With the exception of "Pinks" on Speed Channel, automotive prime-time reality shows have been quite disappointing. The plot for "American Hot Rod" is a boring redundancy: whiny, bitchy, overworked crew is behind schedule but everyone is happy when the cover comes off in a grand ceremony. The sophomoric car-napping plots on "Overhauling" get in the way of any meaningful mechanical work that car enthusiasts would like to see, and no experienced car builder believes that those projects are completely finished in a week.
Maybe wrestling superstar Bill Goldberg can bring intelligence, maturity and hopefully entertainment to car-based reality shows with his series called "Bullrun," which debuts on Spike TV on March 13. The show is based on the international automotive rally of the same name. Twelve teams of two drivers eac h drive their own cars and compete for $200,000 in prize money.
Follow the jump to learn more about the show's structure, what vehicles are competing, and when it will be on the air.
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