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[09/02/05 - 12:00 AM]
Kathy Griffin to Host Largest Reality Star Reunion on Bravo with Winners, Losers, Criers and Schemers Spanning 20 Hit Reality Shows

[via press release from Bravo]

KATHY GRIFFIN TO HOST LARGEST REALITY STAR REUNION ON BRAVO WITH WINNERS, LOSERS, CRIERS AND SCHEMERS SPANNING 20 HIT REALITY SHOWS

KATHY GRIFFIN TO HOST LARGEST REALITY STAR REUNION ON BRAVO WITH WINNERS, LOSERS, CRIERS AND SCHEMERS SPANNING 20 HIT REALITY SHOWS

MORE THAN 50 STARS FROM AMERICA'S FAVORITE REALITY TV SHOWS UNITED IN ONE-HOUR SPECIAL "BRAVO'S ALL-STAR REALITY REUNION" ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 AT 11:00 P.M. ET/PT

TELL-ALL REUNION SPECIAL TO IMMEDIATELY FOLLOW SERIES FINALE OF BRAVO'S "BATTLE OF THE NETWORK REALITY STARS"

NEW YORK - September 2, 2005 - Bravo will unite TV's most talked-about reality stars to bring viewers "Bravo's All-Star Reality Reunion." Host Kathy Griffin will talk with today's biggest stars of reality television as raw emotions run rampant in a tell-all studio-based reunion. This one-hour special will air on Wednesday, September 21 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT immediately following the finale of Bravo's original series "Battle of the Network Reality Stars" at 10:00 PM ET/PT.

More than 50 outspoken reality stars will dish out all the dirt from 20 popular reality TV shows, including Charla Faddoul from "The Amazing Race," Ryan Starr and Nikki McGibbin from "American Idol," Omarosa Manigault Stallworth from "The Apprentice," Adam Mesh from "Average Joe," Tina 'Fabulous' Panas from "The Bachelor," Will Kirby from "Big Brother," Erin Brodie from "For Love or Money," Matt Kennedy Gould from "The Joe Schmo Show," Dat Phan and Jay London from "Last Comic Standing," Austin Scarlett from "Project Runway," Mike "The Miz" Mizanin and Coral Smith from "The Real World," Duncan Nutter from "Showbiz Moms & Dads," Richard Hatch and Sue Hawk from "Survivor," and Darva Conger from "Who Wants to Marry a Millionaire," among others.

"America's top reality star villains, vixens, players and haters who have made their mark on pop culture will use Bravo as their tell-all platform in this unprecedented reunion special," said Andy Cohen, Vice President of Programming & Production for Bravo.

Fans of reality TV will learn the real reason why their favorite stars got voted off their respective shows, the reasoning for their alliances, and the scoop behind the hookups, drama and tears.

The show is produced by TWI, the global television division of IMG, for Bravo. TWI's Executive Producers for "Bravo's All-Star Reality Reunion" are Robert Horowitz and Steve Mayer.

TWI is the largest independent producer, packager and distributor of sports programming in the world, producing and distributing over 6,500 hours of original programming annually to more than 200 countries covering 200+ sports. While the strength of TWI's worldwide sports coverage is unrivaled, the company has recently expanded into award-winning documentary and reality programming.

In recent years, TWI has produced the Peabody Award-winning Colour of War for The History Channel and the Emmy-nominated Christopher Reeve documentary Courageous Steps. Fall 2004 saw the launch of two TWI reality series, I'd Do Anything, an ESPN series that questions how far a contestant would be willing to go for their loved ones in pursuit of the ultimate sports fantasy and Manhunt: The Search for America's Most Gorgeous Male Model, on Bravo. TWI also produced the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting for NBC. A division of international sports agency IMG, TWI also manages the world's largest independent sports archive library, housing over 150,000 hours of programming.

Bravo is the cable network that plugs people into arts, culture and pop culture with original programming, movies and by showing a whole different side of celebrities. Currently available in more than 79 million homes, Bravo is known for breaking exciting new personalities, shaking up the way we look at style, media, fame and Hollywood, pulling back the curtain on the creative process and making influential and inventive original programming. Its critically acclaimed and award-winning original programming includes "Inside the Actors Studio," "Celebrity Poker Showdown," "Project Greenlight," as well as the 2004 Emmy winner for Outstanding Reality Program, "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy." The network's other hits include "Project Runway," "Blow Out" and "Sports Kids Moms & Dads."

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 information visit www.bravotv.com.





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· AMAZING RACE, THE (CBS)
· AMERICAN IDOL (FOX)
· APPRENTICE, THE (NBC)
· AVERAGE JOE (NBC)
· BACHELOR, THE (ABC)
· BATTLE OF THE NETWORK REALITY STARS (BRAVO)
· BIG BROTHER (CBS)
· BLOW OUT (BRAVO)
· CELEBRITY POKER SHOWDOWN (BRAVO)
· FOR LOVE OR MONEY (NBC)
· INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO (BRAVO)
· JOE SCHMO SHOW, THE (SPIKE TV)
· LAST COMIC STANDING (NBC)
· PROJECT GREENLIGHT (HBO)
· PROJECT RUNWAY (LIFETIME)
· QUEER EYE (BRAVO)
· REAL WORLD, THE (MTV)
· SPORTS KIDS MOMS & DADS (BRAVO)
· SURVIVOR (CBS)









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