GREAT NEWS: Friend of Jalopnik, car nut, and comedy writer Spike Feresten has a new show coming to The Esquire Network this fall, The Car Matchmaker. Knowing Spike, it sounds like it'll be a lot of fun. We'll have plenty more from the show and Spike closer to the premiere. Stay tuned!

Here's all the info:

ESQUIRE Network has teamed up with Spike Feresten, the comedian behind your favorite SEINFELD episodes, including "The Soup Nazi" and host of "Talkshow with Spike Feresten," for a BRAND NEW, docu-series combining CARS and COMEDY.

Relativity Television with Tom Forman, the creators of EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION, THE WRITERS ROOM on Sundance Channel, and THE GREAT FOOD TRUCK RACE on Food Network and Ellen Rakieten Entertainment, Executive Producers of THE OPRAH WINFREY SHOW and the Emmy Award-winning TRISHA'S SOUTHERN KITCHEN, is looking for professional men, women and couples who WANT OR need a new car due to a lifestyle change

Car buying is a difficult decision - people either obsess about every detail or they're completely lost and don't know where to begin. So, if you're in the market to buy or lease a new car and want to enjoy, rather than dread, your car shopping experience, this is the opportunity for you! With Spike and his insider connections, you can get behind the wheel of your dream car and test drive it through the most scenic California terrain.

Let Spike take you behind the scenes with the car pros representing the leading automobile brands. Meet the designers, engineers and marketing pros behind your favorite cars BEFORE you commit. And take advantage of Spike's encyclopedic knowledge and opinions too! Car buying has NEVER been this fun.


Tom McParland

So jelly this guy gets to do this...sounds like an awesome show!