A&E’s successful Barter Kings TV series is returning for a second season on Wednesday, January 9th.
The cable channel has ordered a half dozen one-hour episodes this time around. The first season was comprised of 14 half-hour installments.
Here’s the press release:
A&E’S HIT ORIGINAL SERIES “BARTER KINGS” RETURNS FOR SEASON TWO WITH NEW SUPER-SIZED FORMAT
PREMIERES WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9 AT 10 PM ET/PT
New York, NY – December 12, 2012 – Bah-Bam! A&E Network’s original series “Barter Kings” is back with a brand new season of incredible trades. The hit series will return with six all-new episodes in a new hour-long format, premiering on Wednesday, January 9 at 10 PM ET/PT.
“Barter Kings” features the thriving subculture of cashless trading, following Steve McHugh and Antonio Palazzola, two of the best barterers in the business, as they trade up from low value items to items worth thousands. In a time where cash is hard to come by, Steve and Antonio have figured out how to get what they want without spending a dime. There is no limit to what these two set their sights on and they will carry out strings of trades to get to their high-priced goal item… because at the end of the day, these Kings are looking to cash out big!
In the season two premiere episode “Snakes on a Trade,” Steve and Antonio welcome a new member to their team, and when they decide to go after a food truck for Steve’s wife, Steve is forced to confront his greatest fear…. snakes.
“Barter Kings” is produced for A&E Network by Brownstone Entertainment. Executive Producers for Brownstone Entertainment are Drew Brown, Bob Gillan and James Flint. Nicco Ardin is Co-Executive Producer. Executive Producers for A&E are David McKillop, Elaine Frontain Bryant, Neil A. Cohen and Nicole Reed.
About A&E Network
A&E is “Real Life. Drama.” Now reaching more than 99 million homes, A&E is television that you can’t turn away from; where unscripted shows are dramatic and scripted dramas are authentic. A&E offers a diverse mix of high quality entertainment ranging from the network’s original scripted series, including “The Glades” and “Longmire,” to signature non-fiction franchises, including the Emmy-winning “Intervention,” “Duck Dynasty,” “Hoarders,” “Beyond Scared Straight” and “Storage Wars,” and the most successful justice shows on cable, including “The First 48.” The A&E website is located at www.aetv.com. For more press information and photography please visit us on the web at press.aenetworks.com.
What do you think? Are you a fan of Barter Kings? Are you looking forward to season two?