In the Travel Channel reality series Hotel Impossible, seasoned hotelier and hospitality specialist Anthony Melchiorri and his crew completely renovate failing independent hotels. From April 9, 2012, till November 13, 2017, the programme aired. Following the completion of seven seasons, the show debuted a spin-off called Hotel Impossible: Showdown, in which four hoteliers from a predetermined region compete to get their facilities rated top and win a $25,000 reward. Another spin-off show called Hotel Impossible: Five Star Secrets debuted in season 8. In it, Melchiorri travels to opulent resorts to discover what makes them unique and presents a $5,000 super tip to a deserving employee. The programme was not given a new season in 2018 and is “no longer in active production”
The Travel Channel renewed Hotel Impossible for a second season in September 2012. On February 4, 2013, the After Anthony special, which examined the accommodations shown in Season 1, aired. On August 12, 2013, the third season made its premiere. A collection of six half-hour follow-up episodes named Hotel Impossible Undercover explored specific hotels from earlier seasons in January 2014, just before the fourth season’s premiere. On January 27, 2014, the fourth season premiered, and on October 7, 2014, the fifth.