|Rock of Love Bus with Bret Michaels|
|Created by|| Cris Abrego |
|Directed by||Matt Bordofsky|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of episodes||13|
|Executive producers||Cris Abrego|
|Running time||90 minutes (Premiere)|
|Production companies|| 51 Minds Entertainment |
|Original release||January 4 –|
April 19, 2009
|Preceded by||Rock of Love 2|
|Followed by|| Charm School with Ricki Lake |
I Love Money 4
Rock of Love Bus with Bret Michaels is the third season of Rock of Love with Bret Michaels and was confirmed by VH1's website in a blog on July 16, 2008. In the show, eligible women live on tour buses and travel with Bret Michaels, competing for his attention and affection. The show premiered on January 4, 2009.On December 29, 2008 it was announced Rock of Love Bus would be the final Rock of Love.
On September 28, 2008, a truck driven by a roadie hauling equipment for Rock of Love Bus, caused an accident when the driver fell asleep at the wheel.The truck crossed over the median and into oncoming traffic on Interstate 57 near West Frankfort, Illinois. The truck hit a pickup truck and a sports-utility vehicle. The two 19-year-old college students in the sports-utility vehicle were killed, and the two individuals in the pickup truck were seriously injured. The driver was charged with driving with a suspended license and moving violations. No other Rock of Love employees or crew were involved. According to a statement by VH1, Michaels asked that production be temporarily suspended.
|Mindy Hall||Episode 12|
|Jamie Ross||Episode 11|
|Beverly Palmer||Episode 10|
|Ashley Klarich||Episode 9 [a]|
|Brittanya O'Campo||Episode 9|
|Farrah Sinclair||Episode 8|
|Kelsey Bateman||Episode 7|
|Kami||Episode 7 [k]|
|Jennifer "Jenny" Beitzel||Episode 6|
|Natasha McCollum||Episode 5|
|Marcia "Brazil" Alves||Episode 4|
|Maria Bock||Episode 4 [m]|
|Brittaney Starr||Episode 3|
|Melissa Martinez||Episode 3|
|Constandina Savvenas||Episode 2|
|Megan Tomczak||Episode 2|
|Samantha Bengston||Episode 2|
|Nikki Shamdasani||Episode 1|
|Gia Lynn||Episode 1|
|Stephanie Farris||Episode 1|
|Heather Mariscal||Episode 1|
|Marciela "Marci" Mendoza||Episode 1|
First aired January 4, 2009 (2.1M viewers)
Michaels takes the show on the road. As he tours, a second bus brings along the women vying for his attention. The contest is specifically engineered to reflect the challenges of life on the road.
First aired January 11, 2009
After all 15 recite their wedding vows, three girls must stay behind.
First aired January 18, 2009
There's a chill in the air as the 12 remaining contestants vie on ice against University of Illinois Women's Hockey [Club] and special guest player, Lacey. Tempers catch fire when one of the contestants is accused of secretly calling a boyfriend.
First aired January 25, 2009
The ten remaining girls play roadie, racing to clear the stage. Winners get better seats at Michaels' concert.
First aired February 8, 2009
The eight left become eleven when Michaels brings in new blood to amp the competition.
First aired February 15, 2009
The contestants split into teams for a Mudbowl, with Michaels and the most valuable player going solo overnight.
First aired March 1, 2009
The contestants divide into three teams for competitive truck stop games.
First aired March 8, 2009
The seven remaining competitors take care of children at a pool party in Panama City Beach, Florida.
First aired March 15, 2009 (2.4M viewers)
Two women from Michaels' past, ex-girlfriend Ambre and runner-up Heather from the first Rock of Love, question the men of the competitors' past. Brittanya's Ex Royal T discloses that he and Brittanya had sex right before she left for the competition. Beverly freaked out her Ex-Husband did not show up and disclosed she was a teen mother at 17. Jaz, Taya's Ex ends up having an angry outburst. Mindy admits she cheated in her past relationship. It's revealed that Ashley still lives with her ex James, and he claims they still sleep together.
First aired March 22, 2009
The four remaining girls sing along with Michaels with lyrics they've written to one of his songs.
First aired April 5, 2009
As the finale approaches, Michaels and the remaining three contestants try fantasy dates, but competition between the girls is escalating as the end draws near.
First aired April 12, 2009 (3.2M viewers)
The two remaining contestants, Taya and Mindy, join Michaels in the Dominican Republic for their final chance to win him.
First aired April 19, 2009
In the reunion show, the contestants look back, becoming emotional and even violent as they share memories of the experience.
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