BRAVO MEDIA AND MILLS ENTERTAINMENT UNITE FAN-FAVORITES FROM THE REAL HOUSEWIVES FRANCHISE FOR AN EXCLUSIVE LIVE TOUR
Kicking-Off This April with Hotlanta Housewives Cynthia Bailey, Kandi Burruss and Kenya Moore along with New York's Finest Sonja Morgan and Dorinda Medley
NEW YORK, NY - March 15, 2017 - Bravo Media has partnered with Mills Entertainment, a leading producer of alternative and branded live entertainment, to produce "The Real Housewives Live Tour: Uncensored & Unapologetic." The multi-city nationwide tour unites fan favorites from the pop-culture phenomenon for an intimate, uncensored evening of reunion-style insights, jaw-dropping gossip, and shocking revelations.
The first four tour dates, which kick-off spring 2017, will feature franchise favorites Cynthia Bailey, Kandi Burruss, and Kenya Moore from "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" and Sonja Morgan and Dorinda Medley from "The Real Housewives of New York City." The ladies will spill-the-tea on their co-stars, dish about their most infamous antics and share never-before-talked-about moments.
"We are excited to partner with Mills Entertainment to launch this live tour for 'The Real Housewives' franchise," said Ellen Stone, Executive Vice President, Marketing, Bravo and Oxygen Media. "We always look to bring immersive, unique opportunities that provide our fans access to our shows and dynamic casts. These events will provide a one of a kind, intimate experience for the fans, their friends and the ladies they love."
Tickets and VIP packages, including a post-show meet-and-greet with a photo opportunity, go on sale on March 20th at 10:00 a.m. local time at www.RealHousewivesLive.com. Additional cities, dates, and participants will be announced in the coming weeks.
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES LIVE TOUR DATES
· April 22: Warfield Theatre, San Francisco
· April 23: The Paramount, Seattle
· April 29: State Theatre, Minneapolis
· April 30: The Fillmore, Detroit
"Beyond being one of the most successful reality franchises on television, 'The Real Housewives' is a pop culture phenomenon with a voracious fan base," said Michael Mills, Chief Executive Officer, Mills Entertainment. "We're thrilled to partner with Bravo Media to develop a wildly entertaining and high energy live platform that connects the series' beloved cast members to fans in cities around the country."
In 2016, "The Real Housewives" reached more than 44 million total viewers across all airings and three of the Top 15 rated reality series on cable were from the successful franchise, which follows the lives of affluent woman residing in varying regions throughout the United States. The series began with "The Real Housewives of Orange County" which premiered in 2006 and as a result of its success the franchise expanded to other cities including "The Real Housewives of New York City" and "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" in 2008; "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" in 2009; "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" in 2010; and "The Real Housewives of Potomac" and "The Real Housewives of Dallas" in 2016.
Subsequent installments of the franchise have proven similarly successful, and have resulted in numerous spin-off series of their own. International versions are also broadcast by several television channels worldwide.
Source: Nielsen, L7, P18-49, 12/28/2015 - 12/25/2016, M-Su 8-11pm, original cable premieres only. Nielsen, L7, P2+ 12/28/2015 - 12/25/2016, M-Su 6a-6a all premiere and repeats telecasts.
About Bravo Media
Bravo Media is the premiere lifestyle and entertainment brand that drives cultural conversation around its high-quality, interactive original content that focuses on the network's passion points of food, fashion, beauty, design, digital and pop culture. The network's diversified slate includes Bravo's scripted series "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce," "Imposters" and "Odd Mom Out," in addition to unscripted favorites such as Emmy award-winning "Top Chef," "Vanderpump Rules," "Below Deck," "Southern Charm" and the popular "Million Dollar Listing" and "The Real Housewives" franchises as well as the only live late-night talk show, "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen." Available in 92 million homes, 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. Watch Bravo anywhere: On Demand, online or across mobile and connected TVs. Bravo has been an NBCUniversal cable network since December 2002 and first launched in December 1980.
About Mills Entertainment
Mills Entertainment collaborates with top networks, agencies, and licensors to create original, world-class live experiences. In the last six months, Mills Entertainment has produced events in more than 300 cities in 12 countries and across five continents. With full global distribution and partnerships worldwide, Mills Entertainment takes shows from concept to stage, serving as a full creative partner in realizing the vision. In April 2015, Creative Artists Agency (CAA) made an equity investment in Mills Entertainment.
Current projects include Theresa Caputo Live! The Experience, Mel Brooks: Back in the Saddle Again, Bring It! Live, Cesar Millan, Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live, and Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood. www.millsentertainment.com