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Discovery Channel Explores the World of Automotive Auctions in All New Series "Highway to Sell"
Across America, neglected classic cars are waiting to be restored and make their way back onto the street.

[via press release from Discovery]


- New Series Premieres September 1 at 10PM ET/PT -

(Los Angeles, CA) - Every guy's ultimate four-wheel fantasy becomes his worst nightmare when he is forced to choose between the cash he desperately needs and the classic ride he always knew his clunker could become in Discovery Channel's all new series, HIGHWAY TO SELL premiering on September 1 at 10PM ET/PT.

Across America, neglected classic cars are waiting to be restored and make their way back onto the street. Enter Dennis Pittsenbarger and "Slick." Over the years, automotive expert Pittsenbarger has made a name for himself in the car world. A walking encyclopedia of automotive history and design, Pittsenbarger is a long-time race car driver with a working knowledge of nearly every car make and model ever made. His partner in chrome, mechanical mastermind Slick, has retooled hundreds of cars in his 12,000 square ft. Florida shop, and created period-perfect movie cars for Hollywood Films.

Rather than just buying broken down vehicles from their owners, the pair deals differently. Dennis, Slick and their team spend their own money and time working to restore the car to its former glory. However, once they are done, the car goes to auction where the owner has a difficult choice to make: take a cut of the profits, or buy their cherished ride back at a discounted rate.

Will the owners choose to let go of their beloved classics and walk away with the cash, or will the thought of seeing their dream car in the hands of another be too much to handle? It's cash vs. classics in the all new series, HIGHWAY TO SELL.

HIGHWAY TO SELL is produced for Discovery Channel by Twelve02 Television, where Jim Casey is executive producer. For Discovery Channel, Joseph Boyle is executive producer with Todd Lefkowitz as associate producer.

About Discovery Channel

Discovery Channel is dedicated to creating the highest quality non-fiction content that informs and entertains its consumers about the world in all its wonder, diversity and amazement. The network, which is distributed to 100.8 million U.S. homes, can be seen in 210 countries and territories, offering a signature mix of compelling, high-end production values and vivid cinematography across genres including, science and technology, exploration, adventure, history and in-depth, behind-the-scenes glimpses at the people, places and organizations that shape and share our world. For more information, please visit www.discovery.com.

About Discovery Communications

Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world's #1 pay-TV programmer reaching 2.7 billion cumulative subscribers in more than 220 countries and territories. Discovery is dedicated to satisfying curiosity, engaging and entertaining viewers with high-quality content on more than 210 worldwide television networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery and Science, as well as U.S. joint venture network OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Discovery also controls Eurosport International, a premier sports entertainment group, including six pay-TV network brands across Europe and Asia. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of K-12 digital textbooks, and a digital leader with a diversified online portfolio, including Discovery Digital Networks. For more information, please visit www.discoverycommunications.com.

  [august 2014]  


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