BRAVO MEDIA RECEIVES THREE EMMY(R) NOMINATIONS FOR 67th ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS
Emmy Award-Winning "Top Chef" Maintains Network's Record With Nomination In Outstanding Reality-Competition Program For 11th Consecutive Year
"Million Dollar Listing New York" Earns Second Consecutive Nomination For Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program And Emmy Award-Winning "Inside The Actors Studio" Receives 18th Nomination For Outstanding Informational Series or Special
NEW YORK, NY - July 16, 2015 - Bravo Media, part of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, continues to receive recognition for its high-quality, original content as the network earned three Primetime Emmy(R) Nominations from the Television Academy for the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. Bravo's Emmy Award-winning series "Top Chef" received its ninth consecutive nomination in the Outstanding Reality-Competition Program category. "Million Dollar Listing New York" earned its second consecutive Emmy nomination in the category of Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program. In addition, the Emmy Award-winning series "Inside the Actors Studio," hosted by James Lipton, was nominated for its 18th Primetime Emmy, this year for Outstanding Informational Series or Special.
"To be recognized by the Television Academy for these shows which represent what Bravo does best with our unscripted programming is an honor," said Frances Berwick, President, Lifestyle Networks, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment. "These nominations come on the heels of a strong second quarter with the network ranking as #9 in prime among P18-49 versus ad-supported cable entertainment networks and #8 among P25-54."
Bravo's "Top Chef" became the first and only series on cable to win in the Outstanding Reality-Competition Program category in 2010 and this year's nomination extends Bravo's record as the only cable network with nominations in this category for 11 consecutive years.
The Primetime Emmy Awards salute excellence in national primetime programming, presenting top honors annually at both the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards and Engineering Emmy Awards ceremonies, as well as the Primetime Emmys telecast.
Following is a complete list of the categories for which Bravo was nominated:
Outstanding Reality-Competition Program
Top Chef · Getting Prickly in Mexico · Bravo · Magical Elves
Dan Cutforth, Executive Producer
Jane Lipsitz, Executive Producer
Chaz Gray, Executive Producer
Casey Kriley, Executive Producer
Doneen Arquines, Executive Producer
Tom Colicchio, Executive Producer
Padma Lakshmi, Executive Producer
Erica Ross, Co-Executive Producer
Blake Davis, Supervising Producer
Justin Rae Barnes, Supervising Producer
Azon Juan, Supervising Producer
Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program
Million Dollar Listing New York · The Wolves of Wall St. · Bravo · World of Wonder
Randy Barbato, Executive Producer
Fenton Bailey, Executive Producer
Tom Campbell, Executive Producer
Danielle King, Executive Producer
Megan Estrada, Executive Producer
Outstanding Informational Series/Special
Inside the Actors Studio · Sting · Bravo · In The Moment Productions
James Lipton, Executive Producer
Shawn Tesser, Produced By
Jeff Wurtz, Produced By
Source: Nielsen Media Research, L7 through 6/14/15 blended with LS through 6/28/15, press prime= M-Su 8p-11p, primetime cable entertainment ranks include all measured ad-supported cable entertainment networks that air in 100% of primetime.
Bravo Media is the premiere lifestyle and entertainment brand that drives the cultural conversation around its high-quality, interactive original content that focuses on the network's passion points of food, fashion, beauty, design, digital and pop culture. The network's diversified slate includes Bravo's first scripted series "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce," comedy "Odd Mom Out," and unscripted favorites such as Emmy award-winning "Top Chef," "Vanderpump Rules," "Below Deck," "Thicker Than Water" and the popular "Million Dollar Listing" and "The Real Housewives" franchises as well as the only live late-night talk show, "Watch What Happens Live." Available in 92 million homes, 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 first launched in December 1980.