Grannies on Safari at Bayward Market in Ottawa, Canada. Photo Credit: © Grannies on Safari.

United States – Grannies On Safari

Sixty-something best friends Pat Johnson and Regina Fraser were the first known Black female hosts of a travel show when they launched the Emmy-award-winning series, Grannies on Safari (GOS) on PBS in 2006. The Grannies On Safari series ran for four years.

Accomplishments for The Grannies On Safari series include:

  • Completing 20 shows which aired across 120 countries and on PBS nationally since 2006.
  • Nominated for nine (9) Emmys and one Telly.
  • Winner of one (1) Emmy and one (1) Telly.