[01/23/09 - 06:54 AM]
America's Rowdiest Girls Will Be Sent to Prim-And-Proper England for a Complete Transformation in MTV's "The Girls of Hedsor Hall" Premiering on Monday, February 9th at 9pm ET/PT
"Hall" sends 12 of the rowdiest, most foul-mouthed women in America off to England, where proper young ladies are born and bred.

[via press release from MTV]


New York, NY � January 23, 2009 - What will it take to turn some of America's most out of control girls into true ladies? MTV, Executive Producer Donald J. Trump and Trump Productions LLC along with RDF USA, take on this challenge in "The Girls of Hedsor Hall" premiering on Monday, February 9th at 9pm ET/PT. Based on the # 1 highest rated reality show in the UK, "Ladette to Lady", "The Girls of Hedsor Hall" takes severe action and sends 12 of the rowdiest, most foul-mouthed women in America off to England, where proper young ladies are born and bred. America couldn't control these women so we tried our hand at whipping these girls into shape. Once the girls set foot inside their proper English finishing school - Hedsor Hall � they will leave their bad girl attitudes behind and are whipped into shape by headmistress Gill Harbord and disciplinarian Rosemary Shrager, along with the school's visiting instructor, Former Miss USA Tara Conner who knows firsthand the consequences of out-of-control behavior. Tara Conner nearly lost her Miss USA crown two years ago, but Donald Trump gave her a second chance and she transformed her wild ways.

In each episode, the girls will be given an opportunity to completely change their lives -- inside and out -- by learning everything from style and grace to etiquette and philanthropy, discovering that with the right tools, they can become true ladies. These girls will undergo a total transformation -- one that will force them to answer tough questions about who they are, what they hope to become, and how their past behaviors have not only impacted their lives but also the lives of those who care for them. For all of the girls, this will be a true test of their determination and patience � long gone are the days of late night partying, drinking all day, and sleeping till noon. Some of them will fail miserably and be asked to leave Hedsor Hall, others will succeed in changing their misbehaving ways, and one girl will go on to graduate and receive $100,000.

Meet "The Girls of Hedsor Hall":


Brianna is desperate to improve her life. Her line of work has ruined her relationship with her parents and they barely talk. She feels that she looks sexy on the outside but feels terrible on the inside. But is she willing to embrace the steps needed to become a respectable woman?


Samantha's family has given up on the possibility of her ever amounting to anything, but the young mother is determined to lead a more normal life along with her baby boy. She wants to give him someone to look up to and winning on this show could be her one and only chance.


Margie's violent temper has led to her getting stabbed, arrested, and once she even sprayed mace at a grandmother. Margie knows she needs to change her wild ways before she ends up in prison, or worse. But can Margie learn to tame her crazy temper and learn a little sophistication?


She claims that she doesn't need a job since Dad gives her anything she wants. If he says 'no', she has learned to steal, lie, and cheat to get her way... and throwing a tantrum isn't out of the question. She knows she'll have to change her abusive and selfish ways in order to prove it, but is she willing to do what it takes?


She's a college grad from Dallas with her eye on a Masters degree in psychology, but you'd never know it. Lillian is a wild, gutter-mouthed girl who parties five nights a week and doesn't think twice about hitting on another woman's man at a nightclub. She hopes that winning this show will be the kickstart she needs to get back in school and on the right track.


Amanda's lifestyle is far from that of a lady... strip poker, beer bongs and wet t-shirt contests are a regular part of her life. Amanda has already been hospitalized once for liver failure which causes her father a great deal of worry. She is now attending college, but there's no degree in sight unless she manages to reform her wicked ways.


Kim works as a bartender and is a major league partier. Most nights of the week are spent at clubs, doing body shots with her friends and dancing on the tables. She feels that her boobs are her biggest asset and she's excited to show them off to almost anybody. Her parents are quite upset that Kim has squandered her college education and only spends time in a bar. Now, Kim is hoping for a change since she wants to prove to everyone that she's not a "total loser".


The self-proclaimed "Blackout Queen," Jennifer regularly drinks until she passes out. She claims to have had a tough childhood and was constantly reprimanded by her incredibly strict parents. Jennifer is now unemployed and relies on her mom to take care of her bills and her young child. Jennifer's wild partying continues to lead her on a path to destruction, and she knows it, but can't help it.


Working in the fashion business, Jen considers herself part of the elite "in" crowd. She thinks she is better than everyone and admits to being "snobby". Jen has been going to clubs ever since she was a teenager growing up.


Hillary goes out partying almost every night of the week. This pink haired chick likes to get crunk and doesn't hesitate to show off her bare booty when she drinks. Growing up with three brothers, Hillary is rough around the edges and drinks like she's one of the boys.


Maddy is an attractive woman who feels the need to drink every day. Alcohol gives her a feeling of power, and it doesn't help that she works at a bar. Her memory is so ruined that she can't even remember the name of the college she once attended. She is a foul-mouthed punkette who won't hesitate to pick a fistfight with a man.


Paola is a parent who gave birth at the tender age of 14. Far from having even a hint of responsibility, she chugs alcohol and parties 4 to 5 nights a week. She's been involved in many bar brawls, and has the rap sheet and mug shots to prove it.

Can't get enough of the ladies? Exclusive info including bios, photos, and full episodes, can be found at The Girls of Hedsor Hall show page on www.mtv.com.

Donald J. Trump and Andy Litinsky of Trump Productions LLC, Chris Coelen and Greg Goldman of RDF USA, and showrunner Dan Morando will serve as executive producers. Aaron Meyerson, Heather Olander and Nicholas Oakley are MTV executives in charge of production.

About MTV

MTV is the dynamic, vibrant experiment at the intersection of music, creativity and youth culture. For over 26 years, MTV has evolved, challenged the norm, and detonated boundaries -- giving each new generation a creative outlet and voice that entertains, informs and unites on every platform and screen. On-air, MTV has been the number one rated 24 hour ad-supported cable network P12-24 for 16 straight years. Online, MTV.com scored double-digit growth in 2007 and MTV launched 15 dynamic online communities and eight new virtual worlds. On the go, MTV Mobile is the #1 music brand in the wireless space � delivering 90% more streams than in 2006. And MTV's successful sibling networks MTV2, mtvU and MTV Tr3s each deliver unprecedented customized content, super-serving music fans, college students and young American Latinos like no one else. MTV is part of MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.

  [january 2009]  


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