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[05/01/14 - 11:14 AM]
Discovery's "#BikerLive" Takes Motorcylces from Streets to Tweets
Hosted by Discovery's Christo Doyle, the series invites viewers to put the pedal to the metal, harnessing the power of Twitter, to vote on America's best motorcycles.

[via press release from Discovery]

DISCOVERY'S "#BIKERLIVE" TAKES MOTORCYLCES FROM STREETS TO TWEETS

(New York, NY) Across America, bike builders are creating mind-blowing works of art in the obscurity of backyard garages. From loud and large, to slick and sexy, these diamond-in-the-rough, badass machines are about to roar from the shadows to finally get the attention they rightfully deserve. Discovery's new series #BikerLive premieres on Monday, May 12th at 10:00pm ET/PT. Hosted by Discovery's Christo Doyle, #BikerLive invites viewers to put the pedal to the metal, harnessing the power of Twitter, to vote on America's best motorcycles.

Each week, #BikerLive will travel across the country, introducing three new teams of the nation's best bike builders - from California to Georgia. With five weeks and $15,000, these unsung builders will construct their dream bikes and go head to head for the title of America's baddest bike! Ultimately, it's up to America to decide whose motorcycle reigns supreme - LIVE, that night. Each week brings a new battle for the title of best bike builder in that region and a chance to compete in the finale for #BikerLive's best bike of the season.

In a first for Discovery, #BikerLive will use the power of Twitter to determine the winner. Voting will start at the open of that night's episode, and audiences will be given specific hashtags to tweet out their votes. The winner will be announced live at the end of the show.

#BikerLive is produced for Discovery Channel by Pilgrim Studios. Craig Piligian and Sam Korkis are the executive producers for Pilgrim Studios. Christo Doyle is the executive producer for Discovery Channel.

About Discovery Communications

Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world's #1 nonfiction media company reaching 2.5 billion cumulative subscribers in over 220 countries and territories. Discovery is dedicated to satisfying curiosity through more than 190 worldwide television networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science and Investigation Discovery, as well as U.S. joint venture networks OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and the Hub Network. Across the Nordic region, Discovery owns and operates SBS Discovery Media, a top-three portfolio of television brands that feature leading nonfiction content, as well as locally produced entertainment programs, sports and the best scripted series and movies from major studios. 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.

About Discovery Channel (taken from Jan 28, 2014 release)

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





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