Series Stars Pop Culture Icon Tori Spelling and Her Actor Husband Dean McDermott
New York, NY – January 31, 2011 – What happens when a famous Hollywood actress and her actor husband try to balance stardom, business and the demands of a growing family? WE tv Asia will give its viewers the chance to find out with the premiere of Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood, the hit series starring, created and executive produced by husband and wife team Tori Spelling (Beverly Hills 90210) and Dean McDermott (Due South).
Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood debuts February 3 on WE tv Asia, which is available in Korea, Singapore and Hong Kong.
In this season of the popular reality series, Tori launches her biography and must juggle a book tour with promoting her jewelry line, house-hunting, pregnancy and baby Liam. When the book puts her complicated relationship with her mother back in the spotlight, Tori is keen not to repeat history with her own daughter Stella. As the drama unfolds, comedy ensues, tensions rise and Tori and Dean realize they quite possibly have it all… or do they?
"Tori Spelling provides a view of a very real woman struggling with the day-to-day issues of raising children while trying to maintain a marriage and career. Her Hollywood fame only adds to the drama in a completely entertaining and addictive series that fits perfectly within our programming model," commented Harold Gronenthal, Senior Vice President & General Manager of Rainbow Media Global.
WE tv is the premier television source for women looking to satisfy their curiosity with fascinating, original stories and entertaining, informative content relevant to key stages of their lives. Other popular WE tv programs include Bridezillas, My Fair Wedding with David Tutera and Raising Sextuplets.
With over two decades in the entertainment industry, Tori Spelling is an accomplished actress with a career spanning both television and film. Spelling shot to stardom playing ’Donna Martin’ on the acclaimed drama series Beverly Hills 90210, a role for which she remains beloved by American audiences.
Following her time on 90210, Spelling returned to movies, switching effortlessly between mainstream hits such as Scream 2 and Scary Movie 2 and acclaimed indie performances in movies such as Trick and The House of Yes. Spelling also served as lead actress and executive producer for the VH1 scripted comedy So NoTORIous, loosely based on her own life.
Dean McDermott is a veteran film and television actor who has had starring roles in such series as 1-800-Missing and Due South as well as the Kevin Costner directed motion picture Open Range. He also has made numerous television guest appearances on such popular programming as The Closer, NCIS and Without a Trace. McDermott also starred in the television movie Mind Over Murder where he met his wife Tori Spelling.
About WE tv
WE tv (www.wetv.com), a subsidiary of Rainbow Media Holdings LLC, offers compelling, entertaining stories that focus on key life stages of a modern woman, from getting married to having children and raising a family. Available in over 77 million homes, the network’s original programming includes the critically acclaimed, viewer favorite The Locator (the network’s most-watched series ever), the poignant, and often comical, real-life story of a family raising multiple toddlers, Raising Sextuplets, and a robust line-up of wedding series, including the hit show Bridezillas, Amazing Wedding Cakes and My Fair Wedding with David Tutera. WE tv is available in HD and WE tv On Demand is available in more than 30 million homes.
About Rainbow Media Holdings LLC
Rainbow Media Holdings LLC is a subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC). Rainbow Media owns and operates some of the world’s most popular and award-winning entertainment brands, including AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel, WE tv, Wedding Central and IFC Entertainment (IFC Center, IFC Festival Direct, IFC Films, IFC In Theaters and IFC Productions). Additional information about Rainbow Media’s multiplatform brands is available at www.rainbow-media.com.