‘American Chopper's’ Paul Teutul Sr. Lands New CMT Series ‘Orange County Choppers’

'American Chopper's' Paul Teutul Sr. Lands New CMT Series 'Orange County Choppers'

The one-hour unscripted show will premiere later this year on the cable network

Discovery Channel's "American Chopper" star Paul Teutul Sr. is returning to television on a new series for CMT.

Pilgrim studios will produce eight episodes of the one-hour unscripted show, "Orange County Choppers," for CMT. It starts production this summer and slated to air later this year on the cable network.

"We're thrilled to be back on television doing what we do best: building outrageous custom motorcycles," said Teutul in a statement. "We have a lot of very cool projects coming up and can't wait to deliver on this new partnership with CMT and Pilgrim."

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The new series follows Teutel Sr. and the employees of custom-built motorcycle shop, Orange County Choppers.

"Pilgrim's relationship with Paul Sr. goes back more than a decade, and we've seen his creative and mechanical genius first-hand," Pilgrim Studios' head and executive producer Craig Piligian said. "We're so glad to be working with him again and look forward to bringing OCC's unique brand of excitement and inspiration to CMT viewers."

Piligian and Sam Korkis will executive produce the series with CMT's Jayson Dinsmore, Joe Livecchi and Julia Silverton.

Discovery canceled "American Chopper" last November after previously announcing it was canceled and then bringing it back.

  • Tom Salter

    and…does anyone truely care?

  • Todd

    is American Chopper still on CmT?

  • Tommy

    Hope seniors mew show flops,the only guy in the old show worth watching was rick,smr was an egocentric jerk who treated his staff terribly,jason pohl was an idiot who made a total fool of himself every show,hope jnr,mikey and vinney follow suit and get a new series too,i know which one i'll be watching,who agrees that rachel is a very hot babe,lets see more of her too.

  • Tommy

    Great comment stacey.