Exclusive Home to Barrett-Jackson Coverage, FYI Debuts New Compilation Series Thursday, September 10 at 9pm ET/PT
NEW YORK (September 10, 2020) –While live auctions have not been possible due to the pandemic, FYI is bringing audiences along for the ride with the biggest highlights from the World’s Greatest Collector Car Auction, Barrett-Jackson. “Barrett-Jackson Revved Up,” a nine-episode series, will take viewers into the high-octane moments of the 2019 Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Auction which brought in over $33.3 million in collector car and automobilia sales . “Barrett-Jackson Revved Up” will be featured in FYI’s DRIVE block, Thursdays at 9pm ET/PT beginning September 10.
Each year, thousands of the world’s most sought-after, unique and valuable automobiles cross the Barrett-Jackson auction block. Due to the COVID-19 health crisis, live auctions at Palm Beach, the Northeast and Las Vegas in 2020 were not held this year. FYI has teamed up with Barrett-Jackson to create a special series, highlighting the best-of-the-block from Las Vegas 2019 to give collector car fans more of what they love and have been missing. The new, original series is hosted by Barrett-Jackson’s Chairman and CEO, Craig Jackson and President, Steve Davis, who provide commentary on the vehicles, the market and the collector car hobby.
“We’ve enjoyed collaborating with FYI on our new ‘Barrett-Jackson Revved Up’ series,” said Jackson. “During the nine-part series, we’ll look back at some of our best auction moments from our 2019 Las Vegas Auction, and add in some behind-the-scenes insight that our audience will love. It’s the perfect way to build the excitement leading to our 2020 Fall Auction in Scottsdale. We’re especially excited to bring the Barrett-Jackson experience back to living rooms around the world with live coverage during our auction this October.”
“Collector car enthusiasts have come to know FYI for content that speaks to their passion and that they can’t see anywhere else,” said Christian Murphy, senior vice-president, Enthusiast brands, A+E Networks. “We’re excited to partner with the Barrett-Jackson team for this behind-the scenes look at a hand-picked selection of the best cars to cross the auction block.”
FYI is the exclusive broadcast home to Barrett-Jackson Auctions, and will resume production for live coverage of Barrett-Jackson’s 2020 Fall Auction at WestWorld of Scottsdale, October 22-24, 2020.
Details of the programming agreement between A+E Networks® and Barrett-Jackson were previously-announced and include Barrett-Jackson Live broadcasts within the DRIVE block on FYI® and HISTORY®, premieres, short-form and original Barrett-Jackson specials across linear and non-linear platforms.
REVVED UP EPISODES:
Welcome to the Show
Entry level rides to catch the eye but not break the bank! These cars are selling regardless of price. We’re full throttle into auction action and discussing the emerging Japanese collector car market with Barrett-Jackson Chairman and CEO Craig Jackson and President Steve Davis.
Breaking Open The Vault
An abundance of cars from the breathtaking Vault Portfolio on the docket – featuring highly coveted, professionally crafted customs. We’re also highlighting a 1947 Ford Super Deluxe: a re-creation of the iconic car from The Karate Kid.
Bidding with Heart
Action is heating up in Las Vegas as winning bids begin to hit six figures. The first charity car of the auction rolls across the block, an initiative that has always been a foundational principle to Barrett-Jackson. Will bids hit six figures for this one-of-a-kind NASCAR winner, owned by Roger Penske?
Prices rise and bids get bigger as a few mechanical marvels roll across the auction block. Corvettes, Mustangs, Chevy Impalas, and some never-before seen beauties. Craig Jackson and Steve Davis discusses the appeal of custom builds versus Resto-Mods.
The Bandit and the Challenger
Beautiful customs – old and new – are everywere in Las Vegas. With hot rods from the Vault Portfolio crossing the block, we’re inching closer and closer to the $100,000 threshold. Which dream ride will push us over the top? We’re showcasing Corvettes, Jeeps and some old-school cool.
Super Saturday is in full swing at the Las Vegas Auction. We’re showcasing a lineup full of exotic, European cars, like Ferraris and Lamborghinis. Craig Jackson and Steve Davis discuss their love of Shelby Mustangs as we highlight some custom American classics and a big-ticket Dodge Demon on the block.
Corvettes, Corvettes, Corvettes
Get ready for some high priced bidding! We’re highlighting the best of the best when it comes to Corvettes at the 2019 Las Vegas Auction. When the Jim Osterman Collection crosses the auction block, featuring some awe-inspiring first-generation Corvettes, it’s impossible to see a better group of American classics under one roof.
Ford vs. Ferrari
The automotive rivalry of the 20th century hits the docket: Ford vs. Ferrari. Prices skyrocket as a few heart stopping Ford GTs roll across the block, not to be outdone by the sleek and sinister Ferrari 488. Will there be a seven-figure bid for any of the supercars?
We’re showing off a pair of unparalleled Ferrari Californias and a few top-dollar Mustangs you have to see to believe. Non-stop action with a rare mix of rides and high powered bids up and down the docket. Catch a glimpse before the gavel hits.