BRAVO MEDIA SETS PREMIERE DATE FOR SECOND SCRIPTED SERIES "ODD MOM OUT" AND GREENLIGHTS SEVEN NEW AND RETURNING SERIES
Bravo and Universal Cable Productions Announce Development of
Scripted Project "The One" From Executive Producer Charlize Theron
Network Ranks As #9 Ad Supported Cable Entertainment Network in 2014
PASADENA, CA - January 15, 2015 - Following Bravo Media's success in 2014 ranking as the #9 ad supported cable entertainment network among adults 18-49 and 25-54, the network announced today that the second original scripted series, "Odd Mom Out," will premiere on Monday, June 8th. The network also unveiled greenlights for returning series Emmy-nominated "Flipping Out," "Married to Medicine" and "The Real Housewives of Orange County" as well as premiere dates for "Shahs of Sunset," "Newlyweds: The First Year," "Southern Charm" and Emmy-nominated "Million Dollar Listing New York." Furthermore, Bravo expands its scripted slate with the development of "The One," from executive producer Charlize Theron and Universal Cable Productions enhancing the network's high quality original line-up.
The 10 episode half-hour comedy, "Odd Mom Out," stars acclaimed author Jill Kargman playing a satirical version of herself as she navigates the treacherous and elite ecosystem of New York's Upper East Side, and the uber-wealthy mommy clique inhabiting this fantastically outrageous domain. A New Yorker through and through, Jill Weber (Kargman) embraces her quirky and somewhat unconventional life with her loving husband, Andy (Andy Buckley, "The Office") and three great kids. Jill's frenemies and in-laws only fuel the pressure for her to conform, including the status-obsessed family matriarch, Candace (Joanna Cassidy, "Six Feet Under"), brother-in-law Lex (Sean Kleier, "Madam Secretary") and his wife, Brooke (Abby Elliott, "Saturday Night Live"), who reigns over a group of quintessential Upper East Side mombots with an iron credit card.
Last year's new and returning high quality originals drove Bravo to earn its best quarter (1Q 2014), month (January 2014), week (2/3/14-2/9/14) and day (5/4/14) in network history among total viewers in prime. More than any year before, Bravo's original programming boasted 30 shows in which one or more telecasts attracted more than one million total viewers (vs. 28 in 2013) and 15 shows in which one or more telecasts delivered more than two million total viewers (vs. 13 in 2013). Bravo maintains the most upscale and educated ad supported cable entertainment audience in P18-49 and has the #1 most engaging P18-49 audience among ad-supported cable entertainment networks in prime. In addition, Bravo currently ranks as the most loyal cable network on television. BravoTV.com had its best year ever for total video streams increasing 18 percent over the previous year. Additionally, Bravo was a top five most social cable reality network in prime for 2014.
RETURNING SERIES GREENLIGHTS:
"Flipping Out" Season 8
Produced by Authentic Entertainment with Lauren Lexton, Tom Rogan and Billy Taylor serving as executive producers.
Everyone's favorite interior designer, Jeff Lewis, and his genius design team including Jenni Pulos are back in action for season eight and taking their business to the next level. Not only is business expanding, but so is Jeff's family as he moves forward with a plan to have a child.
"Married to Medicine" Season 3
Produced by Fremantle North America and developed by Purveyors of Pop with Matt Anderson and Nate Green serving as executive producers.
The fabulous ladies return for a third season full of friendships, rivalries, medical moments and high stakes drama. This year, the ladies deal with tough issues both personal and professional. From juggling careers as MDs and moms to keeping friendships alive in the wake of a shocking betrayal, this season is sure to keep your blood pressure elevated.
"The Real Housewives of Orange County" Season 10
Produced by Evolution Media with Douglas Ross, Alex Baskin, Greg Stewart, Bill Langworthy and Bill Fritz, along with Scott Dunlop serving as executive producers.
These ladies show no signs of slowing down and although they may be enjoying the sunny SoCal lifestyle, replete with plastic surgery and frequent shopping sprees, real life still manages to find them, even in the land of excess and indulgence.
RETURNING SERIES PREMIERE DATES:
"Shahs of Sunset" Season 4
Premieres Monday, March 2nd at 9:00 pm ET/PT
Produced by Ryan Seacrest Productions with Ryan Seacrest, Kris Curry, Eric Gardner and Megan Estrada serving as executive producers, along with Brandon Panaligan and Susan Gibson serving as co-executive producers.
The glittery and gold-drenched cast is living the good life, riding high and taking some big chances to find happiness in their professional, artistic and romantic lives. When a scandalous accusation from one of their own shakes the group to the core, lifelong friendships are in jeopardy. Reza Farahan, Golnesa "GG" Gharachedaghi, Mercedes "MJ" Javid, Asa Soltan Rahmati and Mike Shouhed return along with a sultry new cast member Asifa Mirza.
"Newlyweds: The First Year" Season 2
Premieres Tuesday, March 10th at 10:00pm ET/PT
Produced by Monkey Kingdom with Will Macdonald and Eddie Schmidt serving as executive producers, and Sezin Cavusoglu as a co-executive producer.
Four new couples, Samantha Abby and Laura Leigh Abby, Erik Courtney and Nadine Jolie Courtney, Kirk and Laura Knight and Toi and Rouvaun Walker are putting love to the test in this groundbreaking series that follows newlyweds for an entire year. From challenging in-laws to fertility struggles and merging complicated lives together, the show will once again document all of the trials and tribulations that can arise in the first year of marriage.
"Southern Charm" Season 2
Half-hour preview special airs Monday, March 9th at 10:00pm ET/PT
Season Premieres Monday, March 16th at 10:00pm ET/PT
Produced by Haymaker Productions with Aaron Rothman, Irad Eyal, Whitney Sudler-Smith, Brian Kestner, Jason Weinberg, Megan Estrada and Jessica Chesler serving as executive producers.
Craig Conover, Kathryn Calhoun Dennis, Cameran Eubanks, Thomas Ravenel, Shep Rose and Whitney Sudler-Smith along with new addition Landon Clements, are taking King Street by storm. Kathryn and Thomas are busy as new parents, but still finding time to spearhead his campaign for US Senate. Shep and Whitney are both making a play in the restaurant industry while Craig is now an official law school graduate, and newly married Cameran is making her name as a real estate agent. Even with their recent successes, relationship tensions, ballots, businesses and babies, are pushing the group to their breaking points.
"Million Dollar Listing New York" Season 4
Premieres Wednesday, April 8th at 10:00pm ET/PT
Produced by World of Wonder with Randy Barbato, Fenton Bailey, Tom Campbell, Danielle King and Brandon Panaligan serving as executive producers.
The Emmy-nominated series returns for season four with superstar real-estate agents Fredrik Eklund, Luis D. Ortiz and Ryan Serhant taking their professional and personal lives to the next level and the drama is at an all-time high. Luis shifts his business into high gear as he takes on his first new development project. Ryan is charming his way through some of the biggest deals of his career, but his most important "deal" yet involves his girlfriend, Emilia and living happily ever after. Fredrik is officially New York City's #1 broker, but he still faces a litany of challenging clients and colleagues, as he and Ryan attempt to work together for the first time.
Written by Roger Wolfson ("Saving Grace," "The Closer") for Universal Cable Productions and Denver & Delilah Films with Charlize Theron and Laverne McKinnon serving as executive producers
A dramatic series that explores what it takes to succeed in the cutthroat world of billionaires and CEO's through the eyes of those who are often overlooked... the assistants. A young woman and struggling street artist is hired to be the assistant to a visionary but enigmatic tech genius. The surprising relationship that forms between them begins to threaten everything the company has built.
Source: Nielsen Media Research, L7 data through 12/14/14 blended with LS data through 12/28/14. press prime= M-Su 8p-11p, primetime cable entertainment ranks include all measured ad-supported cable entertainment networks that air in 100% of primetime (M-Su 8p-11p) through 12/28/14, all key demos= P18-49, P25-54, P2+, Upscale/Educated- Most Current P18-49 HOH $100K+ W/4+ Yrs College VPVHs for NHI 2014 M-Su 8p-11p through 12/28/14 as of 01/05/15 including all measured ad-supported cable entertainment networks, Engaging- Nielsen TV Brand Effect (IAG), 1/1/14-12/14/14, P18-49, nonsports, primetime, ranked against IAG measured cable non-sports networks, loyalty = Weighted quarterly average of 1Q14-4Q14 (12/30/13-12/14/14). P18-49. M-Su 8-11p. Live+7 data. 6 min qualifier. Custom freq. 10+. Excludes News, Sports, Spanish-Language and Cable Networks not airing in 100% of the daypart. Ranked out of 80 cable entertainment networks. "Loyalty" defined as the percentage of viewers who tuned in 10+ days in one quarter out of all viewers reached in the same quarter. Nielsen SocialGuide Intelligence; Cable reality networks only, Primetime 8pm-10:59pm, All Episode Types. Social ranking based on number of Tweets.Omniture SiteCatalyst. December 2014 vs. November 2014 and December 2013; January 2014-December 2014 vs. January 2013-December 2013
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