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[08/27/07 - 09:27 PM]
Beauty and the Geek Returns for a Fourth Season with New Twists on Tuesday, September 18
The new season will feature a new twist - a hot guy and a geeky girl will compete against the contestants.

[via press release from The CW]

"BEAUTY AND THE GEEK" RETURNS FOR A FOURTH SEASON WITH NEW TWISTS ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

THE CW's HIT SOCIAL EXPERIMENT BREAKS THE MOLD BY INTRODUCING A GEEKY GIRL AND HUNKY GUY ON THE FOURTH SEASON PREMIERE

(Burbank, CA) August 27, 2007 - From the producing team of Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg ("Punk'd"), The CW's hit reality show "Beauty and the Geek" returns with an outrageously fun fourth season, where the new contestants are thrown a curveball that is as shocking as it is hilarious. The two-hour premiere kicks off the network's fall season on Tuesday, September 18 (8:00-10:00 p.m. ET).

The contestants had expected business as usual - gorgeous but academically impaired women paired with brilliant but socially challenged men to test intellect and social skills for a chance to win the $250,000 grand prize. But in their first days, they learn they have to compete against one pair that's the complete opposite - a hot guy and a geeky girl - which immediately throws the rest of the house into turmoil.

Among the new challenges, the geeks will perform an autobiographical rap in a nightclub and participate in the ultimate social test: the competition for Prom King. The beauties will delve into today's hot topics for the first-ever American Beauty Debate and go back to basics when they find themselves serving as a substitute teacher for a third-grade class. Each of the previous seasons resulted in an unlikely romantic connection between a beauty and a geek. But what happens when one hot guy and one geeky girl get in on the action?

Meet the Geeks:

Name: David

Hometown: Paramus, New Jersey; currently resides in Somerville, Massachusetts

Age: 28

Occupation: Fire Department Administrator

Name: Jesse

Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio

Age: 26

Occupation: Software Engineer

Name: John

Hometown: Frederick, Maryland

Age: 22

Occupation: Student working on Master's Thesis/Analog Circuit Designer

Name: Josh

Hometown: Oakland, California

Age: 21

Occupation: Mechanical Engineering Student at UC Berkeley

Name: Joshua

Hometown: Phoenix, Arizona; currently in Princeton, New Jersey

Age: 26

Occupation: Student. Upon completion of writing a paper on Type 2 Quasars, will receive master's degree

Name: Luke

Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio; currently resides in Columbus, Ohio

Age: 23

Occupation: Student

Name: Nicole

Hometown: San Francisco, California

Age: 25

Occupation: Graduate Student at Tufts University, studying Musicology. Completed undergrad studies at Caltech and USC

Name: Tony

Hometown: Fort Smith, Arkansas; currently resides in Kirksville, Missouri

Age: 26

Occupation: Medical Student

Name: Will

Hometown: Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina

Age: 25

Occupation: Server

Name: William

Hometown: Haworth, New Jersey; currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia

Age: 23

Occupation: Software Engineer

Meet the Beauties:

Name: Amanda

Hometown: Warren, Ohio

Age: 25

Occupation: Model

Name: Erin

Hometown: Carol Stream, Illinois

Age: 22

Occupation: Hair Stylist

Name: Hollie

Hometown: Providence, Rhode Island; currently resides in Orlando, Florida

Age: 26

Occupation: Theme Park Performer

Name: Jasmine

Hometown: Norwich, Connecticut, currently resides in Columbus, Ohio

Age: 22

Occupation: Nanny

Name: Jennifer

Hometown: Ontario, Canada; currently resides in Boston, Massachusetts

Age: 26

Occupation: Waitress and model

Name: Katie

Hometown: Davenport, Iowa; currently Schaumburg, Illinois

Age: 25

Occupation: Retail Store Manager

Name: Natalie

Hometown: Raleigh, North Carolina

Age: 22

Occupation: Waitress and Promotional Model for Hooters

Name: Rebecca

Hometown: Crown Point, Indiana

Age: 24

Occupation: Student

Name: Sam

Hometown: Davis, California

Age: 26

Occupation: Party Promoter

Name: Shalandra

Hometown: Little Rock, Arkansas

Age: 26

Occupation: Bar Tender

"Beauty and the Geek" is from fox21 and is produced by Katalyst Films and 3 Ball Productions with executive producers Ashton Kutcher & Jason Goldberg ("Guess Who," "Punk'd"), Nick Santora ("Prison Break," "The Sopranos"), J.D. Roth ("The Biggest Loser," "For Love or Money") and Todd A. Nelson ("The Biggest Loser," "For Love or Money").





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· BEAUTY AND THE GEEK (CW)
· BIGGEST LOSER, THE (NBC)
· FOR LOVE OR MONEY (NBC)
· PRISON BREAK (FOX)
· PUNK'D (MTV)
· SOPRANOS, THE (HBO)











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