THE MECHANICAL MICHAELANGELO CHIP FOOSE RETURNS FOR AN ALL-NEW SEASON OF THE AMERICAN CLASSIC "OVERHAULIN'" ON VELOCITY
- OVERHAULIN' Celebrates 10 Years When Foose, Chris Jacobs and Arianny Celeste Team Up for World Premiere Episodes Beginning Sunday, March 23 at 9:00 PM ET/PT Only on Velocity -
(Silver Spring, Md.) -- This spring, Velocity is bringing back the fan-favorite car fabrication show featuring the industry's leading man, the iconic Chip Foose. OVERHAULIN' is TV's longest running automotive restoration show that executes incredible car makeovers for deserving owners and reinforces the strong emotional connection between man and machine. Velocity's third season of OVERHAULIN' brings Foose together with long-time collaborator, Chris Jacobs and the newest addition to the A-Team, UFC ring girl Arianny Celeste. An all-new season of OVERHAULIN' world premieres Sunday, March 23 at 9:00 PM ET/PT on Velocity.
In each episode, Foose combines his incredible originality, artistic abilities and amazing automotive knowledge to deliver life-altering surprises for worthy car owners. Viewers will witness the restoration process from start to finish - from the set up, to the strip down, to the incredible surprise - all with the unmistakable stamp of a Foose design. This season kicks off with a car owner who has long embodied the American Dream. The A-Team works in overdrive to overhaul his 1970's Oldsmobile and create the surprise of a lifetime.
"OVERHAULIN's dedicated fan-base have casted their votes and they've elected Chip Foose as an automotive icon," said Bob Scanlon, General Manager of Velocity. "Our viewers crave top experts within their programming choices, and Foose, along with his A-team, are satisfying fans' appetites with their incredible builds."
FULL OVERHAULIN' EPSIDOE DESCRIPTIONS BELOW
*All times are ET/PT
Premiere Episode - 1970 Oldsmobile 442
World Premieres Sunday, March 23 at 9:00 PM
Everyone that comes into contact with Efrain Nieto has a story describing his generosity and service to others. From the age of five growing up Mexico, his embodiment of The American Dream was to one day own his very own muscle car, which he accomplished working six and sometimes seven days a week. But Efrain's dream car still has a long way to go. Watch as Chip and the A-Team work with Efrain's three sons to transform the '70 Olds 442 from the ground up taking it from blah to beautiful.
Episode 2 - 2014 Chevy Impala
World Premieres Sunday, March 30 at 9:00 PM
"Chevy Guy" and U.S. Navy explosives technician Ricky Thibeault is Chip Foose's #1 fan. In his house, he has framed Foose pictures and toy cars in every room, as well as the OVERHAULIN' DVD sets. Before being selected, Ricky's plan was to sell his daily driver to get funds to repair his dilapidated Monte Carlo. Since the car is too far-gone to repair, Foose and the OVERHAULIN' team will take a brand new 2014 Chevy Impala and give it a one-of-a-kind Foose custom treatment. After the Impala is given a new stance, wheels, custom paint and interior, Ricky gets a once-in-a-lifetime chance to swap stories with his icon.
Episode 3 - 1967 Ford Fairlane GTA
World Premieres Sunday, April 6 at 9:00 PM
No matter how tough times got when the economy went belly up, Lanny Mann refused to give up his beloved '67 Ford Fairlane GTA - a.k.a. "Phoebe". From the time he could walk, his dad was having him work on cars together with him and his brother, the key insider. His car represents two dreams - finishing the restoration and hitting it big as a guitarist. With the help of Chip Foose and the A-Team, the Fairlane will be returned in pristine shape along with a special gift.
Episode 4 - 1961 Chevrolet Impala
World Premieres Sunday, April 13 at 9:00 PM
Roger Buchanan is a devoted Chevy man and has owned his prized 1961 Impala 409 Bubble Top for over 10 years. Unfortunately he hasn't been able to keep it running. Even though hard times forced him to close his business, he's working harder than ever to support his disabled wife and special needs daughter. In appreciation for all he does, Chip and the A-Team are planning to surprise Roger with the most badass Bubble Top ever to roll out of the OVERHAULIN' shop.
Episode 5 - Josh Ingram's 1963 Chevrolet Nova
World Premieres Sunday, April 20 at 9:00 PM
His growing family is the most important part of Air Force veteran Josh Ingram's life. He's always wanted a classic Chevrolet Nova project car to work on and share with his grandpa. Unfortunately, fixing up the rusted old relic he found takes more time and money than he has. Chip and the A-Team have a little time and a big plan to turn Josh's project car into his perfect car.
OVERHAULIN is produced for Velocity by Brentwood Communications International. For Brentwood Communications International, Bud Brutsman is executive producer. For Velocity Dave Lee is executive producer and Bob Scanlon is General Manager.
Velocity, a division of Discovery Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), is the only upscale men's cable network that focuses on thrilling automotive for its viewers. Velocity programming is diverse, intelligent and engaging; capturing the best of the human experience as told by the top experts in the field. Formerly HD Theater, the fully HD network is available in more than 50 million homes. For more information on Velocity, please visit Velocity.tv, on Facebook at facebook.com/VelocityTV or on Twitter @VelocityTV.
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