Spike TV Revs Up Its 2007 Lineup With 'Bullrun'
New Series Follows High Action Automotive Rally Across the Country
NEW YORK, May 2 -- Spike TV speeds into action with a new
event series, Bullrun, based on the international automotive rally of the
same name. The 10-episode high-octane series premieres in first quarter
Bullrun is produced by Pilgrim Films and Television Inc., Andrew Duncan
and David Green, and Maloof Television. Craig Piligian (The Ultimate
Fighter, Survivor, American Chopper), Andrew Duncan and David Green
(Bullrun franchise owners), and Phil Maloof and Andrew Jameson (Maloof
Entertainment Group) will serve as executive producers. Sharon Levy, Senior
Vice-President of Alternative Programming is executive in charge of
production for Spike TV.
Bullrun will put real people behind their favorite wheels in an all out
rally across the United States, with a big money prize and even bigger
bragging rights waiting at the finish line. In each episode, a different
driving team will be eliminated based on their strategy and driving
Never knowing where they are going on undisclosed cross terrain routes,
or what obstacles lay ahead, the drivers and their cars will be the main
characters of Bullrun. Spike TV cameras will chronicle all the
behind-the-scenes adventures from the open road in America's heartland to
late-night partying when the Bullrun drivers will be blowing off steam
after a long day driving.
"From the regular guy who pours more heart and soul into his Camaro in
his driveway than his relationship, to the millionaire playboy who drives a
$500,000 McLaren SLR, Bullrun provides action for any guy in love with his
car and offers the freedom and adventure of the road," said Levy.
Bullrun will also feature some of the most exotic and hottest,
tricked-out cars ever assembled on television from the Ferrari Enzo, to the
Shelby Mustang to the Aston Martin Vanquish.
Spike TV, the first network for men, is available in 90 million homes
and is a division of MTV Networks. MTV Networks, a division of Viacom
International Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B).
Maloof Television, a division of Maloof Productions which encompasses
film, television, music and other areas, is an entertainment production
company founded in April 2004 by the Maloof family, whose diversified
business portfolio includes ownership of the Palms Hotel and Casino in Las
Vegas and the NBA's Sacramento Kings. Visit the website at
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