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Esquire Network prepares for “Weekend Fix”

A six-part culinary-focused travel series entitled Weekend Fix (pictured) and the one-hour special Best Restaurants in America are among the fall offerings set for U.S. net Esquire Network.
July 15, 2014

A six-part travel series entitled Weekend Fix and the one-hour special Best Restaurants in America are among the new fall offerings on Esquire Network, it was announced at a TCA press tour presentation on Monday (July 14).

The Coolfire Originals-produced Weekend Fix follows CSI Miami actor Omar Miller (pictured, right) and fashion designer Andres Izquieta (pictured, left) as they travel to new cities and use social networking to find the restaurants and experiences that aren’t written about in guidebooks. The series is set to premiere on October 29 at 10 p.m. EST/PST.

Meanwhile, the television companion to Esquire magazine’s “American Food Awards” – to be featured in the publication’s November issue – will be a one-hour special promising viewers a glimpse of the best cuisine in the U.S. The Magical Elves-made special will air in late October.

The net also set the premiere dates for three previously announced shows, including creative-oriented series My Friends Call Me Johnny, premiering September 3 at 10 p.m. EST/PST; auto series Car Matchmaker, debuting on October 14 at 9 p.m. EST/PST; and finally, the boxing program White Collar Brawlers, airing on October 14 at 10 p.m. EST/PST.

“Less than one year ago, we set out to create the entertainment and lifestyle network of choice for men today,” said Adam Stotsky, president of the net, in a statement. “In just nine short months, Esquire Network has premiered 16 original series and specials, and will continue to build on this throughout the fall with exciting new and second season original series and specials.”

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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