BRAVO ANNOUNCES CASTING CALLS FOR "TOP DESIGN" AND "SHEAR GENIUS"
BRAVO KICKS OFF NATIONWIDE CASTING FOR NEW SEASONS OF "TOP DESIGN" AND "SHEAR GENIUS" STARTING THIS WEEK
NEW YORK � January 15, 2008 � As previously announced, Bravo's hit series "Top Design" and "Shear Genius" will be returning for a second season in 2008. Open calls for designers interested in competing in the interior-design competition series and the high-end hairstyling competition will be held in cities across the country starting this week. Additional casting information for these series is available at www.BravoTV.com/casting .
"Top Design" Casting Calls are as follows:
Friday, January 25, 4:00pm � 6:00pm
Saturday, January 26, 10:00am � 12:00pm
The Art Institute of California - San Francisco
Monday, January 28 & Tuesday, January 29, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
World Market Center � Las Vegas
Monday, February 5, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Dallas Market Center, World Trade Center
Friday, February 8, 1:00pm � 5:00pm
New York Design Center
Saturday, February 9, 1:00pm � 5:00pm
Spring Arts Center
"Shear Genius" Casting Calls are as follows:
Sunday, January 20, 10:00a.m. � 4:00p.m.
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy
Monday, January 21, 10:00a.m. � 4:00p.m.
JPMS Hi Tech the School of Cosmetology
Sunday, January 27, 9:00a.m. � 5:00p.m.
ISSE Beauty Show Lobby� Long Beach Convention Center
Sunday, January 27, 10:00a.m. � 4:00p.m.
NEW YORK CITY
TIGI Advanced Hairdressing Academy- 2nd Floor
Monday, January 28, 10:00a.m. � 4:00p.m.
Monday, February 4, 10:00a.m. � 4:00p.m.
San Francisco Institute
A Paul Mitchell Partner School
The interior design focused series "Top Design" will get its own makeover for season two from Magical Elves, the production company behind Bravo's wildly successful "Top Chef" and "Project Runway" franchises. The hour-long, weekly program showcases some of the country's hottest new interior designers, artists and architects as they compete to create the Top Design each week and vie for a $100,000 grand prize. Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz are executive producers.
Hosted by award-winning actress, designer and entrepreneur Jaclyn Smith, Bravo's "Shear Genius" offers a behind-the-scenes look at the competitive and creative world of high-end hairstyling, determining which contestants are a cut above and deserving of the ultimate title of "Shear Genius" and the $100,000 grand prize. "Shear Genius" is produced for Bravo by Reveille. Mark Koops is the executive producer.
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.