or


[08/08/07 - 09:53 PM]
We TV Expands Wedding Related Programming Building on the Success of We Go Bridal
The network's new series include "Wedding Central," "Rich Bride Poor Bride" and "The Fabulous Life Presents: VH1's Big Fat Fabulous Wedding."

[via press release from WE: Women's Entertainment]

WE tv Expands Wedding Related Programming Building on the Success of We Go Bridal

New York, NY - August 8, 2007 - Building on the momentum seen this summer with WE tv launching its largest brand and content expansion in its six year history with the launch of We Go Bridal, the network announced today an extensive slate of new originals and acquired series and specials all related to weddings and the bridal community. New programming series include: Wedding Central, Rich Bride Poor Bride and The Fabulous Life Presents: VH1's Big Fat Fabulous Wedding. Specials include: 10 Most Famous and Fabulous Wedding Dresses and Beach Weddings. The new programming continues WE tv's investment in wedding related programming that maintains to fill a valuable void in the marketplace.

"This summer WE tv dramatically increased its wedding content on the network, branded a special evening each week for wedding programming, and built an online portal of shared bridal content and information all under the WE Go Bridal block, said Kim Martin, EVP and GM of WE tv. "With this new investment in original wedding related programming, the network is looking to maintain its leadership position to provide a multi-platform destination point for weddings and the bridal community. With billions spent each year in this marketplace, we know there is a huge consumer demand for this type of programming."

Following is more information on WE tv's new original series:

Wedding Central (6 eps; 1 hr)

Wedding Central is an anthology series of 6 stand alone shows, produced by LMNO Productions for WE tv, which follow the key players in a wedding other than the bride including the bridesmaid, caterer, cake decorator, in-laws, etc. Premiering August 12th episodes include: Wedding Cake Masters, The Wedding Place, Married by the In-Laws, The Wedding Planners, Always a Bridesmaid, and This Old Spouse.

Rich Bride, Poor Bride (26 eps; 1/2hr)

Rich Bride Poor Bride, premiering on August 13th, is an acquired series from Buck Productions that takes a closer look into the life of a wedding planner as they work with a couple trying to make the wedding of their dreams while remaining within the confines of their tight budget.

The Fabulous Life Presents: VH1's Big Fat Fabulous Wedding (7eps;1/2 hrs)

The Fabulous Life Presents: VH1's Big Fat Fabulous Wedding, premiering in December 2007, is an acquired reality series, from Pink Sneakers Productions and VH1, about the outrageous behavior that is displayed when a rich couple plans their extravagant wedding.

In addition to the series, WE tv will also premiere the following stand alone specials including:

10 Most Famous And Fabulous Wedding Dresses- This hour long special, premiering in Feb 2008, is WE tv's countdown of the top ten most famous wedding dresses in the world. Experts and designers take the audience behind the scenes to discuss the dresses in detail. 10 Most Famous And Fabulous Wedding Dresses is produced by Kaos Entertainment for WE tv.

Beach Weddings - Premiering in February 2008, this special features four weddings, in four diverse beach locations with four unique beach themes. The hour long special takes place in California. Beach Weddings is produced by Kaos Entertainment for WE tv.

Launched in June 2007, We Go Bridal, has created a multi-platform destination point for weddings and the bridal community. The initiative has expanded beyond the success of WE tv's signature series, Bridezillas, which helped define the television bridal genre when it premiered in 2003, and marked an important new mandate for the cable network. Go Bridal dramatically increased wedding content on the network, branding a special evening each week for wedding programming, and built an online portal of shared bridal content and information.

About WE tv

WE tv is the content destination where strong, confident women connect to fun, entertaining programming focused on pop culture, personal style and relationships. With quality original programming including the hit series "Bridezillas," unique movie packages like "Cinematherapy," topical specials and its public affairs initiative WE Empowers Women, the network supports women and appeals to their interests. WE tv is a subsidiary of Rainbow Entertainment Services and is currently seen in over 64 million homes.

About Rainbow Media Holdings LLC

Rainbow Media Holdings LLC is a subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC). Rainbow Media is a leading producer of targeted, multi-platform content for global distribution, creating and managing some of the world's most compelling and dynamic entertainment brands, including AMC, IFC, WE tv, Rainbow Sports Networks managed FSN Bay Area and FSN New England, LIFESKOOL, SPORTSKOOL, and VOOM HD Networks. Through its IFC Entertainment division, Rainbow Media also owns and manages the following: IFC Films, a theatrical feature film distribution company; IFC First Take/IFC in Theaters, a day and date theatrical feature film/VOD initiative; the IFC Center in New York City; IFC Productions, a feature film production company; and IFC Entertainment, which owns and operates a film library. Rainbow Media also operates Rainbow Advertising Sales Corporation, its advertising sales division, and Rainbow Network Communications, its full service network programming origination and distribution company.





  [august 2007]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· FABULOUS LIFE PRESENTS, THE: MY BIG FAT FABULOUS WEDDING (VH1)
· RICH BRIDE, POOR BRIDE (WE)
· WEDDING CENTRAL (WE)





[08/28/15 - 04:35 PM]
"#DanceBattle America," ABC's New Dance Competition Special, Premieres Monday, September 14
Alfonso Ribeiro and Jordin Sparks host the one-hour special, which will follow the season premiere of "Dancing with the Stars."

[08/28/15 - 01:00 PM]
Rowan Blanchard and Paris Berelc Star in the Disney Channel Original Movie "Invisible Sister," Premiering Friday, October 9 on Disney Channel
The film is set to premiere as part of "Monstober," Disney Channel's month-long Halloween-themed programming event.

[08/28/15 - 11:08 AM]
The Might of the Empire Grows and Fan-Favorite Clone Troopers Debut in New Episodes of "Star Wars Rebels" Season 2 Beginning Wednesday, October 14
In "Star Wars Rebels" Season Two, past lives will be revealed and the destiny of our heroes will be changed forever.

[08/28/15 - 10:40 AM]
Christina Applegate to Guest-Star on New Comedy "The Grinder"
Additional guest castings for the new series include Emmanuelle Chriqui and Nat Faxon.

[08/28/15 - 08:47 AM]
"Food Fighters" Matches Its Season High in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 27.

[08/28/15 - 08:38 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother," "Big Bang" Continue Win Streak for CBS
The Eye has won the past 11 Thursdays among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/28/15 - 07:05 AM]
USA Network Stars Support No More Campaign to End Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in Upcoming "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" Marathon on August 30
Aaron Tveit, Gina Torres, John Cena, Mark Feuerstein, Patrick J. Adams, Rami Malek, Sarah Rafferty and Daniel Sunjata are all featured in the 11-episode stunt.

[08/28/15 - 06:17 AM]
Brooke Burke-Charvet Returns as Co-Host for the 95th Anniversary Broadcast of Miss America
She joins previously announced judges Brett Eldredge, Taya Kyle, Kevin O'Leary, Amy Purdy and Zendaya, as well as Nick Jonas who will act as the official music curator of the evening.

[08/27/15 - 05:10 PM]
FOX Gives Midseason Drama "The Frankenstein Code" New Title of "Lookinglass"
The Rob Kazinsky-led drama is due in 2016 on the network.

[08/27/15 - 03:47 PM]
Video: VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood" Season 2 Super Trailer
Premiering on Monday, September 7, the new cast is willing to lay it all on the line, striving to leave a permanent mark on the music industry despite sacrifices they may be forced to make.

[08/27/15 - 02:37 PM]
FXX to Air Special Mini-Marathon of "Archer's" Greatest Loves
Sterling Archer is reflecting on some of his greatest loves from the past with a special mini-marathon airing Saturday, September 26 from 10 PM - 1 AM ET/PT.

[08/27/15 - 01:54 PM]
"Compared to What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank" Set to Premiere on Friday, October 23rd on Showtime(R)
The film is an intimate, rollicking and entertaining look behind-the-scenes at the public and private life of one of America's greatest and, at times, controversial legislators.

[08/27/15 - 01:36 PM]
TLC Heads Back for a Second Push of "Labor Games"
The season premieres Tuesday, September 15 at 8:00/7:00c with two back-to-back episodes.

[08/27/15 - 01:08 PM]
TV One's "Welcome to the Family" Reunites Half & Half Co-Stars Valarie Pettiford and Telma Hopkins
The film centers on Stella, an internet producer (Kali Hawk), who has to learn how to balance her personal and professional lives.

[08/27/15 - 12:48 PM]
"Celebrity Name Game" Rolls Out the Red Carpet More Celebrity Guests, More Comedy, More Fun Than Ever!
Hosted by funnyman Craig Ferguson and executive produced by Courteney Cox and David Arquette, the syndicated, half-hour weekday strip premieres Monday, September 21.