SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. ‒ September 13, 2021 – Barrett-Jackson and A+E Networks today announced the upcoming broadcast schedule for live coverage of Barrett-Jackson’s Inaugural Houston Auction from NRG Center in Houston, Texas, September 16-18. As the exclusive broadcast partner for Barrett-Jackson, A+E Networks will air nearly 20 hours of Barrett-Jackson Live coverage across FYI and The HISTORY Channel from the World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions’ first event in the Lone Star State in its 50-year history.
Live broadcast coverage of the Inaugural Houston Auction begins Thursday, September 16, on FYI from 1-6 p.m. Central Daylight Time. The second day of coverage gets underway Friday on FYI from 12-7 p.m. CDT and Saturday’s peak action will begin on FYI at 12 p.m. CDT before moving over to The HISTORY Channel from 2-7 p.m. CDT. Automotive enthusiasts in Canada may also catch all the auction excitement on Discovery Velocity Canada during the same broadcast windows.
“We’re thrilled to be heading to Texas for the first time and, through our incredible partnership with FYI and The HISTORY Channel, bring all of this excitement into homes of enthusiasts throughout the entire country,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “Live television coverage has been a hallmark of Barrett-Jackson’s since 1997, and we look forward to continuing that tradition as we close out what has been an incredibly successful and record-breaking 50th year of Barrett-Jackson auctions.
Returning to Barrett-Jackson Live television coverage for her debut appearance on A+E Networks will be fan-favorite and automotive enthusiast April Rose. Rose will be joined by YouTuber, “car addict” and returning Barrett-Jackson on-air personality Tyler Hoover as well as on-air talent and Head of Enthusiast Brands for A+E Networks Christian Murphy. Viewers will also be greeted by longtime Barrett-Jackson commentators Mike Joy, Rick DeBruhl and Steve Magnante, highlighting all the event’s excitement live from the auction block.
Collector car enthusiasts taking in all the excitement via the live broadcast may also be a part of this historical event in Houston by registering to bid online, via phone or by proxy. Those interested in becoming an absentee bidder may do so by visiting Barrett-Jackson.com/Bidder.
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About The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company
Established in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, is the leader in collector car auctions and automotive lifestyle events, which include authentic automobilia auctions and the sale of private collections. The company produces live auctions across the country, as well as Online Only auctions. With broadcast partners FYI and HISTORY, Barrett-Jackson will feature live television coverage in 2021, as well as all the cars, all the time via the live stream on Barrett-Jackson.com. Barrett-Jackson also endorses a one-of-a-kind collector car insurance for collector vehicles and other valued belongings. For more information about Barrett-Jackson, visit www.barrett-jackson.com, or call 480-421-6694.
About A+E Networks
A+E Networks® is a global content company comprised of some of the most popular and culturally relevant brands in media, including A&E®, Lifetime®, The HISTORY Channel™, LMN®, FYI,®, and VICE TV®. A+E Networks’ portfolio extends across platforms and genres with a scripted production division, A+E Studios™; unscripted production studios, Six West Media™; and Category 6™; and independent film unit, A&E IndieFilms®. A+E Networks Digital™ includes watch apps, games, FAST channels, AVOD, and SVOD products, including Lifetime Movie Club® and HISTORY Vault®; and podcasts such as History This Week™. A+E Consumer Enterprises™ includes experiential/branded live events such as HISTORYTalks™; Alien Con™ and an E-commerce division. A+E Networks International® Includes global branded channels, content distribution and co-productions. A+E Networks’ content reaches more than 335 million households in over 200 territories in 41 languages. A+E Networks is a joint venture of Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst. Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/aenetworks and Facebook at facebook.com/AENetworks.