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[12/02/10 - 10:28 AM]
Bravo Expands Production Team, Elevating David O'Connell to Senior Vice President, And Appointing Christian McLaughlin to Vice President
McLaughlin will oversee the new season of "Work of Art: The Next Great Artist" as well as newcomers "Rocco's Dinner Party" and "Roblé & Co."

[via press release from Bravo]

BRAVO EXPANDS PRODUCTION TEAM, ELEVATING DAVID O'CONNELL TO SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, AND APPOINTING CHRISTIAN McLAUGHLIN TO VICE PRESIDENT

NEW YORK - December 2, 2010 - With Bravo's rapid ratings growth and continued momentum in original programming, the network strengthens the production team by elevating David O'Connell to Senior Vice President, Production and Operations and appointing Christian McLaughlin to Vice President, Production. The announcement was made today by Frances Berwick, President, Bravo Media and Shari Levine, Senior Vice President, Production, Bravo. O'Connell will continue to report to Berwick and will be based in Burbank and McLaughlin will report to Levine and will be based in New York.

"David has been an outstanding member of our production team for the last six years," stated Berwick. "His leadership and industry expertise has been integral to Bravo's success as the network continues to strengthen its pop culture brand and produce the next evolution of watercooler hits."

As Senior Vice President of Production and Operations, O'Connell will continue to oversee production for Bravo supervising all aspects related to the production of original series and specials for the network. Since joining Bravo as supervising producer in 2004, O'Connell has supervised production on Bravo programming including over 100% increase in original hours over the past six years. He has worked on some of the most buzz-worthy hits for the network including "The Real Housewives" franchise, the Emmy Award winning "Top Chef," "Millionaire Matchmaker," "Watch What Happens: Live," "Tabatha's Salon Takeover," "The Fashion Show: Ultimate Collection," "Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List," "Project Runway," and many others. Prior to joining Bravo, O'Connell served as head of production for World of Wonder managing series and specials including HBO's, "Monica in Black & White," A&E's "The History of Hair" and AMC's "Out of the Closet, Off the Screen, the Life of William Haines." O'Connell attended Hunter College in New York, as well as Suffolk University in Boston.

"Christian brings an extensive wealth of experience in both production and development," said Levine. "I'm confident that his creativity and background will be major assets as Bravo continues to generate creative content that continue to resonate with our audience."

McLaughlin joins Bravo as Vice President, Production. In his new post, he will oversee the production of "Work of Art: The Next Great Artist," "Rocco's Dinner Party," and "Robl� & Co" (working title) among several others. Previously at VH1 for more than 7 years, McLaughlin oversaw development and production for several pilots and served as Executive Producer on various series including: "Celebrity Fit Club: Bootcamp," "Ego Trip's The White Rapper Show," "The Shot," "Broke & Famous: Willie Aames," and "Love & Hip Hop." Prior to VH1, McLaughlin worked on several series production -- "The Caroline Rhea Show," "Live with Regis and Kelly," and "The Howard Stern Radio Show," as well as many others. McLaughlin is a graduate from New York University and has over 15 years of production experience and has been a part of five Emmy Award winning productions.

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 Universal 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. Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/BravoPR.





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· CELEBRITY FIT CLUB (VH1)
· CHEF ROBLE & CO (BRAVO)
· FASHION SHOW, THE (BRAVO)
· KATHY GRIFFIN: MY LIFE ON THE D-LIST (BRAVO)
· LIVE WITH KELLY (SYNDICATION)
· MILLIONAIRE MATCHMAKER, THE (BRAVO)
· PROJECT RUNWAY (LIFETIME)
· ROCCO'S DINNER PARTY (BRAVO)
· TABATHA TAKES OVER (BRAVO)
· TOP CHEF (BRAVO)
· WATCH WHAT HAPPENS: LIVE (BRAVO)
· WORK OF ART: THE NEXT GREAT ARTIST (BRAVO)





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