Celebrity Rehab

Viewers get a sharp dose of reality, laughter, and Rocker Dads as MuchMore announces its Fall programming schedule, featuring five new series premieres and many returning favourites.

In an exclusive Canadian premiere, Poison frontman and everyone’s favourite CELEBRITY APPRENTICE, Bret Michaels, struggles with his rock n’ roll lifestyle and being a family man in BRET MICHAELS: LIFE AS I KNOW IT (Oct.).

The critically acclaimed UNITED STATES OF TARA (Sept. 25) shows suburban housewife Tara Gregson raising a family as both herself and as her multiple alter egos.

Comedienne, Emmy® award-winner, and Grammy® nominee Kathy Griffin breaks all of the rules trying to make it in Hollywood in KATHY GRIFFIN: MY LIFE ON THE D LIST (Sept. 26).

And platinum selling recording artist Fantasia Barrino juggles family pressures and fame in FANTASIA FOR REAL (Oct.).

KISS’ always unpredictable Gene Simmons and his family cause all sorts of trouble with the return of MuchMore’s hit GENE SIMMONS FAMILY JEWELS (Sept. 26).

Exposing the life behind the celeb is the returning hit show CELEBRITY REHAB WITH DR. DREW (Oct.), now entering its fourth season with an all new cast, including Leif Garrett, Janice Dickinson, Jason Whaler, and Eric Roberts.

Rounding out the fall schedule is the revamped DON’T FORGET THE LYRICS (Monday – Friday) in a new, fast-paced, 30-minute format. The pressure is on as contestants try and belt out the words to the biggest hit songs in music alongside new host Mark McGrath.


See Full Slate of Programming Below

MuchMore Premieres

BRET MICHAELS: LIFE AS I KNOW IT – **Exclusive Canadian Premiere**

Premieres in October

From rock icon to CELEBRITY APPRENTICE winner, Bret Michael’s is truly a jack of all trades. But behind the glam rock and bad boy persona is a family man. This brand new reality docu-series gives viewers an inside look to the juggling act of being a father of two and performing in front of thousands of adoring fans every night. BRET MICHAELS: LIFE AS I KNOW IT shows Michael’s struggle of balancing life on the road, coping with superstardom, raising two little girls, and repairing his relationship with the mother of his children.



Premieres Saturday, Sept. 25 at 9 p.m. ET

Tara Gregson appears to have a normal life – a loving husband, two teenage children, and a home in the suburbs. However, Tara’s life is anything but average as she suffers from multiple personality disorder, making life complicated for her whole family. Tara’s personalities range from a promiscuous teen girl named ‘T’, to a beer guzzling war veteran named Buck. UNITED STATES OF TARA stars Emmy® award-winning actress Toni Collette, and John Corbett (SEX IN THE CITY), and is produced by Steven Spielberg.



Premieres Sunday, Sept. 26 at 8 p.m. ET

Life isn’t easy on the bottom and self-proclaimed “D-List” celebrity Kathy Griffin pulls out all the stops in an effort to climb the ranks of the Hollywood ladder and achieve fame. Kathy and her entourage (aka Team Griffin) – assistant Tiffany Rinehart, tour manager Tom Vize, and mom Maggie Griffin are all on board to catapult Kathy to the next level of fame after her Emmy® Award win. This hilarious series follows Kathy as she stalks other A-List celebs, schmooze’s with the best of them, and breaks all the rules for free publicity.


FANTASIA FOR REAL – **Season 1**

Premieres in October

Following the career of former AMERICAN IDOL winner Fantasia Barrino, new docu-series FANTASIA FOR REAL gives an up close and personal look into the complicated life of this recording artist and single mother. As the sole breadwinner, Fantasia must take care of her large family, but slowly begins to realize she needs to take care of herself too. From her humble beginnings as a church choir singer in North Carolina to national superstardom, Fantasia now deals with the price of fame, balancing her career, family, and an upcoming third album and tour.


BEHIND THE MUSIC – **New Episodes** 

Premieres Sunday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. ET 

Chronicling the lives of the top artists in the music industry today, this in-depth, all- access program documents both the highs and lows in the life of the music elite. Artists’ stories are showcased through in-depth, intimate interviews with the artists, and their families, friends and colleagues, along with rare and never-before-seen video and film footage. In more than 200 episodes to date, BEHIND THE MUSIC has featured artists across the pop, rock, R&B and hip-hop spectrum. Upcoming episodes include Usher, Jennifer Lopez, Fantasia, Jennifer Hudson, DMX, Christina Aguilera, Eve, and Courtney Love.


Returning Favourites



Sunday, Sept. 26 at 9p.m. ET and 9:30 p.m. ET 

From tongue wagging, fire breathing demon in KISS to business mogul to family man, Gene Simmons is a powerhouse to be reckoned with. Alongside his girlfriend of more than 25 years, former Playboy model Shannon Tweed, they raise their two children, Sophie and Nick. America’s most unconventional family returns with an all new season of hilarious hijinks and elaborate schemes.



Premieres in October

Dr. Drew Pinsky is back for a fourth season of the hit reality program CELEBRITY REHAB WITH DR. DREW, with an all new cast of celebrities who have fallen from grace. The series follows the real-life trials and tribulations of celebrity patients who are making a change for the better, and undergoing detox treatment at the Pasadena Recovery Centre. This season includes Jason Wahler (THE HILLS), musician Leif Garrett, Frankie Lons, who is the mother of singer Keyshia Cole, Jeremy London (PARTY OF FIVE), Rachel Uchitel, former Tiger Woods mistress, Eric Roberts (The Dark Night), “the world’s first supermodel” Janice Dickinson, and socialite Jason Davis.


DON’T FORGET THE LYRICS – **New Format, New Episodes**

Monday to Friday at 10 p.m. ET

Hit musical game show DON’T FORGET THE LYRICS returns with a faster-paced 30 minute format, a new host in Mark McGrath (Sugar Ray, EXTRA), but still all of the same thrills and excitement! Ordinary people are given a chance to live out their rock star fantasies as they are put centre stage for a chance to win a fortune, just by knowing the lyrics to five of the biggest hit songs ever recorded. This season features special celebrity contestants, as well as several outrageous and emotional special event themed episodes.

Celebrity Rehab has another big name actor joining the cast for the upcoming season with Eric Roberts confirmed.

Roberts, the brother of Oscar-winner Julia Roberts, will enter rehab alongside the likes of Janice Dickinson, Jeremy London, Jason Wahler and Rachel Uchitel.

The re is no word yet what Roberts will be attempting to kick while on the show but his publicist Chuck Jones has confirmed it is nothing too major.

“It’s not for anything serious. He’s not hooked on prescription meds or hard drugs or anything like that.”

The show airs later this year.

Source: Digital Spy


Jeremy London looks set to check in to Celebrity Rehab for the upcoming season according to reports.

The ex-Party of Five and Mallrats actor has reportedly signe don to appear on the show alongside fellow stars Tila Tiquila, Shauna Sand and Jason Wahler.

It is understood London, who has a long history of issues with addiction, will be paid $40,000 for the stint on the reality show.

The news comes just weeks after London was found high on Ecstasy and Xanax claiming that two men kidnapped him an d forced him to smoke drugs at gunpoint.

Source: Digital Spy


Tila Tequila is heading to Celebrity Rehab for the next season of the reality show.

The Shot at Love star has admitted an addiction to the prescription sleeping pill Ambien and will join other down-and-out celebrities on the show.

“She would base her entire day around it,” a source revealed.

“She would wake up, snort Ambien, Google herself, do more, Twitter all day and then sleep.”

Meanwhile the 28-year-old is positive she can use the experience to turn her life around on the show which has seen the likes of Gary Busey, Tom Sizemore and Dennis Rodman try to kick drug and alcohol problems.

“I know I am an extremely smart girl, and to run all these empires when I am not even 30 yet, is quite an accomplishment, however I finally admitted to myself that I cannot rely on taking prescription pills everyday for the rest of my life,” she wrote on her website.

“I must not be another ‘Lindsay Lohan’ where I just flush everything I worked so hard for down the toilet for nothing.”

Source: Digital Spy