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[01/07/12 - 10:02 AM]
Bravo Media Expands Programming Slate by 25 Percent With New and Returning Original Series in 2012
Among the highlights: "Kathy," a one-hour weekly talk show hosted by two-time Emmy winner Kathy Griffin which will premiere this spring.

[via press release from Bravo]

BRAVO MEDIA EXPANDS PROGRAMMING SLATE BY 25 PERCENT WITH NEW AND RETURNING ORIGINAL SERIES IN 2012

CURTIS STONE AND CAT CORA SET TO HOST "AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 PLATES," THE NETWORK'S MOST AMBITIOUS PRODUCTION TO DATE

Kathy Griffin To Host Primetime Weekly Pop Culture Talk Show This Spring

PASADENA, CA. - January 7, 2012 - After delivering its sixth consecutive best year ever across all platforms and ranking No. 11 among all cable entertainment networks with adults 18-49; Bravo Media announced today it will increase the network's original programming by an additional 25 percent in 2012, marking a 100 percent increase since 2008. The latest additions to Bravo's already robust lineup include "Interior Therapy with Jeff Lewis," "Shahs of Sunset," "Love Broker," "Million Dollar Listing New York," "Don't Be Tardy for the Wedding," two new specials titled "The Kandi Factory" and "The Ring Leader," and a primetime talk show with Kathy Griffin. Culinary experts, Curtis Stone and Cat Cora, are confirmed to host "Around The World in 80 Plates," the network's most ambitious production to date. The series follows 12 chefs competing in a culinary race across 10 countries in 44 days, premiering in May. The announcements were made today by Frances Berwick, President of Bravo Media and Style Media. For more information, visit www.BravoTV.com and follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/BravoPR.

The network has greenlit "Kathy," a one-hour weekly talk show hosted by two-time Emmy winner Kathy Griffin which will premiere this spring. Unlike any other talk show, this will be the destination to get Griffin's thoughts on everything pop culture as she rants on the week's biggest headlines and tabloid gossip as well as feature stand-up routines, celebrity interviews and taped segments. Adding to her already impressive 13 original comedy specials for Bravo since 2005, Griffin will perform two new one-hour stand-up specials this year. In addition, the network has greenlit new season orders for "Pregnant in Heels" season two, "The Millionaire Matchmaker" season six and "Million Dollar Listing LA" season five.

"Bravo's six straight years of growth have been fueled by our unique, high quality originals," said Berwick. "We are committed to building on this momentum across all platforms in 2012, with more cultural touchstones that resonate with our affluent and engaged audience."

NEW SERIES:

"Interior Therapy with Jeff Lewis"

Premieres Wednesday, March 14 at 9pm ET/PT

Everyone's favorite obsessive-compulsive house-flipper is taking on a new role as a home therapist in the new series following Jeff Lewis, his trusted assistant, Jenni, and his loyal housekeeper, Zoila, as they take over someone's home to redesign not only their space, but their lives. Jeff will observe the homeowners and diagnose their problems with the goal of improving them inside and out.

"Shahs of Sunset"

Premieres March 2012

The new docu-series will explore a group of young Persian-American friends who juggle living and working in Los Angeles while balancing the demands of their families and traditions.

"Love Broker"

Premieres March 2012

The series follows New York's most passionate matchmaker, Lori Zaslow, as she hits the streets of Manhattan searching tirelessly for soulmates for her clients.

"Million Dollar Listing New York"

Premieres March 2012

"Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles" has been known to show some of the biggest and most expensive properties that California has to offer, but now it's time for the East Coast to showcase its luxury properties in "Million Dollar Listing New York."

"Around The World in 80 Plates"

Premieres May 2012

Culinary experts, Curtis Stone and Cat Cora, are confirmed to host the network's most ambitious productions to date. The series follows 12 chefs competing in a culinary race across 10 countries in 44 days.

"Kathy"

Premieres spring 2012

The network has greenlit a one-hour weekly talk show hosted by two-time Emmy winner Kathy Griffin which will premiere this spring. Unlike any other talk show, this will be the destination to get Griffin's thoughts on everything pop culture as she rants on the week's biggest headlines and tabloid gossip as well as feature stand-up routines, celebrity interviews and taped segments.

"Don't Be Tardy for the Wedding"

Premieres spring 2012

Fans will have a front row seat for Kim Zolciak's extravagant wedding with Kroy Biermann, Defensive End for the Atlanta Falcons, in the new docu-series.

NEW SPECIALS:

"The Ring Leader"

Premieres Monday, February 27 at 10pm ET/PT

Follows larger than life wedding planner, Kristin Banta, whose out-of-the-box style is revolutionizing the way couples look at their special day.

"The Kandi Factory" Special

Premieres Sunday, March 4 at 10pm ET/PT

Following "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" star and multi-platinum songwriter, Kandi Burruss, as she transforms two music hopefuls into the next big popstar.

Kathy Griffin Comedy Specials

Premieres 2012

Kathy Griffin has been confirmed for two new one-hour stand-up specials this year, adding to her already impressive 13 original comedy specials she has performed for Bravo since 2005.

RETURNING SERIES:

"Watch What Happens: Live" Season Six

Airs Sunday through Thursday beginning January 8 at 11pm ET/PT Bravo's popular, interactive, late night talk show, hosted by Andy Cohen, begins airing five nights a week.

"Tabatha Takes Over" Season Four

Premieres Tuesday, January 10 at 10pm ET/PT

Tabatha Coffey hits the road again, but this time she is taking over more than just salons when the fourth season of the newly titled series returns.

"Inside The Actors Studio"

George Clooney Episode Premieres Tuesday, January 31 at 8pm ET/PT

The Emmy nominated series will return with high profile celebrity guests. First up on Tuesday, January 31 at 8pm will be George Clooney followed later in the year with the cast and creators of "Glee."

"Bethenny Ever After" Season Three

Premieres Monday, February 20 at 9pm ET/PT

Bethenny Frankel is living life in the fast lane, juggling her many roles as wife, mother and mogul.

"Pregnant in Heels" Season Two

Returns spring 2012

The docu-drama returns following maternity concierge, fashion designer and pregnancy guru, Rosie Pope, as she guides the most affluent, expectant mothers in New York City through the joys and perils of preparing to have a baby.

"The Millionaire Matchmaker" Season Six

Returns 2012

The experienced third-generation matchmaker, Patti Stanger, returns in hopes of rescuing the dating impaired. In each episode, two wealthy clients are set up with dates hand-picked by Patti. With a blunt approach and a big heart, Patti and her determined staff including Chief Operating Officer Destin Pfaff, and Rachel Federoff, VP of Matching, give their millionaire clients complete transformations with the help of personal shoppers, date coaches and therapists.

"Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles" Season Five

Returns 2012

Once again diving deep into the high-stakes, cutthroat world of Los Angeles' real estate market, the series follows the lives of three aggressive real estate magnates in the making as they make a fortune selling multi-million dollar properties in the most exclusive neighborhoods - Hollywood, Malibu and Beverly Hills.

Bravo is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, 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 NBCUniversal 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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· AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 PLATES (BRAVO)
· BETHENNY EVER AFTER (BRAVO)
· DON'T BE TARDY‚Ķ (BRAVO)
· INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO (BRAVO)
· INTERIOR THERAPY WITH JEFF LEWIS (BRAVO)
· KANDI FACTORY, THE (BRAVO)
· KATHY (BRAVO)
· KATHY GRIFFIN: MY LIFE ON THE D-LIST (BRAVO)
· LOVE BROKER (BRAVO)
· MILLION DOLLAR LISTING: LOS ANGELES (BRAVO)
· MILLION DOLLAR LISTING: NEW YORK (BRAVO)
· MILLIONAIRE MATCHMAKER, THE (BRAVO)
· PREGNANT IN HEELS (BRAVO)
· RING LEADER, THE (BRAVO)
· SHAHS OF SUNSET (BRAVO)
· WATCH WHAT HAPPENS: LIVE (BRAVO)





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