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[11/10/05 - 12:00 AM]
Bravo Premieres "Outrageous and Contagious: Viral Videos," an Unprecedented Look at the Wildest Video Clips Flooding the Internet and Email Boxes Today

[via press release from Bravo]

BRAVO PREMIERES "OUTRAGEOUS AND CONTAGIOUS: VIRAL VIDEOS," AN UNPRECEDENTED LOOK AT THE WILDEST VIDEO CLIPS FLOODING THE INTERNET AND EMAIL BOXES TODAY

BRAVO PREMIERES "OUTRAGEOUS AND CONTAGIOUS: VIRAL VIDEOS," AN UNPRECEDENTED LOOK AT THE WILDEST VIDEO CLIPS FLOODING THE INTERNET AND EMAIL BOXES TODAY

HALF-HOUR ORIGINAL SPECIAL AIRS ON BRAVO, NOVEMBER 17 AT 11:00 PM ET/PT WITH CALL-TO-ACTION FOR VIEWERS TO SEND THEIR FAVORITE VIRAL VIDEO TO BRAVOTV.COM

New York - November 10, 2005 - These days, who can escape the stream of emails featuring men dancing around their living rooms in chicken suits or Chinese students singing to The Backstreet Boys from their dorm room? They're funny, smart, addictive - and they're spreading. Viral videos infiltrate in-boxes all over the world on a daily basis and for the first time, Bravo will premiere these videos on television and take an unprecedented look at some of the funniest and wildest viral videos that up until now, have only been seen on your computer. "Outrageous and Contagious: Viral Videos" is a half-hour special that will premiere on Bravo, Thursday, November 17 at 11:00 PM ET/PT. The announcement was made today by Lauren Zalaznick, president of Bravo.

"The idea of 'viral videos' is really reaching critical mass and has become a new art form. We have now migrated this new generation of arts entertainment content that's on the web right over to Bravo in a filtered, fun, pop cultural 'Bravo' way," said Zalaznick. "These viral videos are sometimes funny, sometimes strange, but all somehow represent the eclectic, collective experience of the current state of entertainment these days. Bravo should be the first place people turn to watch these videos when they debut for the first time on television."

This half-hour special will feature the most popular video clips, bloopers and political statements taking over the internet today. The videos are contagious and folks can't get enough watching them, whether they are doing this at home or at work. Throughout the broadcast, Bravo viewers will be encouraged to email their favorite viral video to bravotv.com so that it can be shared with other avid fans of this genre.

"Outrageous and Contagious: Viral Videos," is produced by NBC News Productions.

Bravo is the cable network that plugs people into arts, entertainment and pop culture with original programming, acclaimed off-network dramas, comedy and music specials, 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," "Project Runway," "Celebrity Poker Showdown," and "Blow Out" as well as the 2004 Emmy winner for Outstanding Reality Program, "Queer Eye." The network's latest hits include "Being Bobby Brown" and "Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List."

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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