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Belles, Bars and a Little Southern Hospitality as WE: Women's Entertainment Kicks Off Summer with the June 2nd Premiere of Single In The City: Atlanta

Reality dating series airs every Thursday through July 21st at 10:00pm ET

JERICHO, NY May 9, 2005 – Steamy days and sultry nights, the singles scene in HOT-lanta is as juicy as a Georgia peach. WE: Women's Entertainment brings viewers a glimpse of the dating hits and misses in Single in the City: Atlanta, the eight-part reality dating series premiering Thursday, June 2 at 10:00pm ET and running every Thursday through July 21st.

Forget the idea that Southern Belle's are timid and reserved, the women of Single in the City: Atlanta are young, vivacious and ready to have a good time. Whether they're out partying with friends or on a date with a new beau, these ladies are as dramatic, emotional and outspoken as Scarlett O'Hara.

Ladies of Single in the City: Atlanta

This genuine Georgia peach is searching for a husband and doesn't mind being the pursuer if she thinks he's the one. A recent college graduate, this 23-year-old is honest and outspoken and always becomes the center of attention in any room she enters. What better way to find the perfect guy?

Angela is an assertive woman with a propensity for drama. However, she's attracted to men who exert their masculinity and can take control of the situation. A 28-year-old automation specialist and freelance writer, Angela hopes this show helps her recognize her own relationship issues and become a better woman.

At 42, Tracy recently broke an engagement with her boyfriend of three years, which left her devastated. As a result this owner of a successful airbrush tanning salon is taking marriage classes, attending boot camp and contemplating a facelift in the hopes of being ready when the right guy arrives. Tracy's story is an inspiration for today's woman.

Originally from Chattanooga, TN, 21-year-old, Melissa Gilbert moved to Georgia in hopes of attending college and conquering the Atlanta dating scene. An admitted "Daddy's Girl" she's used to getting her way and isn't afraid to go after what she wants. She's been known to approach men she's interested in right in front of their girlfriends. Melissa will find out if Atlanta's up for her Chattanooga ways.

At 35, this single mother is ready to meet Mr. Right. She likes very masculine guys who will do whatever they can to make her feel special. Her friends, other single moms, are a strong support for Saundra. This group of young, sexy moms formed a club, calling themselves MILFs. She enjoys sports and works out a lot to turn men's heads when she's out with her friends.

This 32 year-old mother of one describes herself as engaging, intelligent and fun. She is attracted to men who are confident, assertive and smell great. Never married, she too is a member of the MILF club and loves going out with her friends, but admits she's not looking for a husband because she realizes she may never find one.

An accomplished plastic surgeon, Dr. Amy Simon, has devoted all her time to her career, leaving little chance for a social life or romance. At 35, she's chosen to put her career on hold for a few months and give romance a shot. With some help from her friends Amy is easing back into the Atlanta dating scene and hopes to find the perfect guy to spend time with who's not intimidated by her profession.

A 33-year-old lawyer, Ashley Taylor longs for the loving marriage her parents have but admits the social circle she's in may not be conducive to that, and is willing to change. She always finds herself falling for the "players" who are into her, and a few other women too. She's looking forward to Single in Atlanta as a way to get out into the Atlanta dating scene and meet different men.

44 year-old divorcee, Debra Trawick has been engaged twice before realizing she enjoys being single. The mother of six believes there are no rules for dating and admits to going out at least 10 times a week. She likes men who are financially secure, respectful and adventurous but tries to avoid unreliable men who won't commit and who focus too much on their careers

Public relations guru, Caren West, loves being 30 and single but admits her biggest fear is ending up alone. Because of her profession she has a very active social life that helps her meet a variety of men, but still no Mr. Right. While she hasn't found her ideal man – independent, confident, sexual and passionate about life – she's enjoying the search.

London-based independent film and television production company September International produces Single in the City: Atlanta.

WE: Women's Entertainment is a subsidiary of Rainbow Entertainment Services, which also includes AMC and IFC Companies. WE: Women's Entertainment features the largest collection of women's interest films, inspiring original series and topical specials. The network is currently available in over 55 million homes.

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