GRASS-ROOTS RACING MEMPHIS STYLE
IN THE ALL-NEW SEASON OF DISCOVERY’S
STREET OUTLAWS: MEMPHIS
Two-Hour Season Premiere Airs Monday, September 30 at 8pm ET/PT
(New York) – When it comes to the meanest, fastest and highest stakes in street racing, nobody does it better than Memphis. JJ Da Boss and his team of Memphis drivers are gearing up for another racing season of Discovery’s STREET OUTLAWS: MEMPHIS, and this time, they’re bringing true grass-roots racing back into the game. Taking on some of the best competitors in the country, from Detroit to Texas and everywhere in between, the Memphis Outlaws will be tested like never before to prove they’re the best racers around. As always, it’s Memphis against the world.
The new season of STREET OUTLAWS: MEMPHIS airs Monday, September 30 at 8pm ET/PT on Discovery Channel with a special two-hour premiere. Viewers will also be able to catch the current season, along with past seasons of STREET OUTLAWS, on the Discovery GO app – free with their paid TV subscription. Viewers can join the conversation on social media by using the hashtag #StreetOutlawsMemphis and follow Street Outlaws on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for the latest updates. The series is produced by Pilgrim Media Group, a Lionsgate company.
For JJ and the Memphis Outlaws, racing is a family affair. Armed with five generations of racers, including son Doughboy, wife Tricia, and cousin Precious, the Memphis Street Outlaws team bet, race and fight with everything they’ve got in the hopes of bringing pride – and some major cash – back home to the family.
This season, new racers are stepping into the spotlight, along with the return of some familiar faces. Kenneth Gulley steps back into the driver seat for the first time after a catastrophic crash in his S10 Bounty Hunter. But things go a step further when his daughter, Mallory, throws her hat into the racing ring. With the help of Precious, JJ and the rest of the Memphis team, Mallory gets behind the wheel of Ziptie and gets a lesson in street racing 101 Memphis-style before gearing up for her first race.
With big-time money, risky bets, new drivers and higher stakes at nearly every turn, JJ Da Boss and his Memphis family must rely on their tried and true grass-roots street racing skills to come out ahead. Whether facing off with the flashy Ohio racers with their big tire cars, handling some of the sketchiest surfaces they’ve ever raced in West Virginia, or dealing with loudmouth racers from Detroit, the team is ready to “Get That Money” like only Memphis Outlaws know how.
STREET OUTLAWS: MEMPHIS is produced for Discovery Channel by Pilgrim Media Group; Craig Piligian and Sam Korkis are executive producers. For Discovery, Todd Lefkowitz is executive producer and Ethan Galvin is producer.
About Discovery Channel
Discovery Channel is dedicated to creating the highest quality non-fiction content that informs and entertains its consumers about the world in all its wonder, diversity and amazement. The network, which is distributed to 100.8 million U.S. homes, can be seen in 224 countries and territories, offering a signature mix of compelling, high-end production values and vivid cinematography across genres including, science and technology, exploration, adventure, history and in-depth, behind-the-scenes glimpses at the people, places and organizations that shape and share our world. For more information, please visit www.discovery.com.
Discovery, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is a global leader in real life entertainment, serving a passionate audience of superfans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains. Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world. Available in 220 countries and territories and 50 languages, Discovery is a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens, including TV Everywhere products such as the GO portfolio of apps and Discovery Kids Play; direct-to-consumer streaming services such as Eurosport Player and Motor Trend OnDemand; digital-first and social content from Group Nine Media and a strategic alliance with the PGA Tour to create the Global Home of Golf. Discovery’s portfolio of premium brands includes Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, Turbo/Velocity, Animal Planet, and Science Channel, as well as OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in the U.S., Discovery Kids in Latin America, and Eurosport, the leading provider of locally relevant, premium sports and Home of the Olympic Games across Europe. For more information, please visit www.corporate.discovery.
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About Pilgrim Media Group
Pilgrim Media Group, a Lionsgate company headed by Emmy®-winning producer Craig Piligian, produces a diverse slate of unscripted and scripted programming across all platforms. The company is behind hit series like “Ghost Hunters,” “American Chopper,” “Fast N’ Loud,” the “Street Outlaws” and “Wicked Tuna” franchises, “My Big Fat Fabulous Life,” “Misfit Garage,” “Garage Rehab,” “Aaron Needs a Job,” “Bring It!,” “Battlefish,” and “The Ultimate Fighter.” Among Pilgrim’s feature documentaries are the award-winning films Soufra and Tre Maison Dasan, now streaming on Hulu and PBS.org respectively, as well as The Boy Band Con: The Lou Pearlman Story for YouTube Premium. Global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) is a majority investor in Pilgrim.