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[07/09/08 - 01:16 PM]
CMT Renews "My Big Redneck Wedding" for a Second Season
Tom Arnold returns with eight new episodes of eclectic nuptials beginning in October.

[via press release from CMT]

CMT RENEWS "MY BIG REDNECK WEDDING" FOR A SECOND SEASON

Host Tom Arnold Returns with Eight New Episodes of Eclectic Nuptials Beginning In October

BEVERLY HILLS, CA � July 9, 2008 � The series that gives a whole new meaning to "for better or for worse" returns to CMT in October with a second season of MY BIG REDNECK WEDDING, with eight, half-hour episodes of rustic nuptials and rowdy receptions. Hosted by Tom Arnold, MY BIG REDNECK WEDDING searches the country to find the most down-home country couples and documents their over-the-top journey down the aisle.

"MY BIG REDNECK WEDDING and host Tom Arnold have really grabbed the hearts and the imaginations of the CMT audience," says Bob Kusbit, head of development for CMT. "The show continues to get more outrageous each week and Tom's hilarious commentary highlights how much these couples truly love each other."

Coming up this season, couples have taken the term "redneck" to a whole new level with receptions complete with mud bogging, redneck games and monster trucks, and camouflage lingerie-filled wedding nights. MY BIG REDNECK WEDDING first premiered on CMT in January 2008 and ranks as one of the network's top-rated series.

MY BIG REDNECK WEDDING is produced by Pink Sneakers Productions. Bob Kusbit and Lewis Bogach serve as executive producers for CMT.

CMT, a unit of Viacom�s MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B), is the leading television and digital authority on country music and entertainment, reaching more than 87 million homes in the U.S. CMT and its website, CMT.com, offer an unparalleled mix of music, news, live concerts and series and is the top resource for country music on demand. The network�s digital platforms include the 24-hour music channel, CMT Pure Country, CMT Mobile and CMT VOD.

MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom, is one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. MTV Networks, with 137 channels worldwide, owns and operates the following television programming services - MTV: MUSIC TELEVISION, MTV2, VH1, mtvU, NICKELODEON, NICK at NITE, COMEDY CENTRAL, TV LAND, SPIKE TV, CMT, NOGGIN/THE N, VH1 CLASSIC, LOGO, MTVN INTERNATIONAL and THE DIGITAL SUITE FROM MTV NETWORKS, a package of 13 digital services, all of these networks trademarks of MTV Networks. MTV Networks connects with its audiences through its robust consumer products businesses and its more than 200 interactive properties worldwide, including online, broadband, wireless and interactive television services and also has licensing agreements, joint ventures, and syndication deals whereby all of its programming services can be seen worldwide.





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