BRAVO ANNOUNCES 'WATCH WHAT HAPPENS' � THE NETWORK'S FIRST LIVE-STREAMING INTERACTIVE ONLINE SHOW
"Watch What Happens" Will Give Bravo Fans The Chance To Interact And Vent With Their Favorite Reality Stars Immediately After The Show
"Watch What Happens" Kicks Off On Bravotv.com On Wednesday, January 17 At 11 PM ET, Following "Top Chef" At 10 PM ET
PASADENA, Calif. � January 12, 2007 � Had an opinion about Jeffrey's collection in "Project Runway"? Wondering what "Top Chef's" Carlos was thinking, concocting avocado/bacon-flavored ice cream? Now viewers will have the opportunity to ask their burning questions immediately after their favorite shows. Hosted by Bravo's own pop culture pundit Andy Cohen, Senior Vice President, Production and Programming and writer of the popular Andy's Blog on Bravotv.com,"Watch What Happens" will be a 20-minute, weekly, live-streaming, online program on Wednesdays at 11PM ET on Bravotv.com, immediately following Bravo's Wednesday night competition reality series. The show kicks off on Wednesday, January 17 at 11PM ET, following the 10PM airing of "Top Chef." The announcement was made today by Frances Berwick, Executive Vice President, Programming and Production, Bravo.
"Bravo viewers are fanatics about our reality competition series," said Berwick. "They go online immediately after an episode and gossip about what happened each week -- the drama, the controversy, the judging. 'Watch What Happens' will provide an even richer interactive experience for our fans to further engage in the programs they find so addictive."
Every week, Cohen will sit down with one or two guests -- the winner, the loser, a judge, a favorite personality -- chatting about what transpired in that night's episode and the drama that ensued. Viewers have the ability to phone-in, e-mail and text message questions, comments or just plain rants about their favorite shows.
Bravo is the cable network that plugs people into arts, entertainment and pop culture with original programming, acclaimed drama series, movies, comedy and music specials, and by showing a whole different side of celebrities. Currently available in more than 83 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 original programming includes the Emmy-nominated "Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List," 12-time Emmy-nominated "Inside the Actors Studio," "The Real Housewives of Orange County," "Top Chef," "Celebrity Poker Showdown," as well as the 2004 Emmy winner for Outstanding Reality Program, "Queer Eye," and the four-time Emmy-nominated hit competition series, "Project Runway."
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 an 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.