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[01/13/05 - 12:00 AM]
Seven of America's Most Creative Cooks Stir Up Drama as They Compete for a Cash Prize in Bravo's 'The Million Dollar Recipe'

[via press release from Bravo]

SEVEN OF AMERICA'S MOST CREATIVE COOKS STIR UP DRAMA AS THEY COMPETE FOR A CASH PRIZE IN BRAVO'S 'THE MILLION DOLLAR RECIPE'

NEW FEATURE DOCUMENTARY ON THE PILLSBURY BAKE-OFF CONTEST PREMIERES MONDAY, MAY 2 AT 8:00 PM

LOS ANGELES -- January 13, 2005 -- This spring, Bravo will follow seven individuals as they prepare and participate in America's favorite cooking contest, the Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest, in the new original two-hour documentary, "The Million Dollar Recipe." The first in Bravo's feature-length documentary strand, "The Million Dollar Recipe" premieres Monday, May 2 at 8:00 PM, it was announced today by Lauren Zalaznick, President, Bravo.

In the world of competitive cooking, the Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest, with its million dollar grand prize, is as big as the Oscars... in the eyes of its competitors. So it's only fitting that the 41st contest heats up in Hollywood, CA. One hundred mini-kitchens transform a giant ballroom into a kitchen arena, where one hundred finalists cook side-by-side competing for the one million dollar prize. "The Million Dollar Recipe" follows seven hopeful contestants all the way from their home kitchens to the dramatic Bake-Off Contest in Hollywood. Each contestant rides the emotional roller coaster of the event and tests themselves in the heat of battle.

The contestants profiled in "The Million Dollar Recipe" range from a woman who is a Yale graduate and former Wall Street banker, to a nearly seven-feet-tall man who is a master of Kentucky clog dancing. A dedicated housewife sees the Bake-Off Contest as the ideal way to engage in the competition she loves, however, a struggling single mom enters on a whim with the hope that winning the grand prize can change her life.

"The Million Dollar Recipe" is produced by Storyhead Productions for Bravo. Elise Pearlstein is the director and executive producer. Elise Pearlstein is a documentary filmmaker who has produced, directed and written documentaries for television and theatrical release, including her first film "Pink's Famous Chili Dogs," which premiered at the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival and played frequently at film festivals and on PBS.

For more information on the Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest visit www.pillsbury.com/bakeoff. "Bake-Off" is a registered trademark of General Mills.

Bravo is an arts and culture network featuring a variety of programs presented in an original and engaging way. Currently seen in more than 77 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 press information and photography log onto www.nbcumv.com. For consumer information visit www.bravotv.com.





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











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