REV UP YOUR HOLIDAY SEASON WITH "12 DAYS OF VELOCITY"
--Velocity's Marathon Programming Event Features Top Personalities and Exceptional Cars from Sunday, December 14 through Thursday, December 25--
(Silver Spring, Md.) - Velocity is making viewers' holiday wishes come true by giving them the gift of exceptional cars and the biggest, world-renowned experts in the automotive business with the 12 DAYS OF VELOCITY marathon. Beginning Sunday, December 14 through Thursday, December 25, Velocity will bring viewers the best of its hottest, most-watched series marathons including CHASING CLASSIC CARS, BITCHIN' RIDES, WHEELER DEALERS, OVERHAULIN', GRAVEYARD CARZ, RESTORATION GARAGE and more.
"The holiday season wouldn't be complete for our viewers without a little bit of automotive cheer from Velocity," said Robert Scanlon, General Manager, Velocity. "Our 12 DAYS OF VELOCITY marathon has become a staple of the season since we began it in 2011. We look forward to helping our audience celebrate and enjoy the holidays with the gift of programming they love."
12 DAYS OF VELOCITY Schedule (All Times ET/PT)
Sunday, December 14 from 2 - 9 PM
Car design is an art form with few true masters. From concept to design to build and the finished product, it takes a person with special skills and vision to craft automotive masterpieces. And an entirely separate set of skills to turn car design into a thriving business. Velocity's hit freshman series BITCHIN' RIDES introduces audiences to the extraordinary work of automotive designer, artist, builder and entrepreneur Dave Kindig and his team. Working on all car types and periods, BITCHIN' RIDES shows how Kindig and his team render, design, build and restore one-of-a-kind vehicles from the ground up before revealing the results to the car's owner.
CHASING CLASSIC CARS
Monday, December 15 from 2 PM - Midnight
Classic car archeologist, Wayne Carini, returns to show viewers the ins and outs of high-end car collecting. Carini makes it his business to find and restore some of the world's most classic cars to their original beauty. Join him as he takes fans on an automobile treasure hunt around the country.
SOUTH BEACH CLASSICS
Tuesday, December 16 from 2 PM - Midnight
The husband and wife team of Ted and Robin Vernon are known nationally for their incredible collection of classic autos. For about 40 years, Ted, a fast talking native New Yorker, has been in Miami selling classic cars and he knows all the tricks of the trade while Robin has worked alongside him for 17 years. On SOUTH BEACH CLASSICS the duo buy, sell and trade one-of-a-kind vehicles in Miami.
Wednesday, December 17 from 2 PM - Midnight
WHEELER DEALERS is back with hosts Mike Brewer and his superstar mechanic Edd China. Join the automotive world's finest duo as they work on restoring classic vehicles on a budget and face intense challenges, but never fail to sell their creations to a lucky new owner.
Thursday, December 18 from 2 PM - Midnightv
At The Guild, Canada's premier automotive restoration shop, David Grainger and his team salvage rare gems from around the world. Whether it's rebuilding unique century-old French De Dion vehicles, replicating a two million dollar Bugatti Areolith, or resuscitating the turbocharged engine of a 1969 Ford Road Runner GTX, Grainger's crew of automotive mavericks turn rust into gold while overcoming a few bumps in the road
CLASSIC CAR RESCUE
Friday, December 19 from 2 PM - Midnight
Bernie Fineman and Mario Pacione restore shameful rust buckets to their former "classic car" glory in CLASSIC CAR RESCUE.
Saturday, December 20 from 2 PM - Midnight
OVERHAULIN' is TV's longest-running auto restoration show that executes incredible car makeovers for deserving owners and reinforces the strong emotional connection between man and machine. In each episode, master automotive designer Chip 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.
JESSE JAMES: OUTLAW GARAGE
Sunday, December 21 from 2 - 8 PM
After a year in tabloids, Jesse James closed West Coast Choppers to start over in Texas with his new venture The Austin Speed Shop. In JESSE JAMES: OUTLAW GARAGE Jesse and his new team in Austin test their limits in the hopes of becoming a world-class operation. Will they succeed under Jesse's pressure?
Monday, December 22 from 2 PM - Midnight
Tuesday, December 23 from 2 PM - Midnight
The GRAVEYARD CARZ crew - Mark, Daren, Josh and Royal - take wrecked muscle cars and restore them to assembly-line condition. Led by Mark "The Warmachine" Worman, the crew works some serious magic to get these Mopar racing classics across the finish line every week. As a leading Chrysler muscle car specialist and body shop owner, Worman doesn't settle for anything less than perfect restorations. Neither does his team as there is too much beauty in a quality Detroit automobile to let them go to rust.
Wednesday, December 24 from 2 PM - Midnight
CHASING CLASSIC CARS
Thursday, December 25 from 2 PM - Midnight
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 60 million homes. For more information on Velocity, please visit Velocity.tv, on Facebook at facebook.com/VelocityTV or on Twitter @Velocity.
About Discovery Communications, Inc.
Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world's #1 pay-TV programmer reaching nearly 3 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 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, through Discovery Education, and a digital leader with a diversified online portfolio, including Discovery Digital Networks. For more information, please visit www.discoverycommunications.com.