[10/24/06 - 10:09 AM]
Bravo's Amy Introcaso-Davis Promoted to Senior Vice President, Development and Production
Introcaso-Davis previously served as Vice President, Programming and Development, for the network.

[via press release from Bravo]



NEW YORK - October 24, 2006 Amy Introcaso-Davis has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Development and Production, Bravo. It was announced today by Frances Berwick, Executive Vice President, Programming and Production, Bravo.

Upped from Vice President, Programming and Development, Introcaso-Davis continues to oversee both east and west coast development. During her four-year tenure at Bravo, she has developed and executive produced the Emmy nominated "Kathy Griffin: My Life On The D-List," the highly-acclaimed series "ShowBiz Moms and Dads," "Tabloid Wars," and "Celebrity Poker Showdown" . Earlier in her Bravo career, having joined in 2002, she also developed and executive produced Bravo's Emmy Award winning series "Queer Eye For the Straight Guy," and the Emmy winning "Cirque du Soleil: Fire Within." She is currently developing a new series for Bravo entitled "Better Half," hosted by Susie Essman.

"Amy has been instrumental in developing the kinds of shows that are ground-breaking, unique and distinctly Bravo," said Berwick. "Her ability to identify trends and talent has been integral in making Bravo a watercooler brand."

Prior to NBC's acquisition of Bravo, and in addition to her Bravo responsibilities, Introcaso-Davis was responsible for interstitial programming for The Independent Film Channel. Before that, she served as Vice President of Series for Lifetime Television. Under that title, she oversaw the development and production of primetime and daytime original scripted and reality series, specials and documentaries, including the highly-acclaimed drama "Any Day Now" starring Annie Potts, the documentary series "Intimate Portrait" and the documentary "Defending Our Daughters," directed by Barbara Kopple and hosted by Meryl Streep. Prior to Lifetime, Amy oversaw development and casting for primetime at Fox Broadcasting and held Director of Casting positions at CBS, Marsha Kleinman and Associates and Playwrights Horizons. Introcaso-Davis received her BA from Drew University, which honored her as Alumni of the Year in 2002.

Bravo is the cable network that plugs people into arts, entertainment and pop culture with original programming, acclaimed drama series, movies, comedy and music specials, and by showing a whole different side of celebrities. Currently available in more than 80 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 original programming includes the Emmy-nominated "Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List," 12-time Emmy-nominated "Inside the Actors Studio," "The Real Housewives of Orange County," "Top Chef," "Celebrity Poker Showdown," as well as the 2004 Emmy winner for Outstanding Reality Program, "Queer Eye," and the four-time Emmy-nominated hit competition series, "Project Runway."

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 an 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.

  [october 2006]  


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