'BRAVO TO GO' NOMINATED BY NATIONAL ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS & SCIENCES IN NEWLY-ANNOUNCED EMMY CATEGORY
Emmys for Technology and Engineering to Be Handed Out At International CES In Las Vegas
NEW YORK � October 16, 2007 - Bravo was nominated for an Emmy Award by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for the network's mobile group, "Bravo To Go." The 59th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy� Awards will be handed out at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas on January 7, 2008.
The nomination in this category for "Outstanding Achievement in Advanced Media Technology for Best Use of Personal Media Display and Presentation Technology (PSP, Cell Phone, Personal Media Player, Mobile Devices)" was the network's second digital Emmy nomination this year, with the first coming just months ago for "Outstanding Achievement in Interactive Television" for Bravo's diverse menu of interactive programming options including "Bravo to Go" and www.BravoTV.com. "Bravo To Go" was also the People's Voice Winner at the 11th Annual Webby Awards for the "Project Runway Wireless Website" in the News & Entertainment Mobile category.
Commenting on the nomination, Lisa Hsia, Bravo's Senior Vice President, New Media said: "We are so pleased with the overwhelming response to 'Bravo to Go' from both our community of fans and the industry at large. We have worked diligently to transform how we communicate with our customers by creating innovative, cutting edge campaigns that give our users the very best in mobile content. Needless to say, being acknowledged by the Academy in this category is truly an honor."
The Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards honor achievements in two areas: Science, Engineering & Technology for Broadcast Television, which includes broadcast, cable and satellite distribution, and secondly, Science, Engineering and Technology for Broadband and Personal Television, encompassing interactive television, gaming technology, as well as the Internet, cell phones, private networks, and personal media players.
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