UPDATE: The Discovery Channel has confirmed that, yes, there will be a Season Two for The Devils Ride.
The Devils Ride has had a short ride in its first season on the Discovery Channel. After only six episodes, the season finale is airing tonight. But, fans should not see this as an indication of how the show is doing, or whether or not it will be back for a Season Two. Simply, as a new show, it was probably just granted a short run, to see how it would fare.
It seems to have fared quite well.
There has been much controversy about the Discovery Channel show featuring the San Diego MC (motorcycle club) the Laffing Devils. Are they real? Are they fake? Are they 1%? How much of the show is scripted by producers? But, throughout the controversy—and the outright heated arguing—among fans and anti-fans, The Devils Ride became a hit for the Discovery Channel. So, it seems unlikely that the Laffing Devils won’t ride again for a second season, even though, among lovers and haters alike, consensus among Huliq readers is that the Devils are, well, fake:
- FHM: “The Laffing Devils may be "real" like the "Real Housewives Of...." are real housewives, but the TV show is not. I watched last nights episode and there are so many obvious "errors" in the show, it's "laffable". But Kurt Suter, HA and the Discovery Channel know when to ride the popularity of "outlaw gangs" and make money off the knuckleheads who can't tell the difference between real and fake. I say more power to them...”
- Anonymous: “What's up with the tennis shoes? And a hang around that doesn't ride? And a Prz that comes to a meet in cage? silly show”
The official Discovery Channel Facebook page for The Devils Ride stays busy, with more than 28,000 fans at this writing. Fans can find links to all kinds of videos, as well as fun tools, such as “The Devils Ride Biker Name Generator.” Just type in your real name, answer a few pertinent questions (type of bike, number of brothers, how much leather is in your wardrobe), and the BNG will shoot you your own biker name. And, yes, people are using it (And, yes, I tried it, and it named me “Moose,” so, no, I’m not a fan of the BNG).
The Devils Ride Season Finale Tonight
Tonight, the Laffing Devils say goodbye to one brother, and things get more heated between Gipsy and his former brothers. After the show, fans can actually visit Facebook and join in on a live chat with Gipsy after the East Coast finale (11 p.m. EST, 8 p.m. PST). Plus, video clips of deleted scenes are available on Facebook, for those who just cannot get enough of the Laffing Devils.
The season finale of The Devils Ride airs tonight on the Discovery Channel at 10 p.m. E/P.
Image: Discovery Channel