For the latest series see Coach Trip (series 13)Coach Trip is a reality game show originally broadcast on Channel 4 from 7 March 2005 to 30 June 2006. The programme returned after a three-year break, from 25 May 2009 to 9 March 2012. In early 2013, the show went into hiatus again and was replaced by 2 new shows, Brendan's Magical Mystery Tour and Brendan's Love Cruise. However, in September 2013, Channel 4 announced that they had renewed Coach Trip for another series in 2014 which has now aired. On 9 April 2014, a further four series were announced following the success of the ninth series in early 2014.The show's format consists of four to seven teams of two undertaking a coach tour principally of continental Europe (but with individual series including sojourns into North Africa and Western Asia) and has been sold to other countries.The tours have usually lasted 20, 30 or 50 days (celebrity series tours have lasted 10 days and Christmas series tours have lasted 15 days), with passengers remaining on the tour only until they are ejected by their companions on one day, to be replaced by a new couple the following day(s).The travellers are accompanied by tour guide Brendan Sheerin, who appears in every episode.Broadcast, narrators and repeatsCoach Trip originally aired weekdays at 4:30pm before Deal or No Deal debuted on Channel 4 (followed by a repeat the following morning), with the second series aired at 2:55pm instead (and then repeated between July and August 2007). Since the revived series, Coach Trip has moved to the 5:00pm slot (in series 3, 4, 7, 9, Celebrity Coach Trip 2 & 3 and Christmas Coach Trip) and later to the 5:30pm slot (in series 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and Celebrity Coach Trip 1) on Channel 4.