or


[11/13/18 - 10:22 AM]
Velocity Rebrands to MotorTrend Network on November 23
Available in 73 million homes nationwide, MotorTrend Network, combined with the MotorTrend App and MotorTrend.com, forms an unparalleled 360-degree content offering for automotive fans and advertisers.

[via press release from Velocity]

MOTORTREND NETWORK TO DEBUT NOVEMBER 23, 2018

(Silver Spring, Md.) - Velocity is getting overhauled. On Friday, November 23, 2018, America's #1 television destination for automotive fans will officially roll out of the garage as MotorTrend Network.

Velocity is rebranding as MotorTrend Network, a fully HD television channel that unites MotorTrend's nearly 70-year history as the leading, information-based automotive media brand with Velocity's position as the #1 TV channel for the very best entertaining, engaging and information rich automotive programming. Available in 73 million homes nationwide, MotorTrend Network, combined with the MotorTrend App and MotorTrend.com, forms an unparalleled 360-degree content offering for automotive fans and advertisers.

"Seven years ago, I had the privilege of working with an amazing team at Discovery to create Velocity - the only television home for fans of the car genre," said Robert S. Scanlon, President of MotorTrend Network and Video Content, MotorTrend Group. "MotorTrend Network represents the next great content innovation for this underserved audience. With the network, the MotorTrend App and MotorTrend.com, we're going to provide deeper, richer, more engaging experiences for consumers on any device, anytime."

The network debuts on Friday, November 23, 2018, at 6 AM ET with a special block of fan favorite episodes of BITCHIN' RIDES followed by fan favorite episodes of WHEELER DEALERS and IRON RESURRECTION.

Then at 5 PM ET/PT, MotorTrend's wildly popular BEST DRIVER'S CAR 2018 makes its television premiere followed by episodes of DIRT EVERY DAY at 6 PM ET/PT, HOT ROD GARAGE at 7 PM ET/PT and ROADKILL CLASSICS at 7:30 PM ET/PT. The primetime lineup features two episodes of ROADKILL CLASSICS at 8 and 8:30 PM ET/PT plus the television premiere of MOTORTREND LIVE at 9 PM ET/PT. Taped in front of a live audience during the 2018 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, MOTORTREND LIVE is the definitive event for car fans featuring the brightest experts and biggest personalities. Hosted by Chris Jacobs and Cristy Lee, the 1-hour special features interviews with Dave Kindig, Kevin Schiele, David Freiburger, Mike Finnegan, Ant Anstead, Mike Brewer, Wayne Carini, Craig Jackson, Steve Darnell and other surprise guests as they unveil never-before-seen footage, and dish on top shows including BITCHIN' RIDES, ROADKILL, WHEELER DEALERS, IRON RESURRECTION, CHASING CLASSIC CARS, BARRETT-JACKSON LIVE, Discovery Channel's VEGAS RAT RODS and more.

At 10 PM ET/PT, BITCHIN' RIDES is being supersized with the special 2-hour episode "The Bitchin' RancHERO" where Dave Kindig and Kindig It Design attempt to rebuild a 1964 Ford Ranchero. It's the first Ranchero the team has ever laid hands on and it's getting the full Kindig treatment.

Later in November, it's "Mopar or no car" for MotorTrend Network as an all new season of GRAVEYARD CARZ premieres on November 30 at 9 PM ET / PT starring eccentric Mopar expert Mark Worman and his team of ghouls restoring beloved Chrysler muscle cars from the late 1960s or early 1970s. Starting December 5 at 9 PM ET / PT, FANTOMWORKS, the series featuring the ever demanding Dan Short and his team of restoration experts returns for its fifth and final season.

About MotorTrend Network:

MotorTrend Network, formerly Velocity, is the only television brand that focuses on delivering automotive content to enthusiasts and viewers. Available in 73 million homes nationwide the fully HD network's programming is engaging, entertaining and informative, featuring the very best of the automotive world as told by top experts and personalities. MotorTrend Network is a division of the MotorTrend Group, the largest automotive media company in the world that combines the network with MotorTrend's subscription video on demand (SVOD) service and powerful automotive media brands including MotorTrend, Hot Rod, ROADKILL, Automobile and more than 20 others.

About Discovery:

Discovery, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is a global leader in real life entertainment, serving a passionate audience of superfans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains. Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world. Available in 220 countries and territories and 50 languages, Discovery is a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens, including TV Everywhere products such as the GO portfolio of apps and Discovery Kids Play; direct-to-consumer streaming services such as Eurosport Player and Motor Trend OnDemand; and digital-first and social content from Group Nine Media. Discovery's portfolio of premium brands includes Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, Turbo/Velocity, Animal Planet, and Science Channel, 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. For more information, please visit www.corporate.discovery.com and follow @DiscoveryIncTV across social platforms.





  [november 2018]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· BITCHIN' RIDES (MOTORTREND)
· CHASING CLASSIC CARS (MOTORTREND)
· FANTOMWORKS (MOTORTREND)
· GRAVEYARD CARZ (MOTORTREND)
· HOT ROD GARAGE (MOTORTREND)
· IRON RESURRECTION (VELOCITY)
· WHEELER DEALERS (VELOCITY)





[05/25/19 - 03:24 PM]
Netflix Acquires Cannes Film Festival Award Winners "Atlantics" and "I Lost My Body"
The former premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, where it was awarded the Grand Prix.

[05/25/19 - 02:12 PM]
Video: "Divorce" - Season 3 - Official Teaser - HBO
Sarah Jessica Parker and Thomas Haden Church return for a new season on Monday, July 1.

[05/25/19 - 08:14 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS, FOX & NBC All Share Demo Crown
The Eye however is the most-watched broadcaster overall last night.

[05/24/19 - 09:24 AM]
YouTube Heats up Summer Programming with Full Slate of Free Series and Specials!
Following a record-setting Coachella livestream, YouTube is expanding its 2019 live music festival lineup to include coverage of Lollapalooza this summer.

[05/24/19 - 09:11 AM]
Hulu Picks Up "Untitled Mary Laws Project" Based on "North American Lake Monsters"
Through encounters with Gothic beasts, including fallen angels and werewolves, broken people are driven to desperate acts in an attempt to repair their lives, ultimately showing there is a thin line between man and beast.

[05/24/19 - 09:00 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night" Episodes Return for the 2019 NBC Finals
Scheduled guests include Anthony Anderson, Jennifer Aniston, Chadwick Boseman, Jamie Foxx, Tom Holland, LL Cool J and Adam Sandler.

[05/24/19 - 08:25 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with "This Is Farrah Fawcett" Special
The Alphabet wins the night among total viewers, shares the demo crown with CBS.

[05/23/19 - 08:01 PM]
Zach Galifianakis Stars in "Between Two Ferns: The Movie" Produced by Funny or Die to Be Released on September 20, 2019 on Netflix
Directed by Scott Aukerman, the film is a laugh-out-loud comedy that gives new insight into the curmudgeonly, beloved outsider Zach Galifianakis has created over the years.

[05/23/19 - 04:31 PM]
Netflix Announces Live Action Latinx Family Comedy Series "The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia"
The multi-camera comedy series is co-created by Mario Lopez and Seth Kurland.

[05/23/19 - 02:46 PM]
Lifetime's Provocative New Docuseries "Marrying Millions" Premieres July 10, Exploring the True Intentions of Six Deeply in Love Couples
The series follows six couples who are deeply in love and hoping to marry, but come from completely different worlds.

[05/23/19 - 01:44 PM]
IFC to Air Sing-Along Version of Documentary Now!'s "Original Cast Album: Co-Op" on Friday, June 7
Season 52 of "Documentary Now!" will be available to stream on Netflix starting Monday, June 3.

[05/23/19 - 01:41 PM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the Biggest Military Landings in History with Never-Before Seen Footage
One of the world's foremost experts on World War II archives, Dominique Forget, has identified over 100 hours of previously unseen archival footage, including 20 hours from the battle itself, to reveal the Allies' struggle to liberate Europe.

[05/23/19 - 01:22 PM]
Jimmy Kimmel's Highly Rated, Unforgettable Night of Television Returns with an Encore Presentation of "Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons,'" Saturday, May 25
A rebroadcast of "All About 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons'" will likewise follow.

[05/23/19 - 01:02 PM]
Showtime(R) Documentary Films Announces "Detainee 001" Chronicling Newly Released Prisoner John Walker Lindh
The film gives the definitive account of Lindh's story with never-before-revealed details from his legal case and unpacks challenging truths and shifting allegiances behind one of the most compelling and unresolved mysteries of the post-9/11 age.

[05/23/19 - 12:02 PM]
ESPN Rolls Out Bowl Schedule for 2019-20 College Football Season
The bowl mania will include the College Football Playoff Semifinals and the entire New Year's Six, which will build up to the season's grand finale: The College Football Playoff National Championship from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.