South Beach Tow: Tremont Towing Starring in Jennifer Lopez-Produced Reality Series

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South Beach has played host to some of television's worst reality shows, but we can't imagine an hour of programming that will be more locally loathed than South Beach Tow. The show follows the family and employees behind Tremont Towing, the ruthless company that makes sure you'll never catch a break in South Beach's already infamously tricky parking situation and then holds your car for ransom for a few hundred dollars. It's coming to TruTV July 20, and it's all brought to you by executive producer Jennifer Lopez.



We're not sure what in hell the thought process was behind this. Everyone hates towing companies, and we can't think of a more despised company then Tremont. There's actually a "Tremont towing: we hate you" Facebook page.

That hate comes with good reason. Tremont employees were caught on video last year rummaging through impounded cars and walking off with people's personal property. Though Tremont denied any wrongdoing, the footage speaks for itself. Now that company is being rewarded with a basic-cable reality show and cast as heroes of sorts.

What's next for J. Lo's production company? A buddy comedy about drunk Miami Beach ATV cops? B-girls: The Series? Keeping Up With the Castros?

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unimpressed
unimpressed

the stupidest show on tv right now. no wonder obama was elected twice...

GODisGREAT
GODisGREAT

simply put, tremont towing is a mafia run company in a hapless hopeless city controlled by thugs

hectorreyes1975
hectorreyes1975

August 21, 2012 A message to all the people and towing companies in Dade County. Isn't it a coincidence that on Miami Beach for the last 30 years there are only two towing companies on Miami Beach. They are Beach Towing and Tremont Towing. Isn't it also a coincidence that the biggest stockholders of Tremont Towing, Inc. want to merge with Beach Towing. Both companies are on a month to month contract for towing on Miami Beach and isn't it also a coincidence that the two biggest stockholders of Tremont Towing, Inc.  one is Sharon Mirmelli whose son, Andrew Mirmelli, owns M&M Parking & Valet who manages over 75% of the parking lots on Miami Beach and Keith Menin and Russell Galbut who own over 40% of the Buildings, Hotels and Lot's where you park. How funny is that. Now lets play monopoly !

Jbooqie08
Jbooqie08

They are the shit I came all the way from ga in hope to c one of them. Y'all just hate them because y'all on south beach broke af

Kenya
Kenya

i wouldnt have let christie's fat flip floppin ass cum back

Daniel
Daniel

The only people who enjoy this show are the same ones who were fed buckets of paint as a kid.

Fing52
Fing52

Christie are you so stupid that you can't see through Perez' bull. He set your fathert up and you were a part of it he needed a experience person to run the office. Do you bother to view the segments women are throwing themselves at Perez and trust me girl if it wasn't for the cameras and Eddie!!! He is not interested in your out of shaped yet pretty face ass, other than running the office. He's a selfish SOB. Look how he sed the tatoo guy with the two women, calling the man by his first name making it obvious the guy had something to do with it. Don't be a fool and not realize Perez didn't get paid for allowing the guy to come into the yard to blow up the police held car. Perez is going to get you Killed are put in jail for tampering with evidence. Trust me Perez will let  you take the fall to save his sorry ass.  Nothing good is in store for you for turning against your family. SAVE YOURSELF.  

Kim
Kim

I personally love the show and I watch it all day or when ever it comes on, and plus JEROME is sexy as hell, I have actually googled the number just a few minutes ago and the guy was a lil bitch that answered the phone lol, guess he was mad that I was looking for Jerome lls!!! And Bernice go hard as fuck, she cool as the other side of my pillow!!! ;-)

Ddemotte30
Ddemotte30

I must say that TV has gone bad in the last few years with all these so called reality shows, and we, the general public, has fallen hook, line and sinker for them.  Its really trash TV, but I thought I had seen it all before I watched a few episodes of South Beach Tow.  WOW...Towing companies provide a means to an end and are an unfortunate by product of parking hazards, however, this show is more comedy than reality.  Its all quite obviously scripted, and the actors are the worst Ive EVER seen.  J-Lo, I love you for years, but what the hell were you thinking?  LOL 

Dispatch_1_2000
Dispatch_1_2000

I don't mind the weight thing.  Many people are overweight and do just fine.  And I figured it was fake.  Hell everything on tv now is fake.  But it is kinda entertaining. Not nearly as entertaining as the commercials on tv now, but entertaining nonetheless.  :)

Hard Head
Hard Head

Why all the big girl bashing? I kinda like the fluffy dispatcher with all her colorful tattoos. Wo uld like to check her out to see if she has more tatoo's that she's not able to show on TV.Bernice are you a retired pro wrestler?

Gripper
Gripper

I think the dispatcher is sexy!!!! Like to grab a couple dozen Twinkies and hang out in her office playing snatch&grab.YeeHaw

Alana
Alana

I fucking hate this show you guys are fucking dumb I think you guys should just quit the. Fucking show especially that fat black bitch

Dunkley
Dunkley

this is the best show on TV right now!!!  can not wait to see it i just love Bernice good job baby!

Roy Gonzales
Roy Gonzales

What a piece of shit show, why waste time watching any of it.  This one is a rip off of another shit show about towing.  If Jennifer Lopez has money to just throw down the drain, she can give it to me.  Why wasted it on this? 

tiredofbs
tiredofbs

if you want to  illegal actions keep a camera handy and rercord it and upload to a video sharing site. /The list of sites are  very long but go to http://brianwong.com/blog/mass... and show what is happening.

Tommy
Tommy

What a bunch of uneducated dirty over weight fat slobs. The only thing missing on there show should be a hog trough in there office so we can watch them at feedng time. 

Darkside4141
Darkside4141

I guy's im from Montréal, Canada and i'm amazed to see the show every tuesday .... Here we kick there ass right away on the spot !!!

I love it !!! (Martin)

Rj45513
Rj45513

Tremont towing is awsome i watch every episode

Broncofandd
Broncofandd

They really suck, But i might ask christie out if she lost about 300 pound's but now she's a fat slob.

Pktowman
Pktowman

as a real tow truck driver I got a laugh out of it . To see it on TV makes you wonder if this is the standerd that we strive for.Some of the drivers need to get FIERD and get some non geto workers who apreciate their jobs,  every job a fight? Allso that girl Beatrice Why didnt the owner train her, for her to pocket the money makes us all look like scum bags.Last observation  do you all use staps? You are more worried about shirts than the car falling off the lift I think D O T  would be more concerrn about hooking up properly. I do like the owner he is very even minded but his drivers need a real wake up call this is not the wild west

kawn
kawn

You people are just Stupid...... Don't park where your not suppose too!!!!!! Duh......End of Story........

kawn
kawn

We saw the one last night with the new lady (she was driving). I heard the owner tell her not to fight unless they touch /hit you. The guy parked on the boardwalk pushed her twice before she decked him........ More Power to the Lady.................the dude deserved it.

Marydupree42
Marydupree42

omg what a copy-cat even down to the gross fat tatooed blond.It is just a replica of operation repo.

Shipy34
Shipy34

All of South Florida cannot believe that Jennifer Lopez is involved in such a buisness. It is no wonder she can not hang on to her men. The show stinks and I bet Jennifer stinks as well if you know what I mean....whats next???

Jonathan Anderson
Jonathan Anderson

This show is so staged, the puertorican guy who came out on the show at 10:30 tonight has never owned a yellow camaro, he owns a black expedition they paid him to act and what a bad actor he is. Hey Danny how much money did they pay you?   I'm sorry J LO but your show sucks!

Mariag
Mariag

WELL I THINK THE SHOW WAS PRETTY GOOD IT'S REALITY SHOW AND IF U PARK WRONG U GET TOWWWW THAT LIFE DON'T HATE THE PLAYER HATE THE GAME THAT WHAT U LIVE OF OTHER'S PEOPLES LIVE'S JA

Guest
Guest

I watched an episode of this show and immediately became anorexic. How can people be this fat.They all need to go on a diet asap. The fat girl needs to get her teeth fixed and stop wearing shirts that are five times too small. I cant believe someone is producing this shit show not just because it is, exactly that, a shit show but they are producing it even after NBC6 posted footage of Tremont's employees stealing. That and the fact that the show is obviously staged. 

Jon Doe
Jon Doe

The South Beach Tow Show is so scripted and predictable, it makes me want to puke. This is something for the Jerry Springer show. 

sherry88
sherry88

I really liked your blog. Let's hope her bad Karma catches up with her

Jodi-40
Jodi-40

In the late 80's I had a run in with Tremont towing....at the time they had the city towing contract, but their bodyshop/towing buisness didn't have a buisness liscense. They, in my opinion, were trashing cars, to make money off them in their unliscensed body shop. I sued them, and WON.....what scum bags !!!!!

Jodi-40
Jodi-40

In the late 80's I had a run in with Tremont towing....at the time they had the city towing contract, but their bodyshop/towing buisness didn't have a buisness liscense. They, in my opinion, were trashing cars, to make money off them in their unliscensed body shop. I sued them, and WON.....what scum bags !!!!!

Cane
Cane

Some if not all of the show is highly staged.  My car was towed in May and while retrieving my car I witnessed the staged acting in person.  I witnessed a staged shouting match between Tremont and two chicks.  The shouting match consisted of at least two or three takes (Meaning that the producers directed everyone to re-do the scene a couple of times).  They staged a car speeding off from the tow lot and calling the police, Which resulted in a patrol car showing up with markings that look nothing like a MBPD patrol car.  i never watched reality shows anyway, but if anything people may watch it just to check out the background scenery of Miami Beach.

DaGuerre
DaGuerre

Wow! Mark Festa, owner of Tremont gets his own show. He's got a nice place up in Davie that he paid for with all the money he stole. Why not write him and tell him how much you like the show? Mark Festa, 2963 E Lake Vista Circle DAVIE FL 33328

TowDeezNuts
TowDeezNuts

A company full of dirtbags that think they the police...

jose
jose

 every one needs to go on a diet

tuck fowing
tuck fowing

You're not allowed to call somebody stupid if you have poor grammar

choppa
choppa

They said you're stupid too;typing like some fucking idiot 

Marydupree42
Marydupree42

can you believe Jennifer Lopez is the producer?

Jsquare
Jsquare

Thanks for his address.  I will go there to egg his house and slash all of his tires.  This man stole $1500 in towing fees from me, illegally moved my car to an illegal parking spot deliberately, and then tow it to his lot.  I plan to get even.

Tony M.
Tony M.

Always take your Glock to get your car !!   No Fucking problem !!

Astralpretzel
Astralpretzel

I was an extra. This show is entirely scripted. Nothing reality about it. Thanks for the $150, JLo

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