MEET THE SEXY SOUTHERN BELLES OF LOUISVILLE AS THEY STRUGGLE WITH LIFE,
LOVE AND CAREERS ON THE SERIES PREMIERE OF SOAPNET'S ORIGINAL DOCUDRAMA,
"SOUTHERN BELLES" LOUISVILLE," THURSDAY, MAY 21 AT 10 PM ET/PT
Episode 101 ("Meet the Belles") � Meet the Southern Belles of Louisville, Kentucky. First there's Emily, who comes from wealth and traditional Kentucky family values, but will she choose to leave it all behind to chase the bright lights and excitement that can't be found in Louisville? Next there's Hadley, the newcomer to Louisville. She's highly educated, but has trouble committing to both jobs and men. Then there's Julie, a local model, but as her 35th birthday approaches, she finds herself at a career standstill and without a husband. Southern Belle Kellie is a twice-divorced woman who married into high society, but for the first time she has to see if she can stand on her own. Finally there's Shea, daddy's girl who's used to getting what she wants�and what she wants most is a wedding�even if her boyfriend hasn't proposed yet. These five women will not settle when it comes to making their dreams come true. Tune in to the series premiere of the down home drama "Southern Belles: Louisville," THURSDAY, MAY 21 (10:00 � 11:00 p.m., ET/PT) on SOAPnet.
Southern Belles: Louisville" is a real-life "Sex and the City" that takes place in the South, but not the South that stereotypes are made of. The backdrop is the progressive, art-centric and warm community of Louisville, Kentucky. The series will showcase the intense friendships and family values that are part of the Southern way of life. These five fabulous and sexy modern women are breaking the rules of Southern tradition as they go on a journey of self-discovery. They are all at critical crossroads in their lives: Some are confronting their biological clocks, some are still looking for Mr. Right and are trying to find their career paths, and one is preparing for her wedding.
"Southern Belles: Louisville" is produced by Endemol, USA in association with ABC Media Productions. David Goldberg is chairman of Endemol North America. Joe Livecchi, Donald Bull and
R. Greg Johnston serve as executive producers. Endemol USA is a leading producer of television programming specializing in reality and non-scripted genres for network and cable television. The company produces the break-out hits "Deal or No Deal," "Wipeout," "Fear Factor," "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" and "Big Brother." Endemol USA is a division of Endemol Group, a world leading content developer, producer and distributor of television and online programming. The company, headquartered in the Netherlands, has subsidiaries and joint ventures in 25 countries, including the major European markets, the U.S., South Africa, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and Australia.