SPEED is betting big on its newest TV series, called The Car Show. You're most likely already aware that the program will be hosted by Adam Carolla, Dan Neil, Matt Farah and John Salley. Now, SPEED has announced that some well-known auto scribes are joining the team to pitch in on writing duty.
Aaron Robinson and Ezra Dyer have become a part of The Car Show family. Robinson is the Technical Editor at Car and Driver, while Dyer has written for a handful of publications and has a running column at Automobile. The two will add their automotive knowledge and insight to a team that already knows a good deal about cars. Well, we're sure of everyone except Salley. The Spider owns four NBA championship rings, was a member of the Chicago Bulls record-breaking 72-win season, and wasn't terrible in the film Eddie. None of that translates to cars, but we're hoping the writers stay away from attempting to squeeze his six-foot, 11-inch frame into a Mazda Miata.
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With Pulitzer Prize-winning Wall Street Journal auto scribe Dan Neil already on-board, SPEED deepened its journalistic talent pool for its new program, The Car Show, by signing experienced writers Aaron Robinson and Ezra Dyer to the show's support staff.
"The Car Show will be the definitive U.S. program on everything automotive," said SPEED President Hunter Nickell. "While we expect to look at a lot of things with a wink of the eye and sense of humor, adding Aaron and Ezra to the team demonstrates just how serious we are about getting SPEED viewers the best and most relevant car information available."
The Car Show, set to premiere in July, will be hosted by comedian and car guy Adam Carolla, TheSmokingTire.com's Matt Farah, former NBA star John Salley and Neil. Robinson and Dyer also may make on-camera contributions to the show.
Robinson, technical editor for CAR and DRIVER magazine, has participated on multiple occasions with SPEED's popular Test Drive program and will serve as a consulting writer for The Car Show, offering story ideas and assisting with a wide variety of show segments.
Dyer has written for the New York Times, Automobile, Esquire and other publications. He currently writes a regular column forAutomobile, entitled Dyer Consequences (http://blogs.automobilemag.com/dyer-consequences-consolation-prizes-3633.html).
The Car Show is being produced by Mandt Bros. Productions out of Los Angeles.