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Vegas Nights No Match for Vegas Days in Second Season of TruTV's Popular Series Rehab: Party at the Hard Rock Hotel
The series returns for its second season on Tuesday, September 1 at 10:00/9:00c.

[via press release from truTV]

Vegas Nights No Match for Vegas Days In Second Season of truTV's Popular Series REHAB: PARTY AT THE HARD ROCK HOTEL

Series Returns Tuesday, Sept. 1, at 10 p.m. (ET)

Last year, truTV headed to Las Vegas to give viewers a behind-the-scenes peek at the hottest party in the world's sexiest city in REHAB: PARTY AT THE HARD ROCK HOTEL. Returning for its second season Tuesday, Sept. 1, at 10 p.m. (ET), the series kicks off with the largest crowd the party has ever seen. Nearly 6,000 partiers enjoy the Vegas sun, but not everything is fun and games. Conflict ensues as rowdy guests clash and staff members argue with management. In addition, this season will see a rise in competition from neighboring parties, increasing the pressure to keep sales going strong. And a new manager will try to make his mark with his hard-driving, tough-talking, unfiltered management style.

REHAB: PARTY AT THE HARD ROCK HOTEL takes viewers to the world-famous pool party Rehab, a phenomenon that attracts thousands of the beautiful, trendsetting and rich-and-famous to Las Vegas every Sunday in the spring and summer. People come from around the globe and pay big money for a chance to attend this spectacular event that mixes the hottest bodies with the richest guests.

The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, creators of the Rehab brand and originators of the Vegas �daylife� scene, provides full, exclusive access for truTV's camera to capture the event itself, as well as the behind-the-scenes dynamics among management and staff.

This season brings Matt, a new general manager hired to head up the Rehab party. Coming from Queens, N.Y., he is a no-nonsense manager who will not tolerate slacking employees or out of control guests. Veteran Sharon, who serves as manager of event security, maintains order when chaos breaks out and diligently protects the staff. Deebo is a security officer who has seen it all, from passed-out partiers, to fights to people skipping out on their bills. Sultry cocktail waitress Julia is a hit with her customers as she flirts her way to big tips, while Matt tries to keep her from hanging out with coworkers instead of dealing with the clientele. Chantel is a skilled bartender who keeps the alcohol flowing and the guests content. Jessica bartends with Chantel and is using the money she makes to put herself through college. And Mallory is Matt's �ace in the hole,� a superstar server who came with Matt from his former nightclub gig.

In addition to the staff and guests, celebrities flock to Rehab each Sunday as well, some to party poolside, while others are there to perform. Opening weekend kicked off with a performance by Snoop Dogg, while other musical guests are set to take the stage and entertain the guests throughout the season.

REHAB: PARTY AT THE HARD ROCK HOTEL comes to truTV from Brad Lachman Productions. Brad Lachman and Phil Shalala serve as executive producers, while Bill Bracken and Jeff Ross serve as co-executive producers. For truTV, Robyn Hutt serves as executive in charge of production, and Anthony Horn serves as executive producer.

About Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, owned and operated under Morgans Hotel Group and equity partner, DLJ Merchant Banking Partners, is a premier destination entertainment resort located on 16.7 acres situated strategically on Harmon Avenue, one of Las Vegas' fastest growing entertainment corridors. Built in 1995 and expanded in 1999, the property is currently undergoing another expansion set for completion in early 2010 more than tripling its current size. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino offers an energetic entertainment and gaming experience with the services and amenities associated with a boutique luxury resort hotel. The property is known for its innovative nightlife and music scene where such acts as The Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi, Foo Fighters, Paul McCartney, Incubus, Nine Inch Nails and The Killers have all performed. Features of the property include an 11-story Hard Rock Hotel tower with 640 guest rooms and just adjacent is the brand new 17-story Paradise Tower with 479 guest rooms; a 30,000 square foot casino; 75,000 square feet of flexible meeting and convention space; The Beach Club with a swimming pool that was selected by the Travel Channel as one of "The Top 10 Pools" in the world; Rehab, the trendsetting Sunday afternoon pool party; Body English nightclub which was selected by Cosmopolitan Magazine as one of the �Top 25 Sexiest Places in the World�; The all new Joint concert venue; rock club Wasted Space, owned by motocross star Carey Hart; restaurants including the new Rare 120 steakhouse, the Tuscan-style Italian eatery AGO , world-renowned Nobu, Pink Taco and the 24/7 diner Mr. Lucky's; two cocktail lounges; several retail stores; and Rock Spa, an 8,000 square foot spa, salon and fitness center. For additional information visit www.hardrockhotel.com.

About Brad Lachman Productions

Brad Lachman Productions has been at the forefront in producing reality shows, TV specials, music programs, game shows, large events and comedy shows for over 25 years. This multi-Emmy�-winning television production company produces programming for networks all around the world. Some of the other recent projects produced by BLP are Don't Forget the Lyrics for Fox, Life's Funniest Moments for Tribune, TV's All-Time Funniest for ABC, Countdown to the Emmys for Fox, Jennifer Lopez: Let's Get Loud for NBC and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade for NBC.

About truTV

truTV is television's destination for real-life stories told from an exciting and dramatic first-person perspective. Currently seen in 91 million U.S. households, the 17-year-old network enjoyed its best deliveries ever in key demographics in 2008. truTV features high-stakes, action-packed originals that give viewers access to places and situations they can't normally experience. truTV's primetime fan favorites include the original series The Smoking Gun Presents: World's Dumbest�, Black Gold, Speeders, Forensic Files and Dominick Dunne's Power, Privilege and Justice. During the daytime, the channel features expert trial coverage under the name IN SESSION.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.

  [august 2009]  


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