CHIP FOOSE AND THE A-TEAM CELEBRATE HISTORIC 100 BUILDS MILESTONE ON THE ALL-NEW SEASON OF "OVERHAULIN'"
Season Eight of OVERHAULIN' World Premieres Tuesday, November 4 at 9 PM ET/PT Only on Velocity -
(Huntington Beach, Ca.) - For more than 10 years Chip Foose and his OVERHAULIN' A-Team have been the industry's leading experts of for car fabrication. They've rendered, welded, sanded and painted their way into iconic car history. This November, Velocity debuts an all-new season featuring the crew's biggest milestone to date: 100 automotive builds, and a special reunion with a familiar face from the series' past, Adrienne Janic. All-new episodes of OVERHAULIN' world premiere Tuesday, November 4, at 9:00 PM ET/PTonly on Velocity.
"Velocity is incredibly proud to be the home of television's longest running automotive restoration show," said Robert Scanlon, General Manager, Velocity. "The 100 build milestone speaks to the emotional connection between man and machine that OVERHAULIN' has established over the last decade. The series holds a truly unique place in the TV landscape. Congratulations to Chip, Chris Jacobs, Arianny Celeste and the entire A-Team on this epic milestone. We look forward to an extraordinary eighth season."
In each episode of OVERHAULIN', Foose and the A-Team combine originality, artistic ability and amazing automotive knowledge to deliver life-altering surprises for worthy car owners. Our hosts take viewers behind the scenes for an all-access pass to the full restoration process - including the emotional surprise. This season kicks off with man whose love affair with cars lead him to his job as an auto shop teacher. His weathered Sunbeam Tiger has run for an impressive two decades, but may be nearing it's last lap. In the season premiere Chip and the A-Team rescue this tattered tiger and reveal an all-new auto that truly roars.
FULL EPSIODE DESCRIPTIONS BELOW
Jim's Sunbeam Tiger
Premieres Tuesday, November 4th at 9:00 PM (ET/PT)
Jim, an auto shop teacher, thinks Chris Jacobs is coming to talk to his students about potential automotive careers. Little does he know Chris has been conspiring with his son Andrew to take his weathered Sunbeam Tiger and make it shine! This former daily driver has seen some hard times and hasn't run in over two decades but not for much longer. Jim has nothing to worry about because it's in the hands of master designer Chip Foose and his A-Team.
Tony's A100 Van - 100th BUILD MEGA PREMIERE
Premieres Tuesday, November 11th at 9:00 PM (ET/PT)
Hockey coach Tony Farrell is riding high after his team won the championship, but he is about to go on a roller coaster ride of emotions. Rival fan Chris Jacobs is upset with his teams' loss and takes out his aggression on Tony's prized Dodge A100. After a near bout of fisticuffs and a few hugs the A100 heads down to the Overhaulin' shop for a full refit, Foose style. After the van is stripped, straightened "souped up" and slapped with a coat of paint, this A100 is going to be the baddest grocery getter on the block!
John's 1969 AMC AMX
Premieres Tuesday, November 18th at 9:00 PM (ET/PT)
John Kiapos is a cool customer who's beloved AMX has taken up roots on his families ranch. John's daughter Sophia sought the help of Overhaulin's designer extraordinaire Chip Foose to take this old clunker into a rolling piece of art. John has come home to find that his daughter has made a deal with the devil. She has agreed to let a reality TV producer destroy his beloved AMX. Luckily John's beloved classic car wont be going up it flames but rather heading down to the Overhaulin' shop. Master of Metal Chip Foose and the A-Team will turn this tired pile of parts into something that will really turn heads.
Dan's 1967 Pontiac Firebird
Premieres Tuesday, November 25th at 9:00 PM (ET/PT)
Comic Book artist Dan thinks his friend MMA Champion Josh Barnett wants to use his classic car for a photo shoot. What Dan doesn't know is the true fate of his precious firebird. It will be bashed and abused, then brought back to life with the help of automotive artisan Chip Foose and his A-Team. Sometimes even automotive experts need the assistance of someone with a penchant for Pontiacs, that's why this edition of Overhaulin' features a familiar face, with the help of AJ's unparalleled enthusiasm and knowledge this firebird is destined to fly again.
**** With the band back together this beaten down bird is bound to brighten Dan's day.
Scott's 1963 Cadillac El Dorado
Premieres Tuesday, December 2nd at 9:00PM (ET/PT)
Scott is a dedicated member of the LAPD whose 1963 Cadillac El Dorado is in sorry shape. To trick this cop is no easy feat, but Chip and Chris are on the case. This crazy caper has Chip Foose in the trunk and our unsuspecting mark on his way to collect his stolen car. After a high tension deception this big boat sets sail down to the Overhaulin shop, where captain of craftsmanship Chip Foose will turn Scott's caddy goes from shipwrecked schooner to smooth sailing luxury yacht.
Doug's 1955 Ford Thunderbird
Premieres Tuesday, January 20th at 9:00PM (ET/PT)
Doug is a musician who's 1955 Ford Thunderbird is in pretty rough shape, but that's about to change once motoring magician Chip foose and his A-Team get a hold of it. After fiery confrontation with Chris Jacobs, this American classic is headed to the Overhaulin' shop for a complete restoration. When Doug gets his hands on this custom creation no one will be able to take this T-Bird away.
Cathlene's 1970 Plymouth Barracuda
Premieres Tuesday, January 27th at 9:00PM (ET/PT)
Nurse Cathi's 1970 Plymouth Baracuda once belonged to her grand mother Pat, but for the past 25 years it has sat gathering dust. This fish is about to get a new lease on life when Chris takes the car as a penalty for back taxes. Once metal mogul Chip Foose and his A-Team get their hands on this modest MOPAR they will transform from pathetic Plymouth to a Bitchin' Barracuda.
James' 1968 Mercury Cougar
Premieres Tuesday, February 3rd at 9:00PM (ET/PT)
James loves his 1968 Mercury Cougar but he hasn't been able to make it the car of his dreams. He is in luck, once Chip Foose and his A-Team get their hands on this old, sad and saggy saloon, they will massage it into a tight and perky cougar that anyone would love to take home.
Greg's '57 Bel Air
Premieres Tuesday, February 10th at 9:00PM (ET/PT)
Greg has owned his 1957 Bel Air for nearly Five decades, but in that time it has fallen into a state of disrepair that only a metal magician could save it from. He is in luck because his Chevy is going to completely restored by the one and only Chip Foose. This busted Bel Air will become a beauty Greg can be proud to own. SEMA
OVERHAULIN is produced for Velocity by BCII Productions. Peter Neal is executive producer for Velocity, Dave Lee is director of production and Bob Scanlon is general manager for the network. Bud Brutsman is executive producer for BCII.
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