"American Chopper" to end after a decade

Paul Teutul Sr. goes for a ride on "American Chopper." Discovery

"American Chopper" is on the chopping block -- but for good, this time.

The Discovery series will end its 10-year run after the Dec. 11 special "American Chopper: The Revenge."

"After 10 years and 233 episodes of incredible, riveting reality television, American Chopper will be ending its run," said Eileen O'Neill, group president of Discovery and TLC Networks, reports Entertainment Weekly. "This series was one of the very first family-based reality programs on television. Special thanks to Pilgrim Studios for over a decade of great producing. The Teutuls have given us really innovative bike builds and real drama since 2002. We wish both Orange County Choppers and Paul Junior Designs the best."

The motorcycle reality-documentary show follows the goings-on behind the scenes of the Orange County Choppers, a custom motorcycle fabrication company. It follows the Teutuls -- Paul Sr. and Jr., as they create motorcycles as works of art.

Paul Teutul Sr. appeared on season five of "The Celebrity Apprentice."

"American Chopper" airs Monday nights at 9 p.m. ET.



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