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[09/15/04 - 12:00 AM]
Bravo Partners with B2 Entertainment and Brownhouze Entertainment for 'Being Bobby Brown'

[via press release from Bravo]

BRAVO PARTNERS WITH B2 ENTERTAINMENT AND BROWNHOUZE ENTERTAINMENT FOR 'BEING BOBBY BROWN'

THE NEW SERIES OFFERS AN EXCLUSIVE LOOK AT BOBBY BROWN AND HIS LIFE UNSCRIPTED

LOS ANGELES -� September 15, 2004 -� Bravo partners with B2 Entertainment and Bobby Brown's Brownhouze Entertainment for the much-anticipated unscripted series "Being Bobby Brown." The ten episode one-hour series will explore the life of the Grammy-winning performer as he faces transition and moves to put his life and career back on track. The series is slated to premiere on Bravo by second quarter 2005.

The series follows Brown, his wife, pop superstar Whitney Houston and his extended family over the course of six months as they put their respective lives back together. The series will also demystify Brown's relationships with Houston; their daughter, Bobbi Kristina; his children from previous relationships, La Princia and Bobby Jr.; and his brother Tommy, Bobby's personal manager.

"'Being Bobby Brown' will allow the public to see Brown outside the context of a pop icon and bad boy, rather they'll witness an artist striving to clean up his life for his future and the future of his family," said Lauren Zalaznick, President, Bravo. "Bravo is committed to providing programming that goes deep into the internal worlds of creative people."

Tracey Baker, executive producer for B2 Entertainment added: "On the one side there is Bobby as he is portrayed in the media. On the flip side is Bobby as a person. This show, shot cinema verit� style, is an introspective look at Bobby Brown the husband, father and friend. This is his story, told in his voice. Viewers can decide for themselves about what kind of man they think Bobby Brown really is."

One of the hottest R&B stars of the late '80s and early '90s, Brown is credited for popularizing New Jack Swing, which is hybrid style of R&B or soul music combined with Rap or Hip-Hop rhythms. A founding member of New Edition, Brown left the group in 1986 to embark on a solo career. Brown's second solo album, "Don't Be Cruel," which was released in 1988, landed him on the cutting-edge of modern R&B and spawned the no. 1 hit "My Prerogative," the ballad "Roni," and "Every Little Step," which earned him a Grammy in 1989 for Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance, Male. Brown's other hits include the "Ghostbusters II" theme "On Our Own," "She Ain't Worth It," "Humpin'Around," "Good Enough," "Get Away," and "That's the Way Love Is."

"Being Bobby Brown" is co-produced by B2 Entertainment and Brownhouze Entertainment for Bravo. Tracey Baker is executive producer and Wanda Shelley will produce for B2 Entertainment. Bobby Brown and his brother Tommy Brown are co-executive producers of the series. Frances Berwick and Rachel Smith are executive producers for Bravo. Christopher Tricarico and Darin Chavez of KMZ Rosenman brokered the deal on behalf of B2 and Brownhouze, and will also executive produce the series.

B2 Entertainment, LLC is an independent "mini-studio" that is located in Atlanta. Its divisions include B2 Television, B2 Film, and B2 Direct to Video. Projects in development include "Culture Shocked," a verite style television series that gives viewers a window into the day-to-day lives of today's hip-hop icons; an independent feature titled "Strange Fruit," filming this spring in Atlanta; and "Mac's Room," a HD children's series featuring a six-year old puppet who explores various careers and life lessons.

Bravo is an arts and culture network featuring a variety of programs presented in an original and engaging way. Currently seen in more than 76 million homes, Bravo is the television destination for viewers who want creativity, experimentation and innovation. Offering programming with a unique point of view, the network features original series and specials, feature films (both independent and mainstream) as well as performance specials and compelling documentary series. Its critically-acclaimed and award-winning original programming includes "Inside the Actors Studio," "Celebrity Poker Showdown," and Cirque du Soleil specials and series, as well as the 2004 Emmy winner for Outstanding Reality Program, "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy." The network's latest hits include "Blow Out," "Showbiz Moms & Dads," and the improvisational sitcom "Significant Others."

Bravo is a program service of NBC Universal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBC Universal one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Bravo has been a NBC Cable Network since December 2002 and was the first television service dedicated to film and the performing arts when it launched in December 1980. For more information log onto www.bravotv.com.





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· BEING BOBBY BROWN (BRAVO)
· BLOW OUT (BRAVO)
· CELEBRITY POKER SHOWDOWN (BRAVO)
· QUEER EYE (BRAVO)
· SIGNIFICANT OTHERS (BRAVO)





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