or


[07/16/08 - 01:14 PM]
Bravo Reveals the 13 Designers Set to Compete on "Top Design," Premiering on Wednesday, September 3 at 10 PM ET/PT
Season one of "Top Design" was Bravo's highest new series premiere ever.

[via press release from Bravo]

BRAVO REVEALS THE 13 DESIGNERS SET TO COMPETE ON "TOP DESIGN," PREMIERING ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 AT 10 PM ET/PT

Series Unveils A New Look In HD, New Host India Hicks And New Producers � Magical Elves

NEW YORK � July 16, 2008 � Today, Bravo revealed the 13 talented men and women chosen for the second season of Bravo's hit interior design competition series "Top Design." The second season has been revamped with a brand new look in high-definition, new producers, the Emmy-nominated Magical Elves ("Project Runway," "Top Chef"), and a new host, celebrated fashion model and design aficionado, India Hicks. The series will follow professional designers as they live together in a decked-out loft, compete to create the "Top Design," and a chance to win a $100,000 cash prize and a four-page editorial showcase in ELLE DECOR magazine. World-renowned designer Todd Oldham returns, this time as the contestants' mentor. Jonathan Adler will reprise his role as head judge along with Margaret Russell, Editor In Chief of ELLE DECOR magazine, and interior designer Kelly Wearstler as series judges. "Top Design" premieres on Bravo on Wednesday, September 3, 2008 at 10 p.m. ET/PT,

Following are the 13 designers competing on the series (bios enclosed):

� Andrea, 36 - Hometown: Calgary, Canada; Resides in Santa Monica Mountains, Calif.

� Eddie, 30 - Hometown: Greenwich, Conn.; Resides in New York City

� Jennifer, 28: Hometown: Minneapolis, Minn.: Resides in New York City

� Kerry, 40 - Hometown: Easley, S.C.; Resides in Atlanta, Ga.

� Natalie, 24: Hometown: Montgomery, Ala.: Resides in Atlanta, Ga.

� Nathan, 30 - Hometown: Denver, Colo.; Resides in New York City

� Ondine, 38 - Hometown: Mountainside, N.J.; Resides in New York City.

� Preston, 27: Hometown: Amarillo, Texas: Resides in Los Angeles, Calif.

� Robert, 40 - Hometown: New Brunswick, Canada; Resides in Houston, Texas

� Serge, 27 - Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.; Resides in: New York City

� Shazia, 30 - Hometown: Plano, Texas; Resides in Houston, Texas

� Teresa, 35 - Hometown: Tulsa, Okla.; Resides in Las Vegas, Nev.

� Wisit, 30 � Hometown: Gibson City, Ill.; Resides In: Los Angeles, Calif.

Season one of "Top Design" was Bravo's highest new series premiere ever, averaging 1,387,000 adults 18-49 and 1,859,000 total viewers. In the second season of the interior design competition, the drama is more intense and the stakes are raised even higher as the contestants are critiqued by some of the most influential names in the design industry. With challenges ranging from redesigning a fall out shelter to competing in a full-on design triathlon, eccentric personalities and creative egos combine to fuel the competition.

"Top Design" is produced by Magical Elves. Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz ("Top Chef," "Project Runway") are executive producers, and Kathryn Vaughn and Andrew Wallace serve as co-executive producers.

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.





  [july 2008]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· PROJECT RUNWAY (LIFETIME)
· TOP CHEF (BRAVO)
· TOP DESIGN (BRAVO)











[09/21/14 - 08:40 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with College Football Coverage
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/21/14 - 08:30 AM]
Encore of "American Ninja Warrior: USA vs. the World" Equals NBC's Highest Saturday Average in Adults 18-49, Excluding Sports, Since June 28
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, September 20.

[09/20/14 - 12:51 PM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with NBC
A special Friday edition of "Big Brother" leads the night among adults 18-49.

[09/20/14 - 12:37 PM]
"Dateline NBC" Equals Its Highest Friday 18-49 Rating in 16 Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, September 19.

[09/20/14 - 08:40 AM]
L3 Ratings: ABC's "Dancing" Premiere Marks Biggest-Ever Playback Lift - Monday's Top Show
ABC further spins the numbers for Monday, September 15.

[09/19/14 - 02:43 PM]
"Thursday Night Football" on CBS and NFL Network Wins in Primetime with Viewers and Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, September 18.

[09/19/14 - 02:22 PM]
Statement from E! Regarding "Fashion Police"
"We decided, with Melissa Rivers' blessing, that Joan would have wanted the franchise to continue," the network said. "Fashion Police will return in 2015 commencing with Golden Globes coverage on Monday, January 12."

[09/19/14 - 11:03 AM]
Get Ready for an "Awkward" Binge Sesh When MTV Airs the Hit Series in Its Entirety Beginning on Monday, September 22 at 8:30 AM ET/PT
Said marathon concludes with the premiere of the second-half of season 4 on Tuesday, September 23 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/19/14 - 11:00 AM]
"Justified" Arrests Sam Elliott and Garret Dillahunt
The series returns for its sixth and final season in January 2015.

[09/19/14 - 10:06 AM]
"CMT Instant Jam: Kenny Chesney" Premieres Saturday, September 27 at 10 P.M., ET/PT
Viewers can get a sneak peek of Chesney's "American Kids" performance exclusively on the CMT Artists App beginning tomorrow morning at 11:30 a.m. ET.

[09/19/14 - 09:15 AM]
Cartoon Network's Hit Series "Regular Show" Is Back for a Not-So-Regular Sixth Season Premiering Thursday, October 9 at 7:30 p.m. (ET/PT)
The Emmy-winning series was created by JG Quintel and produced by Cartoon Network Studios.

[09/19/14 - 08:40 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Ranks as the #1 Non-Sports Telecast on the Big 4 Last Night in Every Key Measure
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 18.

[09/19/14 - 08:31 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dominates with "Thursday Night Football"
The Eye easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/19/14 - 08:01 AM]
"The Graham Norton Show" Returns to BBC America Saturday, October 4, 11:00 PM ET
In the premiere episode, Denzel Washington, Peter Capaldi and Gemma Arterton will join each other on Graham's infamous orange sofa.

[09/19/14 - 07:42 AM]
CNBC's "The Filthy Rich Guide" Series Premiere on Wednesday, October 8 at 10PM ET/PT
The five-episode series is "a fun, fast-paced guide that catalogues the ways in which the .01 percent spend their money."