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MotorTrend TV Brings Viewers Inside History's Most Famous Automotive Showdown in AUTO/BIOGRAPHY: FORD V FERRARI

1-Hour Special, Premiering Sunday, Nov. 24 at 8 PM ET/PT, Includes Interviews With the Stars of and Footage From the New Film "Ford V Ferrari"

November 21, 2019

Contact - Andrew Scafetta
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More than 50 years ago an obscure automotive endurance race, the 24 Hours of Le Mans, became home to a high-stakes grudge match whose ripple affect altered the car industry forever. Ford motor company took on the world-class sports car maker Ferrari in a showdown at Le Mans that redefined the legacies of both companies. Now, MotorTrend TV’s one-hour special AUTO/BIOGRAPHY: THE STORY OF FORD V FERRARI, premiering Sunday, November 24 at 8 PM ET/PT, focuses on the events surrounding one of the most legendary rivalries in auto racing and pairs with the Disney/Fox box office sensation, “Ford v Ferrari.”

AUTO/BIOGRAPHY: THE STORY OF FORD V FERRARI includes one-on-one interviews with Christian Bale and Matt Damon, stars of the new feature film “Ford V Ferrari”, as well as footage from “Ford v Ferrari” interwoven with archival footage. The special draws on the storytelling style of MotorTrend TV’s hit series AUTO/BIOGRAPHY and is hosted by Tim Donahue and Michael May.

AUTO/BIOGRAPHY explores four wheeled mysteries that run deeper than what’s under the hood. In every episode, automotive historian Tim Donahue and automotive filmmaker Michael May use forensic science, dogged fact-finding and in-depth, historic research to seek answers to the world’s most improbable vehicular mysteries. Automotive whodunnits unravel on a global scale as amazing stories of buried Ferraris, Chevys on the bottom of lake beds, haunted Porsches and even the missing famous Lotus Esprit S1 from the James Bond film “The Spy Who Loved Me” are investigated. Donahue and May retell each story in detail with the help of experts, investigators, journalists, car owners and even some of the criminals involved in each case. Watch every episode of AUTO/BIOGRAPHY now on the MotorTrend App, the only subscription streaming service dedicated entirely to the motoring world.

AUTO/BIOGRAPHY: THE STORY OF FORD V FERRARI premieres on MotorTrend TV Sunday, November 24 at 8 PM ET/PT with the one-hour special debuting on the MotorTrend App on Saturday, November 22. The MotorTrend App is available for Prime Video customers in the U.S. on Prime Video Channels and on Amazon FireTV. The MotorTrend App is also available on other media players and streaming devices including the newly announced Facebook video subscription service, Apple TV, Roku, Google Chromecast and on the web, as well as across iPhone, iPad, and Android mobile devices.

AUTO/BIOGRAPHY is produced for MotorTrend by Dangerous Media. For Dangerous Media, Matthew Lewis, Tim Donahue, Michael May and Aaron Sherry are executive producers. Shaan Akbar is executive producer for MotorTrend and Mike Suggett is head of programming and development for MotorTrend Group. Alex Wellen is global president and general manager of MotorTrend Group.

About MotorTrend Group
MotorTrend Group is the largest automotive media company in the world, bringing together Discovery’s fast-growing MotorTrend TV, formerly Velocity, and a vast automotive digital, direct-to-consumer, social, and live event portfolio, including MOTORTREND, HOT ROD, ROADKILL, AUTOMOBILE, and more than 20 other industry-leading brands. With a monthly audience of 26 million across web, TV, and print, and 110 million social followers, culminating in 2 billion monthly content views across all platforms, the company encompasses television’s #1 network for automotive superfans, a leading automotive YouTube Channel, and the MotorTrend App, the only auto-dedicated subscription video-on-demand service. MotorTrend serves to embrace, entertain, and empower the motoring world.

About Discovery
Discovery, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is a global leader in real life entertainment, serving a passionate audience of superfans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains. Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world. Available in 220 countries and territories and nearly 50 languages, Discovery is a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens, including TV Everywhere products such as the GO portfolio of apps and Discovery Kids Play; direct-to-consumer streaming services such as Eurosport Player and Motor Trend OnDemand; digital-first and social content from Group Nine Media and a strategic alliance with the PGA Tour to create the Global Home of Golf. Discovery’s portfolio of premium brands includes Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, MotorTrend, Animal Planet, and Science Channel, as well as OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in the U.S., Discovery Kids in Latin America, and Eurosport, the leading provider of locally relevant, premium sports and Home of the Olympic Games across Europe. For more information, please visit https://corporate.discovery.com/ and follow @DiscoveryIncTV across social platforms.



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