Slam Dunk

Newburgh, NY, December 17, 2014– American Chopper Shaq special tallied 1.242M total viewers at 9pm on 12/11/14.

  • “The number we got was the highest Thursday night on Discovery Channel in over a year” –Craig Piligian, President CEO Pilgrim Films

  • “That number for Discovery is great” “People loved it.  Lots of fun and Mikey returning was great” –Sam Korkis, Producer Pilgrim Films

  • “I have to admit that I was a little concerned that we were airing against Thursday night football during playoff season.  Despite that, the show got excellent reviews and ratings in the face of heavy competition.  I am confident that the shows to follow will progressively increase ratings” –Paul Teutul, Sr., Orange County Choppers

  • “It is good to go fast no matter how tall or small!  This was a great show, well done” –Ted Ward, VP of Marketing Geico

About Orange County Choppers

Orange County Choppers (OCC) is a world famous custom motorcycle manufacturer founded in 1999 by Paul Teutul Sr. At their facility based in Newburgh, NY, Paul Sr. and his team of custom fabricators design, engineer and manufacture unique choppers.  Orange County Choppers has been the center of the hit TV reality series “American Chopper”. American Chopper debuted in September 2002 on the Discovery Channel.  They continue to entertain millions of people worldwide on a weekly basis.  OCC bikes are customized and built around a theme or, increasingly, for a broad spectrum of motorcycle enthusiasts around the world.

Paul Sr. has appeared on numerous TV shows including the Celebrity Apprentice, Jay Leno, David Letterman, Good Morning America, Jimmy Kimmel and countless other nationally televised talk shows.  Paul Sr’s tough guy image is contradicted by his tireless involvement with various charities (HVSPCA, Make-A-Wish, St Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Boys and Girls Club of America).

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