Dangerous Grounds

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  • TV-PG
  • 2012
  • 2 Seasons
  • 7.7  (137)

Dangerous Grounds is a gripping adventure travel show that is ideal for those who love travel, exploration, and coffee. The show is hosted by Todd Carmichael, a passionate coffee entrepreneur, who sets out on a life-changing journey to discover the world’s most unique and exotic coffee beans.

Joined by award-winning cameraman, Chris Whiteneck, the pair travels around the globe to the most remote and inaccessible regions, going to great lengths to find the rarest and most unusual coffee beans. From the cloud forests of Ethiopia to the remote island of Madagascar, Todd and Chris brave difficult and dangerous terrain, facing extreme weather, wildlife, and other unforeseen obstacles in pursuit of their dream.

Each episode takes the viewer on a journey to a different part of the world, exploring the history, culture, and customs of the region, and its unique coffee production. Along the way, Todd meets with local farmers, coffee roasters, and experts in order to gain an in-depth understanding of the region's coffee industry and the challenges they face. He also gets a chance to sample some of the most exotic and exclusive coffee blends, taking the viewer on a sensory journey of taste and aroma.

However, the show is not just about coffee, as the hosts embrace the culture of the places they visit, from sharing homemade meals with locals to experiencing traditional rituals and celebrations. Todd and Chris showcase the resilience of the human spirit and their love for adventure and exploration.

One of the highlights of the show is the stunning cinematography, which captures the beauty and diversity of the world's landscapes and wildlife, creating a visual spectacle that immerses the viewer into the cultures and geography of the region.

The show also features some notable guests, including renowned chef Mario Batali, who teams up with Todd in Italy to explore the country's rich coffee heritage and culinary traditions. Together, the duo visits local markets, wine cellars, and artisanal cheese makers, sampling some of the best food and coffee that Italy has to offer.

Overall, Dangerous Grounds is an entertaining and thrilling show that is packed full of adventure, culture, and coffee. With stunning visuals, great storytelling, and engaging hosts, it is a must-watch for anyone who loves to explore the world and experience different cultures, and who enjoys a good cup of coffee.

Dangerous Grounds is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (16 episodes). The series first aired on November 5, 2012.

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Monsoon Moonshine
8. Monsoon Moonshine
March 18, 2014
With the upcoming release of a coffee-infused rum to the public, Todd's half-million-dollar investment hinges on a rare aged coffee in India. During his search, he encounters a secret society and a shadowy figure called The German.
Guns and Lions
7. Guns and Lions
March 11, 2014
Todd seeks a special Tanzanian coffee while dealing with the possibility of dangerous wildlife as well as poachers in the area.
Mayan Fortress
6. Mayan Fortress
March 4, 2014
Todd encounters a kingpin during his mission in Guatemala to source a coffee for a revolutionary brewing machine in Boston.
5. Uganda
February 25, 2014
When militants burn a school Todd helped build, he must enter a blood contract.
Golden Triangle
4. Golden Triangle
February 18, 2014
In his search for coffee in Thailand, Todd enters into one of the most notorious heroin smuggling region in Southeast Asia.
When in Rome W/ Batali
3. When in Rome W/ Batali
February 11, 2014
An encounter with Mario Batali in Rome sends Todd Carmichael deep into the Amazon, where he dodges gunmen and seeks help from the local resistance to locate a key ingredient that will persuade Mario to brand a killer espresso.
Himalayan Outpost
2. Himalayan Outpost
February 4, 2014
A mysterious Russian pilot takes Todd deep into Nepal to seal an impossible deal.
Mexican Motherlode
1. Mexican Motherlode
January 28, 2014
In the second season premiere, Todd is off to Mexico in search of a wine-like coffee.
Where to Watch Dangerous Grounds
Dangerous Grounds is available for streaming on the Travel Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Dangerous Grounds on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    November 5, 2012
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (137)