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A&E to launch “Storage Wars” spin-off

U.S. cable network A&E is launching Barry'd Treasure, a limited series following Storage Wars star Barry Weiss (pictured) as he crosses the country to find rare collectibles.
February 27, 2014

U.S. cable network A&E is launching¬†Barry’d Treasure, a limited series following¬†Storage Wars star Barry Weiss (pictured) as he crosses the country to find rare collectibles.

The series, from Original Productions, will premiere on March 18 with back-to-back episodes at 10 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. EST/PST.

Barry’d Treasure¬†follows Weiss in an assortment of vehicles, as he and his crew of sidekicks haggle with the toughest and oddest collectors in the U.S.

The series will also see Weiss veer from his route to co-pilot a buggy in Amish country and take a camel ride in Appalachia.

The executive producers for Original Productions are Thom Beers, Philip D. Segal and Jeff Conroy, while Jeff Bumgarner is co-executive producer. A&E’s exec producers are Drew Tappon, Fred Grinstein and Brad Holcman.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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