SPEEDVISION GREENLIGHTS ALL NEW AUTO BUILD AND RESTORATION SERIES HELPING HANDS GARAGE
--The Free Ad-Supported Television (FAST) Network Devoted to Automotive Entertainment Will Debut the Female-Led, 10 Episode Series from Brenton Productions in 4Q 2023--
ANNAPOLIS, MD – MAY 16, 2023 – Speedvision, the definitive auto entertainment network, today announced the greenlight of HELPING HANDS GARAGE, an all-new automotive build and restoration series from Brenton Productions with an empowering and inspirational twist. The all-female core team features professional driver and builder, Collete Davis, and motorsports reporter and enthusiast, Katie Osborne, with additional contributors including mechanic and stunt driver, Bri Lynch. The series is currently in production and is slated for world premiere in 4Q 2023 only on Speedvision.
Each 30-minute episode of HELPING HANDS GARAGE will follow Davis, Osborne and team as they reach out to deserving families and individuals who have experienced recent hardships and misfortune. Driven by their compassion and fueled by their collective automotive talent, the team from HELPING HANDS GARAGE leans in to help other women and men fighting through adversity; including rebuilding after a natural disaster, holding down the home front while their spouses are away on military deployment or serving as first responders to those in their local communities. The team will put their helping hands to work getting cars back on the road for the people who desperately need them, one project at a time.
“HELPING HANDS GARAGE will spotlight the true mechanical skills and automotive insights that create compelling builds. This series shows real heart, generosity and human-interest storytelling,” said Robert Scanlon, President and CEO of Speedvision. “HELPING HANDS GARAGE is going to be a significant addition to Speedvision’s best-in-class lineup of automotive entertainment and introduce our audience to new experts with whom they’ll immediately connect.”
“We are thrilled to be collaborating with Speedvision and other industry partners on HELPING HANDS GARAGE,” says Chuck McGonagle, President of Brenton Productions, Inc. “Telling the stories of real people while helping them overcome challenges with the automobiles in their lives is a compelling and fulfilling endeavor for our team.”
The media brand that started the auto entertainment revolution in the U.S., Speedvision returned in October 2022 as a free ad-supported television (FAST) network with the high-octane programming that made it the standard against which all other vehicle media is measured. As a recognized network brand that originated the automotive lifestyle genre in the 90s, Speedvision delivers a signature combination of highly entertaining storytelling, iconic hosts, and premier production values, making it the preeminent destination for auto-passionate viewers.
From car build shows and garage content, to automotive history and auction programming; the network features titles including Graveyard Carz, AmeriCarna, Stacey David’s Gearz, and Two Guys Garage. Speedvision also boasts a roster of well-known talent and experts, including Wayne Carini, Bill Goldberg, Mark Worman, Stacy David, Ant Anstead, Ray Evernham, and more.
Speedvision is the definitive automotive entertainment and lifestyle brand resurrected in 2022 to serve the passion of millions of vehicle enthusiasts. With more than 700 hours of premium content featuring lean-forward storytelling, iconic hosts, and industry-standard production values, Speedvision is the ultimate destination for the absolute best in automotive, motorcycle, aviation, and boating content. Available at no cost as a free ad-supported television (FAST) network, Speedvision represents an optimal opportunity for advertisers to intersect directly with a deeply engaged viewership composed of authentic vehicle aficionados.
Speedvision is led by President and CEO, Robert Scanlon, an accomplished media industry leader with decades of experience in racing competition and automotive production. Scanlon’s past positions include head of motorsports at ESPN and ESPN2, co-founder of the original Speedvision, creator/president of Velocity (now MotorTrend) for Discovery Inc., and senior production at ABC Sports. Scanlon has been recognized with nine National Sports Emmy Awards, including Best Live Sports Series for coverage of NASCAR, INDYCAR, and Formula One.
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About Brenton Productions
Established in 1992, Brenton Productions has created more than 17,000 hours of some of the world’s most compelling how-to automotive programming on networks including SPEED, FOX, Velocity, Discovery, Speedvision and MotorTrend TV. Brenton is a trusted expert in branded storytelling, having partnered with over 500 automotive aftermarket clients. Brenton Productions, Inc. is based at their professional production facilities in Tampa, FL.
For more information on Brenton Productions, phone 800-572-7798 or visit www.brentontv.com.