[07/18/13 - 06:35 AM]
Bravo Media Receives 5 Emmy(R) Nominations for 65th Annual Primetime Emmy(R) Awards
"Top Chef" is up for Outstanding Reality Competition Program for the ninth consecutive year.

[via press release from Bravo]


Emmy-Award Winning "Top Chef" Continues Network's Record With Nominations In Outstanding Reality Competition Program For Ninth Consecutive Year

"Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen," The Network's First-Ever Fully Integrated Transmedia Play Earns Two Noms

"Inside The Actors Studio" Receives 16th Primetime Emmy Nomination

NEW YORK - July 18, 2013 - Bravo Media continues to be recognized for its quality, unscripted content as the network received five Primetime Emmy(R) Nominations from the Academy of Television Arts & Science for the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy(R) Awards. The network received four recognitions for its Emmy-Award winning series "Top Chef," earning its seventh consecutive nomination in the "Outstanding Reality Competition Program" category and two nominations for Bravo's first-ever fully integrated transmedia play "Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen."

Additionally, "Inside the Actors Studio," hosted by James Lipton, received a nomination in the new category of "Outstanding Informational Series/Special," making this the show's 16th Primetime Emmy nomination.

Primetime Emmy Awards celebrate excellence in national prime time programming, awarding top honors at the annual creative arts gala and prime time awards telecast.

"We're really proud to be recognized with Emmy nominations across so many of the unscripted, reality and digital categories. It's a testament to the creativity of our internal team and producing partners in keeping our long-running series fresh, engaging and consistently high quality," said Frances Berwick, President of Bravo and Style Media.

In 2010, Bravo's "Top Chef" became the first and only series on cable to win in the "Outstanding Reality Competition Program" category and this year's nomination extends Bravo's record as the only cable network with nominations in this category for nine consecutive years. "Top Chef" received four total nominations with additional recognitions in several other categories including outstanding cinematography and outstanding interactive program.

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

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program
Top Chef · Glacial Gourmand · Bravo · Magical Elves
Dan Cutforth, Executive Producer
Jane Lipsitz, Executive Producer
Nan Strait, Executive Producer
Casey Kriley, Executive Producer
Andrew Wallace, Executive Producer
Tom Colicchio, Executive Producer
Erica Ross, Co-Executive Producer
Andrew Cohen, Executive Producer
Dave Serwatka, Executive Producer
Doneen Arquines, Supervising Producer
Christian Homlish, Supervising Producer
Meri Haitkin, Supervising Producer
Wade Sheeler, Supervising Producer
Tara Siener, Supervising Producer
Blake Davis, Senior Producer

Outstanding Informational Series/Special
Inside the Actors Studio · 250th Episode · Bravo · In The Moment Productions
James Lipton, Executive Producer
Shawn Tesser, Producer
Jeff Wurtz, Producer
Christian Barcellos, Executive Producer

Outstanding Cinematography for Reality Programming
Top Chef · Glacial Gourmand · Bravo · Magical Elves
Ari Boles, Director of Photography
Outstanding Special Class - Short-Format Nonfiction Programs
Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen · bravotv.com · Bravo Media and Magical Elves
David Serwatka, Produced By
Ashley Kaplan
Dan Cutforth, Produced By
Jane Lipsitz, Produced By
Lisa Hsia, Produced By
Aimee Viles, Produced By

Outstanding Interactive Program
Top Chef Interactive Experience · bravotv.com · Bravo Media and Magical Elves
Bravo Media
Magical Elves

Bravo Media wrapped second quarter ranking as the #9 cable entertainment network among adults 18-49 and #8 among adults 25-54, according to Nielsen. Driven by its breakthrough original programming, Bravo delivered its best April among all key demos as well as its best night ever on 4/14/13 among total viewers. Maintaining its position as the No. 1 network with the most upscale, educated and engaged audience in cable entertainment, Bravo ranks #10 among adults 18-49 and #8 among adults 25-54 year-to-date and is on track to have its eighth consecutive best year ever among total viewers.

Source: Nielsen Media Research, L7 data through 6/16/13 blended with LS data through 6/30/13, NHI calendar, Cable entertainment ranks include all measured ad-supported cable entertainment networks that air in more than 50% of primetime (M-Su 8p-11p); best April ever, best night ever, and total viewers pacing based on M-Su 8p-11p, engaging: Nielsen TV Brand Effect (IAG), 2013 through 6/23/13, P18-49, nonsports, M-Su 8p-11p, ranked against IAG measured cable networks, upscale- P18-49 UD $100K+ W/1+College=Yes VPVH for ad-supported cable entertainment nets, 12/31/12-6/30/13, most current data as of 7/02/13.

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.

  [july 2013]  


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