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"Watt's World" host Nick Watt
Watt's World host Nick Watt
"Watt's World" is a reality series on the Travel Channel that is hosted by Emmy award-winning journalist and producer Nick Watt.

In this series, Nick Watt is going rogue, going deep and asking questions he's always wanted to ask. He's doing what he's always wanted to do and going where he's always wanted to go. Full immersion. Through his own inquisitive lens, Watt is on a mission to uncover all that is strange, wild and wondrous across our remarkable planet. Watt's quick wit and humorous take
on the fascinating places he visits gives viewers an all-access passport to the most surprising and unexpected truths about the world we thought we knew.

Having lived in seven countries and traveled to nearly 90 more as an ABC News correspondent for "Good Morning America" and "Nightline," the show fulfills Watt's lifelong dream of asking the puzzling and entertaining questions that immerse us in understanding the true heart of a destination. Like, why do Albanians hang stuffed animals outside their homes? Is cuddling the newest profession in Portland? Is Denver as high as its "mile-high-city" slogan suggests? From the weird to the wonderful, Watt's questions uncover some of the most surprising truths about the fascinating people and places he visits.

"Who gets the chance to pick and choose where they want to go for work?" asks Watt. "I do. Dream job sounds like a cliché. But I said it anyway. I've come back with a few of my questions about the world answered. But the answers just bring more questions to mind and another list of questions I want answered. I'm cursed, or blessed, with itchy feet and gnawing curiosity."

In the premiere episode, Watt asks, "Why is Albania so weird?" From hanging stuffed animals outside of their homes to their unexpected fascination with President George W. Bush, the residents of this Eastern European nation have no shortage of eccentricities. Follow Watt as he fulfills his childhood dream of visiting the tiny mushroom-shaped bunkers that stand as a monument to one dictator's acute paranoia, meets a woman who takes a vow to be socially recognized as a man as long as he stays a "sworn virgin," meets with the prime minister and appears on Albania's answer to "60 Minutes" — a late night variety show complete with independent investigative news and, of course, dancing girls.

In the second episode, Watt visits two very different places that make him question whether living lawless and rent-free in the California desert is more appealing than a nap-filled life in the bucolic Italian countryside? To his surprise, there are strict social rules if you want to fit in in Le Marche, Italy — never drink cappuccino after 11:00 a.m., walk slowly, buy groceries before 2:00 p.m., take a "mandatory" naptime and eat an evening slice of pizza. While in Slab City — a patch of desert east of Palm Springs, Calif., where hundreds live rent-free and law enforcement tends to turn a blind eye — he's introduced to "Slabbers," including a group of retirees that find Slab City a cheap and very fun way to spend their twilight years.

Other locations that Watt digs deeper into this season include: Alaska; Colorado; Cuba; Dominica; France; Hawaii; Los Angeles; Mt. Shasta, Wash.; New York; Oklahoma; Portland, Ore.; Saba and Montserrat; and Venice, Italy.

"Watt's World" is produced by Lincoln Square Productions for Travel Channel. For Lincoln Square Productions, the executive producer is Danielle A. Rossen. For Travel Channel, the executive producer is Dale Roy Robinson.


Network: Travel Channel
Genre: Reality
Runtime: 30 mins.
Premiere Date: June 30, 2015
Seasons: 1
Production Company: Lincoln Square Productions

Nick Watt 'Watt's World' Uncovers Our Strange, Wild and Wondrous Planet — Premiering Tuesday, June 30, the new thought-provoking Travel Channel series features Emmy Award-winning journalist Nick Watt going rogue, going deep and asking questions he's always wanted to ask. Read more...

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