or


[07/29/14 - 07:06 AM]
NBC Sports Group Launches New Reality Series - "Mecum Dealmakers" - July 31 at 10 P.M. ET on NBCSN
"Mecum Dealmakers" dovetails off of the Mecum Auctions series on NBCSN, and tells the story of President and Founder Dana Mecum and his son Frank Mecum.

[via press release from NBCSN]

NBC SPORTS GROUP LAUNCHES NEW REALITY SERIES - "MECUM DEALMAKERS" - JULY 31 AT 10 P.M. ET ON NBCSN

New Reality Series Dovetails Off Mecum Auctions, Providing Behind-The-Scenes Look at America's Biggest Collector Auto Auctions

11-Episode Series Debuts Thursday, July 31 at 10 p.m. ET with Mecum Dealmakers: Houston - Encore Airs Sunday, August 3 at 2 p.m. ET on NBC

STAMFORD, Conn. - July 29, 2013 - NBC Sports Group will launch a new reality series - Mecum Dealmakers - on Thursday, July 31 at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN, providing car enthusiasts with a unique, behind-the-scenes look at the high-intensity world of Mecum Auctions, as collector cars change hands with the smack of an auction gavel.

Mecum Dealmakers dovetails off of the Mecum Auctions series on NBCSN, and tells the story of President and Founder Dana Mecum and his son Frank Mecum. The father-son tandem works together to manage the high pressure of the auction floor, where buyers and sellers hope to make the deal of a lifetime, often with hundreds of thousands of dollars on the line.

Mecum Dealmakers debuts on Thursday, July 31 at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN with the 2014 Houston auction. The debut episode features a 1964 Ford GT40 Prototype on the auction block that was purchased by Utah Jazz CEO Greg Miller for more than $7 million, as well as segments with former Houston Rockets owner Charlie Thomas, and NFL TE Kellen Winslow Jr., who had his eyes set on a 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS. NBC will also air an encore presentation of Mecum Dealmakers: Houston on Sunday, August 3 at 2 p.m. ET.

"We're thrilled to bring Mecum Dealmakers to our growing car enthusiast audience on NBCSN," said Ron Wechsler, Vice President, Original Programming and Entertainment, NBC Sports Group. "The atmosphere and high intensity of Mecum Auctions is paralleled by the unique personalities of Dana Mecum and his son Frank, who balance the tension between buyers and sellers and really bring Mecum Dealmakers to life."

"Mecum Auctions is elated to be collaborating with NBCSN to deliver a taste of the collector car auction business to a broader group far beyond the collector car world," commented Mecum Auctions' CEO Dave Magers. "Mecum Dealmakers delivers in-depth insight to our existing fan base who follow the live auctions, and it also serves to expose our hobby, and the Mecum brand, to a whole new audience."

Each 60-minute iteration of the 11-episode series will examine a specific auction from the 2014 Mecum Auctions' season, including both Kansas City auctions, and will air weekly on Thursday nights at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Mecum Auctions has been specializing in the sale of collector cars for more than 27 years, and offers in excess of 15,000 vehicles per year, making it the leader in collector car and Road Art auctions throughout the United States.

Following is the full telecast schedule for Mecum Dealmakers:

Date Program Network Time (ET)
Thurs., July 31 Mecum Dealmakers: Houston NBCSN 10 p.m.
Sun., August 3 Mecum Dealmakers: Houston (Encore) NBC 2 p.m.
Thurs., August 7 Mecum Dealmakers: Kansas City NBCSN 10 p.m.
Thurs., August 14 Mecum Dealmakers: Indianapolis NBCSN 10 p.m.
Thurs., August 21 Mecum Dealmakers: Seattle NBCSN 10 p.m.
Thurs., August 28 Mecum Dealmakers: Kissimmee NBCSN 10 p.m.
Thurs., September 4 Mecum Dealmakers: Harrisburg NBCSN 10 p.m.
Thurs., November 27 Mecum Dealmakers: Monterey NBCSN 10 p.m.
Thurs., December 4 Mecum Dealmakers: Dallas NBCSN 9 p.m.
Thurs., December 11 Mecum Dealmakers: Chicago NBCSN 10 p.m.
Thurs., December 18 Mecum Dealmakers: Anaheim NBCSN 10 p.m.
Thurs., December 25 Mecum Dealmakers: Kansas City NBCSN 10 p.m.





  [july 2014]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· MECUM DEALMAKERS (NBCSN)











[10/24/14 - 12:08 PM]
Oscar(R) Nominee Paul Giamatti and Golden Globe(R) Winner Damian Lewis Cast as Leads in the Showtime(R) Drama Project "Billions"
Acclaimed director Neil Burger (The Illusionist, Divergent, Limitless) has signed on to direct the drama pilot, which will be filmed in New York in early 2015.

[10/24/14 - 11:22 AM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" Social Platforms to Give Fans a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Janel Parrish's "Pretty Little Liars"-Themed Dance
The ABC Family social media team has partnered with "Dancing with the Stars" to give "PLL" fans an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Janel and her professional partner, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, as they get ready for their big performance.

[10/24/14 - 11:14 AM]
TV Land Presents: A Frightfully Funny "Roseanne" Halloween Marathon Event
TV Land will honor these notorious tricksters with a full-day marathon event that highlights "Roseanne's" Halloween episodes, leaving viewers cackling on Sunday, October 26 from 6:00 AM- 6:00 PM ET/PT!

[10/24/14 - 11:02 AM]
"Once Upon A Time" to Air Special Two-Hour Event "Smash the Mirror" on Sunday, November 16
Look for back-to-back episodes beginning at 8:00/7:00c on said night.

[10/24/14 - 10:52 AM]
NBC Expands "The Voice" Live Playoffs with Extra Hour, Night
The Peacock will pre-empt "Marry Me" and "About a Boy" on Tuesday, November 11 as well as "The Mysteries of Laura" on Wednesday, November 12 to make room for the expanded "Voice" editions.

[10/24/14 - 09:46 AM]
Four-Time Emmy Winner Jim Parsons to Star in NBC's Animated Holiday Event "Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas"
The one-hour special premieres Tuesday, December 16 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[10/24/14 - 09:35 AM]
Terrifying Monsters Run Amok During Animal Planet's Inauguaral "Beastly Nights" Programming Event
Just in time for Halloween, Animal Planet unleashes five nights of cryptic creatures, near-death tales and never-before-seen footage.

[10/24/14 - 09:16 AM]
CBS Stars Get Social with a Week-Long #CBSInstagramTakeover Oct. 27 - Nov. 2!
In addition to Instagram, fans can follow along on the series' Facebook pages and CBS.com.

[10/24/14 - 09:13 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Beats NBC's "Fallon" by Its Largest Margin Yet in Homes
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 08:55 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Retains 92% of Its Week-Ago Rating, Despite a Significantly Stronger NFL Game on CBS This Week
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 08:42 AM]
WWE(R) Superstar Christian(R) and WWE(R) Hall of Famer Edge(R) Reunite on Syfy's "Haven" in an All-New Episode Airing November 28
Jay Reso will appear in an all-new episode airing November 28, and will reprise the role for two additional episodes airing later in 2015.

[10/24/14 - 08:33 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Wraps CBS Run on Top
The Thursday football franchise heads to NFL Network only beginning next week.

[10/24/14 - 08:19 AM]
ABC More Than Doubles Its Nearest Non-Sports Competition on Thursday
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 07:23 AM]
Season 3 of CNBC's "The Car Chasers" Will Premiere on Wednesday, November 5
Season 3 consists of 16 thirty-minute episodes: 8 new episodes will air in 2014, and the remainder of Season 3 will air in 2015.

[10/24/14 - 07:09 AM]
"Thursday Night Football" on CBS and NFL Network More Than Triples Ratings from a Year Ago
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.