REELZ REALITY SERIES "BEVERLY HILLS PAWN" AND "RACE TO THE SCENE" TO PREMIERE IN JUNE
TV About Movies(R) Comes to Primetime with a Hollywood Pawn Series and a Movie Inspired Competition Series Hosted by Action Star Dolph Lundgren
(Albuquerque, NM) Thursday, April 11, 2013 - ReelzChannel - TV About Movies(R) today announced that the network's first two reality series will premiere on Wednesday and Thursday, June 5 and 6. The primetime premieres begin Wednesday, June 5 at 9pm ET and at 8pm PT with Beverly Hills Pawn, a docuseries starring store owner Yossi Dina which delves into the wonder and values of Hollywood memorabilia, high-dollar collectibles and fine jewelry, where the people and stories behind these rare items are even more extraordinary. To kick off Beverly Hills Pawn, the June 5 premiere will feature four new half hour episodes airing back to back.
Race to the Scene premieres on Thursday, June 6 at 9pm ET and at 9pm PT, with action movie star Dolph Lundgren hosting the competition reality series that brings the best of the big screen right into viewers' living rooms. Contestants race to and from iconic movie locations participating in competitions inspired by some of the biggest blockbuster movies of all time, from Transformers to E.T. the Extra Terrestrial, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Speed and many more. Legendary host Lundgren motivates contestants as they compete up to their eyeballs in brains from Pulp Fiction, race to pull off their own heist in The Italian Job and viewers will even see Lundgren put on wedding dress for a Bridesmaids stunt.
"This June we're bringing TV About Movies(R) to primetime on Wednesday and Thursday nights with not one but two new reality series," said Stan E. Hubbard, CEO of ReelzChannel. "Beverly Hills Pawn brings the glamour, magic and craziness of Hollywood down to Earth in the one pawn shop where the elite from the worlds of entertainment and wealth bring their stories and treasures to pawn or sell. And, a Dolph Lundgren that has never been seen before leads the action all summer long as movie fans compete in unpredictable movie inspired competitions in Race to the Scene."
Beverly Hills Pawn
Wednesday, June 5
-Episode 1 at 9pm ET (6pm PT) and at 8pm PT (11pm ET)
-Episode 2 at 9:30pm ET (6:30pm PT) and at 8:30pm PT (11:30pm ET)
-Episode 3 at 10pm ET (7pm PT) and at 9pm PT (12am ET)
-Episode 4 at 10:30pm ET (7:30pm PT) and at 9:30pm PT (12:30am ET)
Beverly Hills Pawn explores Yossi Dina's extraordinary pawn shop in the heart of world famous Beverly Hills where Hollywood's elite go to find a lot of cash... fast. The master businessman and former army captain runs his luxury shop with an iron fist and is known for his savvy negotiating and his superior taste. Yossi makes million dollar pawn deals at a moment's notice for masterpieces, gems, antiques and priceless Hollywood treasures only attainable by the rich and famous. Each episode follows Yossi and his loyal team as they put hundreds of thousands of dollars at stake for incredible collectibles. Beverly Hills Pawn is produced by Asylum Entertainment.
Race to the Scene
Thursday, June 6
-Episode 1 at 9pm ET (6pm PT) and at 9pm PT (12am ET)
Everyone loves escaping to the movies. The only thing more thrilling is being in one. See Expendables 2 star Dolph Lundgren like never before in Race to the Scene featuring contestants racing to and from iconic movie locations as they compete in stunts inspired by some of the biggest blockbusters of modern times such as The Italian Job, Forrest Gump and Pulp Fiction. Nothing is off limits for Lundgren as he takes hosting to another level with crazy costumes and epic challenges - viewers will even catch him in a wedding dress! Race to the Scene is created and produced by The Hochberg Ebersol Company (THE Company). The series is executive produced by Justin W. Hochberg, Charlie Ebersol and Reelz. As part of Reelz's strategic initiative, Brand Absorption(TM), in collaboration with THE Company and the series producers, Camping World is fully integrated into all episodes of Race to the Scene, including the prizes for the winning teams.
About Asylum Entertainment
Los Angeles-based Asylum Entertainment is a diversified production company committed to groundbreaking original programming - narrative, documentary, and commercial. Its integrated divisions and capabilities encompass development; production and postproduction for film, television, commercials, branded entertainment, music and live shows; and marketing, licensing, design, and talent management. Its original programming includes a number of award-winning series. www.asylument.com
About The Hochberg Ebersol Company (THE Company)
The Hochberg Ebersol Company (THE Company) was founded by entertainment industry veteran Justin Hochberg and television/film producer Charlie Ebersol. THE Company creates, packages and produces groundbreaking programming in the unscripted, multi-camera comedy, docuseries, and competition formats, for a range of leading broadcast and cable networks. In addition to developing, producing and distributing dynamic television programming, THE Company operates a full-service branded entertainment agency alongside the traditional production company. In a remarkably short time, they have produced more than a dozen shows on 12 networks, with their extensive body of work showcasing a dynamic range of leading entertainment partnerships with networks, studios, and top-tier brands. THE Company also operates its own in-house post facilities, which includes CGI capabilities. THE Company is a LANCO partnership and represented by Michael Kagan at ICM and Bill Abrams of Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP.
About Camping World & Good Sam
Both founded in 1966, Camping World is America's #1 source for RVs, camping accessories, RV maintenance and repair and Good Sam is the world's largest RV owners organization offering helpful technical tips, vacation planning, extended warranty, magazine subscriptions, roadside assistance and more to serve the outdoor enthusiast. Partnered together, Camping World and Good Sam offer more to those who love the RV lifestyle by offering one-stop shopping and resources for everything RV and outdoor.
Camping World features over 10,000 quality products located at over 100 SuperCenters nationwide, easy online and catalog shopping as well as stocking a wide selection of new and used trailers and motorhomes from top RV manufacturers. Good Sam members receive cost-saving benefits and services, plus loads of valuable RV information and travel tips to get you ready for your next adventure. Additionally, Good Sam represents more than 1,500 local RV chapters designed to bring RVers together from similar geographic regions for group camping excursions. Camping World is the title sponsor of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series(TM) in addition to the Official RV and Outdoor Retailer of NASCAR(R).
For more information, visit www.CampingWorld.com and www.GoodSam.com
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