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‘Siesta Key’ returns to MTV with ‘Bachelorette’ star

It’s a third season for the reality series filmed at the beach community in Sarasota County.

Season 3 of Siesta Key premieres Jan. 7 at 8 p.m. on MTV, the cable network announced.

The new season follows the same cast of young, beautiful and affluent locals, with the addition of Robby Hayes, known for his runner-up finish on the 12th season of ABC’s The Bachelorette.

The reality series is filmed in and around Siesta Key, the popular beach community on a barrier island off Sarasota County. It premiered in 2017 and includes Alex Kompothecras, son of Gary Kompothecras, a wealthy chiropractor best known for his 1-800-ASK-GARY commercials and billboards. Gary Kompothecras is listed as an executive producer on the show.

A release from MTV said that the new season deals with the fallout after the “dissolution of Siesta Key’s ‘It couple,’ Alex and Juliette, has left the friend circle divided. New cast members invade the scene bringing conflict, heartbreak and deception to the mix.”

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