‘Jeopardy!’ Champ Austin Rogers Developing Car Show with Major TV Network

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‘Jeopardy!’ Star Austin Rogers Vroom Vroom … He is Gettin’ His Personal Show!!!

5/17/2018 12:30 AM PDT

EXCLUSIVE

Reply — This charismatic bartender grew to become a “Jeopardy!” sensation final Fall after profitable $411okay throughout a 12-show win streak … and might be starring in a brand new TV automobile present.

Who’s Austin Rogers?

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Sources acquainted with the challenge inform TMZ … Austin’s at the moment in high-level talks with a significant cable TV community … growing his thought for a automobile present for the “each man.”

The sequence will showcase automobiles that did not resonate with the general public, however have been the precursors to whips that have been wildly profitable. We’re instructed Austin pitched the 1968 Honda CVCC, which was supper buggy and noisy however grew to become a blueprint for the profitable Honda line. He additionally talks concerning the Subaru Brat Pickup, which shortly fizzled.  

He’ll journey the nation in search of uncommon however cheap automobiles, and when he finds the best one he’ll go on a street journey, exploring town the place the proprietor lives.

There will probably be no $400,000 Ferraris or tricked-out Rolls-Royces … simply automobiles which were way back rejected by the general public however have an incredible story. 

We’re instructed Austin got here up with his thought — which {couples} his love for automobiles with American historical past — after his ‘Jeopardy’ run led to October and, after pitching it with a manufacturing group … a significant community caught wind and has now partnered up.

The present’s described as “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” meets “High Gear” … and we’re instructed the challenge is within the funding stage now, however an enormous announcement is anticipated quickly.

Seems like Austin wasn’t mendacity about Hollywood calling.

http://www.tmz.com/2018/05/17/jeopardy-champ-austin-rogers-car-show-major-network/

 

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