LOS ANGELES, June 18, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Comedian Bill Engvall, known for his all-American charm and signature “here’s your sign” routine, will bring his personality to a new role as chief auctioneer on “SALE AT COL BLEU “, a weekly series aired on Circle TV. Engvall will engage viewers in a comedic “who wants it most” competition, as iconic items will be sold to the highest bidder.
Blue collar auctions will be a weekly series featuring collectibles, ranging from celebrity memorabilia to automobiles, which will be auctioned off to virtual buyers. Each week, episodes will feature selected items that have a personal story attached to them as they pass through the auction block.
âI love making people laugh,â said host and executive producer Bill Engvall. “I’m a collector myself, so who knows? Maybe I’ll even buy something wrong.”
A co-production between the founders of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, Parallel Entertainment and private funds Venture 10 Studio Group, the series will be broadcast on Television in circle, the award-winning music and lifestyle network dedicated to celebrating across the country.
“Comedy and country go hand in hand, which is why Circle TV is a perfect fit for this series,” said executive producer Jennifer Riker. “Bill brings unprecedented wit and charm to everything he does, and this series will allow him to present his comedy in fun and unexpected ways.”
Designed for those who love history as well as collectors of rare valuables, Executive Producers Bill Engvall, Jennifer riker and JP Williams for Parallel, executive producers Hans Schiff and John stevens for Venture 10 and executive producer / showrunner Charles Steenveld promise a fun yet highly competitive series that will feature iconic items up for grabs. Whether it’s a guitar signed ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons, that of Aretha Franklin microphone used on stage or Willie nelson Jeep Wagoneer, fans of famous stars and southern swag will have a rare opportunity to own these revered memorabilia.
According to executive producer Hans Schiff, “This will be a staple for fans of blockbuster shows like American Pickers & Pawn Stars, as well as the popular coverage of the Barrett-Jackson & Mecum car auctions. We’re excited to be running Blue. Collar on the auction genre and know that Circle TV is the perfect home for the series. “
âBill brings his own brand of relatable entertainment to this series, not just with his comedy but in the items themselves – these will be collectibles that aren’t just super rare sports cars or guitars, but stuff. that people would like, and maybe could, add to their collection, âsaid Evan Haiman, Senior Vice President of Content for Circle Network.
The project is represented by CAA Dan Pin, in the same way Todd weinstein and Mitch federer of Del Shaw Moonves Tanaka Finkelstein and Lezcano and Jimmy kirkland from WZWLH, LLP.
For more information and announcements, please visit bluecollarauction.com.
About parallel entertainment:
Parallel Entertainment are the creators and producers of the iconic Blue Collar Comedy Tour series. The seasoned production company has been successful in all aspects of the entertainment, development, financing and production of various television series, feature films, comedy specials and live events. The management branch of the company is responsible for the successful careers of many beloved comedians.
About company 10:
Venture 10 is a privately held studio recently formed by former CAA agent Hans schiff, John stevens and the investment company Salem Partners. The studio specializes in producing factual content and partnering with production companies and brands that own formats through traditional and digital television.
Circle is the award-winning music and lifestyle network dedicated to celebrating across the country. Circle offers entertainment news, documentaries, films, archives, new and licensed programming, Grand Ole Opry performances, and more. The network recently announced ad-supported streaming distribution partnerships with Redbox, Peacock, The Roku Channel, Samsung TV Plus, XUMO and VIZIO Free Channels, bringing its country programming to millions more via TVs, smartphones and tablets. Named Best Streaming TV Platform by Digiday for 2021 and Best Live Stream by Pollstar for 2020, Circle is a joint venture between Opry Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of Ryman Hospitality Properties, and Gray Television.
SOURCE Company 10