'Redneck Wedding' set for new season

CMT orders 16 episodes of Tom Arnold-hosted series

CMT has greenlighted a third season of "My Big Redneck Wedding," one of its highest-rated series.

The cable network has given "Wedding" a big Season 3 commitment with a 16-episode order, which is double the show's eight-episode order for Season 2.

"Wedding" features host Tom Arnold spotlighting the "over-the-top" nuptials of "down-home country couples." The third season is scheduled for a Jan. 9 debut.

"Wedding" is exec produced by Kimberly Belcher Cowin and John Ehrhard of Pink Sneakers Prods.