The Discovery Channel has officially announced they're closing AMERICAN CHOPPERS' shop doors, the network confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter.
CHOPPER, one of Discovery's longest running and most beloved series follows Paul Teutel Sr. and his son, Junior. The series' final episode, CHOPPER LIVE: THE REVENGE, will air on Dec. 11. The special will conclude AMERICAN CHOPPER's decade-long run.
“After 10 years and 233 episodes of incredible, riveting reality television, American Chopper will be ending its run on Dec. 11,” said Eileen O’Neill the group president of Discovery and TLC Networks. “This series was one of the very first family-based reality programs on television. Special thanks to Pilgrim Studios for over a decade of great producing. The Teutuls have given us really innovative bike builds and real drama since 2002. We wish both Orange County Choppers and Paul Junior Designs the best and look forward to capping off this amazing run with our live special Chopper Live: The Revenge.”
CHOPPER LIVE: THE REVENGE will feature special guest Jesse James on Dec. 10 and 11.
AMERICAN CHOPPER was produced for Discovery Channel by Pilgrim Studios. Craig Piligian, Ralph Wikke and Mitch Rosa are executive producers for Pilgrim Studios, and Christo Doyle is executive producer for Discovery Channel.
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