BRAVO TIES FOR MOST PRODUCERS GUILD AWARD NOMINATIONS
"Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List, " "Top Chef" and "Project Runway" Nominated
NEW YORK � December 12, 2008 � Bravo received three nominations for the 20th Annual Producers Guild Awards � tying with HBO and Showtime for the most nominations � with "Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List," "Top Chef," and "Project Runway each receiving a nod. "Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List," produced by Picture This Television, was nominated for Best Non-Fiction Television Series, and "Top Chef" and "Project Runway, " both produced by the Emmy-winning Magical Elves, were nominated in the Live Entertainment/Competition category.
"We want to thank the Producers Guild for nominating three of our series with this prestigious honor," said Frances Berwick, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Bravo. "Our talented production teams and on-air personalities continue to create the highest quality non-fiction series and we congratulate them on their success."
The two-time Emmy Award-winning "Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List" is produced by Picture This Television for Bravo. The series is executive produced by Marcia Mule, Bryan Scott, Lisa M. Tucker and Griffin.
The No.1 food show on cable and Emmy Award winner "Top Chef" is produced by the Magical Elves. Dan Cutforth, Jane Lipsitz and Shauna Minoprio serve as executive producers.
The 12-time Emmy-nominated and Peabody Award-winning "Project Runway" is co-produced by The Weinstein Company and Miramax Films. Dan Cutforth, Jane Lipsitz and Rich Bye of Magical Elves are executive producers of "Project Runway." Heidi Klum is host and executive producer. Harvey Weinstein and Bob Weinstein, and Desiree Gruber and Jane Cha of Full Picture are also executive producers. Barbara Schneeweiss oversees the production on behalf of The Weinstein Company.
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