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Channel 5 visits “Secret Spain”

British travelers with a penchant for hopping across the channel to their favorite European holiday spots will soon be getting some travel trips for Spain from TV host Alex Polizzi. UK ...
December 8, 2016

British travelers with a penchant for hopping across the channel to their favorite European holiday spots will soon be getting some travel trips for Spain from TV host Alex Polizzi.

UK commercial broadcaster Channel 5 has added to its factual series roster with the Twofour-produced¬†Secret Spain, a spin-off of Polizzi’s access point into Italy with Secret Italy and Alex Polizzi’s Italian Islands.

The 6 x 60-minute episodes that make up the series will see viewers following Polizzi across Spain exploring the country’s history, culture, people and food as she travels through each Spanish region.

The series producer is Chris Williams, with Dan Adamson as executive producer. The show was commissioned by Channel 5′s Ben Frow.

In a note announcing the series, Adamson stated that the decision was aimed at fulfilling the British public’s love for Spain, with a hope to serve up fare through an insider’s lens.

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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