THE ONLY OUTRAGEOUS REALITY AWARDS SHOW IS BACK!
THE 2008 FOX REALITY CHANNEL REALLY AWARDS CELEBRATES THE BEST IN REALITY TELEVISION, HOSTED BY ALONZO BODDEN, WINNER "LAST COMIC STANDING"
JILLIAN REYNOLDS TO HOST RED CARPET SPECIAL
Plus Special Performances by Girlicious and Kaba Modern ("America's Best Dance Crew")!
LOS ANGELES, CA���Fox Reality Channel, the only all-reality, all-the-time cable and satellite network presents the "2008 Fox Reality Channel Really Awards" Saturday, October 11 at 10p ET/PT, produced by Natural 9 Entertainment. Crash the party with this year's host, "Last Comic Standing" winner Alonzo Bodden as he awards the best and worst in reality television. The Really Awards is followed immediately by the premiere of the Fox Reality Channel Original series "Gimme My Reality Show!"
Bob Boden, Senior Vice President Programming, Production and Development announced the back-to-back original premieres today. "Reality television is a major force in today's popular programming," said Boden. "The Fox Reality Channel Really Awards allows the entertainment industry and viewers a fun way to celebrate the colorful people who have provided all of the greatest and most outrageous reality moments from the past year. We are delighted to bring back the biggest night in reality, giving viewers a unique night of reality television they can't get anywhere else."
"We are excited to produce the Fox Reality Channel Really Awards for the third consecutive year, followed by our other Fox Reality Channel original series �Gimme My Reality Show!'" said Carol Sherman, President and CEO of Natural 9 Entertainment. "Working with reality stars is exciting because of their unique personalities, both big and small."
Alonzo Bodden is the current host of SPEED Channel's "101 Cars You Must Drive." He was the runner-up on "Last Comic Standing" in Season 2 before taking home the grand prize in Season 3. Bodden went on to become a series regular judge on Season 5 of the show. His movie roles include parts in Scary Movie 4, Bringing Down the House and The
Girl Next Door. He starred in his own "Comedy
Central Presents" special in 2005, and has been a regular field correspondent on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno."
The red carpet show, hosted by Jillian Reynolds("Good Day LA," "FOX NFL Sunday") , will bring viewers up-close and personal with their favorite stars. Mark Long ("Reality Remix, "Road Rules") will also be on hand to interview the evenings' winners and losers backstage. The show culminates with the announcement of the Golden Realitini - awarded to the favorite reality performer of the year, as decided by the viewers, who can vote for their favorite at foxreality.com until midnight on September 23, 2008.
In addition to the featured Golden Realitini Award, other categories being presented at the Really Awards include:
Favorite Competition Series, Favorite Non-Competition Series,
Favorite Dynamic Duo, Favorite Awkward Moment, America's Favorite,
Favorite Altered State, Favorite Pottymouth, Favorite Tears,
Favorite Hottie, Favorite Villain and Favorite Fight.
Scheduled to present or attend the star-studded "2008 Fox Reality Channel Really Awards": Jerry Springer ("America's Got Talent"), Vivica A. Fox ("Glam God"), Nigel Lythgoe, and Mary Murphy ("So You Think You Can Dance"), Carrie Ann Inaba ("Dancing with the Stars"), Holly Madison ("Girls Next Door"), Antonio Sabato Jr. ("Celebrity Circus"), Tanya, Krista, Myrna, and Raheim ("Paradise Hotel 2"), Todd Herzog, and Nate Gonzales ("Survivor"), Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth ("The Apprentice"), Jeff Lewis ("Flipping Out"), Duane "Dog" Chapman and Beth Smith Chapman ("Dog the Bounty Hunter"), Barry Williams ("The Surreal Life") Helga and Titan ("American Gladiators"), Corey Feldman ("The Two Coreys") Eric Toms ("Reality Binge") , Robin Antin, Ron Fair, Girlicious, Sheila E., Mia Michaels, Alan Thicke, Brooke "Pumkin" Thompson and Buddha ("I Love Money"), Sig Hansen ("Deadliest Catch"), Rebecca "Buckwild" Johnston ("Flavor of Love"), Kynt & Vyxsin ("The Amazing Race"), Jessica Hughbanks ("Big Brother"), Meaghan Hauserman ("Rock of Love"), Rahman "Rock" Harper ("Hell's Kitchen"), Erica Rose ("The Bachelor"), Lynn and Alex ("The Amazing Race"), Mike "Boogie" Malin and Dr. Will Kirby ("Big Brother") and many more.
In addition, the entire cast of "Gimme My Reality Show!", which premieres following the Fox Reality Channel Really Awards will attend, including, AJ Benza ("Celebrity Fit Club"), Traci Bingham ("Baywatch", "The Surreal Life"), Gretchen Bonaduce ("Breaking Bonaduce"), Kato Kaelin ("Eye for an Eye"), Susan Olsen ("The Brady Bunch"), Ryan Starr ("American Idol"), and Bobby Trendy ("The Anna Nicole Show").
Plus, two of the stars of Fox Reality Channel's upcoming original series "My Bare Lady 2: Open for Business," adult film stars Casey Parker and Brooke Haven will serve as the ceremony's trophy girls.
ABOUT FOX REALITY CHANNEL
Fox Reality launched in May 2005, to become the first destination for lovers of unscripted programming. Reality Channel is the only all-reality, all-the-time television channel featuring compelling original programming, never-before-seen U.S. premieres of international reality hits, and network favorites, with RealityRevealed segments providing exclusive interviews and insights into reality's most memorable moments. Fox Reality's programming is available to over 40 million subscribers and can be accessed via broadband, mobile devices and other digital platforms such as iTunes� and Hulu. For more information on Fox Reality Channel programs and schedules, please visit foxreality.com.
ABOUT NATURAL 9 ENTERTAINMENT
Natural 9 Entertainment is an independent production company based in Burbank, California. Natural 9 Entertainment produced the long running daily entertainment recap show called Reality Remix and has also produced a wide array of weekly series and specials for ABC, NBC, FOX, FOX Sports and most cable networks. In addition to producing Gimme My Reality Show, Natural 9 is producing the third annual Fox Reality Channel Really Awards. Carol Sherman is the President and CEO of Natural 9 and Jeff Androsky, 11-time Emmy Award winning Producer/Director, serves as President of Production and Development.