We Won TWO EMMYS!
Beyond Your Backyard is a nationally syndicated 30-minute, educational travel series highlighting destinations that visitors can travel to with ease. Winner of two EMMY awards in its first season, veteran travel personality Erik Hastings (Erik The Travel Guy) reveals the “soul” of each destination. Every episode digs deep to educate consumers on the history and culture, amazing experiences, delicious food, famous attractions as well as off-the-beaten-path haunts which locals and visitors love to visit. The show’s editorial viewpoint is presented with integrity and humor designed to inspire viewers to travel. Beyond Your Backyard is nationally syndicated on pubic broadcasting stations (PBS) and the Create channel. It is seen on 328 broadcast channels in 161 markets in 48 states in the United States.
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Beyond Your Backyard - Season 2 (Newest)
Beyond Your Backyard - EMMY award-winning Season 1
June 23, 2019
BYB wins its first EMMY award for outstanding television programming
Erik The Travel Guy wins his first EMMY for outstanding television host
June 1, 2019
Season 1 of BYB on Amazon Prime
May 1, 2019
Emmy Nominations Announced - BYB receives three nominations!
March 20, 2019
NETA begins feeding season 2 of BYB to stations
November 29, 2018
The CREATE channel began airing season 1 of Beyond Your Backyard adding 239 stations in 110 markets in the US (including all of the top ten markets) in 46 states.
September 5, 2018
NETA Begins nationally syndicating season 1 of the series.
Production on season two of Beyond Your Backyard begins in Cozumel, Mexico
An additional group of 12 Public Broadcasting stations in the mid-Atlantic region begin airing season 1 of the series.
April 10, 2018
Blue Ridge PBS begins airing Season 1 (consisting of 13 episodes) of Beyond Your Backyard.
September 21, 2017
Production begins on season 1 of Beyond Your Backyard in Washington, DC.
Blue Ridge PBS becomes Beyond Your Backyard's presenting PBS station.
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