While there’s no place like home, Queen Latifah and Shakim Compere are producing The Best Place to Be TV series for Travel Channel. The new show features celebrities sharing their favorite places to eat, drink, and visit around the world.
Black-ish star Anthony Anderson recent wrapped production on an episode The Best Place to Be, in Barcelona, Spain. The series hails from Flavor Unit Entertainment.
Get the details from this Travel Channel press release.
Queen Latifah and Flavor Unit Tap Actor Anthony Anderson to Reveal ‘The Best Place To Be’ in New Travel Channel Series
24 June 2016
NEW YORK (June 24, 2016) – Actor Anthony Anderson will be featured on an episode of “The Best Place To Be,” a new series produced by Queen Latifah and Shakim Compere at Flavor Unit for Travel Channel. Anderson recently wrapped production in Barcelona. The series follows Hollywood’s hottest A-List celebrities as they share the best places to eat, drink, shop and sightsee at their most favorite international destinations.
“Barcelona far exceeded my expectations,” said Anderson. “The people are beautiful, the culture rich with tradition, the nightlife nonstop, the food amazing, the beaches pristine and the architecture breathtaking! I didn’t want to leave. But the best thing about leaving any place is that you can always go back. Barcelona, I WILL be back!”
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ABOUT FLAVOR UNIT ENTERTAINMENT
Flavor Unit Entertainment is a production company owned and operated by Queen Latifah and her partner, Shakim Compere and is quickly establishing itself as one of the most important production companies in the film industry. They began by executive producing Disney’s box office # 1 hit Bringing Down the House and then continued with Beauty Shop for MGM and The Perfect Holiday for Paramount. They have also produced The Cookout with Lionsgate, as well as the film Just Wright with Fox Searchlight. On the small screen, they executive produced HBO’s critically acclaimed film Life Support which garnered a number of awards including an Emmy nomination and Golden Globe win for Queen Latifah. Flavor Unit also co¬-produced HBO’s original movie Bessie, which premiered in May 2016. Most recently, they produced The Real MVP: The Wanda Pratt Story, The Best Place to Be; Curvy Style with Timothy Snell, and The Perfect Match. Flavor Unit also recently produced VH1’s one-hour special event “Dear Mama” which premiered on Mother’s Day, shining the spotlight on mothers. VH1 recently renewed “Dear Mama” as an annual special.
What do you think? Do you like the sound of The Best Place to Be TV show? Do you plan to watch the first season when it premieres on Travel Channel?