18 Wheels Across America

18 Wheels Across America
Genretravel documentary 22
Presented byDawid Andres
Country of originUnited States
Poland
Original languagePolish
No. of series5[1]
No. of episodes46[2]
Production
Running time32 minutes (from seasons 1 to 2)[1]
42 minutes (from seasons 3 to 5)[1]
Production companyDiscovery Channel Poland
DistributorDiscovery Channel Poland
TVN
Release
Original networkDiscovery Channel Poland
TVN
Original releaseJanuary 1, 2017 (2017-01-01) –
2021 (2021)

18 Wheels Across America[a] is Polish-language travel documentary produced by Discovery Channel Poland and distributed by Discovery Channel Poland and TVN, with Dawid Andres as the progremme host. It focuses on Andres's travels across the United States in his semi-trailer truck.[1] The series had premiered on 1 January 2017, and as of 2022, has 5 seasons, with 46 episodes in total.[2][1] It also had several spin-off miniseries.

Plot

The series focuses on Dawid Andres, a truck driver and traveler, who with his semi-trailer truck transport goods across the United States, while visiting various points of interest during his travels.[1][3]

Episodes

Season Episodes Year
1 8 2017
2 10 2018
3 10 2018
4 9 2021
5 9 2021

Spin-offs

The series had four one-season spin-off miniseries.

18 Wheels Across Route 66

18 Wheels Across Route 66[b][4] focuses on Andres's travel in his semi-trailer truck from Chicago to Los Angeles on the U.S. Route 66.[5] It premiered in 2019 and had 7 episodes.[6]

18 Wheels Across Vietnam

18 Wheels Across Vietnam[c] focuses on Andres's travel across Vietnam, in his semi-trailer truck from Hanoi, through Ho Chi Minh City, to the Mekong Delta region. It premiered in 2019 and had 9 episodes, each lasting 44 minutes.[7]

18 Wheels Across Indonesia

18 Wheels Across Indonesia[d] focuses on Andres's travel in his semi-trailer truck across Indonesia. It premiered in 2019 and had 9 episodes, each lasting 42 minutes.[8]

18 Wheels Across Africa

18 Wheels Across Africa[e][9] focuses on Andres's travel in his semi-trailer truck across Africa, with him beginnig his travel in Mombasa, Kenya.[10] It premiered in 2020 and had 9 episodes, each lasting 42 minutes.[11]

Notes

  1. ^ Polish: Ciężarówką przez Stany, literally: with truck across the States
  2. ^ Polish: Ciężarówką przez Route 66, literally: with truck across the Route 66
  3. ^ Polish: Ciężarówką przez Wietnam, literally: with truck across Vietnam
  4. ^ Polish: Ciężarówką przez Indonezję, literally: with truck across Indonesia
  5. ^ Polish: Ciężarówką przez Afrykę, literally: with truck across Africa

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f "18 Wheels Across America". distribution.tvn.pl.
  2. ^ a b "Ciężarówką przez Stany". player.pl (in Polish).
  3. ^ "Ciężarówką przez Stany". tvnturbo.pl (in Polish).
  4. ^ "Ciężarówką przez Route 66". telemagazyn.pl (in Polish).
  5. ^ "Ciężarówką przez Route 66". tvnturbo.pl (in Polish).
  6. ^ "Ciężarówką przez Route 66". telemagazyn.pl (in Polish).
  7. ^ "18 Wheels Across Vietnam". distribution.tvn.pl.
  8. ^ "18 Wheels Across Indonesia". distribution.tvn.pl.
  9. ^ "Ciężarówką przez Afrykę". telemagazyn.pl (in Polish).
  10. ^ "Ciężarówką przez Afrykę". tvnturbo.pl (in Polish).
  11. ^ "Ciężarówką przez Afrykę". programtv.onet.pl (in Polish).