Where it all began...
HISTORY LAUNCHES "BACK TO THE BEGINNING" WEEK WITH "PAWN STARS," "AMERICAN PICKERS," "SWAMP PEOPLE" AND "COUNTING CARS"
EVERY NIGHT THE STARS OF EACH HIT SERIES WILL LOOK BACK ON SOME OF THEIR EARLIEST EPISODES
PREMIERES MONDAY, OCTOBER 20 AT 8PM ET/PT
New York, NY - October 9, 2014 - HISTORY launches BACK TO THE BEGINNING Week, bringing the stars of the hit series PAWN STARS, AMERICAN PICKERS, SWAMP PEOPLE and COUNTING CARS to watch their earliest episodes with their fans and give an insiders perspective on what it was like when it all began. BACK TO THE BEGINNING Week begins Monday, October 20 at 8PM ET/PT with the earliest episodes of:
· SWAMP PEOPLE - Monday, October 20th from 8PM - 9PM ET/PT - with commentary from Troy, Jacob & Chase Landry.
· COUNTING CARS - Tuesday, October 21st from 8PM - 9PM ET/PT -
with commentary from Danny Koker and Kevin Mack.
· AMERICAN PICKERS - Wednesday, October 22nd from 8PM - 9PM ET/PT -
with commentary from Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz.
· PAWN STARS - Thursday, October 23rd from 8PM - 9PM ET/PT -
with commentary from Rick Harrison, Corey Harrison and Chumlee.
Throughout each night, the earliest episodes will be showcased up until midnight with special interstitials with the series talent. On Tuesday, October 21, fans will also be treated to a brand new episode of TOP GEAR at 9PM ET/PT and on Thursday, October 22nd with back-to-back premieres of PAWN STARS both at 9PM ET/PT, before returning to BACK TO THE BEGINNING episodes.
SWAMP PEOPLE is produced by Original Media for HISTORY. Executive Producers are Charlie Corwin, Daniel Laikind and Adam Briles. Executive Producer for HISTORY is Elaine Frontain Bryant and Wendy Greene.
COUNTING CARS is produced for HISTORY by Leftfield Pictures. Elaine Frontain Bryant, Zachary G. Behr and Ed de Rivaz serve as Executive Producers for HISTORY. Executive Producers for Leftfield Pictures are Brent Montgomery, David George, Shawn Witt, and Simon Thomas. Tom Romita and Jonathan Wyche are Co-Executive Producers for Leftfield Pictures.
AMERICAN PICKERS is produced by Cineflix's subsidiary American Pickers 6 Productions Inc. Elaine Frontain Bryant, Tim Healy and Kristen Burns serve as executive producers for HISTORY. Executive Producers for Cineflix are Charles Tremayne and Mark Poertner. Mike Wolfe is also an executive producer. Series Producer is Michael Swanhaus.
PAWN STARS is produced for HISTORY by Leftfield Pictures. Russ McCarroll, Zachary G. Behr and Elaine Frontain Bryant serve as Executive Producer for HISTORY. Executive Producers for Leftfield Pictures are Brent Montgomery, David George and Simon Thomas.
HISTORY(R), now reaching more than 96 million homes, is the leading destination for award-winning original series and specials that connect viewers with history in an informative, immersive and entertaining manner across all platforms. he network's all-original programming slate, including scripted event programming, features a roster of hit series including American Pickers(R), American Restoration(TM), Ax Men(TM), Counting Cars(TM), Pawn Stars(R) and Swamp People(R) as well as HISTORY(R)'s first scripted series Vikings, and epic miniseries and special programming such as The Bible, The Men Who Built America and the Emmy(R) Award-winning Hatfields & McCoys, Gettysburg, Vietnam in HD, America The Story of Us(R) and 102 Minutes That Changed America. The HISTORY(R) website is the leading online resource for all things history, and in 2011, the United States Library of Congress selected HISTORY(R)'s Civil War 150 site for inclusion in the historic collection of Internet materials related to the American Civil War sesquicentennial. www.history.com.