Tanlines

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  • 2011
  • 2 Seasons

TANLINES turns up the heat at the best beaches and favorite exotic hot spots worldwide. Each week, host Chris Jackson takes you to a renowned exotic beach or summer hot spot. He explores the local beach culture, summer festivals and nightlife at each exciting location. It's a chance to see beaches like you've never seen them before.

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Best of Tanlines - Gay Beach Culture
17. Best of Tanlines - Gay Beach Culture
January 1, 2011
Chris Jackson acquaints himself with gay culture at a White Party, with the Rainbow Flag designer at PrideFest and at a Tea Dance in Provincetown. He also gets up close and personal with critically acclaimed drag queen 'Trinity'.
Best of Tanlines - Canadian Festivals
16. Best of Tanlines - Canadian Festivals
January 1, 2011
In this 50 minute special of Tanlines, Chris Jackson parties it up in Wasaga Beach at the Wakestock World Cup festival, the Icelandic Festival in Gimli, Manitoba and Folk on The Rocks in Yellowknife, North West Territories.
Best of Tanlines - Sports
15. Best of Tanlines - Sports
January 1, 2011
Host Chris Jackson changes his gaze from bikinis over to sports in this 50 minute Tanlines Special. He hangs loose at the International Pro Volleyball Tournament in Toronto, watches athletes catch air windsurfing &kite surfing in Les Iles de la Madelaine and goes to Surf Camp in San Diego. Just 3 of many sporting events he covers in this Tanlines Special.
Best of Tanlines - Bikinis
14. Best of Tanlines - Bikinis
January 1, 2011
In this 50 minute special on Bikinis, our host Chris Jackson takes a look back at the best bikini contests in North America. He heads to the Miss Hawaiian Tropic US Nationals in Oahu, to a Bikini Swimwear Photo Shoot in Miami Beach and a Booty Shake in Clearwater, Florida, to name a few events. Watch as Chris gets in on the action and even gets to judge the best tush on the beach!
Negril Jamaica
13. Negril Jamaica
January 1, 2011
Everyting is everyting' on the Island of Jamaica. Chris enjoys Negril, by taking in a little resort life and snorkeling off 7-mile beach. Later he heads out to Appleton Rum Estate for a tour of the facility and to blend some of his very own "Tanlines Rum". Later Chris watches fire dancers and limbo acrobats strut their stuff across the sand at the resort before heading out to scope out the action.
Provincetown
12. Provincetown
January 1, 2011
Chris checks out "P-Town" as it's locally known and drops into the town's annual Film Festival where he meets comedian Georgia Ragsdale - producer of the film Wave Babes. Later, we take a guided tour of the National Seashore sand dunes where the likes of Tennessee Williams and other famous poets, writers and artists were squatters in dune shacks. Chris heads out with Dolphin Fleet Tours.
Maui, Hawaii
10. Maui, Hawaii
January 1, 2011
Chris touches down in Maui -one of the most beautiful of the Hawaiian Islands. He enjoys resort life at its finest, but also ventures out on the famous road to Hana, which is said to be one of the most picturesque drives on the planet. Chris also visits the historic town of Lahaina during their annual canoe festival. Finally he winds down at a Luau featuring the best of Hawaiian and Tahitian dance
Los Angeles, California
9. Los Angeles, California
January 1, 2011
Chris visits the City of Angles to check out the beach culture and beyond. He heads to the Venice Beach boardwalk for some serious people watching and meets up with Poorman of Poorman's Bikini Beach. Chris gets in on the taping of an episode of the outrageous beach show and plays a judge in the episode's skim-boarding contest, between members of the Bikini Brigade.
Bahamas
8. Bahamas
January 1, 2011
Chris heads to gorgeous Nassau, Bahamas and takes in resort life at the Cable Beach Radisson Hotel. He plays a round of golf with their resident pro, gets in on the Beach Olympics and checks out the evening entertainment, which includes a Junkanoo dinner show. Off the resort, Chris meets the organizers of People to People, a tourist office initiative that pairs foreigners with Bahamians.
Key West, Florida
7. Key West, Florida
January 1, 2011
Key West is Chris' party destination for this episode. First he goes on a dolphin watching expedition with Captain Seaweed. Then he settles in for the Pride Parade where he meets with the original designer of the Rainbow flag, who is preparing for the flag's 25-year anniversary celebration. Chris ends the day with a bar crawl -witnessing everything from drag queen performances to flogging.
San Diego California
6. San Diego California
January 1, 2011
Chris soaks up the beach culture in sunny San Diego. He takes a surf lesson from local legend Pat Weber at his Surf Academy, and then takes flight with a pro paraglider above San Diego's famous nude beach. Next up, he explores the La Jolla caves with the babes from Hike Bike Kayak.
Wakestock
5. Wakestock
January 1, 2011
Chris heads to the Wakestock World Cup - the largest wakeboarding festival in the world, held in Wasaga Beach, Ontario - to guest-judge the ever-growing Miss Wakestock competition. He also catches up with punk and ska bands GOB and Goldfinger, in town for the big event.
Clearwater, Florida
4. Clearwater, Florida
January 1, 2011
Dancing, water sports, 20-something poolside parties and especially the bikini contests bring Chris to Clearwater, Florida. - known for its crystal clear beaches, is Chris' destination on this episode. He visits Shepherd's Resort, famous for its 20-something poolside parties and helps judge their famous Sunday afternoon bikini contests and Booty Shake competition.
Grand Cayman
3. Grand Cayman
January 1, 2011
Relaxing in Grand Cayman is what it's all about for Chris while he's in the Caribbean. He takes in a little scuba diving and feeds giant stingrays at underwater Sting Ray City. He then visits the endangered Giant Sea Turtles at the Cayman Turtle Farm and sends postcards from HELL -a unique part of the island characterized by its sharp lava rock. Chris also talks calypso with Barefoot Man.
Miami Part II
2. Miami Part II
January 1, 2011
Chris meets with the Fashion Editor of the Miami Herald to talk fashion and swimwear. Then he gets up close and personal with the bikini models of Corpo Latino - a high profile swimwear design company from Brazil. Later he heads to Nikki Beach - a Miami Beach hot spot, day or night. Chris ends the day fashion gazing at Tantra, a nightclub that's a guaranteed hedonistic adventure.
Description

TANLINES turns up the heat at the best beaches and favorite exotic hot spots worldwide. Each week, host Chris Jackson takes you to a renowned exotic beach or summer hot spot. He explores the local beach culture, summer festivals and nightlife at each exciting location. It's a chance to see beaches like you've never seen them before.

  • Premiere Date
    January 1, 2011