[03/23/07 - 02:12 PM]
Bravo Greenlights Game Show Pilot "Paycheck"
The game show features seven players who must guess each other's salaries, based on "questions about pop culture, observations about their opponents, surprising and revealing 'factoids' about each player."

[via press release from Bravo]



NEW YORK � March 23, 2007 � Bravo announced the pilot pick-up of "Paycheck," a game that challenges the cultural bias of first impressions and snap judgments. Based on a new UK format from IDTV, seven players must guess each other's salaries, based on questions about pop culture, observations about their opponents, surprising and revealing "factoids" about each player, and good old-fashioned intuition. The player who matches all six opponents to their correct salaries can win up to $25,000.

Picture This Television, the producers behind the Emmy-nominated Bravo series "Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D List" and "Celebrity Poker Showdown," will produce the pilot, with Bryan Scott and Marcia Mule serving as executive producers. Interested contestants can email castingtrivia@gmail.com for more information.

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 84 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.

  [march 2007]  


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