VELOCITY'S "UNIQUE RIDES" CRAFTS VISIONARY CARS FOR VISIONARY ARTISTS AND ENTERTAINERS IN AN ALL NEW SEASON
--Host Will Castro and Team Unique Work Their Magic for Nicki Minaj, Nas, Billy Joel, Mario Lopez and more in Season Three Premiering Wednesday, December 6 at 9 PM ET/PT Only on Velocity--
(New York) - When the most creative people in entertainment and music want their automotive visions to come to life, they call on customization master Will Castro and his Team Unique crew to do the job. In season three of Velocity's UNIQUE RIDES, premiering Wednesday, December 6 at 9 PM ET/PT, viewers get an inside look at how Will and his team pull out the stops to create dreamlike rides for some of the biggest names in entertainment including Nas, Nicki Minaj, Billy Joel, Mario Lopez, Ice-T and more.
"Will has outdone himself this season with a wide range of vehicle customizations and top-level clients, putting his classic Team Unique touch on each and every project," said David Lee, Vice President of Production and Development for Velocity. "On UNIQUE RIDES, he and Team Unique knock is out of the park making the clients' automotive dreams become reality. With his shop expansion, expert crew, and exciting celebrity clientele our fans continue to gravitate towards Will and we look forward to showing them a new level of complexity to the projects Team Unique takes on."
The season three premiere on Wednesday, December 6 at 9 PM ET/PT features hip-hop legend Nas as he commissions Will to find him a classic 1988 Mercedes Benz 190-E. Looking to bring this 30-year-old Benz back to life, Nas wants a crisp white car with a blue leather interior with white piping, the old-school back trunk speaker system and a custom ragtop. Also featured in the season premiere is one of Will's returning customers wanting to revamp a 2017 Mustang GT with a custom exhaust, brand new 20-inch rims, leather interior and new matte black paint job all needed to be completed in just two weeks.
Season three of UNIQUE RIDES tackles a full range of builds for a diverse group of artists, musicians and personalities including: the customization of a 1994 Mustang Cobra for TV personality Mario Lopez; a 1962 Jaguar Mark II for Grammy(R) winning singer Billy Joel; a 2004 bright yellow Jeep for TV host Adrienne Bailon; a 2017 Cadillac Escalade for singer and "Fast & Furious" actor Don Omar; a 2017 Audi A7 for NFL star Jalen Richard; and a 2018 Karma Revero for rapper and actor Ice-T.
UNIQUE RIDES is produced for Velocity by Alkemy X. For Alkemy X, Andrew Singer is executive producer. For Velocity, David Lee is executive producer and Robert S. Scanlon is president of Velocity and TEN video content.
Velocity, a division of Discovery Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), is the only television brand that focuses on delivering automotive content to enthusiasts and viewers. Velocity programming is engaging, entertaining and informative, featuring the very best of the automotive world as told by the genre's top experts and personalities. The fully HD network is available in 73 million homes, and viewers can enjoy their favorite shows anytime, anywhere through Velocity Go - the network's TVE platform featuring live and on demand access to complete seasons. Viewers can also connect with Velocity at Velocity.com, as well as on Facebook at facebook.com/VelocityTV, on Twitter @Velocity and on Instagram @Velocity.
About Discovery Communications:
Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) satisfies curiosity and captivates superfans around the globe with a portfolio of premium nonfiction, lifestyle, sports and kids content brands including Discovery Channel, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Animal Planet, Science and Turbo/Velocity, as well as OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in the U.S., Discovery Kids in Latin America, and Eurosport, the leading provider of locally relevant, premium sports and Home of the Olympic Games across Europe. Available in more than 220 countries and territories, Discovery's programming reaches 3 billion cumulative viewers, who together consume 54 billion hours of Discovery content each year. Discovery's offering extends beyond traditional TV to all screens, including TV Everywhere products such as the GO portfolio and Discovery Kids Play; over-the-top streaming services such as Eurosport Player; digital-first and social video from Group Nine Media; and virtual reality storytelling through Discovery VR. For more information, please visit www.discoverycommunications.com.