This Spring on Discovery Velocity: Nationwide Free Preview Continues Through March, Return of AMERICARNA and BARRETT-JACKSON Auction, Plus New Seasons of DUAL SURVIVAL, NAKED SPEED

— March 12, 2015

- Discovery Velocity nationwide free preview continues through March 31.
- AMERICARNA  returns to uncover incredible automotive stories in the exclusive Season 2 premiere, Monday, March 16 at 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT.
- BARRETT-JACKSON, the world’s greatest collector car auction is LIVE from Palm Beach, Florida from Friday, April 17 to Sunday, April 19.
- Survival experts Joe Teti and Matt Graham return to challenging environments in Season 5 of DUAL SURVIVAL, Friday, April 24 at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. But first, a special presentation featuring the most memorable head-to-head clashes with past survival experts in the Top 10 biggest blow-outs ever featured, Friday, April 17 at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.
- NAKED SPEED returns Friday, April 21 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT for its fifth season examining the unmistakable elements of café bikes that have made this two-wheeled subculture the home for Hollywood stars, backyard builders, and thrill seekers worldwide.

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** Media Note ** – Download photos online here. Screeners available by request.  Below is a chronological listing of Discovery Velocity programming highlights for spring. All programming is subject to change. AMERICARNA: “Band of Brothers” Monday, March 16 at 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT The Season 2 premiere episode takes an inside look at the famous racing L88 Corvette, from its history to its successes and heartbreaks, along with the stories of the men who drove it. BARRETT-JACKSON Friday, April 17 - Sunday April 19 The BARRETT-JACKSON auction offers an exquisite array of the finest, rarest, and most one-of-a-kind automotive collectibles. From dealership signs, hood mascots, and transportation toys to gas pumps, racing posters, and garage relics, the auction has something for everyone. This vast array of authentic automotive items can be had to the highest bidder regardless of bid price. The live BARRETT-JACKSON auction broadcast schedule from Palm Beach, Florida is as follows: Friday, April 17 at 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. ET Saturday, April 18 at 2 p.m. – 8 p.m. ET Sunday, April 19 at 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. ET DUAL SURVIVAL: “Biggest Blowouts” Friday, April 17 at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT Voted by viewers, this special presentation counts down the Top 10 biggest blow-outs and epic battles amongst survival experts ever featured on the show.  Plus, sneak peek footage from the upcoming season with survival experts Joe Teti and Matt Graham. DUAL SURVIVAL: “Into the Canyons” Friday, April 24 at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT In the Season 5 premiere, survival experts Joe Teti and Matt Graham face down the high desert canyons of Graham’s home of 20 years, southern Utah. Without knives or any modern supplies, the duo attempt to survive and seek rescue in a harsh terrain more favourable to rattlesnakes and mountain lions. NAKED SPEED: “Loaded Gun Customs and Dustin Kott” Tuesday, April 21 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT Dustin Kott of Newall, California is a builder on the rise, specializing in mid-70s Hondas. A lone wolf, Kott is challenged to build out a junkyard find in order to impress an alpha pack that includes champion road racers Ben and Eric Bostrom and former professional cyclist Lance Armstrong. Then, Kevin Dunworth of Loaded Gun Cycles is a motorcylce builder who may have met his match when it comes to going fast speed. His client Kaillie Humphries is a two-time Canadian Olympic Gold Medalist and current world champion bobsledder. She's demanded Dunworth build a bike that feeds her insatiable appetite for speed.  

About Discovery Velocity:
Exploring life’s most amazing journeys, Discovery Velocity drives the passion for all things automotive, along with diverse travel, survival, and cultural world content through high quality and immersive series and specials. Discovery Velocity is Canada’s only home for Factual Turbo programming, bridging the gap between the world’s most popular inventions, and the science and technology in their development. Discovery Velocity is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company.


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