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[02/18/09 - 12:27 PM]
The A-List Awards Hosted by Kathy Griffin Are Back on Bravo Celebrating the Best in Food, Fashion, Beauty, Design and Pop Culture
"The A-List Awards" will film at The Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday, April 5.

[via press release from Bravo]

"THE A-LIST AWARDS" HOSTED BY KATHY GRIFFIN ARE BACK ON BRAVO CELEBRATING THE BEST IN FOOD, FASHION, BEAUTY, DESIGN AND POP CULTURE

Multiple Nominees Include "Gossip Girl," "Mad Men," "The Office," "30 Rock," "True Blood," Beyonce, Katy Perry, Gwen Stefani, Justin Timberlake, Kanye West And Coldplay

Veteran Michael Levitt To Executive Produce

NEW YORK - February 18, 2009 - Bravo is bringing A-List back with the second annual "The A-List Awards," which celebrates the best in food, fashion, beauty, design and pop culture. The awards honor those who have made an unforgettable mark in the arts and showcase some of the leading creative minds in today's society. Once again hosted by Emmy Award winner and "My Life on the D-List" star Kathy Griffin, "The A-List Awards" will film at The Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday, April 5, with a special red carpet pre-show. Starting today, viewers can go to www.BravoTV.com/a-list-awards to vote for their favorite nominee and help determine the winner in a number of categories. Voting closes on March 31.

The nominees and categories for "The A-List Awards" include:

A-LIST TV SHOW - The freshest, most creative and innovative television program, be it comedy or drama, on-air in the past year.
� "Gossip Girl"
� "Mad Men"
� "The Office"
� "30 Rock"
� "True Blood"

A-LIST ACTOR (Female) - Awarded to an actress in a scripted series whose character portrayal in the last year has moved, delighted, amused, enthralled and entertained us more than any other actress on television.
� Christina Applegate, "Samantha Who"
� Tina Fey, "30 Rock"
� January Jones, "Mad Men"
� Mary-Louise Parker, "Weeds"
� Chloe Sevigny, "Big Love"

A-LIST ACTOR (Male) - Awarded to an actor in a scripted series whose character portrayal in the last year has moved, delighted, amused, enthralled and entertained us more than any other actress on television.
� David Duchovny, "Californication"
� Jon Hamm, "Mad Men"
� Neil Patrick Harris, "How I Met Your Mother"
� Julian McMahon, "Nip/Tuck"
� Hugh Laurie, "House"

A-LIST STYLE (Male) - Awarded to the celebrity who is always on the best-dressed list.
� David Beckham
� Anderson Cooper
� Daniel Craig
� Justin Timberlake
� Kanye West

A-LIST STYLE (Female) - Awarded to the celebrity who is always on the best-dressed list.
� Anne Hathaway
� Scarlett Johansson
� Michelle Obama
� Rihanna
� Gwen Stefani

A-LIST FUNNY - Awarded to the funniest of funny, the top of the heap, the cool of comedy.
� Tina Fey
� Ricky Gervais
� Chelsea Handler
� Conan O'Brien
� Amy Poehler

A-LIST BREAK OUT - Presented to the celebrity who officially broke out this year.
� Rosemarie DeWitt - "Mad Men," "Rachel Getting Married"
� Malia and Sasha Obama
� Katy Perry
� Mickey Rourke - "The Wrestler"
� Robert Pattinson - "Twilight"

SEXIEST TV MOMENT - Presented to the couple that made our windows steamy and our TVS fog up.
� "Gossip Girl" - Chuck & Blair in the limo
� "The L Word" - Elevator Scene
� "Lost" - Sawyer & Kate on the chopper
� "The Office" - Dwight & Angela
� "True Blood" - Bill & Sookie's Love Scene

A-LIST ARTIST OF THE YEAR - Awarded to the artist that kept us coming back for more.
� Beyonce
� No Doubt
� Katy Perry
� Britney Spears
� Kanye West

A-LIST ALBUM - Presented to the album that rocked our year.
� Beyonce - I Am.Sasha Fierce
� Coldplay - Viva La Vida
� MGMT - Oracular Spectacular
� Britney Spears - Circus
� Kanye West - 808s & Heartbreak

A-LIST DOWNLOAD - Given to the song that kept you dancing.
� Beyonce - Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)
� Britney Spears - Circus
� Coldplay - Viva La Vida
� Madonna featuring Justin Timberlake - 4 Minutes
� Katy Perry - I Kissed a Girl

A-LIST DESIGNER - Presented to a fashion designer who has proven to be a tried and true trendsetter and taste maker.
� Derek Lam
� Marchesa
� Zac Posen
� Nina Ricci
� Jason Wu

A-LIST CELEBRITY DESIGNER - Presented to the celebrity whose designs we can't get enough of.
� Victoria Beckham - dVb Denim
� Sean Combs - Sean John
� Gwen Stefani - L.A.M.B.
� Justin Timberlake - William Rast
� Kanye West - Kanye Louis Vuitton Shoes

A-LIST KATE - Given to the Kate with the mostest.
� Kate Beckinsale
� Cate Blanchett
� Kate Bosworth
� Katie Holmes
� Kate Hudson
� Kate Jackson
� Kate Moss
� Katy Perry
� Mary-Kate Olsen
� Kate Winslet

A-LIST ABS - Awarded to the 6-pack that you can drink in without taking in a calorie.
� Christian Bale
� Tyson Beckford
� David Beckham
� Hugh Jackman
� Matthew McConaughey

A-LIST CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY - Presented to the celebrity that most would like to read about.
� Eminem - The Way I Am
� Carrie Fisher - Wishful Drinking
� Steve Martin - Born Standing Up
� Maureen McCormack - Here's The Story: Surviving Marcia Brady
� Tori Spelling - sToriTelling

REALITY'S GUILTIEST PLEASURE - Presented to the most popular and entertaining individual in a reality TV series.
� The Girls Next Door -"The Girls Next Door"
� Kim Kardashian - "Keeping Up with the Kardashians"
� NeNe Leakes -"The Real Housewives Of Atlanta"
� Bret Michaels - "Rock of Love"
� Gretchen Rossi - "The Real Housewives Of Orange County"

A-LIST CELEBRITY RESTAURATEUR - Presented to the celebrity whose restaurant is more than just a fun place to hang out, it tastes good, too.
� Ryan Gosling - Tagine, Beverly Hills
� Ashton Kutcher - Geisha House, Dolce, Ketchup
� Eva Longoria Parker - Beso, LA
� Rose McGowan, Ben Harper, Laura Dern - Dominicks, LA
� Sandra Bullock - Bess Bistro, Austin

A-LIST CHEF - Presented to a chef who has shown the greatest ingenuity and creativity with his or her culinary creations.
� Grant Achatz - Alinea, Chicago, Ill.
� David Chang-Ko - Momofuko, N.Y.
� Todd English - Beso, Olives
� Koren Grieveson - Avec, Chicago, Ill.
� Gavin Kaysen - Caf� Boulud, N.Y.

A-LIST RESTAURANT - Awarded to the restaurant that has put itself on the map as the most delectable eatery in the United States.
� Anthos, N.Y.
� Beso, Los Angeles, Calif.
� Ko, N.Y.
� The Publican, Chicago, Ill.
� Scarpetta, N.Y.
� Cochon, New Orleans, La.

A-LIST INNOVATION - Presented to the accessory we can't leave home without and would stand in line for.
� Bugatti Veyron
� 4th Gen iPod Nano
� New MacBook
� Samsung Blu-Ray Player
� Sony Vaio P series

A-LIST HOTEL - Awarded to the hotel that has put itself on the map for the place to visit.
� 101 Hotel, Reykjavik
� Faena Hotel, Barcelona
� The Gramercy Hotel, NYC
� The Standard Highline, NYC
� Haymarket Hotel, London

For a full list of nominees and categories, please visit www.BravoTV.com.

"The A-List Awards" will be produced by Michael Levitt Productions for Bravo. Veteran television producer Michael Levitt will serve as the show's executive producer. Over the past fifteen years, Levitt has produced some of the biggest events in music and event television. From award shows, reunion and concert specials, to reality series and game shows, his credits include the Teen Choice Awards, the annual ALMA Awards, Billboard Music Awards, the Producers Guild of America Awards, TV Land Awards, VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards, and The World Music Awards.

Levitt's other series and specials include "Celebrity Duets," "Hollywood Squares," "Happy Days 30th Anniversary Reunion," Knots Landing Reunion: Together Again," "Dynasty Reunion: Catfights & Caviar," "Dallas Reunion: Return To Southfork," "Britney in Hawaii," "Britney Spears: There's No Place Like Home," and "The 'NSYNC 'Ntimate Holiday Special." He also serves as the executive producer on the fifth season of the Emmy Award-winning "Kathy Griffin: My Life on The D-List."

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 Universal 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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· 30 ROCK (NBC)
· BIG LOVE (HBO)
· CALIFORNICATION (SHOWTIME)
· CELEBRITY DUETS (FOX)
· GIRLS NEXT DOOR, THE (E)
· GOSSIP GIRL (CW)
· HOLLYWOOD SQUARES (SYNDICATION)
· HOUSE (FOX)
· HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (CBS)
· KATHY GRIFFIN: MY LIFE ON THE D-LIST (BRAVO)
· KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS (E)
· L WORD, THE (SHOWTIME)
· LOST (ABC)
· MAD MEN (AMC)
· NIP/TUCK (FX)
· OFFICE, THE (NBC)
· REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA, THE (BRAVO)
· REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ORANGE COUNTY, THE (BRAVO)
· ROCK OF LOVE WITH BRET MICHAELS (VH1)
· SAMANTHA WHO? (ABC)
· TRUE BLOOD (HBO)
· WEEDS (SHOWTIME)









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