From the Wires
Sexy Soap Star Antonio Sabato Jr. Searches for the Love of His Life in a Lush Hawaiian Paradise
The New VH1 Series "My Antonio" Premieres Sunday, August 16 at 10PM*
By: PR Newswire
Jul. 15, 2009 09:01 AM
SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultimate bachelor Antonio Sabato Jr. is looking for love -- and VH1 captures every twist and turn of the battle for his heart in "My Antonio."
Thirteen beautiful women travel to an exotic paradise in Hawaii, hoping to make a love connection with the General Hospital star, Calvin Klein underwear model and hunk extraordinaire. Who will win the heart of one of the most desired men on the planet? Find out on "My Antonio," premiering Sunday, August 16th, 2009 at 10:00 PM* on VH1.
"My Antonio" is a real-life soap opera, with romance, betrayal and a show-stopping plot twist: A woman from Antonio's past will shock everyone when she shows up to compete for his love. And she's not just any woman. She's Antonio's ex-wife! Now she's determined to win him back -- at any cost.
And there's another lady causing trouble -- Antonio's momma. She arrives to help him make the most important decision of his life. But is anyone good enough for her number one son?
The 10-episode series begins with Antonio's sexy swim ashore to meet the 13 beauties vying for his attention. Within the first few moments, Antonio makes a shocking elimination, leading the women to realize that anything can happen when Antonio is in charge.
"I've been with some of the most amazing women in the world," says Sabato, "and at the age of 36, I'm finally ready to settle down. I really hope to meet that special someone. For me this is not a game. This is real. This is my life."
Will Antonio be able to handle this emotional rollercoaster and find his true love? Watch the drama unfold when "My Antonio" premieres Sunday, August 16th, 2009 at 10:00 PM* on VH1.
"My Antonio" is executive produced by Michael Hirschorn, Stella Stolper and Chris Choun for Ish Entertainment. Michael Bloom is executive producer. Mark Anstendig is Supervising Producer for VH1. Shelly Tatro, Danielle Gelfand and Jeff Olde are Executive Producers for VH1.
VH1 connects viewers to the music, artists and pop culture that matter to them most with TV series, specials, live events, exclusive online content and public affairs initiatives. VH1 is available in 95 million households in the U.S. VH1 also has an array of digital channels and services including VH1Classic, VH1 Soul, VH1 Mobile, VH1Games and extensive broadband video on VH1.com. Connect with VH1 at VH1.com.
About ISH ENTERTAINMENT
Ish Entertainment was launched in January 2008 by Michael Hirschorn and Stella Stolper with a commitment for three television series under a first-look deal with MTV, VH1, CMT and Logo. The first project to come out of that deal is PARIS HILTON'S MY NEW BFF. Ish Entertainment marries formats and talent focusing primarily but not exclusively on non-scripted programming, continuing a strategy that has helped VH1 launch an unprecedented string of hit shows with top talent. Ish Entertainment is based in Los Angeles and New York.
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Contacts: Chris Delhomme Nyle Washington/VH1 310-752-8635 212-846-5576 Chris.Delhomme@vh1.com Nyle.Washington@vh1.com
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