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Bravo Greenlights New Reality Pilot "Tabatha's Salon Takeover" Featuring "Shear Genius" Personality Tabatha Coffey
In the series, "the perfectly styled, sharp-tongued Australian native brings her no-nonsense approach to a salon in dire need of a makeover."

[via press release from Bravo]


Pilot Follows The Australian Native As She Makes Over America One Salon At A Time

NEW YORK � January 7, 2008 � Bravo announced today that Tabatha Coffey, one of the charismatic stars of "Shear Genius," will star in the new reality pilot "Tabatha's Salon Takeover" (wt), as she hits the road to takeover and improve the state of American hair salons, one beauty shop at a time. In the series, the perfectly styled, sharp-tongued Australian native brings her no-nonsense approach to a salon in dire need of a makeover. With just a week to work her magic, can she put these salons back on their feet or is it simply time to put up the closed signs for good?

Viewers will get to see Tabatha's distinct personality as she casts her acerbic eye on the salons she chooses to visit. Viewers will meet the salon owner and his/her stylists and will follow Tabatha as she formulates her plans to takeover these salons, remake them and bring the shops and their staff into the 21st century.

Salon owners can apply to have their shops made over by visiting www.BravoTV.com/casting or by emailing their name, contact information and recent pictures of themselves and their salons to salonmakeovercasting@yahoo.com.

"Tabatha's Takeover" is produced by Reveille for Bravo. Mark Koops and Sarah-Jane Cohen are the executive producers.

Founded in March 2002 by Ben Silverman (now Co-Chairman of NBC Entertainment and Universal Media Studios), Reveille is a leading independent production and distribution company focused on exploiting worldwide intellectual property rights through scripted and alternative television formats. Reveille produces innovative entertainment programming across all television genres such as the award-winning shows "The Office," "Ugly Betty" and "The Tudors." The company also produces "American Gladiators," "The Biggest Loser," "Identity," "House of Boateng," "30 Days," "Blow Out" "Nashville Star," "Date My Mom" and the upcoming "My Dad Is Better Than Your Dad." In addition, Reveille distributes its growing library of programming, along with a broad array of programming acquired from independent producers and U.S. networks, to more than 150 countries worldwide through Reveille International.

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.

  [january 2008]  


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