History has renewed Counting Cars for Season 6, premiering July 5, 2016, Renew Cancel TV has learned.
NEW & RETURNING NON-FICTION SERIES:
COUNTING CARS – 14x30min – New Episodes Premiere Tuesday, July 5 at 9pm
On the HISTORY series Counting Cars, Danny and his team restore, customize and sell cars in a hurry, scrambling to keep their Las Vegas shop in the black. From vintage Thunderbirds to classic Corvettes, toy cars to souped-up sidecar motorcycles, Danny and the crew of Count’s Kustoms will stop at nothing to find and flip the greatest rides of all time. The upcoming season will see the crew take on some of their baddest rides yet including a custom supercar for Guns N Roses guitarist DJ Ashba, and surprising flip for rock legend Dee Snyder. Plus we’ll get a look inside the epic car collection of Mr Las Vegas himself, Wayne Newton.
“Counting Cars” is produced for HISTORY by Leftfield Pictures. Executive producers for Leftfield are David George, Brent Montgomery, Shawn Witt, Simon Thomas, and Danny Koker. Ed de Rivaz serves as executive producer for HISTORY.
BIG EASY MOTORS – 14x30min – Series Premiere Tuesday, July 5 at 10pm
There’s undiscovered treasure in the bayous of Louisiana and Charles Handler knows how to find it. From a 1957 Chevy Bel Air convertible to a 1967 Shelby Mustang GT, Handler and his team find long-forgotten piles of junk into dazzling custom cars. He searches all over Louisiana for one-of-a-kind classics, invests his own money to fix them up, and then sells them at auction. These treasures can sell for big money so there’s a huge profit to be made, if everything goes according to plan. Each episode, based in New Orleans, will feature amazing vehicle restorations and high stakes auctions where everything’s on the line.
“Big Easy Motors” is produced by Glass Entertainment Group for History. Executive producers for Glass Entertainment Group are Jairus Cobb, Nancy Glass, Shannon Biggs, Eric Neuhaus, and Edward Trent Robinson. Zachary G. Behr and Russ McCarroll serve as executive producers for HISTORY.
FORGED IN FIRE – 8x60min – Season 2 Premieres Tuesday, August 23 at 9pm
“Forged in Fire” returns for season three with an increased episode order from 10 one-hour episodes to 16. The hit competition series features world-class bladesmiths creating many of history’s most iconic edged weapons, from the War Hammer to the Egyptian Kopesh. In each episode, four master bladesmiths will put their skills and reputations on the line, trying to avoid elimination while using traditional and state-of-the-art tools and machinery to turn raw metal into authentic, fully functional classic bladed weapons of yesteryear. In the hands of these gifted craftsmen, every weapon is not just a lethal instrument of war, but also an elegant work of art. The colorful histories of these weapons will be told throughout the forging process, and then the weapons will be assessed and tested by a panel of internationally recognized judges. Season three will kick off with a championship edition, bringing back former contestants to settle once and for all who is the best of the best in the forge in a lightning round of epic proportions.
“Forged in Fire” is produced for HISTORY by Outpost Entertainment, a Leftfield Entertainment company. Tim Healy and Jim Pasquarella are executive producers for HISTORY. Jodi Flynn, David George, Shawn Witt and Simon Thomas are executive producers for Outpost Entertainment.