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VIDEO: Storage Wars: Season 5

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Storage Wars: Season 5
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Posted: 3/20/2014

America's favorite treasure hunters are looking to score big in the high-stakes world of storage auctions as Storage Wars® returns with Season 5 on A&E®. Jarrod and Brandi find themselves fighting to keep their business afloat, while Darrell Sheets continues to teach his son Brandon about the business of buying. Rene Nezhoda and his wife Casey will do whatever it takes to gain respect from the veterans, and Ivy Calvin pulls no punches at the auction or at his store. watch

Report: Storage Wars Drops Three Cast Members After Lawsuit

A&E's Storage Wars has dropped three cast members in the wake of a lawsuit filed by former cast member Dave Hester that alleges aspects of the show are fake, Radar Online reports.

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VIDEO: Breathalyze This

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Breathalyze This
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Length: 16:53:24
Aired: 4/16/2013

The buyers are back in Surf City, USA. Barry brings the king of kitsch, Charles Phoenix to "view" an auction first hand. Darrell finds there's no such thing as home field advantage. And Jarrod buys solo only to have Brandi drag him down to the station! watch

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Dan Looking for Blood
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Year Title Description
2014 Married to the Job TV Show Series, Reality Cast Member
2010 Storage Wars TV Show Series, Reality Cast Member

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The Biz: Do Reality Fans Hate the Fakery?

For reality-TV fans, the revelation that not every aspect of a show is legit is like learning there's no Santa Claus. They move on and enjoy the presents.

But the curtain on "reality" is getting pulled back more and more. Last spring, HGTV acknowledged that the home viewings on House Hunters are done for the cameras after buyers have already chosen their properties. In his recent wrongful-dismissal suit, former Storage Wars star David Hester charged producers with planting valuable items in the bins up for... read more

A&E Responds to Storage Wars Lawsuit

A&E has fired back at Storage Wars star Dave Hester for claiming that the show is rigged, and has shifted focus to question the motivation behind Hester's allegations.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, A&E filed its response to Hester's lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court last week, in which the network accuses Hester of fabricating a "tabloid-worthy drama" as a distraction. read more

Is Reality TV Real? TV Gets A Dose of Shows That Are Proudly Fake

When fired Storage Wars star Dave Hester ("Yuuup!") filed suit in December against A&E and Original Productions, accusing them of rigging the show by planting valuable items in some storage units, he reignited an old debate questioning how "real" reality TV actually is. Other series, like TLC's Breaking Amish, have weathered criticism that participants' backgrounds were embellished. And it's now widely accepted that docusoaps like MTV's The Hills were heavily scripted.

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Former Storage Wars Star Files Lawsuit, Claims the Show Is Rigged

A&E's hit show Storage Wars is rigged — at least according to a lawsuit filed by Dave Hester.

In the lawsuit obtained by TMZ, the former host claims that he was fired from the series after complaining to producers about the alleged rigged practices, which he says include producers planting valuable items in the units. read more

Storage Wars' Dave Hester Talks Show Success, Biggest Find

Your trash might be his treasure. Dave Hester, the alpha-dog star of the reality hit Storage Wars, tells us why his show continues to be the highest-rated series in all of A&E history.

TV Guide Magazine: What's America's fascination with abandoned storage lockers and the people like you who bid on them?

Dave Hester: Everyone wants to hit the lottery. Shows like Hoarders look at people with a sickness or addiction but we tell exciting modern treasure-hunt stories. And you can actually go out and try this yourself. Anybody can bid on this stuff. read more

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