MOTORTREND APP ORDERS SOPHOMORE SEASON OF THE HIT SERIES "FASTER WITH FINNEGAN," HOSTED BY MIKE FINNEGAN OF "ROADKILL"
(Los Angeles) - MotorTrend Group announced today the sophomore season greenlight of the hit MotorTrend App series FASTER WITH FINNEGAN starring Mike Finnegan from the hit series ROADKILL. Season two of FASTER WITH FINNEGAN is scheduled to premiere on the MotorTrend App in 1Q21 and is produced by MotorTrend Studios.
"This series is for the millions of weekend mechanics across the U.S. who like to build, fix and (sometimes) race on a budget," said Mike Suggett, head of programming and development, MotorTrend Group. "FASTER WITH FINNEGAN delivers creative know-how in the search for
every budget conscious, amateur wrencher's dream - optimal performance plus speed. Season two is sure to further push the gas pedal on ingenuity."
Hobbyist mechanics and car lovers across American are in search of more speed from their project car. But, can you make significant upgrades with limited funds and limited time? If so, could the upgrades made on your car outperform a newer or pricier model? In each episode of FASTER WITH FINNEGAN, Finnegan and his friends David Newbern and Mike Cotten seek answers while sharing with viewers the knowledge, the technology, the real-life problems and the hard work that come with adding speed within a limited timeframe and without breaking the bank. Every week the series will feature a different vehicle, a different build, a different form of racing and a new challenge.
The MotorTrend App offers more than 8,000 episodes and roughly 4,000 hours of world-leading automotive series and specials including the most complete collection of classic TOP GEAR (200+ episodes and specials spanning seasons one thru 26), the upcoming all-new TOP GEAR AMERICA and every season of WHEELER DEALERS, ROADKILL, FAST N' LOUD, OVERHAULIN', BITCHIN' RIDES, TEXAS METAL, IRON RESURRECTION and many more. The MotorTrend App is available for Prime Video customers in the U.S. on Prime Video Channels and on Amazon FireTV in addition to other media players and streaming devices including Apple TV, Roku, Google Chromecast and on the web, as well as across iPhone, iPad, and Android mobile devices.
FASTER WITH FINNEGAN is produced for the MotorTrend App by MotorTrend Studios, a division of MotorTrend Group. For MotorTrend Studios, Dustin Gould is the showrunner and Levi Rugg is executive producer. For MotorTrend Group, Mike Suggett is head of programming and development and Alex Wellen is global president and general manager.
About MotorTrend Group
MotorTrend Group is the largest automotive media company in the world, bringing together Discovery's fast-growing MotorTrend TV, formerly Velocity, and a vast automotive digital, direct-to-consumer, social, and live event portfolio, including MOTORTREND, HOT ROD, ROADKILL, AUTOMOBILE, and more than 20 other industry-leading brands. With a monthly audience of 26 million across web, TV, and print, and 110 million social followers, culminating in 2 billion monthly content views across all platforms, the company encompasses television's #1 network for automotive superfans, a leading automotive YouTube Channel, and the MotorTrend App, the only auto-dedicated subscription video-on-demand service. MotorTrend serves to embrace, entertain, and empower the motoring world.
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 in nearly 50 languages, Discovery is a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens, including TV Everywhere products such as the GO portfolio of apps; direct-to-consumer streaming services such as Eurosport Player, Food Network Kitchen and MotorTrend OnDemand; digital-first and social content from Group Nine Media; a landmark natural history and factual content partnership with the BBC; and a strategic alliance with PGA TOUR to create the international home of golf. Discovery's portfolio of premium brands includes Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, MotorTrend, Animal Planet, Science Channel, and the forthcoming multi-platform JV with Chip and Joanna Gaines, Magnolia, 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 corporate.discovery.com and follow @DiscoveryIncTV across social platforms.