Sweet Home Alabama

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  • 2011
  • 4 Seasons
  • 6.4  (81)

Sweet Home Alabama was a reality television dating show that first aired on CMT in 2011. The series is produced by Glassman Media, and the host of the show is Tom Arnold. The show features 22 men vying for the affections of a Southern belle. The first season featured Devin Grissom, a student at the University of Alabama, as the main protagonist. The following season, Alexandra Agro took the lead, and in the final season, Jacqueline Honulik was the one looking for love.

Each episode of Sweet Home Alabama features different challenges for the contestants, who come from both the city and the countryside. The challenges are typically focused on Southern culture, and they range from fishing to competitive eating to attending a NASCAR race. The contestants face elimination each week, with the lead choosing which men will stay and which will go.

Throughout the season, the contestants live together in a house on a rural farm in Alabama, where they have to learn to coexist with one another. They have the opportunity to go on group dates, as well as one-on-one dates with the lead if they are chosen. The romantic setting of the show is the rural countryside of Alabama, which is renowned for its hospitality and beauty.

The show is set up like a classic concept of dating shows, where the lead and the contestants have to choose between several individuals to be their partner or soulmate. The contestants in the show come from diverse backgrounds, including doctors, lawyers, businessmen, and farmers, with a mix of urban and rural contestants from various parts of the United States. Both the lead and the contestants must balance the differences between their backgrounds and the obstacles that come with the show.

Sweet Home Alabama was a hit in its initial season, with viewership of over 3 million households. It quickly became CMT's highest-rated show, with fans raving about the Southern charm of the show and its contestants.

One of the highlights of the show is the host, Tom Arnold. As a comedian, Arnold brings a humorous element to the show. He often interacts with the contestants, adds commentary to the show, and provides comedic relief during dramatic moments. His Southern accent also adds to the overall authenticity of the show.

The show's main message is that love can happen anywhere and that people from different backgrounds can find happiness together. The show's contestants come from diverse backgrounds and lifestyles, but they all share a common desire to find love. The show also emphasizes the values of Southern culture, including hospitality, faith, and family.

Throughout the seasons, the show has featured some memorable moments, including bickering between contestants, dramatic romantic gestures, and tearful eliminations. One of the most significant moments in the show's history was when two contestants became engaged at the end of the first season, proving that love can be found on the show.

In conclusion, Sweet Home Alabama was a successful reality dating show that ran for four seasons. It showcased the beauty and hospitality of the South, while also emphasizing the importance of love and family. With Tom Arnold as the host and a cast of diverse contestants, the show remains a beloved classic and a testament to the power of love.

Sweet Home Alabama is a series that is currently running and has 4 seasons (35 episodes). The series first aired on July 14, 2011.

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Kelsey's Choice
9. Kelsey's Choice
January 10, 2014
Kelsey goes on her two final romantic dates and meets close family members from each of the mens' lives. Kelsey makes her choice in the most emotional night yet.
The Night Train
8. The Night Train
January 3, 2014
Kelsey enjoys a romantic date in the boxcar of a freight train as it rolls through the countryside. Meanwhile, Kelsey and the remaining guys head to the zoo.
The Bar Fight
7. The Bar Fight
December 27, 2013
Kelsey and the remaining men go out on the town. But what's supposed to be a fun evening takes an unexpected turn for the worse. Meanwhile, a city guy attempts to show Kelsey what life would be like in the glamorous bright lights of his hometown.
Sweet Home Friday Night Lights
6. Sweet Home Friday Night Lights
December 20, 2013
The guys attend a high-school football game with Kelsey, and must learn a cheer.
Into the Swamp
5. Into the Swamp
December 13, 2013
The guys compete to catch the largest gator. The winner will be awarded a private date.
Career Day
4. Career Day
December 6, 2013
Kelsey tests the guys' skills with children. Later, a big city guy tries to learn the two-step at a country bar.
Camping and Glamping
3. Camping and Glamping
November 29, 2013
The guys plan an outdoor trip for Kelsey complete with a rose garden and a secluded country lake at sunset.
Southern Discomfort
2. Southern Discomfort
November 22, 2013
Kelsey goes on her first romantic dates, including a ride on a speedboat and a moonlit evening by the water.
The Battle Begins
1. The Battle Begins
November 15, 2013
In the fourth season premiere, Alabama native Kelsey Smith is thrilled to meet her suitors as her search for love continues.
Where to Watch Sweet Home Alabama
Sweet Home Alabama is available for streaming on the CMT website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Sweet Home Alabama on demand at Amazon, Microsoft Movies & TV and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    July 14, 2011
  • IMDB Rating
    6.4  (81)