My Fab 40th

via press release:


NEW YORK – August 6, 2015  When it comes to over-the-top birthday parties, forty is the new sweet sixteen! Bravo Media takes viewers into the world of wildly extravagant fortieth birthday parties in “My Fab 40th” premiering Tuesday, August 25 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. From lavish venues to priceless gowns and custom cakes, these 39-year-olds are kicking off the next chapter of their life with a bang. Follow two former sorority sisters hell-bent on having their favorite band serenade them at their party; watch a formerly straight single dad attempt to unite his two worlds into a “Hunger Games” party theme; and enjoy the chaos that ensues when two hapless husbands try to pull off a double-surprise party for their suspicious wives. Marriage proposals, vow renewals, and even live “conscious uncoupling” are featured in this series that celebrates the milestone birthday and the journey to get there. Star-studded cameos include TV personality La La Anthony, actor Lorenzo Lamas, actress Nicole Eggert, and Reverend Al Sharpton. For a sneak peek, please visit:

Also premiering that night is season three of “Below Deck” at 9 p.m. ET/PT with more high stakes and high stress on the high seas.

Learn more about our partiers and their 40thbirthday celebrations:

“Forty, Fierce, and Fabulous”

Premieres Tuesday, August 25 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

Former sorority sisters Francine Sanchez and Julie Marcus-Downs are determined to have a fierce and fabulous joint 40thbirthday party. Francine and Julie are elated when eccentric party planner, Sarina, promises them the world – including a private jet, “aerial bartenders,” and a serenade from their favorite band, Train. But will Sarina deliver on her lofty promises, or will the ladies be left feeling like they’re on the wrong track?

“The Fast and the 40th”

Premieres Tuesday, September 1 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

Single mom and racecar enthusiast Brandy Flores only wants two things for her 40th: a wild party at the famed Fontana Speedway, and her long-time boyfriend to finally propose marriage. Will Brandy get the venue – and the proposal – she’s been wanting or will she be left driving solo in the carpool lane?

“Coming Out At Forty”

Premieres Tuesday, September 8 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

Formerly-straight single dad Carmine Sabatella dreams that his 40thparty will peacefully unite the two worlds he has kept apart: his fabulous new gay friends with a straight world that includes his ex-wife, daughter, and mother. Will Carmine’s “Hunger Games” theme act as perfect way to unite the two groups, or will it cause tension more palpable than the movie? 

“Surprise, You’re Forty!”

Premieres Tuesday, September 15 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

To celebrate both of their wives turning forty, best friends Brian Malcolm and Stephen Harbaugh plan the ultimate caper: a double-surprise party in which their wives, Abbey and Gina, each aid in planning the surprise for the other. But will these hapless husbands be able to keep the secret, and how will their wives react once they realize they’ve been duped?

“The Conscious Uncoupling”

Premieres Tuesday, September 22 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

Hollywood publicist Ryan Fisher is planning a star-studded 40thto match his new life amongst the town’s A-listers. Ryan even proposes a live “conscious uncoupling” with his husband, Brian. But when Ryan changes his mind about uncoupling just as Brian walks on stage in front of family, friends, and the Hollywood elite, is there time to stop the big announcement?  

“Forty, I do!”

Premieres Tuesday, September 29 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

Once struggling to even afford groceries, entrepreneurs Notoya Green and her husband, Fred Mwangaguhunga, are now flush with money, success, kids, and famous friends. Her lavish 40thbirthday party at The Broad Street Ballroom in New York City will even include a vow renewal ceremony officiated by Reverend Al Sharpton. But will a New York traffic jam gridlock Notoya and Fred’s hopes to say “I do” for a second time?

“My Fab 40th” is produced by FremantleMedia North America and developed by Purveyors of Pop with Thom Beers, Matt Anderson, Nate Green, Maty Buss, and Richard Courtney serving as Executive Producers and Pamela Gimenez as Co-Executive Producer.  

About Bravo Media 

Bravo Media is the premiere lifestyle and entertainment brand that drives the 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 first scripted series “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce,” scripted comedy “Odd Mom Out,” and unscripted favorites such as Emmy award-winning “Top Chef,” “Vanderpump Rules,” “Below Deck,” “Thicker Than Water” 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.”  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.  Bravo has been an NBCUniversal cable network since December 2002 and first launched in December 1980. Watch Bravo anywhere: On Demand, online or across mobile and connected TVs.

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