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CMT Takes Big Rig Makeovers to a Whole New Level with New Series "Trick My Trucker" Premiering in November
"The Bachelor's" Bob Guiney hosts the series, which premieres Saturday, November 10 at 9:00/8:00c.

[via press release from CMT]


New Makeover Series Hosted by "The Bachelor's" Bob Guiney Puts a Roadblock in the Unhealthy Habits of Truck Drivers

NASHVILLE � October 23, 2007 � Once again, CMT turns the tables on the trucking industry with the new six-episode makeover series, TRICK MY TRUCKER, premiering on Saturday, November 10 at 9:00-9:30 p.m., ET/PT. From the producers of TRICK MY TRUCK, TRICK MY TRUCKER shifts the focus from the trucks to the truckers themselves, giving their lives a physical and emotional overhaul for cash, prizes and a roadmap to healthy living.

Hosted by "The Bachelor's" Bob Guiney and featuring the help of celebrity stylist, Harmonie Krieger, and trainer, Aaron Aguilera, each 30-minute episode of TRICK MY TRUCKER challenges two out of shape drivers to change not only their image but their lifestyle for a reward of thousands of dollars in cash and prizes.

In each episode, the truckers are confronted about their unhealthy habits on the road and encouraged to change their routines by learning nutritional eating habits, even when greasy diners are their only option, as well as exercise routines perfect for truck stops and rest areas. Armed with a confessional camera to track their progress over several weeks, the truckers return at the end of each episode for a physical transformation and a catwalk finale, revealing their new and improved selves in front of family and friends. Guiney and his team serve as judges, determining who has committed the most to their lifestyle makeover and rewarding the winning trucker with fuel money for their big-rig as well as a new lease on life on the road.

Episodes of TRICK MY TRUCKER will feature:

- Saturday, November 10 � Brian Greenlee of Victorville, Calif. and Thomas Reedy of Harker Heights, Texas

- *Saturday, November 17 � Don Crawford of Fort Mojave, Ariz. and Mark David of Eureka, Calif.

- Saturday, November 24 � Morgan Wooldridge & Cabrina Gardner of San Antonio, Texas

- Saturday, December 1 � Jeremy Dallas of Hesperia, Calif. and Bob Barnum of Hesperia, Calif.

- Saturday, December 8 � Fernando Villarino of Hemet, Calif. and Larry Weber of Ridgecrest, Calif.

- Saturday, December 15 � Kirk Parham of San Clemente, Calif. and Rodney Hall of Monroe, Utah

TRICK MY TRUCKER is produced by Varuna Entertainment, Inc., with Jason Morgan and Rob Zazzali serving as executive producers. Bob Kusbit and Melanie Moreau serve as executive producers for CMT.

* Please note: The Saturday, November 17 episode of TRICK MY TRUCKER will premiere at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT instead of the regular time-slot of 9:00 p.m., ET/PT.

CMT, a unit of Viacom's MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B), is the leading television and digital authority on country music and Heartland 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.

  [october 2007]  


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