- Share this article on Facebook
- Share this article on Twitter
- Share this article on Email
- Show additional share options
- Share this article on Print
- Share this article on Comment
- Share this article on Whatsapp
- Share this article on Linkedin
- Share this article on Reddit
- Share this article on Pinit
- Share this article on Tumblr
The Spike TV shows Flip Men, American Digger and Car Lot Cowboy will be sold outside the U.S. at NATPE by Electus International, the global distribution arm of Ben Silverman’s Electus multimedia entertainment studio.
In an announcement Friday, Electus said it will also be the producer of Car Lot Cowboy, along with 5×5 Media in association with Vem’s Sweatshop Media, which created the series.
PHOTOS: Midseason TV Preview: 17 New Shows Premiering in 2012
“The Spike TV brand has always been synonymous with smart, inventive content which has quickly become a sought-after commodity in the international marketplace,” said John Pollak President of Electus International.
Flip Men, about two young entrepreneurs from Utah, is a half hour unscripted series created and exec produced by Dave Broome (The Biggest Loser). It premiered on Spike in Oct. 2011.
American Digger, which starts airing on Spike in March, follows a former professional wrestler, Rick Savage, who is a modern day relic hunter. He goes to historic sites and battlefields hoping to unearth a bit of American history which will make him rich. It is created and exec produced by Gurney Productions (Auction Hunters).
PHOTOS: TV’s Biggest ‘Anticipointments’ of 2011
Car Lot Cowboy, which starts to air on Spike in April, is about an auto dealership “doctor” whose methods have made him famous in the auto industry. In each episode he will help a different car dealership that is in trouble. It s crated and developed by Vern Miller in association with Vem’s Sweatshop Media and 5×5, which produced Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution.
Other shows Electus International will be selling at NATPE in Miami Beach next week include Fashion Star, Mob Wives and Chopped.
Sign up for THR news straight to your inbox every day
More from The Hollywood Reporter
iHeartRadio Music Awards: Taylor Swift Honored With Innovator Award, Harry Styles Among Top Winners
Jonathan Majors Arrested and Charged With Assault, Lawyer Says Actor Is “Completely Innocent”
Jeremy Renner Shares Video Walking on Anti-Gravity Treadmill After Snowplow Accident: “Time for My Body to Rest and Recover”