CORONA, Calif., June 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The world-famous West Coast Customs (WCC), renowned vehicle customizers and producers of the hit vehicle-build reality TV show West Coast Customs, is moving to FOX Sports Networks (FSN).

Beginning June 9th, FSN will televise 16 one-hour episodes of the new season of West Coast Customs, with episodes scheduled to air on Sundays followed by additional airings during the week. Check local listings for dates and times. 

"West Coast Customs is excited to move to FOX Sports Networks this June," said Ryan Friedlinghaus, CEO and founder of West Coast Customs. "I am committed to taking the West Coast Customs brand to the next level and FOX Sports Networks is the partner that will help us achieve that goal. They are the best at what they do and I am excited to be part of the FOX Sports family."

The move will broaden the distribution of the reality-based TV show to over 70 million homes across the country.

"Ryan and his team at West Coast Customs continue to outdo themselves with one-of-a-kind creations," said Josh Oakley, FOX Sports Media Group Senior Director of Acquisitions. "As a result, the series has built a rabid fan base. We're looking forward to the new season in June and introducing West Coast Customs to a new audience."

"The new season of West Coast Customs features the shop's best builds to date," said Kara Stephens, Producer, West Coast Customs. "Ryan's theme of renderings to reality has taken on a whole new meaning this season. The fans will be blown away by the builds."

West Coast Customs is exclusively produced by KOC Productions, an in-house production team led by Friedlinghaus.   

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About West Coast Customs

Headquartered in Corona, Calif., West Coast Customs was founded in 1993 by Ryan Friedlinghaus. West Coast Customs is known by car enthusiasts as the premiere high-end modification shop that can transform any vehicle into a work of art. West Coast Customs is not only known for building cars but delivering dynamic television content to a wide range of viewers. Owner Ryan Friedlinghaus and his shop have been doing exclusive custom builds for the MTV show Pimp my Ride, TLC's Street Customs, Street Customs Berlin and now on his new show West Coast Customs. Ryan and his crew are world-renowned for their extreme vehicles, outrageous features, and next level designs. 

About FOX Sports Networks (FSN)

FSN is the nation's leading provider of local sports.  Through its 21 owned-and-operated regional networks, FSN produces over 5,000 live local events each year and serves as the regional TV home to more than half of all MLB, NHL, and NBA teams.  FSN is also one of the leading national distributors of collegiate sports, televising more than 1,000 events from the Big 12, Pac-12, SEC, ACC, and Conference USA.  FSN's nationwide roster of regional sports networks includes FOX Sports Arizona, FOX Sports Carolinas, FOX Sports Detroit, FOX Sports Florida, FOX Sports Indiana, FOX Sports Kansas City, FOX Sports Midwest, FOX Sports New Orleans, FOX Sports North, FOX Sports Ohio, FOX Sports Oklahoma, FOX Sports San Diego, FOX Sports South, FOX Sports Southwest, FOX Sports Tennessee, FOX Sports West, FOX Sports Wisconsin, PRIME Ticket, SportSouth, SportsTime Ohio, and Sun Sports.

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