BRAVO WINS PEOPLE'S VOICE WEBBY AWARD
BRAVO WINS PEOPLE'S VOICE AWARD IN BEST NEWS & ENTERTAINMENT WIRELESS WEBSITE CATEGORY FOR THE 11TH ANNUAL WEBBY AWARDS
"Project Runway" Wireless Site Declared A Winner By The Public After More Than 400,000 Votes Cast
NEW YORK, NY � May 2, 2007 � Bravo won the People's Voice Webby award, voted on by the public, for the "Project Runway" mobile site in the Best News & Entertainment Wireless Website category. Packed with inside scoop on the hit fashion reality competition series, the "Project Runway" mobile site was chosen by the people over Reuters, Maxim Mobile, Game Jump and Premiere Mobile in the same category. People's Voice winners will be honored at the 11th Annual Webby Awards in New York City June 3-5, 2007.
"The people have spoken," said Lisa Hsia, Senior Vice President, New Media. "It's incredibly gratifying to win the public's vote for Bravo's 'Project Runway' wireless site. This People's Voice Webby Award is an honor and a testament to the team's dedication to connecting Bravo viewers on the go."
www.BravoTV.com's popular site and online features earned three Webby Official Honorees � www.BravoTV.com in the Television Category, the "Project Runway" microsite in the Fashion Category and the popular "Project Runway" Video Mash-ups in the Interactive Advertising: Game or Application Category. Honoree distinction is awarded to work that scores in the top 15 percent of all work submitted for a Webby.
Hailed as the "Oscars of the Internet" by the New York Times, the Webby Awards are the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Web sites, interactive advertising, online film and video and mobile web sites. Established in 1996, the 11th Annual Webby Awards received a record 8,000 entries from all 50 states and over 60 countries worldwide.
www.BravoTV.com invites Bravo fans within the inner circle of their award-winning shows to provide more of what they love, all the time. The site offers exclusive and original content such as innovative online games, polls, sweepstakes, blogs from show insiders, behind-the-scenes videos, podcasts, and more. Visitors log-on for in-depth information on original series like "Project Runway," "Top Chef," "Real Housewives," "Top Design" and other one-of-a-kind Bravo programs.
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 Emy-nominated hit competition series, "Project Runway."