Tori & Dean
is a reality show on the Oxygen Network starring actress Tori Spelling
Victoria Davey "Tori" Spelling is an American actress. Spelling became known in the early 1990s for her role as Donna Martin on Beverly Hills, 90210. Spelling then had roles in a string of made-for-television films, such as A Friend to Die For and Mother, May I Sleep with Danger?...
and her second husband
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, actor Dean McDermott
Dean McDermott is a Canadian-American actor best known in the United States for having married Victoria Davey "Tori" Spelling, with whom he appeared in the observational documentary shows Tori & Dean: Inn Love and Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood, and for having acted out the role of Constable...
. The first and second seasons of the show were titled Tori & Dean: Inn Love
. The show was renamed Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood
as of the third season. The show is produced by World of Wonder and premiered on March 20, 2007.
The first two seasons of the show follow the couple as they move out of Los Angeles
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and look for a bed & breakfast to invest Spelling's $800,000 inheritance
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ensues as the newlyweds hunt for an affordable inn location, purchase and renovate
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the inn to match their modern
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style, manage the inn and attempt to fit in with their new local community of Fallbrook
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, all while Spelling is eight months pregnant with her son, Liam.
The couple named their revamped inn, Chateau La Rue
, after Spelling's pug called Mimi La Rue. On April 26, 2007, the Fallbrook Village News
reported that Spelling & McDermott did not actually purchase the property, but on the August 28, 2007, episode, Tori confirmed that they had leased to own.
Season 2 premiered on August 14, 2007, with an expected 10 new episodes. The McDermott's leave Chateau Le Rue and the bed and breakfast industry. After many mounting issues with paparazzi, maintenance issues, reliability of Tori and Dean actually being innkeepers compared to someone else running the day-to-day operations it was evident something needed to change. Tori's busy life as wife, mom, actor, book writer and celebrity became a whirlwind of opportunity and success but left no time to continue innkeeping.
Season 3 premiered on June 17, 2008, with the new name, Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood
, and broke ratings records for the Oxygen Network, with an estimated 1.4 million viewers. In addition, the episodes were extended from thirty minutes to one hour. In the third season, Tori and Dean have moved back to Los Angeles and are no longer keeping the inn. Throughout most of this season, Tori is pregnant. She gives birth to her daughter, Stella, at the end of the season.
Season 4 of Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood
premiered on May 26, 2009, on Oxygen. The show now follows Tori and Dean as they juggle their careers with being parents to their two children. The season premiere became the most-watched opener among Oxygen's core demographic of women 18-49 in the network's nine-year history.
Season 5 of Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood
premiered on April 5, 2010, on Oxygen.
Season 6 is set to premiered on November 29, 2011
Tori & Dean: Inn Love
|| Release Date
| Season 1
|| July 1, 2008
|| They open up a B&B and Tori has her first child, Liam
| Season 2
|| November 4, 2008
|| They give up the B&B to return to the high life