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[09/12/12 - 11:01 AM]
Bravo Media Continues to Expand Scripted Development Slate with Five New Dramas
Highlights include "Heathers," a present day update of the cult classic 1980's film.

[via press release from Bravo]

BRAVO MEDIA CONTINUES TO EXPAND SCRIPTED DEVELOPMENT SLATE WITH FIVE NEW DRAMAS

NEW YORK - September 12th - Bravo Media announces five additional scripted projects currently in development including "Heathers," a present day update of the cult classic 1980's film, "The Apartment (working title)," about a beautiful Upper West Side apartment rented as a private space for extra-marital affairs, "The Darlings (working title)," set in Wall Street after the crash of 2008, "All American Girl," centered around a female lifestyle magazine across three different time periods, and "Rita," a family drama following an acerbic, outspoken private school teacher who struggles to raise her own three teenagers. Previously announced scripted projects at the network include "The Joneses," "22 Birthdays" (working title) and "Blowing Sunshine." For more information, visit www.BravoTV.com and follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/BravoPR.

"Through our growing slate of scripted development we plan to build upon the success of our award-winning unscripted programming , accessing and exploring new worlds and characters while still engaging the same affluent and pop culture savvy audience that watches the Real Housewives and Top Chef," said Andrew Wang, Vice President for Scripted Development and Production. "We're excited to partner with such high caliber talent in developing TV that pushes boundaries conceptually and thematically while still telling a fun story in the way that our audiences have come to expect from us."

NEW SCRIPTED DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS:

"Heathers"

From Sony Pictures Television and writer and executive producer Mark Rizzo (The Man Date, Zip), executive producer Jenny Bicks (The Big C, Men In Trees) and Tom Rosenberg and Gary Lucchesi serving as executive producers for Lakeshore Entertainment. Present day update of the cult classic 1980's film that picks up 20 years later with Veronica (played by Winona Ryder in the film) moving back to Sherwood with her teenage daughter, who enters high school to deal with the next generation of mean girls, the "Ashley's," daughters of the surviving "Heathers."

"The Apartment" (working title)

From Uni TV and writer and executive producer, Jessica Queller (Gossip Girl, Gilmore Girls, Felicity) and executive produced by Karey Burke and Todd Holland (Go On, Free Agents) for Dark Toy Entertainment After the death of their mother, two 20-something siblings unexpectedly inherit the love nest where their mother had an 18 year affair. After the initial shock that their mother was not who they thought she was, they begin to rent out the beautiful Upper West Side apartment to people who want a private space to have their own extra-marital affairs.

"The Darlings" (working title)

From Fox Television Studios and written and executive produced by Stu Zicherman (Lights Out, Six Degrees, What About Brian). Sarah Condon (Bored to Death) serves as executive producer. Based on the acclaimed novel by Cristina Alger, the show is set on Manhattan's Upper East Side, where a high-society family is pulled into a financial scandal after a business partner's Ponzi scheme unravels, which drives him to suicide and exposes all of the family's and company's secrets.

"All American Girl"

Produced by Fox Television Studios. Executive-produced by Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz and Andrew Miano for Depth of Field. Written by Jenni Ross (Hot Mess, featured on Black List)who also serves as co-executive producer. Based loosely on Ross's mother's stint as Fashion Editor at Seventeen magazine in the 1970s, drama spans three time periods and centers around three women who all work at the female lifestyle magazine All American Girl. Show tracks the changing points of view of women in the workplace, feminism and asks the question "can women have it all?"

"Rita"

Produced by Fox Television Studios. Written and executive produced by Krista Vernoff (Shameless, Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice, Wonderfalls) with Henrik Bastin and Mikkel Bondesen (Burn Notice, The Killing) serving as executive producers for Fuse Entertainment 2.0. An adaptation of the Danish format of the same name, this family drama follows an acerbic, outspoken private school teacher who struggles to raise her own three teenage children while dealing with the inane bureaucracy and overprotective parents at her school.

Bravo is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, 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 NBCUniversal 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. Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/BravoPR.





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· 22 BIRTHDAYS (BRAVO)
· ALL AMERICAN GIRL (BRAVO)
· APARTMENT, THE (BRAVO)
· BIG C, THE (SHOWTIME)
· BLOWING SUNSHINE (BRAVO)
· BORED TO DEATH (HBO)
· BURN NOTICE (USA)
· DARLINGS, THE (BRAVO)
· FELICITY (WB)
· FREE AGENTS (NBC)
· GILMORE GIRLS (CW)
· GO ON (NBC)
· GOSSIP GIRL (CW)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· HEATHERS (BRAVO)
· JONESES, THE (BRAVO)
· KILLING, THE (NETFLIX)
· LIGHTS OUT (FX)
· MEN IN TREES (ABC)
· PRIVATE PRACTICE (ABC)
· RITA (BRAVO)
· SHAMELESS (SHOWTIME)
· SIX DEGREES (ABC)
· WHAT ABOUT BRIAN (ABC)
· WONDERFALLS (FOX)









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