Corky Coker's "Backroad Gold" Debuts Feb. 5 On The Travel Channel

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

A reality series featuring Chattanooga car aficianado Corky Coker has its debut on the Travel Channel on Feb. 5 at 9:30 p.m.

“Backroad Gold” follows the antique car expert as he scours the highways, back roads and small towns of America, wheeling and dealing for hidden riches such as antique cars, motorcycles, trucks, gas pumps and road signs.  

Producers said, "This is Coker's life-long passion and his business – he is constantly on the road hunting for the next big find.  Together with his expert team of restorers – which includes his father, son-in-law and daughter – Coker buys, restores, and sells all finds from his shop, Honest Charley's Speedshop in Chattanooga."  

It is one of four new series for the Travel Channel for this season.

“Backroad Gold” is produced by Brentwood Communications International. The executive producer is Bud Brutsman.  For Travel Channel, the executive producer is Sean McKnight.

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