Premiere Episode Kicks Off with Once-in-a-Lifetime Drag Race between Vice President Joe Biden and Colin Powell
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. – September 19, 2016 — CNBC's "Jay Leno's Garage" is back in high gear premiering Wednesday, November 9 at 10PM ET/PT on CNBC. Season two continues with six all-new episodes featuring celebrity appearances by Vice President Joe Biden, Jerry Seinfeld, Caitlyn and Kendall Jenner, Kelly Rowland, Patrick Dempsey, Brad Paisley, NASCAR driver Joey Logano, and more. "Jay Leno's Garage" follows Jay on his quest to uncover the most outrageous, spectacular and unique vehicles,and meet people who share his automobile obsession.
In the November 9th episode, Jay explores the deep emotional connection people have with their vehicles. He meets one of Vice President Joe Biden's greatest loves… a 1967 Corvette; then sets up a once-in-a-lifetime drag race between the Vice President and Colin Powell. Jay also discovers the softer side of champion wrestler Bill Goldberg when they take a trip in his prized pick-up, goes camping with VW Bus fanatic and comedian Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias, and hits the racetrack with a premiere Ferrari collector who has a powerful backstory. Through these encounters, he discovers just how much a car can mean to its owner.
Hosted by legendary comedian and "Tonight Show" host Jay Leno, the series explores our obsession with all things automotive. From classic cars to supercars and everything in-between, Jay is hitting the road to discover the most exciting, weird and wonderful vehicles ever made and meet the passionate people behind their wheels. Each one-hour themed episode features a mix of stunts, challenges, reviews, and celebrity interviews that showcases the colorful history of the automobile. Whether he's exploring the story of an iconic brand, road-testing the newest super car, or investigating the latest automotive innovations, there is no wheel Jay won't get behind to tell the story of our love affair with the car.
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"Jay Leno's Garage" is produced by Original Productions, a FremantleMedia Company, and Kitten Kaboodle, with Jay Leno, Philip D. Segal, Sarah Whalen, and Jeff Bumgarner as executive producers. Abby Schwarzwalder serves as co-executive producer for the series. Jim Ackerman and Adam Barry are the executive producers for CNBC.
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About Original Productions:
The Original Productions team, led by Philip D. Segal CEO & EP, is a world-wide culture-changing force in unscripted reality television. More than 180 countries world-wide watch Original Productions' shows. With titles such as Deadliest Catch, Deadliest Catch: Dungeon Cove, Bering Sea Gold, Ice Road Truckers, Ax Men, and Jay Leno's Garage, they will produce over 200 hours of 'original' programming in 2016. For all things 'original' go to http://www.origprod.com/.