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[01/30/18 - 02:13 PM]
NBCUniversal Lifestyle Networks Strikes Multi-Project Deal for Bravo and Oxygen Media
Bravo Media has greenlit a two season, straight to series order for the scripted anthology series, "Dirty John," from Universal Cable Productions.

[via press release from Bravo]

NBCUNIVERSAL LIFESTYLE NETWORKS STRIKES MULTI-PROJECT DEAL FOR BRAVO AND OXYGEN MEDIA

BRAVO GREENLIGHTS 'DIRTY JOHN' SCRIPTED ANTHOLOGY SERIES WITH A TWO SEASON, STRAIGHT TO SERIES ORDER FROM UNIVERSAL CABLE PRODUCTIONS IN ASSOCIATION WITH LOS ANGELES TIMES STUDIOS AND ATLAS ENTERTAINMENT

OXYGEN ORDERS COMPANION LIMITED EVENT DOCUSERIES EXPLORING THE REAL LIFE CRIMES OF 'DIRTY' JOHN MEEHAN

New York, NY - January 30, 2018 - Bravo Media has greenlit a two season, straight to series order for the scripted anthology series, "Dirty John," from Universal Cable Productions (UCP), it was announced today by Frances Berwick, President, Lifestyle Networks, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment. From UCP, in association with Los Angeles Times Studios and Atlas Entertainment, and based on the articles and breakout true crime podcast "Dirty John" from Los Angeles Times reporter Christopher Goffard, the series, which will be written and executive produced by Alexandra Cunningham, tells the story of how a romance with the charismatic John Meehan spiraled into secrets, denial, manipulation, and ultimately, survival - with horrific consequences for an entire family. Season two will be a different and self-contained story, with details to come at a later date. Additionally, Oxygen Media has ordered a companion docuseries produced by Herzog & Co and Los Angeles Times Studios, investigating the real life "Dirty John" through the eyes of those he deceived.

"The story of "Dirty John" is uniquely fit for both the Bravo & Oxygen brands," said Berwick "For the Bravo audience, it's a chillingly relatable story of love, manipulation and survival that dovetails nicely with our other original scripted series 'Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce' and 'Imposters.' For Oxygen, it joins a roster of exclusive access, high-stakes premium content that the network is becoming known for among true crime enthusiasts."

"Dirty John" will be executive produced and written by Alexandra Cunningham ("Chance," "Desperate Housewives"). Richard Suckle and Charles Roven will serve as executive producers for Atlas Entertainment and Mark Herzog, Christopher G. Cowen and Chris Argentieri will serve as executive producers for Los Angeles Times Studios. Alexandra Cunningham is represented by WME, who also reps Los Angeles Times Studios and Atlas Entertainment.

Oxygen Media's companion docuseries will feature the people whose lives were torn apart by the manipulation and deceit of John Meehan, the man they call "Dirty John." The project will be produced by Herzog & Co and Los Angeles Times Studios with Mark Herzog and Christopher G. Cowen serving as executive producers, respectively.

About Bravo Media:

Bravo Media is the premiere lifestyle and entertainment brand that drives 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 scripted series "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce," "Imposters" and "Odd Mom Out," in addition to unscripted favorites such as Emmy award-winning "Top Chef," "Vanderpump Rules," "Below Deck," "Southern Charm" 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 with Andy Cohen." Available in 87 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. Watch Bravo anywhere: On Demand, online or across mobile and connected TVs. Bravo has been an NBCUniversal cable network since December 2002 and first launched in December 1980.

About Universal Cable Productions:

Universal Cable Productions (UCP) creates innovative and critically acclaimed original scripted content for all media platforms. Its robust slate of programming includes: the Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning drama "Mr. Robot," the Golden Globe nominated "The Sinner," "Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G," "Suits," "Colony," "Damnation," "Falling Water," and "Shooter" for USA Network; "12 Monkeys," "Channel Zero," "Happy!," "Killjoys" and "The Magicians" for SYFY; "The Purge" for USA and SYFY; "Girlfriends' Guide To Divorce" and "Imposters" for Bravo; "The Arrangement" and "The Royals" for E!; "The Umbrella Academy" for Netflix; "Impulse" for YouTube Red; and "HarmonQuest" for VRV. UCP's content library also features critic and fan favorites such as the Emmy-award winning "Monk" as well as "Battlestar Galactica" and "Psych." Universal Cable Productions is a part of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. Follow us @UCPisTV.

About Oxygen Media:

Oxygen Media is a multiplatform crime destination brand for women. Having announced the full-time shift to crime programming in 2017, Oxygen has become the fastest growing cable entertainment network with popular unscripted original programming that includes the flagship "Snapped" franchise, "The Jury Speaks," "Cold Justice," "Three Days to Live," and "It Takes A Killer." Available in more than 77 million homes, Oxygen 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. Watch Oxygen anywhere: On Demand, online or across mobile and connected TVs.





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