If American Idol can come back to TV lower than two years after its unique cancellation and “final episode,” then there’s seemingly nothing stopping any actuality collection from returning to the small display, particularly different reveals with “American” within the identify. Such is the case with the unscripted motorcycle-building present American Chopper, which is confirmed for its personal future TV comeback. And guess what? The daddy and son crew of the masterfully mustacioed Paul Teutul Sr. and Paul Teutul Jr. will each be again to craft among the sweetest rides on the street.
Whereas the main points surrounding American Chopper‘s revival aren’t plentiful, the brand new venture is being dealt with by the present’s unique dwelling of Discovery, and it is anticipated to get a winter premiere date. So we will in all probability anticipate to see the Teutul brothers returning to TV in early 2018, though a late-December launch is not out of the query.
For the brand new iteration, each Paul Teutul Sr. and Paul Teutul Jr. will search to deliver their respective manufacturers to profitable prominence, whereas additionally trying to maintain their very own relationship from breaking down. Viewers can anticipate to see main celebrities showing as purchasers, in addition to internationally renowned athletes and the homeowners of Forbes 100 companies.
It has been seven years because the finish of American Chopper prime, and 5 years because the spinoff collection American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior came to its close. And apparently all concerned are pumped to get the favored collection again on the air for the thousands and thousands of followers that had been hooked on not solely the talent-driven craftsmanship, but in addition the interpersonal drama that made later scenes with Senior and Junior as uncomfortable as a bike seat made out of gravel.
Here is what Discovery needed to say about why the massive American Chopper revival is coming collectively, in accordance with EW.
The Teutuls have been on a wild journey, and it actually is not ending anytime quickly. Paul Sr. has revamped Orange County Choppers — turning it into a posh with a store, café, bowling alley, restaurant and naturally, the showroom — however all that did not come and not using a hefty price ticket and he’s feeling the burden of a excessive overhead and a scarcity of foot site visitors. In the meantime, Paul Jr. has additionally felt the sting of a tough financial system — along with his enterprise constructed solely on high-dollar custom-builds and commissions turning into more durable to come back by, Paul Jr. stresses in regards to the long-term stability of his personal store, Paul Jr. Designs particularly now that he has his circle of relatives.
One among Discovery’s hottest reveals, in addition to one which helped to usher within the unscripted cable increase, American Chopper made its debut in 2002 as a TV particular, and went on to air for 4 seasons earlier than shifting over to TLC for the subsequent two seasons. Tensions between Paul Sr and Paul Jr led to the latter’s firing in 2008, which prompted some apparent problems that finally led to Paul Jr. opening his personal firm, Paul Jr. Designs. After the preliminary collection’ finish, TLC introduced the American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior spinoff, which later flipped again to Discovery and ran for 4 seasons. One other iteration of the collection, Orange County Choppers, ran for a single season on CMT in 2013-2014.
So bear in mind to maintain a watch out for American Chopper‘s return to Discovery both late this 12 months or in early 2018. Within the meantime, hit up our fall TV premiere schedule to see what’ll be roaring up on the small display quickly.