or


[01/13/05 - 12:00 AM]
Seven of America's Most Creative Cooks Stir Up Drama as They Compete for a Cash Prize in Bravo's 'The Million Dollar Recipe'

[via press release from Bravo]

SEVEN OF AMERICA'S MOST CREATIVE COOKS STIR UP DRAMA AS THEY COMPETE FOR A CASH PRIZE IN BRAVO'S 'THE MILLION DOLLAR RECIPE'

NEW FEATURE DOCUMENTARY ON THE PILLSBURY BAKE-OFF CONTEST PREMIERES MONDAY, MAY 2 AT 8:00 PM

LOS ANGELES -- January 13, 2005 -- This spring, Bravo will follow seven individuals as they prepare and participate in America's favorite cooking contest, the Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest, in the new original two-hour documentary, "The Million Dollar Recipe." The first in Bravo's feature-length documentary strand, "The Million Dollar Recipe" premieres Monday, May 2 at 8:00 PM, it was announced today by Lauren Zalaznick, President, Bravo.

In the world of competitive cooking, the Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest, with its million dollar grand prize, is as big as the Oscars... in the eyes of its competitors. So it's only fitting that the 41st contest heats up in Hollywood, CA. One hundred mini-kitchens transform a giant ballroom into a kitchen arena, where one hundred finalists cook side-by-side competing for the one million dollar prize. "The Million Dollar Recipe" follows seven hopeful contestants all the way from their home kitchens to the dramatic Bake-Off Contest in Hollywood. Each contestant rides the emotional roller coaster of the event and tests themselves in the heat of battle.

The contestants profiled in "The Million Dollar Recipe" range from a woman who is a Yale graduate and former Wall Street banker, to a nearly seven-feet-tall man who is a master of Kentucky clog dancing. A dedicated housewife sees the Bake-Off Contest as the ideal way to engage in the competition she loves, however, a struggling single mom enters on a whim with the hope that winning the grand prize can change her life.

"The Million Dollar Recipe" is produced by Storyhead Productions for Bravo. Elise Pearlstein is the director and executive producer. Elise Pearlstein is a documentary filmmaker who has produced, directed and written documentaries for television and theatrical release, including her first film "Pink's Famous Chili Dogs," which premiered at the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival and played frequently at film festivals and on PBS.

For more information on the Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest visit www.pillsbury.com/bakeoff. "Bake-Off" is a registered trademark of General Mills.

Bravo is an arts and culture network featuring a variety of programs presented in an original and engaging way. Currently seen in more than 77 million homes, Bravo is the television destination for viewers who want creativity, experimentation and innovation. Offering programming with a unique point of view, the network features original series and specials, feature films (both independent and mainstream) as well as performance specials and compelling documentary series. Its critically-acclaimed and award-winning original programming includes "Inside the Actors Studio," "Celebrity Poker Showdown," and Cirque du Soleil specials and series, as well as the 2004 Emmy winner for Outstanding Reality Program, "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy." The network's latest hits include "Blow Out," "Showbiz Moms & Dads," and the improvisational sitcom "Significant Others."

Bravo is a program service of NBC Universal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBC Universal 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 a NBC Cable Network since December 2002 and was the first television service dedicated to film and the performing arts when it launched in December 1980. For more press information and photography log onto www.nbcumv.com. For consumer information visit www.bravotv.com.





  [january 2005]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· BLOW OUT (BRAVO)
· CELEBRITY POKER SHOWDOWN (BRAVO)
· QUEER EYE (BRAVO)
· SIGNIFICANT OTHERS (BRAVO)





[05/05/16 - 02:44 PM]
BBC America's First Major Natural History Co-Production "The Hunt" Premieres Sunday, July 3
Narrated by famed naturalist Sir David Attenborough, the new series comes from multi-Emmy(R)-winning executive producer Alastair Fothergill and series producer Huw Cordey.

[05/05/16 - 01:15 PM]
Eden Brolin Cast in Recurring Role in Freeform's New Original Drama Series "Beyond"
Brolin will recur as Charlie, a cool and confident young woman with a tough exterior, and who has a special gift that gets her into trouble.

[05/05/16 - 12:25 PM]
TV One Honors Memorable Moms with "Love My Momma Month of May"
Highlights include the premiere of its latest original movie, "Chasing Waterfalls."

[05/05/16 - 12:00 PM]
Adam Bernstein to Direct Premiere of Spike's New Scripted Series "The Mist"
From TWC-Dimension Television (TV) based on the classic Stephen King novella, "The Mist" goes into production this summer and airs in 2017.

[05/05/16 - 11:58 AM]
FOX NASCAR Gains Momentum at Talladega
FOX Sports further spins the numbers for Sunday, May 1.

[05/05/16 - 11:25 AM]
Whitney Thore's Hidden Secrets Revealed on Third Season of TLC's "My Big Fat Fabulous Life"
Look for the first of nine new episodes beginning Wednesday, June 8 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/05/16 - 11:13 AM]
FX Orders New Ryan Murphy Limited Series "Feud"
Today FX has placed an order for Murphy's latest anthology franchise, an eight-episode series that will explore the bouts and blows of epic conflicts.

[05/05/16 - 11:02 AM]
Bravo Media's "Tour Group" Returns on a New Night Beginning Tuesday, May 10 at 10PM ET/PT
The first two episodes of "Tour Group," including the preview special, are available on VOD and at BravoTV.com for viewers to catch up before episode three premieres.

[05/05/16 - 10:15 AM]
Netflix Announces "Dear White People," A New Comedy Series Based on Justin Simien's Critically-Acclaimed Indie Film
The 10-episode, 30-minute series will go into production later this year and will premiere on Netflix around the world in 2017.

[05/05/16 - 10:01 AM]
Video: Check Out the Mid-Season Trailer for MTV's "Real World: Go Big or Go Home"
After a trip to the gun range, Ceejai struggles to keep her cool when Jenna triggers painful feelings from her past.

[05/05/16 - 08:34 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Empire" Take Home Demo Crown
The network's juggernaut dips week-to-week but still leads the night by a solid margin.

[05/04/16 - 04:31 PM]
ABC Announces the Teams Competing on the "Battlebots: The Gears Awaken" Preview Special, Airing Tuesday, May 10
The epic robot-fighting tournament "BattleBots" is back for season two this summer on Thursday, June 23.

[05/04/16 - 04:00 PM]
GSN Celebrates Mother's Day with Special Mom-Themed Marathon of "Family Feud," Sunday, May 8
Each of the 10 specially selected half-hour shows features questions designed to remind viewers about the woman they love the most - their mom - on her special day.

[05/04/16 - 02:15 PM]
Seth MacFarlane to Create, Executive-Produce and Star in New Hour-Long, Live-Action Comedic Drama Series for FOX
Set 300 years in the future, the series follows the adventures of the Orville, a not-so-top-of-the-line exploratory ship in Earth's interstellar Fleet.

[05/04/16 - 02:11 PM]
Geniuses Face Off in an Intense Test of Knowledge and Stamina on the Season Premiere of ABC's "500 Questions"
The five-night event series concludes with a two-hour season finale on Wednesday, June 1.