Celebrity Rehab

VIBE – Fridays from 9 September, 10.30pm

Addiction specialist Dr. Drew returns for a fourth season to once again face the

intense task of helping a new group of celebrity patients in their quest for sobriety.

The physical effects of detox are severe for the addicts, many of whom are life-long drug users. As intense physical and emotional withdrawal begins, Dr. Drew meets with them Individually to examine the role that their addictions play in their lives. Participating this season are Tiger Woods’ alleged mistress Rachel Uchitel, former supermodel Janice Dickinson and reality star Jason Wahler of “The Hills”. They will be joined by 1970s teen idol and singer Leif Garrett, “Party of Five” TV actor Jeremy London and two time Academy Award nominated actor Eric Roberts (brother of Oscar winning actress Julia Roberts and father of up and coming actress Emma Roberts).

Liz Hurley joins Wonder Woman pilot

Liz Hurley has signed on to appear in the upcoming Wonder Woman pilot as a villain. The actress/model will play the lead character’s nemesis in the pilot for American network NBC.

Snoop Dogg and Larry King to roast Donald Trump

Snoop Dogg and Larry King have been confirmed to be a part of the Comedy Central Roast of Donald Trump this month. The rapper and former talk-show host will join Jersey Shore’s Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino and Roast host Seth MacFarlane in roasting Trump.

LeAnn Rimes to guest on Drop Dead Diva

Country singer LeAnn Rimes will make a guest appearance on new drama series Drop Dead Diva. The show’s executive producer said:  “When we created this role, we specifically had LeAnn in mind. Her character is complex, brilliant and just when you think you know her, she’ll throw in a twist you won’t see coming.”

Michael Lohan filming for Celebrity Rehab

Lindsay Lohan’s father Michael has reportedly begun filming for the new season of Celebrity Rehab. TMZ reports that the 50-year-old has joined the series to confront anger issues.

VIBE – Sunday 12 September, 9.30pm (repeats Friday 17 September, 10.30pm)

Former patients from previous seasons visit to provide hope to this season’s struggling addicts.

Dr. Drew and Bob talk to the group about trust issues and triggers. When the others react to Kari Anne’s tendency to isolate herself, she lashes out at them, Mackenzie in particular. Dennis asserts that he will never stop drinking, but after receiving a brain scan, he has a breakthrough. On Day 8 of treatment, Celebrity Rehab alumni Brigitte Nielsen, Rodney King, Amber Smith and Jessica Sierra visit the clinic to speak to the group. Later, Mackenzie gets a call from her veterinarian informing her that her dog is dying of old age, and Dr. Drew helps her work through the emotions as she puts the dog to sleep.

VIBE – Sundays from 8 August, 9.30pm (encores Fridays from 13 August, 10.30pm)

What does a former NBA player, a contestant from America’s Next Top Model, a country music superstar and an ex-Hollywood madam have in common?

They’ve all make the life-changing decision to undergo drug, alcohol and addiction treatment, supervised with great compassion and insight by renowned addiction and recovery expert Dr. Drew Pinsky.

Celebrities joining the good doctor this season include former NBA player and Carmen Electra’s ex-hubby Dennis Rodman who is reluctantly fulfilling a court requirement; America’s Next Top Model alumni Lisa D’Amato; country music superstar Mindy McCready; Mike Starr, the original bassist for the popular 90’s rock band Alice in Chains; sitcom star Mackenzie Phillips, the daughter of The Mamas and The Papas member John Phillips, with whom she had a 10 year consensual sexual relationship; plus former Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss and her former boyfriend, actor Tom Sizemore, whose relationship ended when Heidi pressed charges against Tom for domestic abuse, but have agreed to put their problems behind them and not let their sordid past derail their recovery efforts.

Their inspirational journey begins inside one of Southern California’s private addiction and recovery treatment facilities, the Pasadena Recovery Centre. At every step in this challenging process, viewers at home will witness the real true life struggles of these celebrity patients, who ultimately appear in their sincerest human form as regular people in need of a helping hand and earnestly striving for recovery, health and future happiness.

VIBE – Fridays from 2 April, 10.30pm

Craving a reality television fix? Vibe has just what the doctor (specifically Dr. Drew Pinsky) ordered. Vibe takes you right back to the beginning of the addictive reality hit that captures the roller-coaster of emotions that come with the process of withdrawal and recovery as celebrities attempt to kick their drug and alcohol habits. Featuring the original ‘cast’ of actor Jeff Conaway (Grease), former pro wrestler and actress Chyna, pornographic star Mary Carey, American Idol finalist Jessica Sierra, child star Jamiee Foxworth (Family Matters), Crazytown singer Seth “Shifty” Binzer, martial arts champion Ricco Rodriguez, actor Daniel Baldwin (Celebrity Fit Club) and actress/reality TV favourite Brigitte Nielson (Rocky IV, The Surreal Life).

VIBE – Monday 25 May, 9.30pm (encores Saturday 30 May, 10.30pm)

Graduation day has arrived for the participants of Celebrity Rehab… all except for one, whose shocking act of violence leaves

Dr. Drew with no option but dismissal.

The remaining patients are excited about graduation, and grapple with the decision of continuing on to sober living. See who got

sober, and who did not, plus Gary’s final “Buseyism”, in the season finale of Celebrity Rehab.

VIBE – Mondays from 30 March, 9.30pm

Join Dr Drew and a new batch of demon-plagued celebrities for a second season of the hit reality series described as “habit-forming” by the New York Times and “compelling and thoughtful” by The Washington Post.

This inspirational journey begins inside one of Southern California’s private addiction and recovery treatment facilities, the Pasadena Recovery Centre, where the celebrities make the brave decision to commit themselves to a legitimate protocol of supervised medical treatment over a period of several weeks.

Celebrities participating this season include Academy Award nominated actor Gary Busey, who checks in under the assumption that he will be helping Dr. Drew and his staff in their stewardship of the other patients; model/actress Amber Smith, the first model of the Wonderbra campaign; notorious LAPD beating victim Rodney King, whose undesired celebrity riveted a nation and tore a city apart; former Guns ‘n’ Roses drummer Steven Adler; first-season American Idol finalist Nikki McKibbin; music video siren and actress Tawny Kitaen, who is abusing the very same drug that led to Heath Ledger’s accidental and untimely death; Sean Stewart, reality TV star and rebel son of rocker Rod Stewart; and season one participant, Jeff Conaway, checks back in after a series of back surgeries, setbacks and subsequent reliance on pain medications.

This compelling true account of addiction, healing, and redemption is supervised with great compassion and insight by renowned addiction and recovery expert Dr. Drew Pinsky, Medical Director of the Department of Chemical Dependency Services at Southern California’s Las Encinas Hospital, and host of the long-running radio and television advice series LOVELINE. At every step in this challenging process, viewers at home will witness the real true life struggles of these celebrity patients, who ultimately appear in their sincerest human form as regular people in need of a helping hand and earnestly striving for recovery, health and future happiness.

VIBE – Monday 9 June, 9.30pm

Who relapsed? Who stayed sober? Who didn’t show? Find out what happened after the celebs left treatment…Dr. Drew reveals which of the celebs who participated in the 21-day drug and alcohol rehab program have relapsed, who has stayed sober and who is back in rehab in this feature length reunion special, filmed in front of a studio audience, many of whom are recovering addicts.

VIBE – Mondays from 7 April, 9.30pm

Go behind the closed doors of a celebrity rehab clinic for the first time as nine celebrities confront their emotional and physical demons in an attempt to kick their habits. It’s the infectious story that dominates the front pages of every celebrity magazine and newspaper – “Lindsay Crashes Car”, “Britney Goes Beserk”, “Nicole arrested on drugs suspicion”. The rich and famous seem to be on a downward spiral of drugs and alcohol addiction and the public has become hooked on the drama. But once the celebs check in for treatment at their exclusive clinics, the private gates are closed and we never get to see what happens next… until now. Enter Dr Drew Pinsky, a world-renowned addiction specialist and consultant to the stars, whose client list includes rock legends and Hollywood actors alike. Drew has allowed unprecedented and exclusive access to his facility in Southern California and to the elite group of addiction experts based there, to film a full course of rehab treatment with nine celebrities. While the patients may be famous and accustomed to VIP treatment in their daily lives, here they are in for an unpleasant reality check. From the rock star hooked on heroin to the pill-popping movie star, each of these famous addicts will be forced to surrender themselves to the intense process of detox and treatment. With cameras present 24/7 Celeb Rehab captures the roller-coaster of emotions that come with the process of withdrawal and eventual recovery from addiction. This is gripping television that follows a process that could change, and even save, the lives of eight celebrities on the edge.
Starring: Actor Jeff Conaway (Grease), former pro wrestler and actress Chyna, pornographic star Mary Carey, American Idol finalist Jessica Sierra, child star Jamiee Foxworth (Family Matters), Crazytown singer Seth “Shifty” Binzer, martial arts champion Ricco Rodriguez, actor Daniel Baldwin (Celebrity Fit Club) and actress/reality TV favourite Brigitte Nielson (Rocky IV, The Surreal Life).