Travel to Kick Off ‘Beach Week’


Travel Channel is heading for the beach Sunday.

The network will kick off its annual “Beach Week” programming stunt March 6 at 8 p.m. (EST/PST) with Beach Towns with Attitude.

That will be followed by the premiere of America’s Best Beaches 2005 at 9 p.m. The one-hour special will feature Punalu'u Beach, Big Island, Hawaii; Clearwater, Fla.; Trunk Bay, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands; Laguna Beach, Calif.; Cumberland Island, St. Mary's, Ga.; Ocean City, N.J.; Little Palm Island, Florida Keys; South Beach, Miami, Fla.; Waikiki Beach, Oahi, Hawaii; and Naples, Fla.

Other Beach Week programming includes: Battles on the Beach, Sunday, March 6, 10 p.m.; Favorite Family Beaches,Monday, March 7, 5 p.m.; Outrageous Beach Homes, March 7, 8 p.m.; World’s Best Beaches 2005Tuesday, March 8 at 9 p.m.; and Beach Hotspots After Dark, Friday, March 11, 9 p.m.