Unscripted

Bravo ups the unscripted in 2010

Coming off of a great 2009, with a growing audience in the adult 18-49 demographic, Bravo has announced it is increasing its unscripted slate by 20% and focusing on 'addictive personalities' to carry new and returning non-fiction series and specials.
January 11, 2010

Coming off of a great 2009, with a growing audience in the adult 18-49 demographic, Bravo has announced it is increasing its unscripted slate by 20% and focusing on ‘addictive personalities’ to carry new and returning non-fiction series and specials.

Two personalities from popular existing Bravo series will get their own spinoff docu-series. The Real Housewives of New York City‘s Bethenny Frankel will star in Bethenny’s Getting Married?, while Work Out celebrity trainer Jackie Warner will get her own show, Thintervention with Jackie Warner. Both docu-series come from Shed Media U.S.

Other new series include 9 By Design, an eight-episode series about a husband and wife design team, produced by Left/Right, Inc. and Double Exposure from Juma Entertainment, which looks at a high-end photographer duo and stylist.

The Magical Elves production team has four reality shows on Bravo’s slate, starting with the premieres of Kell on Earth, which documents Kelly Cutrone, the owner of fashion PR company People’s Revolution; spin-off Top Chef: Just Desserts and the much-buzzed-about Work of Art: The Next Great Artist, a team effort with Sarah Jessica Parker’s prodco Pretty Matches and Eli Holzman. The Elves are also producing returning series Top Chef Masters.

Meanwhile, Rachel Zoe, Kathy Griffin and the ladies of assorted Real Housewives series will be returning. Authentic Entertainment will be bringing season four of Flipping Out to Bravo; Picture This Television’s Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List returns for a sixth season and Intuitive Entertainment and Bayonne Entertainment’s The Millionaire Matchmaker comes back for season three. Original Media’s The Rachel Zoe Project, Shed Media U.S.’s The Real Housewives of Atlanta and The Real Housewives of New York City and Reveille’s Shear Genius are also coming back to Bravo.

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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