From a media release:
Corus Entertainmentâ€™sÂ W NetworkÂ announced today an agreement with Mark Burnett,Â United Artists Media Group,Â Omnicom Canada Corp.â€™s Highway EntertainmentÂ andÂ InsightÂ ProductionsÂ to develop a new series format and pilot episode of the travel-reality series,Â Destination Detour(working title). The format is being developed for Canadian and international markets and will air on W Network in 2016.Â Production of the one-hour pilot, begins in August in Ontario, Canada.
Destination DetourÂ takes three couples on what they expect will be their own meticulously planned, once in a lifetime dream vacation but throws a major curveball into their plans. The three couples from vastly different walks of life, personal interests and temperaments must face this massive detour head-on. The couples will be immersed in worlds they never dreamed of entering and face challenges that will scare, excite and ultimately redefine them.Â Only time will tell if the couples embrace thisÂ Destination DetourÂ or if it will turn out to be a holiday from hell.