Paddy McGuinness will front new original commission Drive of My Life (working title) for Travel Channel it has been announced.
The comedian and television personality will take well-known celebrity guests on a nostalgic drive down memory reuniting them with three beloved cars from their youth. Crossing the country, they will track down old friends and reminisce about the quirks of driving each vehicle.
From the humble Vauxhall Chevette to the boy racer Capri and the cutting-edge Austin Princess, these iconic cars are the stars of the show and will provide fascinating insight in to the past of each celebrity.
Paddy McGuinness commented, “You’ll always remember your first car and the memories that come with it – that sense of adventure! I vividly remember mine, the mark2 Escort and I can’t wait to uncover our celebrities’ old run arounds and the stories behind each one.”
Kevin Dickie, SVP Channels, Scripps Networks UK & EMEA said: “2016 has seen a real step-change in our commissioning strategy as we’ve strengthened our investment in original, fresh and relevant talent-led content. We’re delighted to be working with Paddy on a major new commission for Travel Channel – he’s a wonderfully charismatic presenter and comedian and our audiences will love his engaging style.”
Drive of My Life is produced by Shiver and will be a 10 part series that will air exclusively on Travel Channel this autumn.