit to the Capitol of the Badger state, Samantha explores ice fishing on the frozen Monona Bay.

Wed, Jun 12 6:30 P.M. St. Augustine, Florida     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha begins her visit to St. Augustine by helping sail a 27' Catamaran while learning about the surrounding ecosystem and our need to protect it.

Thu, Jun 13 8:00 A.M. St. Augustine, Florida     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha begins her visit to St. Augustine by helping sail a 27' Catamaran while learning about the surrounding ecosystem and our need to protect it.

Thu, Jun 13 6:30 P.M. Big Sky, Montana     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha starts off her Montana experience at Big Sky Resorts to learn about Avalanche Dogs and their rescue program.

Fri, Jun 14 8:00 A.M. Big Sky, Montana     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha starts off her Montana experience at Big Sky Resorts to learn about Avalanche Dogs and their rescue program.

Fri, Jun 14 10:30 A.M. Houston, Texas     NH Create (11.4)

Samantha joins 3rd generation deli-man, Ziggy Gruber, in the kitchen to make matzoh ball soup then discusses Ziggy's storied family/deli history, and why his Houston-based Kenny & Ziggy's New York Delicatessen is tops in the nation.

Fri, Jun 14 5:30 P.M. Houston, Texas     NH Create (11.4)

Samantha joins 3rd generation deli-man, Ziggy Gruber, in the kitchen to make matzoh ball soup then discusses Ziggy's storied family/deli history, and why his Houston-based Kenny & Ziggy's New York Delicatessen is tops in the nation.

Fri, Jun 14 6:30 P.M. Savannah, Georgia     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha visits Savannah and stops by to see the beautiful artwork of Amelia Jamerson, at her quaint gallery.

Mon, Jun 17 8:00 A.M. Savannah, Georgia     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha visits Savannah and stops by to see the beautiful artwork of Amelia Jamerson, at her quaint gallery.

Mon, Jun 17 2:00 P.M. Samantha Brown's Places to Love     NHPBS (11.1)

Mon, Jun 17 6:30 P.M. California Road Trip     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha takes a Southern California Road Trip by electric car heading to Barrio Logan, a thriving Mexican-American neighborhood in San Diego.

Tue, Jun 18 8:00 A.M. California Road Trip     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha takes a Southern California Road Trip by electric car heading to Barrio Logan, a thriving Mexican-American neighborhood in San Diego.

Tue, Jun 18 6:30 P.M. Chattanooga, Tennessee     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha explores the Tennessee River and Northshore areas with travel writer Cory Lee.

Tue, Jun 18 7:30 P.M. Houston, Texas     NHPBS (11.1)

In this premiere episode, Samantha visits one of the most diverse and underrated cities in the United States: Houston, Texas.

Wed, Jun 19 8:00 A.M. Chattanooga, Tennessee     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha explores the Tennessee River and Northshore areas with travel writer Cory Lee.

Wed, Jun 19 6:30 P.M. The Makers     NH Explore (11.2)

An episode devoted to food, clothing, musical instruments and other wonderful products specially made by craftspeople across the country.

Thu, Jun 20 8:00 A.M. The Makers     NH Explore (11.2)

An episode devoted to food, clothing, musical instruments and other wonderful products specially made by craftspeople across the country.

Thu, Jun 20 6:30 P.M. Limerick and County Clare, Ireland     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha leaps into her Limerick adventure at King John's Castle, where costumed historians relate the colorful history of this fortress.

Fri, Jun 21 8:00 A.M. Limerick and County Clare, Ireland     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha leaps into her Limerick adventure at King John's Castle, where costumed historians relate the colorful history of this fortress.

Fri, Jun 21 10:30 A.M. Louisville & Bourbon County, Ky     NH Create (11.4)

Kentucky is synonymous with Bourbon. At Buffalo Trace Distillery, Samantha talks all things Bourbon with third generation employee, Freddie Johnson, including the history of Bourbon and how it got named.

Fri, Jun 21 4:30 P.M. The Jersey Shore and More     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha kicks off her visit to the Garden State in Cape May, the only US city designated as a National Historic Landmark.

Fri, Jun 21 5:30 P.M. Louisville & Bourbon County, Ky     NH Create (11.4)

Kentucky is synonymous with Bourbon. At Buffalo Trace Distillery, Samantha talks all things Bourbon with third generation employee, Freddie Johnson, including the history of Bourbon and how it got named.

Fri, Jun 21 6:30 P.M. Darwin, Australia     NH Explore (11.2)

In Australia's Northern Territory, gorgeous sandy beaches, delicious food, and iconic animals come together to give visitors the quintessential Australian experience.

Mon, Jun 24 8:00 A.M. Darwin, Australia     NH Explore (11.2)

In Australia's Northern Territory, gorgeous sandy beaches, delicious food, and iconic animals come together to give visitors the quintessential Australian experience.

Mon, Jun 24 6:30 P.M. Route 66, Illinois     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha begins her trip in an unlikely but fascinating place--Old Joliet Prison--where she meets with former warden, Dennis Wolff, to find out what life was like at the prison and how the classic film The Blues Brothers came to be within its walls.

Tue, Jun 25 8:00 A.M. Route 66, Illinois     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha begins her trip in an unlikely but fascinating place--Old Joliet Prison--where she meets with former warden, Dennis Wolff, to find out what life was like at the prison and how the classic film The Blues Brothers came to be within its walls.

Tue, Jun 25 6:30 P.M. Victoria, B.C., Canada     NH Explore (11.2)

The Great White North beckons as Samantha begins her tour of this jewel-like Canadian city with Charlayne Thornton-Joe, Coordinator of the Chinese Canadian Museum found in Fan Tan Alley, the narrowest commercial street in North America.

Tue, Jun 25 7:30 P.M. Bern Region, Switzerland     NHPBS (11.1)

Many people dream of visiting Switzerland and experiencing the sheer beauty of the Alps, the gushing glacier river waters, and of course, the legendary cheeses and chocolates.

Wed, Jun 26 8:00 A.M. Victoria, B.C., Canada     NH Explore (11.2)

The Great White North beckons as Samantha begins her tour of this jewel-like Canadian city with Charlayne Thornton-Joe, Coordinator of the Chinese Canadian Museum found in Fan Tan Alley, the narrowest commercial street in North America.

Wed, Jun 26 6:30 P.M. New Hampshire's Coast and More     NH Explore (11.2)

It's the bright lights of the stage for Samantha as she joins the cast of RENT for a vocal warmup on stage at Manchester's historic Palace Theatre before meeting CEO Peter Ramsey for a tour of the fully restored gem of a playhouse.

Thu, Jun 27 8:00 A.M. New Hampshire's Coast and More     NH Explore (11.2)

It's the bright lights of the stage for Samantha as she joins the cast of RENT for a vocal warmup on stage at Manchester's historic Palace Theatre before meeting CEO Peter Ramsey for a tour of the fully restored gem of a playhouse.

Thu, Jun 27 6:30 P.M. Portland, Oregon     NH Explore (11.2)

The City of Roses surrounds Samantha in beautiful blooms as she begins her tour of Portland's International Rose Test Garden and learns from Curator Rachel Burlington how the city earned its nickname.

Fri, Jun 28 8:00 A.M. Portland, Oregon     NH Explore (11.2)

The City of Roses surrounds Samantha in beautiful blooms as she begins her tour of Portland's International Rose Test Garden and learns from Curator Rachel Burlington how the city earned its nickname.

Fri, Jun 28 10:30 A.M. Colorado Springs, Colorado     NH Create (11.4)

Colorado Springs is branding itself "Olympic City USA".

Fri, Jun 28 4:32 P.M. Genesee River Valley, Ny     NH Explore (11.2)

At the Abbey of the Genesee, Samantha talks with Father Isaac about the history of the Abbey and the popular Monks' Bread that the church's Trappist monks have been producing since the 1950's to help support the Abbey.

Fri, Jun 28 5:30 P.M. Colorado Springs, Colorado     NH Create (11.4)

Colorado Springs is branding itself "Olympic City USA".

Fri, Jun 28 6:30 P.M. Melbourne, Australia     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha visits one of the world's "most livable cities" and finds out why Australians--and visitors from around the world--flock to Melbourne year after year.

Mon, Jul 1 8:00 A.M. Melbourne, Australia     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha visits one of the world's "most livable cities" and finds out why Australians--and visitors from around the world--flock to Melbourne year after year.

Mon, Jul 1 6:30 P.M. Newport, Rhode Island     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha kicks off her visit at the beautiful Rose Island Lighthouse, just off the coast of Newport, and learns from preservationist Charlotte Johnson about how the island and its historic structures were saved, and are now available for overnight guests.

Tue, Jul 2 8:00 A.M. Newport, Rhode Island     NH Explore (11.2)

Samantha kicks off her visit at the beautiful Rose Island Lighthouse, just off the coast of Newport, and learns from preservationist Charlotte Johnson about how the island and its historic structures were saved, and are now available for overnight guests.

Tue, Jul 2 6:30 P.M. Samantha Brown's Places to Love     NH Explore (11.2)

Tue, Jul 2 7:30 P.M. Brooklyn, New York     NHPBS (11.1)

What is the difference between a Brooklyn egg cream and a Manhattan egg cream? Samantha finds out when she visits Brooklyn and meets a "jerk" at a local soda fountain.

Wed, Jul 3 8:00 A.M. Samantha Brown's Places to Love     NH Explore (11.2)

Wed, Jul 3 6:30 P.M. Samantha Brown's Places to Love     NH Explore (11.2)

Thu, Jul 4 8:00 A.M. Samantha Brown's Places to Love     NH Explore (11.2)

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