2011 Upfront: BRAVO

Here is our coverage and analysis of the 2011 upfronts. We are posting about some of our favorite networks.

Bravo Media boasted continued ratings success with its programming and the gain of 150 new advertisers in 2010. According to IAG Research, Bravo delivers the most affluent, educated and engaged audience in the cable entertainment realm as well as being the top cable network in brand recall. For 2011, Bravo will add 20% more in original programming hours. For its 2011-2012 schedule, Bravo unveiled details on 11 new series pick-ups and 5 returning series.

New series include:

  • Interior Therapy with Jeff Lewis Lewis, known as a neurotic house flipper takes on a new role as a therapist to homeowners. Lewis will observe homeowners, diagnose their problems and redesign their spaces and their lives in the process. From Authentic Entertainment.
  • It’s a Brad Brad World (wt) Trendsetter and former assistant to Rachel Zoe, Brad Goreski opens his own business venture and tries to maintain his personal life. Docu-series from Shed Media.
  • The Therapists Series follows the professional and personal lives of top private therapists in Los Angeles. Produced by Intuitive Entertainment.
  • Mad Fashion Series follows outrageous celebrity fashion designer and former Project Runway alum Chris March and his eccentric team as they create one-of-kind designs for their loyal customers. From Matt Westmore Media and No Regrets Entertainment.
  • Million Dollar Listing NY After revealing expensive properties in California, this new series version spotlights luxury properties on the East Coast. Produced by World of Wonder.
  • Miss Advised Documentary project follows three single relationship experts on and off the job. From RelativityREAL and Blondie Girl Productions.
  • Most Eligible: Dallas Docu-series follows a group of Texas socialites as they date and look for true love. Produced by Pink Sneakers.
  • Project Soulmate New York matchmaker Lori Zaslow is determined to find love for her Manhattan-based clients while maintaining her own successful marriage and juggling motherhood. From Intuitive Entertainment.
  • Ready to Wear (wt) Series follows four eclectic employees at the Second Time Around high-end consignment shop in New York City. Leftfield Pictures is producing.
  • Roble and Co. Chef Roble Ali is used to cooking for Red Carpet events and demanding celebrities and now he is running his own catering business in Brooklyn with his older sister as his business partner. Red Line Films produces.
  • Tabatha Takes Over Tabatha Coffey is ready to transform more small businesses, not just salons, in this new series taking her across the country. Reveille produces.
  • Bravo further is renewing five series offering second season renewals to Top Chef Just Desserts and The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills; a third season pick up of Bethenny Ever After; and season four nods to The Real Housewives of Atlanta and Tabatha’s Salon Takeover. Additionally, Bravo’s Rocco’s Dinner Party is set to launch this summer.

    Are you interested in what’s to come from Bravo?


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