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“Storage Wars,” “American Hoggers” return April 16

Melissa Hayer Modified: April 24, 2013 at 3:32 pm •  Published: March 25, 2013
Darrell Sheets in A&E's 'Storage Wars' returning Tuesday, April 16 at 9/9c. 
Photo by Gilles Mingasson
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Darrell Sheets in A&E's 'Storage Wars' returning Tuesday, April 16 at 9/9c. Photo by Gilles Mingasson Copyright 2011

 

Season Four of A&E’s hit reality series “Storage Wars” debuts with back-to-back episodes at 8 and 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, followed by the Season Three premiere of “American Hoggers” with back-to-back episodes airing at 9 and 9:30 p.m.

Details on “Storage Wars” and “American Hoggers,” provided by A&E, are as follows:

“Storage Wars,” which follows teams of bidders looking to score big in the high stakes world of storage auctions, returns for season four with twenty-six brand new episodes.  Last year, “Storage Wars” ranked as A&E’s number one series among adults aged 18-49 and 25-54 and the number three non-fiction show on cable among adults aged 25-54.  The series’ third season averaged 4.2 million total viewers.

In the season four premiere episode of “Storage Wars,” it’s an auction standoff in Stanton, California.  Darrell reemerges after scoring the biggest hit in “Storage Wars” history.  Barry gets his motors running.  And Nabila gets run up on a locker…that’s fit for a dummy. Celebrity ventriloquist and comedian Jeff Dunham guest stars as an appraiser.  At 8:30 p.m., the buyers are back in Surf City, USA.  Barry brings the king of kitsch, Charles Phoenix, to “view” an auction first hand.  Darrell finds there’s no such thing as home field advantage.  And Jarrod buys solo only to have Brandi drag him down to the station!

Immediately following “Storage Wars,” it’s an all-new season of “American Hoggers,” premiering at 9 p.m.. The series follows legendary hog hunter Jerry Campbell and his family as they rescue Texas residents and ranches from the devastating chaos caused by millions of invasive wild boars.

Last season on “American Hoggers,” a divided Campbell family banded together to take down Jerry’s nemesis, fellow hog hunter Ronnie Creek, a victory that reestablished Jerry Campbell as THE Boss Hog of Texas. However, it was bittersweet for Jerry’s daughter Krystal. Now, after a blow-out fight with her dad on the first hunt of the season, Krystal decides it’s time to step out from Jerry’s Texas size shadow and form her own hogging company, Wild Women Hogging, with best friend, Leah Penick.  With the Campbells divided and the family weakened, Ronnie Creek returns to retake his title as Hog Boss leaving Jerry to fight for his title and his family.

“Storage Wars” is produced by Original Productions, a FremantleMedia Company (“Ice Road Truckers” and “Deadliest Catch”) for A&E Network.  Executive producers for Original Productions are Thom Beers, Philip D. Segal and Jeff Conroy.  Jeff Bumgarner is co-executive producer.  A&E executive producers are David McKillop, Elaine Frontain Bryant and Fred Grinstein.

“American Hoggers” is produced by Original Productions, a FremantleMedia Company for A&E Network. Executive producers for Original Productions are Thom Beers, Philip D. Segal and Jeff Conroy. Brent Henderson is series producer. A&E executive producers are David McKillop, Elaine Frontain Bryant, Lily Neumeyer and Evan Lerner.

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Jerry Campbell in A&E's real-life series "American Hoggers." 
Photo by Zach Dilgard
Copyright 2011
Jerry Campbell in A&E's real-life series "American Hoggers." Photo by Zach Dilgard Copyright 2011

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