Bravo Media Receives 5 Emmy Nominations for 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards

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July 18th, 2013


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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, 2013Bravo Media continues to be recognized for its quality, unscripted content as the network received five Primetime Emmy® Nominations from the Academy of Television Arts & Science for the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy® 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 • • 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 • • 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.

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