In Magic Trio, we’re going to travel the country with our gang of three (3) magicians, each of which is one of America’s top close-up magic and street magicians with huge TV and magic consulting credits, creating some of the most groundbreaking street magic ever attempted. In the process, using careful planning and set ups, we are going to capture a new level of emotion and over-the-top reactions from our street audience
R U Faster Than A Redneck
Premiering on the SPEED Channel February 2013, R U Faster Than A Redneck puts American made muscle cars on the track against Import cars for a $10K cash prize! Hosted by comedian Jon Reep who’s putting up his own money, these Rednecks build muscle cars for the track and know how to drive ‘em. We pit amateurs and their cars against our cast of characters in a real life race for cash, pride and bragging rights.
Premiering on the Travel Channel November 2012, Extreme Yachts travels the country to see how top designers and nautical engineers create some of the most amazing vessels to ever hit the high seas. We’re talking floating opulence! From sleek classic sailing yachts that hit fourteen knots to mega-yachts with Italian birds-eye maple staircases to 200-foot super yachts with service rooms, captain’s cabin and on-deck helicopter pad. Hop on some big-water boats that are fabulously appointed small-scale mansions rivaling anything in Beverly Hills.
Hollywood for Sale
Hollywood for Sale and host Renee Bargh from EXTRA! takes viewers on a fantasy tour of three of the most exciting celebrity homes currently on the market. From big, bold Beverly Hills mansions to quaint and quiet beach cottages, Hollywood for Sale delivers an exclusive and intimate look at the lifestyles of the rich and famous.
Mother Nature is a powerful force and taming her is nearly impossible. Wind turbine workers risk their lives building, maintaining, and repairing these monolithic, modern day windmills: the wind turbines. “Turbine Cowboys” follows two teams: the would-be “wind techs” from their hardcore boot camp training through their first year in the field, and the seasoned veterans who are still challenged every day.
Premiering on Travel Channel in January 2012, Extreme RVs will take us inside some of America’s most incredible RV shops, grab a wrench and a welder, and jump in on one-of-a-kind mega motorhome builds. From design drawings and computer renderings to fabrication and interior build outs, we’ll cut every piece of metal, turn every bolt and spray every gallon of paint as our outrageous rolling mansions and custom one-off space age RVs come to life. In the end, whether it’s a massive, opulent and luxurious 30+ foot piece of rolling art and engineering, an extreme vintage trailer restoration or an over-the-top off-road exploration vehicle, one thing is for sure…it’s an Extreme RV.
UFC Heavyweight Champion and 3x King of Pancrase, Bas Rutten, has surveyed hundreds of hours of footage and found the best examples of punks who have gotten away with their crimes. Along with the hottest stars of MMA, motocross, and skateboarding, Bas will reenact each scenario, demonstrating the necessary combat moves one would need to survive on the streets. Watch out punks; it’s time for the little guy to take charge in Punk Payback.
Single With 7
Being a working single mother is one of the hardest jobs in the world. But when you have seven children – ages 7 to 17 – to care for while juggling a high-profile and demanding career, can this be an impossible task? In this moving documentary, Style viewers will follow Yesi Ortiz, a determined single mom and popular Los Angeles-based disc jockey for Power 106FM. At age 25, Yesi’s life dramatically changed when her sister became embroiled in legal problems and was sent to jail. As a result, Yesi fought for years to adopt her seven nieces and nephews and finally was granted custody in 2009. Today, she struggles to balance her thriving radio career with raising her adopted children while trying to manage her complex personal life. “Single with 7″ is an incredible look into one woman’s selfless journey to provide the best home and example for her seven adopted children.
BCII recently joined forces with Shark Fight Promotions to form a strategic alliance for Shark Fights, airing on Fuel. BCII will be securing long-term domestic television license, establishing a successful national sponsorship program, licensing programming and brand internationally on home video and digital distribution.
BCII’s most recent projects, each week, our host and fanatical truck expert Robb Mariani tells a different and dramatic story of history on 18-wheels. The first season of 13 episodes is currently in production and will start airing February 24, 2010.
Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational
This branded entertainment special aired on SPEED March 2011. BCII teamed up with Optima Batteries to showcase Optima’s annual Ultimate Street Car Invitational which takes forty of the SEMA shows finest car show vehicles to compete in a series of challenges to determine America’s top street car.
Living with Ed
Television’s first green show starring Emmy-nominated actor, Ed Begley Jr. The first season (6 episodes) aired in 2007 on HGTV and proved to be one of the network’s highest rated shows in prime time. In August 2007, the second season (13 episodes) aired and at present the third season (13 episodes) is in production and airing on Planet Green. With 14 brand licensees and endorsement deals signed during the first season, this is one of the top brand successes for BCII to date. Living with Ed was not only the first green series on-air, but has since changed the face of TV. Soon after Living With Ed’s airing, multiple networks have put green‚ programming into development.
BOSS 302 Ford Rebuilds a Legend
This special aired on SPEED in November 2010 and continues to air in re-runs. Racing legend Parnelli Jones and the Ford designers joined forces to reinvent an icon, the new Mustang Boss 302R. BCII partnered with Ford for this branded entertainment special.
Esquire’s 2010 Ultimate Bachelor Pad
BCII joined forces with DIY Network and Esquire Magazine to document the making of Esquire’s 2010 Ultimate Bachelor Pad in the Hollywood Hills. This was a one-hour hosted special.
Car Crazy Central
This automotive show features host Barry Meguiar as he travels around the world to search for the most CAR CRAZY folks out there. In 2009, BCII took over the production of the show which airs on the SPEED network. At this time 26 episodes have been produced with another season currently in production.
Hot Rod TV
Hot Rod TV is the longest running, non-racing automotive program on TV. Debuting on ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD in 2007, BCII took over production with 22 new episodes for the inaugural season on the network. Second season produced 13 more episodes, season three produced 9 and BCII is currently in production of 9 episodes for season four. Shot in high definition, these half-hour shows are supported by the most popular auto magazine in America – Hot Rod Magazine. The program has been successful with international broadcast and DVD sales.
Raptor – Born in Baja
In a joint production with Ford Motor Company, BCII delivered in 2009 this dramatic documentary about the design and construction of Ford’s 2010 F-150 SVT Raptor truck and the racing of the truck in the 2008 Baja 1000 off-road race which aired on the SPEED network.
Ground breaking automotive make-over series on TLC that ran for four seasons (70 episodes). This series put auto-makeover shows on the map and started a trend that sky-rocketed to over 30 car-related series on TV. When first debuted, Overhaulin’‚ (along with Pimp My Ride on MTV) was the only car makeover show offered. Brand licensing includes die-cast cars, books and DVD. Overhaulin’‚ is distributed worldwide in over 30 countries.
With four seasons (48 episodes) on TLC, this ground-breaking automotive documentary series was one of the first to shoot on high definition. An unprecedented series that gave viewers an inside look at places that had never before been seen, such as inside Italy ‘s Lamborghini plant and the Baja 100 race. Rides is distributed worldwide for both broadcast and video.
King of the Cage
Starting in 1999, this is the longest continuously running mixed martial arts event in the U.S. King of the Cage has long been used by the UFC and PRIDE as the developmental stage for its next wave of superstars. KOTC is broadcast monthly on Pay-Per-View, as well as seen on Showtime‚s new ShoXC. Licensed in over 30 countries, King of the Cage has been a huge success in both international broadcast, DVD and merchandising.
Livin’ the Low Life
Airing now on SPEED, Livin’ the Low Life, hosted by Vida Guerra, goes deeper into the world of lowriders than any media before it. Focusing on the lowrider and building into a weekly addiction for those wild about super cars and stylish vehicles.
From the success of Rides and Overhaulin‚ comes a new series for DIY network that allows the viewer to go much deeper into the technical aspects of building cars, but uses celebrities as a backdrop. The series offers one-hour specials and 5 and 6-part mini series including: Jay Leno and Deusenberg, Burt Reynolds re-building the Bandit Trans-Am, Entourage star Kevin Dillon revising the James Dean 1955 Porsche Spyder, and Chad McQueen’s rebuild of his father’s famous green Mustang Fastback.
Get Out Way Out!
A completely new twist on the average home makeover program, Get Out Way Out takes it outside‚ to watch the outdoors become a true living space. Under the direction of Andy Robinson, this series is cut in a more modern, fast-paced and exciting perspective than your average home makeover show. The first and second season aired on HGTV.
Chasing Baja is a documentary feature film about the ’07 SCORE Baja 1000 which first aired on SPEED in April ’08 and continues to re-air. Chasing Baja gave viewers the first behind-the-scenes look at the dynamics that drive a Baja racing team, as well as the hazardous obstacles experienced by the chase and camera crews.
Watching celebrities and athletes “pay back” someone in their life that helped them get to where they are today has been a dramatic platform for a GM-branded car build and wish fulfillment in prime time on SPEED channel. First season (5 episodes) and the second season (8 episodes) is offered on DVD domestically and internationally.
Forza Motorsport Showdown
This four-hour mini-series was produced in conjunction with Microsoft as a life like re-creation of the Xbox video game Forza Motorsports. Through real life racing and character driven drama, BCII was able to take branded entertainment‚ to a place it has never been before. Ratings on the SPEED channel peaked with the finale episode at 1 million households. The popularity of this live action race competition prompted over a dozen full mini-series repeat airings on SPEED. BCII continues its success in the field of organic branded entertainment.
Hot Import Nights
Hot Import Nights, hosted by Adrienne “AJ” Janic, follows this event club around the country and focuses on their world of tuner cars and culture. Each event is a party, involving DJs, live music, dance performances, hot girls, and hot cars. This series aired on SPEED network.
This special one-hour episode for Fine Living featured our host traveling across the United States in search of the wackiest, craziest, most extreme eating experiences in this country.
In this hosted one-hour special we visited the most popular late night dining establishments in this country. The special aired on Fine Living.
The Complete History of the Navy SEALs
Made for The History Channel and narrated by Tom Selleck, this documentary looked at the personal and professional qualities it takes to become a SEAL. Recounting stories of honor and valor through a series of powerful portraits of successful and unsuccessful operations.
The Complete History of the Green Berets
Also for The History Channel, this special follows the training from the perspective of an incoming Green Beret recruit from beginning to end.
Inside the Britannic
Shown on the History Channel and Discovery Channel, this documentary pushed the limits of BCII’s production capability with highly technical underwater shoots.
Cheating Las Vegas
This James Woods-narrated documentary was produced for and aired on TLC, and has been highly successful for BCII in both domestic DVD and international broadcast licensing.