via press release:
‘SWEET HOME ALABAMA’ RETURNS WITH AN ALL-NEW
SEASON THIS THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20 ON CMT
The New One-Hour Special, ‘Sweet Home Alabama: Outtakes & Updates’,
Featuring Highlights from the First Season Debuts Wednesday, October 19
NASHVILLE – October 17, 2011 – CMT’s highest rated series of 2011, SWEET HOME ALABAMA, returns this week with an all-new, eight episodes beginning Thursday, October 20 at 9:00 p.m., ET/PT. This season, the drama explodes and emotions are high as twenty-two women from across the country live in one house and compete for the affections of Tribble Reese, the handsome former Clemson quarterback and entrepreneur from Birmingham who was the runner-up in the series’ first run.
Before Thursday’s big premiere, CMT presents SWEET HOME ALABAMA: OUTTAKES & UPDATES, featuring never before seen moments and extended scenes from the first season, as well as appearances from the bachelors, premiering Wednesday, October 19 at 10:15 p.m., ET/PT. This one-hour special, hosted by Allison DeMarcus, will also feature an update from first season star Devin Grissom and her chosen bachelor Adam Moyer, as well as the first chance at a sneak peek at the second season.
SWEET HOME ALABAMA and SWEET HOME ALABAMA: OUTTAKES & UPDATES are produced by Glassman Media with executive producers Andrew Glassman, Grant Julian and Carrie Franklin. Claire McCabe and Jayson Dinsmore are executive producers for CMT.
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