“Barrett-Jackson Live: Scottsdale” Celebrates 50th Anniversary with 38 Hours of Live Programming on FYI and the History Channel
This year’s Scottsdale auction features one of the most spectacular collector car dockets ever, along with celebrity appearances and charitable auctions.
[via press release from A+E Networks]
“BARRETT-JACKSON LIVE: SCOTTSDALE” CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY WITH 38 HOURS OF LIVE PROGRAMMING ON FYI AND THE HISTORY CHANNEL
Broadcast of the Barrett-Jackson Auction Will Span Six Days From January 24th to January 29th
Coverage Includes Charitable Vehicle Auctions from Celebrity Icons, Pitbull and Bret Michaels
NEW YORK, NY – January 20, 2022 – FYI and The HISTORY Channel today announced the broadcast schedule for its live coverage of Barrett-Jackson’s 2022 Scottsdale Auction. Barrett-Jackson LIVE: Scottsdale celebrates 50 years of the World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, with 38 hours of live coverage, premiering January 24 on FYI and culminating January 29 with six hours of evening coverage on The HISTORY Channel. This year’s Scottsdale auction features one of the most spectacular collector car dockets ever, along with celebrity appearances and charitable auctions.
The coverage of this year’s No Reserve auction will see over 1,800 vehicles cross the auction block. Some of the highlights and most sought-after vehicles on the docket include, a 2014 McLaren P1, the world’s first hybrid supercar, a 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder, one of only 918 hybrid hypercars produced, and a highly desirable 2004 Porsche Carrera GT. Several spectacular Shelby vehicles and big block American muscle cars will also be crossing the auction block, including a 1967 Shelby Cobra 427 CSX 3356, 1962 Shelby Cobra CSX 2032 famously referred to as the “Lance Reventlow Cobra” and an original “survivor” 1970 Plymouth HEMI Superbird with just over 6,000 miles.
In addition to the spectacular selection of collector vehicles available for purchase, the auction will be attended by numerous celebrity icons, including superstars such as Pitbull and Bret Michaels that will be in attendance in support of charitable causes. Pitbull will accompany a 2022 Karma GS-6 being auctioned to benefit The SLAM Foundation and Selfless Love Foundation, organizations focused on bettering the lives of underserved youth. Bret Michaels will be in attendance to auction his personal 2007 Bentley Continental GT in support of the Life Rocks Foundation, and to support the auction of a 1973 DeTomaso Pantera benefiting the Barrow Neurological Foundation. Danny Koker of Counting Cars on The HISTORY Channel will also be in attendance to sell a rare 1999 Shelby Series 1 Roadster.
“As interest in and demand for collector cars continues to grow, our exclusive partnership with Barrett-Jackson is more important than ever,” said Brian Joyce, Executive Vice President of Ad Sales at A+E Networks. “We are thrilled to be broadcasting live from such a landmark event in the history of the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auctions and connect this very passionate audience with the vehicles and content they love.”
“We are excited to feature 38 hours of live television coverage as we celebrate our 50th Anniversary this January,” said Craig Jackson, chairman & CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “We were the first collector car auction company to be broadcast on live television, and to see how much we’ve grown over the years into what is now a true automotive lifestyle event, we’re thrilled to have such an incredible broadcast partner in A+E Networks to share this excitement with millions across the country.”
The DRIVE block on FYI(R), The HISTORY Channel(R) and digital platforms features content that taps into the passion of auto-enthusiasts. FYI and The HISTORY Channel are the exclusive broadcast homes of Barrett-Jackson.
COMPLETE BROADCAST SCHEDULE
Monday, January 24: 8:00PM – 9:00PM on FYI
Tuesday, January 25: 5:00PM – 11:00PM on FYI
Wednesday, January 26: 5:00PM – 11:00PM on FYI
Thursday, January 27: 5:00PM – 11:00PM on FYI
Friday, January 28: 3:00PM – 6:00PM on The HISTORY Channel & 6:00PM – 12:00AM on FYI
Saturday, January 29: 2:00PM – 6:00PM on FYI & 6:00PM – 12:00AM on The HISTORY Channel
ABOUT A+E NETWORKS
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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. Welcoming over 500,000 attendees per year, Barrett-Jackson produces live collector car auctions in Scottsdale, Arizona; Palm Beach, Florida; Las Vegas, Nevada and Houston, Texas where thousands of the most sought-after, unique and valuable automobiles cross the block in front of a global audience. With broadcast partner A+E Networks, Barrett-Jackson features live television coverage of their events on FYI and The HISTORY Channel, as well as all the cars, all the time via their produced livestream 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.