Tough Love (season 2)

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Tough Love
Tough love 2 cast.jpeg
Cast
Starring Steven Ward
JoAnn Ward
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 11
Production
Running time 60 minutes
(including commercials)
Release
Original network VH1
Picture format HD[1]
Original release November 15, 2009 – January 31, 2010
Chronology
Preceded by Tough Love
Followed by Tough Love Couples
External links
Website

Tough Love (season 2) is the second season of the American reality television series Tough Love, which first aired on VH1. The show features nine women seeking relationship advice from the host and matchmaker, Steven Ward, and his mother JoAnn Ward, both of the Philadelphia based Master Matchmakers.

Contestants[edit]

Name Age Title
Alicia[2] 31 Miss Last Call
Angel Moore[3] 25[4] Miss Closed Off
Elizabeth "Liz" Richards[5] 24[6] Miss Wedding Belle
Jenna Santana[7] 26 Miss Body Issues
Kanisha Johnson[8] 26[9] Miss Gold Digger
Melissa "Rocky" Brasselle[10] 43 Miss Off Her Rocker
Sally[11] 22 Miss Lonely
Taylor Royce 26 Miss Second Chance
Tina Hunter[12] 37[13] Miss Career Obsessed

Notes[edit]

  • Taylor Royce appeared on the first season of Tough Love and returns to the cast this season.
  • Kanisha Johnson appeared on the Tyra Banks Show and on the 2008 CW series Farmer Wants a Wife. She also made an appearance on an episode of Judge Pirro, suing friend Jessie Lewis IV for an unpaid loan. Recently, she appeared on Divorce Court (10/26/2010) accusing her (ex)husband of cheating with her best friend and spending her money without her knowledge.
  • Melissa "Rocky" Brasselle appeared on the 2008 VH1 series I Know My Kid's a Star with her daughter. She introduces herself to her dates as Rocky or Raquel, not Melissa.
  • Angel Moore appeared on LA Ink on Oct. 13, shown getting a tattoo by Ruthless on the episode "The Missing Piece".

Episode Progress[edit]

Contestants Episodes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alicia AVG AVG AVG AVG HIGH WORST AVG AVG AVG GOOD
Angel POOR WORST AVG BEST AVG AVG POOR HIGH AVG GOOD
Jenna AVG HIGH POOR AVG WORST BEST AVG WORST AVG GOOD
Kanisha WORST HIGH AVG AVG AVG AVG AVG BEST AVG GOOD
Liz BEST HIGH AVG AVG AVG AVG WORST HIGH AVG GOOD
Rocky POOR BEST AVG AVG AVG AVG AVG AVG BEST GOOD
Sally AVG AVG BEST AVG AVG AVG BEST AVG AVG GOOD
Taylor BACK HIGH WORST WORST BEST AVG POOR AVG WORST[14] GOOD
Tina AVG AVG WORST AVG AVG AVG AVG HIGH AVG GOOD
     The contestant had the best progress/date of the week
     The contestant was commended for good progress/date
     The contestant had average progress/date
     The contestant had poor progress/date
     The contestant had the worst progress/date of the week
     The contestant had good progress and was in the hot seat.
     The contestant returned from the previous season after leaving, and was included later in the episode.

Episodes[edit]

Episode 1[edit]

First aired November 15, 2009

  • Challenge: First Impression
  • Challenge Winner: Liz
  • Weakest Participant: Kanisha
  • Episode Notes:

Taylor from last season returns to boot camp at the end of the episode. Unlike last season, she no longer holds the title of "Miss Gold Digger".

Episode 2[edit]

First aired November 22, 2009

  • Challenge: Communication
  • Challenge Winner: Rocky
  • Weakest Participant: Angel

Episode 3[edit]

First aired November 29, 2009

  • Challenge: Sexiness
  • Challenge Winner: Sally
  • Weakest Participants: Tina & Taylor
  • Episode Notes:

This was the first time that two people were put on the hot seat.

Episode 4[edit]

First aired December 6, 2009

  • Challenge: Parental Skills
  • Challenge Winner: Angel
  • Weakest Participant: Taylor
  • Episode Notes:

Liz decided to break up with Dave, whom she met in Episode 1.

Alicia decided to end her relationship with Jeff after Steve claimed that Jeff "is just not that into you."

Angel tells Adam about her son and her way of providing for him.

Episode 5[edit]

First aired December 13, 2009

  • Challenge: The WOW Factor
  • Challenge Winner: Taylor
  • Weakest Participant: Jenna

Episode 6[edit]

First aired December 20, 2009

  • Challenge: You Can't Handle the Truth
  • Challenge Winner: Jenna
  • Weakest Participant: Alicia

Episode 7[edit]

First aired January 3, 2010

  • Challenge: Money Can't Buy me Love
  • Challenge Winner: Sally
  • Weakest Participant: Liz

Episode 8[edit]

First aired January 10, 2010

  • Challenge: Revenge of the Exes
  • Challenge Winner: Kanisha
  • Weakest Participant: Jenna
  • Episode Notes:

Liz got back together with Dave in this episode, whom she previously broke up with in Episode 4. Angel confronted her fears about telling her parents about her "dancing", while Adam helped her through it. At the end of the episode, Steve decides to "do things differently" and added an extra seat next to Jenna for Jeremy. The show ended on that cliffhanger.

Episode 9[edit]

First aired January 17, 2010

  • Challenge: Ghosts of Dating Future
  • Challenge Winner: Rocky
  • Weakest Participant: Taylor

Episode 10[edit]

First aired January 24, 2010

  • Challenge: Away We Go

Episode 11 (Season Finale)[edit]

Best: Angel

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tough Love - Series 2". RDF Rights. Retrieved 9 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Alecia". VH1. 
  3. ^ "Angel". VH1. 
  4. ^ http://www.poptower.com/angel-moore-tough-love.htm Angel's Age
  5. ^ "Elizabeth". VH1. 
  6. ^ http://www.poptower.com/liz-richards-tough-love.htm Liz's Age
  7. ^ "Jenna". VH1. 
  8. ^ "Kanisha". VH1. 
  9. ^ http://www.poptower.com/kanisha-johnson-tough-love.htm Kanisha's age
  10. ^ "Rocky". VH1. 
  11. ^ "Sally". VH1. 
  12. ^ "Tina". VH1. 
  13. ^ http://www.poptower.com/tina-hunter-tough-love.htm Tina's Age
  14. ^ In episode 9, Taylor was the only one critiqued, and in the continuation during episode 10, Rocky was named the best

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