AMERICA'S RESTORATION KINGPIN CHIP FOOSE SUPERCHARGES VELOCITY THIS FALL WITH AN ALL NEW SEASON OF "OVERHAULIN'"
-- Chip Foose, Chris Jacobs and the A-Team Execute Their Most Jaw-Dropping Car Builds Yet in Season Two of OVERHAULIN' Premiering October 1 at 9PM ET/PT on Velocity --
-- Ultimate Fighting Championship's Arianny Celeste Joins as New OVERHAULIN' Co-Host --
(Silver Spring, Md.) -Chip Foose is America's Automotive Designer-in-Chief. Along with his partner-in-cars Chris Jacobs and the industry's best fabrication crew, the A-Team, OVERHAULIN' reigns supreme as the top vehicle restoration franchise on television. This October, Velocity is rolling out a world-premiere season of OVERHAULIN' welcoming all-new co-host Arianny Celeste. The new-and-improved crew will blow viewers away with even more astounding automotive transformations and moving human stories than ever before. OVERHAULIN 'premieres October 1, at 9 PM ET/PT on Velocity the network for the upscale male audience.
In season two of OVERHAULIN', Foose along with the A-team, remake autos for deserving car owners, rebuilding their well-worn but much-loved vehicles into astonishing works of art. Combining incredible skill and originality, iconic designer Foose, brings his amazing knowledge, artistic ability and love for cars to each emotional rebuild offering a life-changing surprise for worthy automobile owners. Viewers will come along for the ride and witness incredible restoration projects for car enthusiasts who have struggled in this tough economy. Including a hard-working mom and Sunday school teacher with no extra time to tinker with her beloved 1965 Buick Skylark and a dedicated fireman and paramedic whose hectic job and busy family life doesn't leave room for fixing up his cherished 1967 Ford Bronco.
OVERHAULIN' also introduces new teammate, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Octagon Girl and host of UFC's Ultimate Insider, Arianny Celeste. Celeste steps into the role of co-host joining host Foose and returning collaborator and co-host Chris Jacobs.
"The Velocity audience demands the very best when it comes to automotive programming - the best experts, the best cars, and best builds. It's Chip's unwavering commitment to excellence that makes OVERHAULIN' the gold standard in automotive programming," said Robert Scanlon, general manager of Velocity. "Arianny Celeste brings great new energy and enthusiasm to the garage along with Chip, Chris and the rest of the A-Team team. This upcoming season of OVERHAULIN' is going to be the best yet for what has become America's definitive car restoration franchise."
OVERHAULIN' is produced for Velocity by WATV Productions. Lenny Shabes and Chip Foose are Executive Producers. David Lee is Executive Producer for Velocity.
Episodes to include:
Premieres Tuesday, October 1 at 9PM ET/PT
The premiere episode features a hard working mom and Sunday school teacher who received a 1965 Skylark convertible for her sixteenth birthday from her father. The car helped bond the relationship between father and daughter as they worked on it together. The devoted teacher vowed to never sell the car but to save if for her son. However, finding the time and the money to have her beloved car running again has been a challenge until Chip Foose and the OVERHAULIN' team stepped in to help.
Premieres Tuesday, October 8 at 9PM ET/PT
After his garage was burglarized and his collection of Snap-on and Mac tools were stolen, a dedicated limo driver known for his random acts of kindness, has been unable to continue restoring his prized 1965 Mustang Fastback. Finding out about his heartbreak over the theft of his tools, which he had been collecting for over 30 years, Foose and the A-team garner cooperation form the local Sheriff's department and are on the case to overhaul the treasured Mustang.
Premieres Tuesday, October 15 at 9PM ET/PT
A software engineer with a big heart who spends his free time supporting the Red Cross inherited his 1967 Chevy C10 pickup from his father after he suddenly passed away. The truck was originally a gift to father from son after the father retired. This loving son was planning on working on the Chevy with his father but never got the chance. Since his father's death this devoted son hasn't had the opportunity to fulfill the pledge of fixing up the truck but the OVERHAULIN' team have secretly developed a plan to make his longtime dream come true to honor his father.
Premieres Tuesday, October 22 at 9PM ET/PT
Foose and the A-team are called in to refurbish the 1967 Ford Bronco of a much-adored firefighter and paramedic. This devoted father is known for always helping others on and off duty and even spent a month in New Orleans after hurricane Katrina lending support to law enforcement helping out local residents. With all his time spent with his family, working and volunteering this incredible citizen has no time to restore his cherished Bronco and will be surprised when he sees what the Overhaulin' team was able to accomplish for him.
Velocity, a division of Discovery Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), is the first cable network targeting the upscale male audience. Velocity engages viewers with a variety of high-octane, intelligent programming that is always action-packed and captures the best of the human experience. In addition to series and specials exemplifying the finest of the automotive, sports and leisure, adventure and travel genres, the network broadcasts hundreds of hours of live events coverage every year. Velocity is available in approximately 52 million U.S. homes. For more information on Velocity, please visit Velocity.com.
About Discovery Communications:
Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world's #1 nonfiction media company reaching more than two billion cumulative subscribers in 223 countries and territories. Discovery is dedicated to satisfying curiosity through 162 worldwide television networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science and Investigation Discovery, as well as U.S. joint venture networks OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, The Hub and 3net, the first 24-hour 3D network. Across the Nordic region, Discovery owns and operates SBS Discovery Media, a top-three portfolio of 20 television brands that feature leading nonfiction content, as well as locally produced entertainment programs, sports and the best scripted series and movies from major studios. Discovery also is the leading provider of educational content and services to schools including the award-winning series of digital textbooks, Techbook, and owns and operates a diversified portfolio of digital media services, including Revision3. For more information, please visit www.discoverycommunications.com.