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[01/15/14 - 09:34 AM]
New Discovery Channel Series "Rod N Wheels" Follows Two Buddies and Their Sons as They Restore Rare Classic Cars
The new series launches Monday, January 27 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.







ROD N' WHEELS (DISCOVERY)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/27/14 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (6 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 3/3/14; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from Discovery's press release, January 2014) Billy Derian and Steve Reck have been friends for years with the same dream - working in a garage that fixes up and restores vintage cars and hot rods. Now their dream has become a reality with Da Rod Shop, located in the heart of Southern California's car culture with bad ass cars and their owners. ROD N WHEELS, an all-new Discovery Channel series, premieres at 10 PM E/P on Monday, January 27. To these guys, they're not just fixing cars. They're saving a piece of American history. In the first episode, a car collector brings in his "baby" - an original 1932 Ford 3 Window - hoping that the guys can fix it to look like something out of "American Graffiti." But can Billy and Steve make it a showstopper in just a few weeks? If that job wasn't enough, Billy and Steve's sons are out to prove their worth when they take in the ultimate American muscle car, a 1968 Camaro, and attempt to flip it. At first, it seems like a piece of cake. But the boys soon realize it might take a lot more money to fix it than expected.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Billy Derian
· Steve Reck
CREW INFORMATION:
· David Pritikin as EP (Discovery)
· Kevin Dill as EP
· Laura Fuest as EP
· Mechelle Collins as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Intuitive Entertainment