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Queen Latifah Will Explore The World On 'Best Place To Be'

Queen Latifah Will Explore The World On 'Best Place To Be' Show

Nick Jonas, Jamie Foxx, Queen Latifah, Kool & The Gang + Many More Rock Night 4 Of The Roots Jam Session 2015 [Photos by Mel D. Cole for Okayplayer]

Photos by Mel D. Cole for Okayplayer.

A true legend and one of our favorite people of all time, Queen Latifah, is adding to her media empire by creating a new Travel Channel mini-series titled, Best Place To Be.

Inviting audiences to discover the world through the eyes of Hollywood’s most adventurous, Best Place To Be finds the award-winning talent hopping on motorcycle in Rio de Janeiro and connecting with the populace in a way like no other.

With the premiere episode airing Sunday, April 2 at 5:00 p.m. ET/PT, the four one-hour episode arc features a noted personality from Anthony Anderson to Jason Biggs to Mary-Louise Parker and others. “This is a fun show that gives a true glimpse into how to really escape and explore,” says Latifah’s Flavor Unit partner, Shakim Compere. “Actors and performers are fortunate enough to travel around the globe for work and fun. But there’s always places that stay with them — these are the cities they keep going back to.”

Below are the break downs of the episodes that will be out in April and May:

“Rio, Fit for a Queen” – Premieres Sunday, April 2 at 5:00 p.m. ET/PT

Queen Latifah and her friends explore Rio de Janeiro, taking mototaxis to the favelas, trying local dishes and dancing the samba. From footvolley on the beach to hunting for waterfalls in the rainforest, they discover why Rio is the best place to be.

“Anthony Anderson’s Barcelona” – Premieres Sunday, April 9 at 5:00 p.m. ET/PT

Actor Anthony Anderson and his friend Jeff Sanchez head to Barcelona, Spain, where they catch a soccer game, check out architect Antoni Gaudi’s masterpiece, join a St. Jordi’s Day celebration and try Spain’s traditional dishes.

“Jason Biggs’ Hong Kong” – Premieres Sunday, May 7 at 5:00 p.m. ET/PT

Actor Jason Biggs and his wife, Jenny Mollen, return to Hong Kong six years after their first trip there. Along the way, they hit up an old-school dim sum restaurant, take the Peak Tram up to Victoria Peak and try their hand at street art.

“Mary-Louise Parker’s Kenya” – Premieres Sunday, May 21 at 5:00 p.m. ET/PT

Actress Mary-Louise Parker and her daughter bring their friend Nikki on her first visit to Kenya. They stay at Giraffe Manor, visit an elephant orphanage and encounter a dangerous rhino on safari before making it to Pride Rock.

H/T: The Jasmine Brand


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