Monday, January 29, 2007

Sneak Peek Of KING OF CARS - Chop Returns For Second Season On A&E

Hop into the driver’s seat... have we got a deal for you! A&E Network’s new real-life series, KING OF CARS, premieres for a second season on Tuesday, January 30th with back to back half hour episodes beginning at 11:00 pm EST/PST.

KING OF CARS follows the personal and professional life of 31-year old Chop, aka "The King of Cars," a hip-hopping car dynasty magnate, whose wacky infomercials have made him a cult sensation in his hometown of Las Vegas, Nevada.

Part Boiler Room, part "The Office," KING OF CARS offers a real life peek into the wheeling and dealing that goes on behind the scenes at Chop’s shop, Towbin Dodge, the number one single point used car dealership in the nation. In addition to managing his hugely successful auto empire, Chop also juggles several other real-life roles as father, rap impresario, Vegas player and TV infomercial star and producer.

The series follows Chop’s loyal sales team as they furiously struggle to seal their deals, giving viewers a rare glimpse into the secret techniques of car salesmen. The series also showcases the production of "The Chop Show", a madcap, weekly improvised infomercial that has become a Vegas cult phenomenon, responsible for a whopping 80 percent of the dealership’s sales. Part commercial, part variety show, these one-of-a-kind infomercials feature hilarious shenanigans with the actual salesmen sporting outlandish costumes and portraying characters with unique names like Chilly Willy and the Blue Genie, with Chop at the helm, delivering his special brand of high voltage hosting. For more information about Chop visit his website at is posting a sneak peek and episode summaries of the second season of KING OF CARS.

Revised January 30th

January 30 at 11:00 pm/3:00 am ET and PT
It’s Chop's birthday and he’s celebrating Low Rider style, with a massive hop-off competition at the dealership. But as Chop crowns the "King of the Streets", his fiancee Venus is frantically preparing a royal surprise party. With rappers, dancing girls, and mini-Elvis, can Venus really keep her big party a secret from Chop?

January 30 at 11:30 pm/3:30 am ET and PT
Top team leaders Deeter and Tino are again in a slump and Chop has the perfect inspirational tool: a rematch of the Showgirl Showdown sales contest. Only this time instead of appearing on The Chop Show in sequins, the loser will have to oil wrestle a 350-pound man while being sprayed with baby oil by the entire staff. Deeter and Tino pull out all the stops to close the most car deals and avoid "glistening in the light on a Monday night."

February 6 - 11:00 pm/3:00 am ET and PT
When Chop buys a bunch of famous rides--cars originally customized for the likes of Snoop and Missy Elliott--he decides to use them as hot backdrops for the first ever King of Cars calendar. But to spice up the day’s sales Chop throws in a twist--Shane "Big Thunda" and Yoshah must compete to be the first to sell a car. The winner will pose with a cool ride and hot girls, the loser will be shot in a Speedo flanked by the dealership’s mechanics!

February 6 - 11:30 pm/3:30 am ET and PT
When Chop notices that Salesman of the Month Gabe is getting complacent, he challenges him to a selling match against top sales contender James. The contest quickly becomes a contrast in styles with James "Golden Spaghetti" as the patient, methodical tortoise and Gabe "El Supa" as the energetic hare with attitude. The loser must face the ultimate car salesman’s humiliation - wash the winner’s car by hand.

February 13 - 11:00 pm/3:00 am ET and PT
Chop poses with his personal fleet of custom cars for a photo spread for DUB magazine on the same day as the dealership’s Ugly Truckling Contest, created to boost business. The contest goes like this: the customer that brings in the ugliest truck will walk away with a $1,000 - but not before the Auto Marshall and Big Thunder try to persuade them to trade in their old eyesores for some stylin’ rides.

February 13 - 11:30 pm/3:30 am ET and PT
Two women, Sunny and Christina, join Chop’s sales force and help drive their team to the top. But Chop fears that their friendship is dulling their competitive edge, and to shake things up pits them against each other in a competition for a high dollar designer purse. When the Blue Genie teams up with Christina and Golden Spaghetti joins Sunny, it’s all eyes on the prize and a fight down to the wire.

February 20 - 11:00 pm/3:00 am ET and PT
Chop expands his sales force for the summer season with a fresh crop of what he calls green peas, new recruits hoping to make it as car salesmen. There’s Gary who needs to make big money to pay off his debts, and Philip who wants to prove to his dad that he can hold down a job. After shadowing their veteran salesmen like the Auto Marshall and El Supa, the peas are thrown into the deep end of their first big Saturday to sell cars solo. It’s sink or swim time for the newbies because only a few will make enough sales to survive.

February 20 - 11:30 pm/3:30 am ET and PT
Chop’s most recognizable salesman Prem, a.k.a. "The Sexy Blue Genie," creates a special Blue Room in the dealership, part of his plan to market his image and increase his sales. He recruits Allen, another salesman who needs to boost his numbers, to be his partner. Chop, skeptical of the notoriously lazy Genie’s commitment, gives the Blue team just one day to prove that the Blue Room can produce.

February 27 - 11:00 pm/3:00 am ET and PT
Chop surprises team leader and rising star Tino with a promotion, but who will now run the A-Team? Chop pits by-the-book salesman Andy against street-styled ex-boxer Gabe. Whoever closes the most deals takes the team and the big raise. But the one-on-one gets so heated up Chop moves it from the sales floor to the basketball court.

February 27 - 11:30 pm/3:30 am ET and PT
Chop’s newest sales recruits, Joshua and Philip, are hanging on by a thread. Their low numbers after almost a week on the job are costing the dealership money. Chop and his right-hand man, Chilly Willy, give them one last shot to prove themselves. With their jobs on the line, Joshua and Philip struggle to show they have what it takes.