[12/14/05 - 12:00 AM]
Bobby Claus Is Coming to Town with "Being Bobby Brown: Christmas with the Browns"

[via press release from Bravo]



NEW YORK -- December 14, 2005 -- Bravo's hit series "Being Bobby Brown" has kept fans buzzing and with the winter holiday season comes Christmas with the most talked about reality TV family. Bobby and family are in the holiday spirit and will stuff viewers' stockings with a half-hour dose of "Being Bobby Brown: Christmas with the Browns" premiering on Wednesday, December 21 at 11:00 PM ET/PT.

"Bravo couldn't let 2005 come to an end without indulging viewers with another helping of 'Being Bobby Brown'," Lauren Zalaznick, President of Bravo. "This holiday special will take a look at how this very public family spends their private holiday time together."

Bobby, Whitney and family are having a "holly jolly Christmas." Familiar faces from "Being Bobby Brown" return as the whole Brown clan make last minute preparations for their Christmas gathering, from trips to the grocery store, hours in the kitchen cooking the holiday spread, and trimming the tree with care. The half-hour special, "Being Bobby Brown: Christmas with the Browns" will invite viewers to join Bobby, family, friends, and special guests at their Atlanta holiday party.

The series "Being Bobby Brown" premiered June 30, 2005 and followed Brown, his superstar wife Whitney Houston and his extended family over the course of six months. Viewers saw what it was like for them to live their lives in the spotlight, deal with personal problems, all while showing the deep bonds of a close-knit family. The premiere of Bravo's new reality series, "Being Bobby Brown," averaged more than 1.1 million total viewers over two back-to-back original episodes and become the highest rated Thursday program premiere in the 25-year history of the network.

"Being Bobby Brown" is co-produced by B2 Entertainment and Brownhouze Entertainment for Bravo. Tracey Baker is executive producer and Wanda Shelley is producer for B2 Entertainment. Bobby Brown and his brother Tommy Brown are co-executive producers of the series.

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.

  [december 2005]  


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