CMT'S "SWEET HOME ALABAMA" RETURNS WITH AN ALL-NEW SEASON BEGINNING FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15 AT 9 P.M., ET/PT
Bachelors From Across the Country Compete to Win the Heart of Southern Belle Kelsey Smith
NASHVILLE - October 9, 2013 - CMT's popular dating reality series SWEET HOME ALABAMA returns for an all-new, 10-episode season beginning Friday, November 15 at 9:00 p.m., ET/PT. This season, 11 city slickers and 11 country guys will live together in a house in Fairhope, Ala. while vying for the attention and affection of southern belle Kelsey Smith. In each one-hour episode, Kelsey will say goodbye to more of her suitors as she searches for her one true love.
Born and raised in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Kelsey considers herself a romantic and is ready to find the love of her life. She is currently studying elementary education at Shelton State Community College and has volunteered at a local school for the past four years. In 2012 she was crowned Miss Motorsports Hall of Fame, and with this title she was able to serve the community of Talladega and volunteer with children across the state. In her spare time, Kelsey enjoys watching SEC football and spending time with her family, including her three sisters.
The CITY bachelors of SWEET HOME ALABAMA are listed below:
· Alex Stein, 26 - Car salesman from Los Angeles, Calif.
· Anthony Marks, 26 - Environmental activist/Political organizer from Los Angeles, Calif.
· Chris Bachman, 29 - Photographer/Designer from New York, N.Y.
· Danny Martinez, 25 - Student/Driver from Jersey City, N.J.
· Eddie "Dash" Williams, 24 - Music artist from New York, N.Y.
· Emilio Vitolo, 25 - Restaurateur from New York, N.Y.
· Kyle Hendershot, 21 - Medical student from Columbus, Ohio
· Nathan Kabanuck, 31 - Attorney from Sacramento, Calif.
· Todd Smith, 22 - Bartender from Huntington Beach, Calif.
· Travis Leonard, 27 - Nurse from Tarzana, Calif.
· Tyler La Brie, 25 - Sales representative from Hermosa Beach, Calif.
The COUNTRY bachelors of SWEET HOME ALABAMA are listed below:
· Chase Miller, 25 - Horse trainer/Professional rodeo rider from Ogallala, Neb.
· Collin Varallo, 24 - Landscaper from Birmingham, Ala.
· Dylan Duos, 20 - Welder from Haughton, La.
· Jacob Lambert, 23 - Fireman/Rescue diver from Flomation, Ala.
· Jared Knight, 27 - Sawmiller from Selmer, Tenn.
· Jason Johnson, 32 - Lumberjack from Lawrenceville, Ga.
· Jeremy Pestor, 31 - Hospice Consultant/Youth mentor from Deforest, Wis.
· Justin Barnes, 25 - Aviation defense from Grant, Ala.
· Thomas Mann, 28 - Bush pilot from Eagle River, Alaska
· Thomas Pace, 27 - Personal trainer/Supplement salesman from Mountain Brook, Ala.
· Zach Richards, 27 - Horseshoer/Duck hunter from Haughton, La.
SWEET HOME ALABAMA is produced by Glassman Media, with Andrew Glassman and Larissa Mattson serving as executive producers and Aaron Long and Quintin Strack as co-executive producers. Jayson Dinsmore and Julia Silverton executive produce for CMT.
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