Discovery heads to Brooklyn with Billy

US factual giant Discovery has commissioned a new series fronted by the star of long-running Travel Channel series Baggage Battles for its global networks.

Billy Buys Brooklyn is being produced by New York-based indie MY Entertainment and will air on DMAX UK, Italy, Spain and Germany, and Discovery Channel US and Europe.

The series follows Billy LeRoy on his latest venture, a new vintage, antiques and collectables store in Brooklyn, New York City.

Simon Downing, senior VP and head of factual and sport at Discovery, and Victoria Noble, VP of original content for factual, ordered the series and the exec producer for Discovery is Jon Stephens.

Executive producers for MY Entertainment are Michael Yudin, Joe Townley and John Yakovou.

Baggage Battles premiered on Discovery-owned Travel Channel in 20212 and has aired for five seasons.

Discovery heads to Brooklyn with Billy