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[07/17/08 - 01:21 PM]
Bravo Shatters Previous Record and Earns 11 Emmy Nominations for 60th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
"Inside the Actors Studio," received its 14th consecutive nomination for Outstanding Nonfiction Series.

[via press release from Bravo]

BRAVO SHATTERS PREVIOUS RECORD AND EARNS 11 EMMY NOMINATIONS FOR 60TH ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS

Bravo Only Cable Network Nominated Two Years In A Row In Outstanding Reality Program Category With Two Shows � "Top Chef" And "Project Runway"

Emmy-Award Winning "Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List" Receives Third Consecutive Nom and "Inside The Actors Studio" Receives 14th Nomination

NEW YORK � July 17, 2008 � Bravo received a record-breaking 11 Primetime Emmy Nominations from the Academy of Television Arts & Science for the 60th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. For the second consecutive year, Bravo dominated the Outstanding Reality Competition category garnering a nomination for both "Top Chef" � the No. 1 food show on cable � and "Project Runway," and continues to be the only cable network to ever receive an Emmy nomination in this category. Both "Project Runway" and "Top Chef" are produced by Magical Elves.

"Last year, to have two of five nominations in the Reality Competition category was a testament to Bravo's quality programming � to repeat this distinctive honor is remarkable and thrilling in this highly competitive landscape," said Frances Berwick, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Bravo Media.

Additionally, Emmy-Award winning "Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List" currently airing its critically-acclaimed fourth season, received its third consecutive nomination in the Outstanding Reality Program category. "D-List" is produced by Picture This. Griffin also received a nomination for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special for her Bravo stand-up special "Kathy Griffin: Straight To Hell," produced by Production Partners, Inc.

"Inside the Actors Studio," Bravo's longest-running series, received its 14th consecutive nomination for Outstanding Nonfiction Series. Last year, host James Lipton received a Lifetime Achievement Emmy. "Inside the Actors Studio" is a co-production of The Actors Studio, Bravo and In the Moment Productions.

Bravo's "Top Chef" also received nominations in the Outstanding Cinematography For Reality Programming and Outstanding Picture Editing For Reality Programming.

"Project Runway," which launched its fifth 'season of fabulous' last night, also received nominations for Heidi Klum for Outstanding Host For A Reality or Reality-Competition Program, Outstanding Cinematography For Reality Programming, Outstanding Directing For Nonfiction Programming and Outstanding Picture Editing For Reality Programming. "Project Runway" is co-produced by The Weinstein Company and Miramax Films.

Bravo Media led the list of finalists in the Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media (Nonfiction) category for "Top Chef" and "Project Runway."

Following is a complete list of the categories for which Bravo was nominated:

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program

Project Runway � Bravo � Magical Elves for The Weinstein Company, Full Picture, Bravo
Bob Weinstein, Executive Producer
Dan Cutforth, Executive Producer
Jane Lipsitz, Executive Producer
Heidi Klum, Executive Producer
Jane Cha, Executive Producer
Desiree Gruber, Executive Producer
Rich Bye, Executive Producer
Rich Buhrman, Co-Executive Producer
Barbara Schneeweiss, Producer
Andy Cohen, Executive Producer
Shari Levine, Executive Producer
Casey Kriley, Co-Executive Producer
Andrew Wallace, Supervising Producer
Michael Rucker, Supervising Producer
Ben Mack, Senior Producer
Steve Lichtenstein, Producer

Top Chef � Bravo � Magical Elves, Bravo
Dan Cutforth, Executive Producer
Jane Lipsitz, Executive Producer
Shauna Minoprio, Executive Producer
Frances Berwick, Executive Producer
Andrew Cohen, Executive Producer
Dave Serwatka, Executive Producer
Rich Buhrman, Co-Executive Producer
Gaylen Gawlowski, Supervising Producer
Nan Strait, Supervising Producer
Scott Shatsky, Supervising Producer
Andrew Wallace, Supervising Producer
Liz Cook, Supervising Producer

Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program

Project Runway � Bravo � Magical Elves for The Weinstein Company, Full Picture, Bravo
Heidi Klum, Host

Outstanding Cinematography For Reality Programming

Project Runway � En Garde! � Bravo � Magical Elves for The Weinstein Company, Full Picture, Bravo
Derth Adams, Camera
Mo Frahm, Camera
John Armstrong, Camera
Marcus Bleeker, Camera
David Vlasits, Camera

Top Chef � Finale (Part 1) � Bravo � Magical Elves, Bravo
Paul Starkman, Director of Photography

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Special

Kathy Griffin: Straight To Hell � Bravo � Production Partners, Inc.
Producers TBD

Outstanding Nonfiction Series

Inside The Actors Studio � Bravo � A co-production of The Actors Studio, Bravo, In The Moment Productions
James Lipton, Executive Producer
Frances Berwick, Executive Producer
Christian Barcellos, Executive Producer
Sabrina Fodor, Produced By
Jeff Wurtz, Produced By

Outstanding Reality Program

Kathy Griffin: My Life On The D-List � Bravo � Picture This Television
Marci Mul�, Executive Producer
Bryan Scott, Executive Producer
Lisa M. Tucker, Executive Producer
Kathy Griffin, Executive Producer
Cori Abraham, Executive Producer
Frances Berwick, Executive Producer
Amy Introcaso-Davis, Executive Producer
Christopher Carlson, Supervising Producer
Amy Kohn, Supervising Producer

Outstanding Directing For Nonfiction Programming

Project Runway � En Garde! � Bravo � Magical Elves for The Weinstein Company, Full Picture, Bravo
Tony Sacco, Director

Outstanding Picture Editing For Reality Programming

Project Runway � En Garde! � Bravo � Magical Elves for The Weinstein Company, Full Picture, Bravo
Jamie Pedroza, Editor
Bri Dellinger, Editor
Steve Lichtenstein, Editor
Andy Robertson, Editor
Clark Vogeler, Editor
LaRonda Morris, Editor
Joe Mastromonaco, Editor

Top Chef � First Impressions � Bravo � Magical Elves, Bravo
Kevin Leffler, Editor
Vikash Patel, Editor
Marc Clark, Editor
Annie Tighe, Editor
Steve Lichtenstein, Editor
Sue Hoover, Editor
Katherine Griffin, Editor

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.





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· INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO (BRAVO)
· KATHY GRIFFIN: MY LIFE ON THE D-LIST (BRAVO)
· PROJECT RUNWAY (LIFETIME)
· TOP CHEF (BRAVO)





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