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Travel Channel Greenlights 'Rock My RV' with Bret Michaels as Host

Rocker Will Lead team of Custom Designers to Upgrade Mobile Mansions 10/18/2012 4:04 PM Eastern
Travel Channel has inked a talent deal with rocker Bret Michaels to host a new series, Rock My RV.

The series will see Michaels lead a team of custom RV designers and fabricators that will transform owners' RVs into the "most outrageous, badass, hooked-up mobile mansions on the road." Rock My RV with Bret Michaels is produced by BCII Productions for Travel Channel.  For BCII, the executive producer is Bud Brutsman. For Travel Channel, the executive producer is Patrick McManamee.

The network ordered eight episodes that will premiere in 2013.

"For the past 25 years, Bret Michaels has spent at least nine months out of the year in a tour bus that he personally designs from top to bottom," said Andy Singer, GM, Travel Channel. "We couldn't think of a better front man than Bret for the series.  He lives and breathes life on the road and undoubtedly holds the record for most hours logged in a custom coach.  Bret jumped at the chance to share his passion for travel and the RV experience through this fascinating, obsessive world of customizing RVs. We wanted him, and he wanted to do this -- it is a great partnership."