"Great American Road Trip" from BBC Worldwide, is a hilarious and relatable new series where seven families from divergent backgrounds are selected take the journey of a lifetime. Over eight episodes, the families will travel through cities large and small all while competing in a medley of humorous challenges that will ultimately lead one family to victory. These comical, clever challenges are set against iconic American backdrops like the majestic Grand Canyon and the regal Washington Monument. Along the way, our families and our viewers will also discover quirky American landmarks ranging from the World's Largest Chair to a sneaker the size of a car. Although family fun is the centerpiece of the show, the competition is real and one family will be eliminated each week based on their performance in the challenges. Ultimately, only one family will return home with a dream prize that perfectly compliments their extraordinary and memorable summer vacation.
A PBS miniseries that looks at America's 100 best-loved fictional novels, as determined by a PBS poll (limited to one book or book series per author), and asks viewers to vote for their favorite.
Rating: 7.90/10 (avg out of 17 votes)
The Great American Read Airs: Monday
The Great American Read Status: Ended
THE GREAT AMERICAN READ - General Information
Series Premiere: July 07, 2009 Classification: Reality Genre: Action | Reality-TV Network: NBC Airs: Monday at 08:00 pm Runtime: 60 Minutes
THE GREAT AMERICAN READ - Season 1 -- 8 Episodes
1x1 -- Jul 07, 2009 -- Pilot 1x2 -- Jul 13, 2009 -- Gateway To The West 1x3 -- Jul 20, 2009 -- The Heartland 1x4 -- Jul 27, 2009 -- Road Warriors 1x5 -- Aug 03, 2009 -- Are We There Yet? 1x6 -- Aug 10, 2009 -- Vegas Baby 1x7 -- Aug 17, 2009 -- California or Bust 1x8 -- Aug 24, 2009 -- End of the Road