Food, Home, And Travel Shows To Watch This May On Metro Channel
You’ll never run out of new shows to watch this ECQ!
Distract yourself from the summer heat by tuning in to Metro Channel this May! Mouthwatering food concepts, vibrant home and interior inspirations, and breathtaking escapes—there's something for everyone and for every fancy.
Catch these foreign lifestyle shows on channel 52 on Sky Cable and channel 174 on HD every day!
Jamie’s Big Feastival
Premiered May 2, Saturday, 12 nn
Regular schedule: Saturdays, 12 nn; Sundays, 9 a.m.; Mondays and Fridays, 8:30 p.m.; Tuesdays, 2:30 a.m.; Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m.; and Thursdays, 4:30 p.m.
The Big Feastival is an annual food festival organized by the food man himself, Jamie Oliver, with Blur band member, Alex James. And every year, the festival is held in Oxfordshire and celebrates all things food. Since we can’t just go out of our homes yet to party like last years’ summers, live your summer festival dreams through Jamie as he shares some cool summer barbecue ideas and recipes.
Jamie and Jimmy’s Food Fight Club
Premiered May 4, Monday, 6 p.m.
Regular schedule: Mondays to Fridays, 6 p.m.
Did you know that once upon a time, Jamie Oliver and Jimmy Doherty teamed up to open a pop-up cafe on Southend Pier? Jamie and Jimmy’s Food Fight Club takes place inside this bizarre café of theirs, where they go on continental food battles and invite special friends to talk about absolutely anything under the sun.
Best Bars in America S2
Premieres May 9, Saturday, 8 p.m.
Regular schedule: Saturdays, 7 p.m.; Mondays, 12 a.m.; Tuesdays, 4 a.m.; Wednesdays, 7 a.m.; Thursdays, 7 p.m.; and Fridays 3 p.m.
Craving for some booze during this lockdown? Get drunk on beer adventures, instead! Best Bars in America is a fun, entertaining show with comedians Jay Larson and Sean Patton, who embark on their booze journey around the US as they discover America’s best watering holes.
Phil Spencer’s Stately Homes
Premieres May 10, Sunday, 3:30 p.m.
Regular schedule: Sundays, 2:30 p.m.; Mondays, 6 a.m.; Tuesdays, 3 p.m.; Wednesdays, 4 a.m.; Thursdays, 11 a.m.; Fridays, 7 a.m.; and Saturdays 12 mn.
Phil Spencer’s Stately Homes is a unique and interesting show where property expert Phil Spencer visits some of the most well-guarded stately homes around Britain. In each home tour, he learns more about the rich history behind the structures (with some dating way back to the 1500s!) and how much the upkeep and the preservation of each mansion is.
Secret Lives of the Super Rich
Premieres May 17, Sunday, 2:30 a.m.
Regular Schedule: Sundays, 9 a.m.; Mondays and Fridays, 8:30 p.m.; Tuesdays, 2:30 a.m.; Wednesdays, 12 mn; and Thursdays, 5 p.m.
The most excessive mansions, luxury cars, expensive jewelry, and private aircrafts—these are the secrets that the Secret Lives of the Super Rich highlights. Hosted by Robert Frank, the show gives you a glimpse of million-dollar mega mansions and luxury collections that you never thought existed. Because as the show calls it, “The best things in life…are expensive.”
Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond the Lobby
Premieres May 24, Sunday, 2:30 p.m.
Regular schedule: Sundays, 2:30 p.m.; Mondays, 6 a.m.; Tuesdays, 3 p.m.; Wednesdays, 4 a.m.; Thursdays, 11 a.m.; Fridays, 7 a.m.; and Saturdays, 12 mn.
Where are you headed to next when this global pandemic has calmed down? Start planning your itinerary with Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond the Lobby, hosted by British food writer Giles Coren and New Zealander chef Monica Galetti. The show visits the most incredible, breathtaking, and expensive hotels around the world. Next vacation destination? Check!
Movie Nights on Metro
Mondays to Sundays, 9 p.m.
Need a little pick-me-up or something to watch and laugh at? Or maybe you're in need of good cryfest? Metro Channel is airing a different movie every day for the whole month of May—from rom-coms and drama flicks to comedies and musicals. Check out the full list of movies scheduled below.