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“Storage Wars: Texas” and “American Hoggers” return Aug. 15

Melissa Hayer Modified: April 24, 2013 at 1:16 pm •  Published: July 10, 2012
Moe Prigoff of "Storage Wars: Texas" - A&E Network Photo
Moe Prigoff of "Storage Wars: Texas" - A&E Network Photo

 

The second season of “Storage Wars: Texas” will premiere with back-to-back episodes at 8 and 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, followed by the debut of the second season of “American Hoggers” at 9 p.m. on A&E Network.

Summaries and production credits for the shows, provided by A&E, are as follows:

- In “Storage Wars: Texas,” A&E’s top-rated non-fiction franchise heads to the Lone Star state to follow teams of bidders on their quest for auction gold.

The series returns for a second season with brand-new buys, all-new finds, and a few new faces.

In season two, “The Rangers” Ricky and Bubba aim to expand their franchise across the great state of Texas. New buyer Jenny Grumbles enters the fray – using her southern wits to revive old furniture for massive payouts.

Vic “The Outsider” tries to destroy his competition by turning Bubba against Ricky. And Dr. Moe Prigoff looks to his old friend Mary Padian to save him from his newfound hoarding problem. Mannequins to motorcycles, swords to solar panels – these buyers are takin’ care of bid-ness.

- “American Hoggers,” follows the Campbell family and their struggle to rescue Texas residents and ranches from the devastating chaos caused by millions of invasive wild boars.

Each episode follows legendary hog hunter Jerry Campbell, his level-headed son, Robert, firecracker daughter, Krystal, and family friend Lea as they respond to those threatened by feral hogs.

Located in the heart of Texas, the family dedicates itself to the front lines – riding horseback, using highly trained dogs and employing good old-fashioned know-how to help those endangered by these destructive beasts.

In the first episode of season two, when a local rancher starts losing goats to a giant one-eared hog, he calls the Campbells for help. However, after 55-years of hogging, Jerry Campbell may have finally met his match.

While Robert, Krystal and Lea hunt for the one-eared hog on horseback, Jerry’s stubbornness mixed with some tough terrain causes him to roll his Jeep. The team re-groups that night and Jerry announces it’s time for him to hang up his spurs — and he wants his son, Robert, to take over – which does not sit well with Krystal.

- “Storage Wars: Texas” is produced by Original Productions, a FremantleMedia Company for A&E Network.  Executive producers are Thom Beers, Philip D. Segal and Jeff Conroy.  Steve Robillard is co-executive producer. A&E executive producers are David McKillop, Elaine Frontain Bryant and Fred Grinstein.

- “American Hoggers” is produced by Thom Beers’ Original Productions, a Fremantle Media Company for A&E. For Original Productions executive producers are Thom Beers, Philip D. Segal and Jeff Conroy. Brent Henderson is series producer. A&E executive producers are David McKillop, Elaine Frontain Bryant and Lily Neumeyer.

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Krystal Campbell, Jerry Campbell and Robert Campbell of "American Hoggers" - A&E Network Photo
Krystal Campbell, Jerry Campbell and Robert Campbell of "American Hoggers" - A&E Network Photo