07/29/2013 10:55 EDT | Updated 08/21/2013 05:50 EDT

'Storage Wars Canada': When Does It Start?


Before too long, you're going to be able to live vicariously through a bunch a professional bargain hunters on "Storage Wars Canada" as they root through abandoned storage lockers on OLN.

"Storage Wars Canada" is set to premiere on Thursday, August 29 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The 36 episodes, each a half-hour long, will feature a cast of six fierce bidders, along with second-generation auctioneer Don Reinhart.

The show will make its exclusive Canadian debut with a sneak-peek screening at Fan Expo Canada on Saturday, Aug. 24 in Toronto. will feature premium "Storage Wars Canada" extras including live chats and exclusive webisodes throughout the inaugural season.

A modern-day treasure hunt based on the smash-hit "Storage Wars" franchise, "Storage Wars Canada" follows the same format. The homegrown reality series follows the professional bidders, who use their combined knowledge, expertise, and wit to bid on the contents of abandoned, repossessed, and forgotten storage containers. In each of the of the uniquely Canadian episodes, watch as the auction-goers attempt to outbid each other -- uncovering everything from grand pianos and rare antiques to sex toys and vintage riding crops.

"'Storage Wars Canada' is a perfect addition to the incredibly successful 'Storage Wars' brand on OLN," said Claire Freeland, Director of Original Programming, Rogers Media. "Featuring addictive characters, outrageous scenarios and thrilling discoveries -- we couldn't be more delighted to bring this distinctively Canadian version of the hit show to viewers across the country this fall."

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