A&E'S HIT REAL-LIFE SERIES "STORAGE WARS"
RETURNS FOR A THIRD SEASON WITH
TWENTY-SIX NEW HALF-HOUR EPISODES BEGINNING TUESDAY, JUNE 5 AT 10PM
New York, NY - May 14, 2012 - Everyone's favorite modern-day treasure hunters continue on their quest for the extraordinary in an action packed all-new season of dramatic bidding, intense rivalries and high-stakes entertainment. Season three of A&E's most watched series, "Storage Wars," premieres with back-to-back episodes on Tuesday, June 5 at 10 and 10:30 PM ET/PT.
"Storage Wars," which follows teams of bidders looking to score it big in the high stakes world of storage auctions, ranks as A&E's number one series of all time and the number three non-fiction show on cable among adults 25-54. The series' second season averaged 4.7 million total viewers and in November 2011 hit an all-time high of 5.6 million viewers making it the series' most watched episode and the network's #1 original series telecast of all time.
It's an all-new season and the business of buying is reaching critical mass. Barry Weiss throws everything in "The Collector's" arsenal at the storage auction game. Jarrod and Brandi are all grown up, but with more money come more problems. Darrell Sheets' problem is not his quickly filling warehouse; it's his son Brandon. And Dave Hester reveals that even "The Mogul" may just indeed be mortal. From robots to drag races, and artifacts to artisans... the next level has arrived.
"Storage Wars" is produced by Original Productions, a FremantleMedia Company, for A&E Network. Executive producers are Thom Beers, Philip D. Segal and Jeff Conroy. Dolph Scott is co-executive producer and Jeff Bumgarner is a series producer. A&E executive producers are David McKillop, Elaine Frontain Bryant and Fred Grinstein.
About A&E Network
A&E is "Real Life. Drama." Now reaching more than 99 million homes, A&E is television that you can't turn away from; where unscripted shows are dramatic and scripted dramas are authentic. A&E offers a diverse mix of high quality entertainment ranging from the network's original scripted series, including "The Glades" and "Breakout Kings," to signature non-fiction franchises, including the Emmy-winning "Intervention," "Dog the Bounty Hunter," "Hoarders," "Beyond Scared Straight" and "Storage Wars," and the most successful justice shows on cable, including "The First 48." The A&E Web site is located at www.aetv.com.