NEW YORK, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ — Here's the story of seven celebrities who are moving on up to a de-luxe mansion in the Hollywood hills into television's most incredibly ‘surreal' viewing experience. The mammoth sixth season cast of VH1's ratings juggernaut "The Surreal Life" includes the man who's band made Shrek rock, STEVE HARWELL of Smashmouth; the actor who made George Jefferson more famous than that other Jefferson, SHERMAN HEMSLEY; the original video vixen, TAWNY KITAEN; the wildest rock and roll axeman ever, C.C. DEVILLE from Poison; Playboy TV's covergirl, ANDREA LOWELL; and the XX and XY of the Arquette family, ALEXIS ARQUETTE.
And this season, SPECIAL GUEST STAR FLORENCE HENDERSON joins the show as the cast's full time and on-call therapist/advisor. Yes, America's number one television mom will take this wild bunch under her wing and help them through the strains of reality television.
Slated to air on VH1 in January*, the sixth season of "The Surreal Life," will see this brand new cast move through a maze of outrageous events including taking over a small market TV newscast, a music video shoot, transforming into a hair metal band, sex therapy with "Dr. Flo," and choosing an extra cast member from a pool of reality hunks.
The third season of the "The Surreal Life" made its series premiere on VH1 with the now legendary cast of Dave Coulier, Flavor Flav, Jordan Knight, Brigitte Nielsen, Ryan Starr and Charo. The infamous fourth season cast featured Christopher Knight, Adrianne Curry, Verne Troyer, Marcus Schenkenburg, Chyna Doll, Jane Wiedlen and Da Brat. The fifth installment continued the classic Surreal tradition with a mix of celebrity personalities including: Janice Dickinson; Jose Canseco; Sandi Denton (Pepa of Salt-n-Pepa); Bronson Pinchot; Omarosa; Caprice; and Carey Hart.
VH1's "The Surreal Life" is executive produced by Mark Cronin, Cris Abrego and Ben Samek for Mindless Entertainment and 51 Pictures, Jeff Olde and Jill Modabber oversee the series for VH1. Log on to VH1.com now for all the dirt on the new cast, and check back before the premiere for an exclusive sneak peek at new season!