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[02/02/11 - 12:31 PM]
Bravo Raises Its Brow on the Pop Culture Grid With "The Approval Matrix" Special Premiering Wednesday, February 16th at 11PM ET/PT
Plus: Colin Firth to visit "Inside The Actors Studio" on Monday, February 7 at 7:00/6:00c.

[04/19/10 - 10:39 AM]
Bravo Announces Studio-Based Series in Development Based on the Weekly New York Magazine Feature, "The Approval Matrix"
The series is "a studio-based, hosted show in which four rotating pop culture pundits engage in entertaining debate to place the week's buzz-worthy news items into the magazine's famous quadrants."







APPROVAL MATRIX (BRAVO)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
2/16/11
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2010-2011 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (1 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
a show on hiatus for longer than 12 months - without any news about its future - is assumed to be canceled
DESCRIPTION:
(from Bravo's press release, February 2011) Then on Wednesday, February 16th at 11pm et/pt, Bravo's special "The Approval Matrix" debates what's hot and what's not in the week of pop culture. Based on the popular back page feature in New York Magazine, the host and three panelists will place the week's buzz-worthy news items into the magazine's famous quadrants: Highbrow Brilliant, Highbrow Despicable, Lowbrow Brilliant and Lowbrow Despicable. Hosted by Faith Salie, the 30-minute special will feature commentary from a celebrity guest and audience interaction throughout the taping.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Faith Salie as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Ethan Goldman as EP
· Kay O'Connell as EP
· Michael Hirschorn as EP
· Wendy Roth as EP
GENRE(S):
· talk show
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· In The Moment Production