CNBC renewed “The Car Chasers,” which takes viewers into the world of car flipping. Jeff Allen, Perry Barndt and the rest of the team from “Flat 12” in Lubbock, Texas are back in action as they travel the country to find, fix and flip some of the country’s wildest rides. The series returns with 16 original half-hour episodes featuring plenty of beautiful cars and transformations, but the real focus is on the wheeling and dealing. “The Car Chasers” is produced by ITV Studios America in association with Leepson Bounds Entertainment and Lost Tribe Productions. Jeff Allen and Perry Barndt are gamblers…their game, classic and exotic cars. They travel the country looking to buy and sell cars. Whether it’s a rare Shelby Mustang or a one-of-a-kind Bugatti, the key is buy low and sell high, something that doesn’t always happen. Selling cars is a dangerous business…but perhaps there’s no greater danger than negotiating with your own dad. Tom Souter, Jeff’s dad, runs his own classic car dealership right around the corner from Jeff’s shop in Lubbock, Texas. They are not just regular trading partners; they are trading partners hell-bent on one-upmanship. Tom says doing a deal with his son is like being locked in a closet with a porcupine, “it’s gonna hurt but you know it won’t kill you.”
“‘The Car Chasers’ developed a loyal fan base and we’re excited to build off that momentum and grow the show,” said Ackerman. “’Money Talks’ takes us deep inside the world of sports betting in Las Vegas. It’s a world that hasn’t been explored in primetime and we’re confident that our viewers will be fascinated by this intimate look at high stakes gambling.”
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