A&E to premiere “Barter Kings” in summer

The 13 x 30-minute series from Brownstone Entertainment follows teams skilled at the art of bartering and the chain of items they trade.
March 16, 2012

More stuff about stuff is coming to TV.

U.S. cable net A&E will be premiering Barter Kings, a 13 x 30-minute series focusing on skilled barterers, this summer.

The network says the series will “feature the best bartering teams in the business as they encounter amazing characters and fascinating items.”

Barter Kings is produced by Los Angeles-based Brownstone Entertainment. Exec producers for Brownstone are Drew Brown and Bob Gillan along with James Flint. Nicco Ardin is co-executive producer. Exec producers for A&E are David McKillop, Elaine Frontain Bryant, Neil A. Cohen and Nicole Reed.

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