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[06/13/05 - 12:00 AM]
Bravo Inks Deal with Img/Twi to Bring Viewers "Bravo's All-Star Reality Reunion" - the Biggest In-Studio Gathering of Reality TV Stars Ever

[via press release from Bravo]

BRAVO INKS DEAL WITH IMG/TWI TO BRING VIEWERS "BRAVO'S ALL-STAR REALITY REUNION" - THE BIGGEST IN-STUDIO GATHERING OF REALITY TV STARS EVER

BRAVO INKS DEAL WITH IMG/TWI TO BRING VIEWERS "BRAVO'S ALL-STAR REALITY REUNION" - THE BIGGEST IN-STUDIO GATHERING OF REALITY TV STARS EVER

NEW YORK - June 13, 2005 - Bravo has inked a deal with the international sports marketing company IMG/TWI to bring viewers "Bravo's All-Star Reality Reunion." Today's biggest stars of reality television will dish the stories that everyone wants to hear in a tell-all studio-based reunion. This one-hour special will air in the fourth quarter of 2005.

"Bravo is thrilled to partner with IMG/TWI to provide viewers with a window into the biggest, most 'meta' reunion of America's most talked-about reality TV stars," said Lauren Zalaznick, President, Bravo. "Bravo's commitment to showcasing personalities who have made a mark in entertainment and pop culture is the driving force behind this new reality reunion program."

"We are excited to join with Bravo to bring together the largest gathering of reality stars on one stage," said Executive Producer, Robert Horowitz. "The opportunity to unite cast members with other stars from different show cycles will provide entertaining and emotional exchanges. There clearly are unsettled storylines which we hope to raise, while hopefully getting answers to unresolved issues."

More than 50 reality TV stars will dish out all the dirt from 20 reality shows including "The Amazing Race," "American Idol," "The Apprentice," "Average Joe," "The Bachelor," "Big Brother," "For Love or Money," "The Joe Schmo Show," "Last Comic Standing," "Project Runway," "The Real World," "Showbiz Moms & Dads," "Survivor," and "Temptation Island," among others.

The show is produced by TWI, the global television division of IMG, for Bravo. TWI's Executive Producers for "Bravo's All-Star Reality Reunion" are Robert Horowitz and Steve Mayer.

TWI is the largest independent producer, packager and distributor of sports programming in the world, producing and distributing over 6,500 hours of original programming annually to more than 200 countries covering 200+ sports. While the strength of TWI's worldwide sports coverage is unrivaled, the company has recently expanded into award-winning documentary and reality programming.

In recent years, TWI has produced the Peabody Award-winning Colour of War for The History Channel and the Emmy-nominated Christopher Reeve documentary Courageous Steps. Fall 2004 saw the launch of two TWI reality series, I'd Do Anything, an ESPN series that questions how far a contestant would be willing to go for their loved ones in pursuit of the ultimate sports fantasy and Manhunt: The Search for America's Most Gorgeous Male Model, on Bravo. TWI also produced the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting for NBC. A division of international sports agency IMG, TWI also manages the world's largest independent sports archive library, housing over 150,000 hours of programming.

Bravo is the cable network that plugs people into arts, culture and pop culture with original programming, movies and by showing a whole different side of celebrities. Currently available in more than 79 million homes, Bravo is known for breaking exciting new personalities, shaking up the way we look at style, media, fame and Hollywood, pulling back the curtain on the creative process and making influential and inventive original programming. Its critically acclaimed and award-winning original programming includes "Inside the Actors Studio," "Celebrity Poker Showdown," "Project Greenlight," as well as the 2004 Emmy winner for Outstanding Reality Program, "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy." The network's other hits include "Project Runway," "Blow Out" and "Sports Kids Moms & Dads."

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 visit www.bravotv.com.





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· AMAZING RACE, THE (CBS)
· AMERICAN IDOL (FOX)
· APPRENTICE, THE (NBC)
· AVERAGE JOE (NBC)
· BACHELOR, THE (ABC)
· BIG BROTHER (CBS)
· BLOW OUT (BRAVO)
· CELEBRITY POKER SHOWDOWN (BRAVO)
· FOR LOVE OR MONEY (NBC)
· INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO (BRAVO)
· JOE SCHMO SHOW, THE (SPIKE TV)
· LAST COMIC STANDING (NBC)
· PROJECT GREENLIGHT (HBO)
· PROJECT RUNWAY (LIFETIME)
· PROJECT RUNWAY (LIFETIME)
· QUEER EYE (BRAVO)
· REAL WORLD, THE (MTV)
· SPORTS KIDS MOMS & DADS (BRAVO)
· SURVIVOR (CBS)
· TEMPTATION ISLAND (FOX)











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