Really to air 'Sex Rehab with Dr Drew'

UKTV has acquired a raft of US reality TV shows from RDF Media for it's Really channel, including Sex Rehab with Dr Drew.

Under the UK exclusive multichannel rights deal, 26 hours of US programming will premiere on the lifestyle channel, which is available on Sky and Virgin Media.

The arrangement includes Sex Rehab with Dr Drew and the new season of Celebrity Rehab with Dr Drew, along with brand new show Addicted to Beauty.

Cosmetic surgery series Addicted To Beauty will premiere on Really on December 7 at 11pm. The third season of Celebrity Rehab will launch on December 16, while Sex Rehab will follow in Q2 2010.

"I'm thrilled to be reinforcing our current offering of quality US reality content with this significant content deal with RDF Rights to ensure we continue to satisfy Really's young, female audience's desire for fresh and exclusive celebrity driven shows from across the pond," said UKTV acquisitions executive Emma Sparks.

RDF's head of sales Liliana Lombardero said: "We are delighted to be working with UKTV to bring this new raft of programming to the UK which we are sure will have wide appeal to a British audience. Really is the perfect fit for our programming."

UKTV's Clare Laycock added: "Really's straight talking and feisty programming offers an insight into other people's lives and Sex Rehab, Celebrity Rehab and Addicted To Beauty promise to offer compulsive viewing for those itching to see how they deal with addictions in the US. This is must-watch television at its best