via press release:
BRAVO UNWRAPS LAST WEEK OF ORIGINALS IN 2011
“Kathy Griffin: Tired Hooker” Stand-Up Special Premieres Tuesday, December 20 At 10 pm Et/Pt
NEW YORK – December 15, 2011 – Bravo wraps up 2011 in hilarious fashion with Kathy Griffin’s unprecedented fourth hour-long special of the year, “Kathy Griffin: Tired Hooker” airing on Tuesday, December 20 at 10p.m. et/pt. Before a live, sold-out crowd at the Borgata Hotel in Atlantic City, NJ, the two-time Emmy(R) Award-winner taps into the latest pop culture craze and offers her own perspective on celebrity divorces including Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries and Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore, Nancy Grace’s wardrobe malfunction on Dancing with the Stars and a new fashion alternative Pajama Jeans. For a sneak peak: http://www.bravotv.com/kathy-griffin-my-life-on-the-d-list/season-6/videos/wolverine-to-old-timey-broadway
Since 2005, Kathy has performed 12 successful and award nominated stand-up specials for the network including “Kathy Griffin Is… Not Nicole Kidman,” “Kathy Griffin: Strong Black Woman,” “Kathy Griffin: Allegedly,” “Kathy Griffin: Everybody Can Suck It,” “Kathy Griffin: Straight To Hell,” “Kathy Griffin: Balls of Steal,” “Kathy Griffin: She’ll Cut a Bitch,” “Kathy Griffin Does the Bible Belt,” “Kathy Griffin: Whores on Crutches, ” “Kathy Griffin: 50 and not Pregnant,” “Kathy Griffin: Gurrl Down!” and most recently, “Kathy Griffin: Pants Off.” Bravo’s Emmy(R) Award-winning reality series, “Kathy Griffin: My Life On The D-List,” completed its sixth and final season last summer.
TV HIGHLIGHTS FOR WEEK OF DECEMBER 18TH:
Airing this Sunday, December 18 at 9p.m. et/pt, on a supersized episode of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” Kim and her newly expanded family move into a mansion of their dreams. Sheree and Phaedra’s relationship gets rocky as they deal with the aftermath of their court battle against Sheree’s ex-husband. Meanwhile, Kandi decides to steer her music career in a surprising new direction. Cynthia throws a grand-opening bash at her modeling school, the Bailey Agency, where Kim and NeNe rub elbows for the first time since Cynthia’s wedding.
On an all-new “Chef Roblé and Co.” airing Sunday, December 18 at 10:30p.m. et/pt, Chef Roblé discovers the challenge of catering to Upper Eastside moms and a 4-year-old birthday boy with a sophisticated palate. Then he must conquer authentic Indian cuisine for an upscale dance party. When a server bails at the last minute, Roblé asks his girlfriend to come to the rescue.
The drama continues on Monday, December 19 at 9p.m. et/pt on “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” when Taylor’s husband threatens a lawsuit against Camille, the women worry they could be next. Through tears, concern and anger, they debate turning Taylor away from Kyle’s annual white party. For a sneak peek: http://www.bravotv.com/the-real-housewives-of-beverly-hills/season-2/videos/kim-has-had-enough
On the season finale of “Watch What Happens: Live” on Monday, December 19 at 11p.m. et/pt, Andy Cohen ends the season on a high note in the Clubhouse with gleeks Lea Michele and Chris Colfer from the hit show “Glee.”
The final three contestants face-off on Wednesday, December 21 at 9p.m. et/pt, during the season finale of “Work of Art: The Next Great Artist” where they have been preparing for a full solo exhibition. Climaxing in a large-scale gala opening at Phillips de Pury, the finalists present their collections to the judging panel, complete with guest judge KAWS, to determine who will be “The Next Great Artist.” For a sneak peek: http://www.bravotv.com/work-of-art/season-2/videos/must-blow-the-art-world-away
Immediately following at 10p.m. et/pt on “Top Chef: Texas,” the Quickfire challenge will reach out to its fans via twitter as they follow instructions tweeted live by fans and create a dish based on what they want the chefs to do. Whenever Tom sees an idea he likes, he will call it out in the room. No matter which direction the chefs thought they were taking their dish, they will have to switch it up based on the latest tweet. For the elimination challenge, the chefs have a chance to reflect and pay homage to the person who taught them how to cook by making a “tribute dish” in their honor. Legendary singer and cookbook author Patti Labelle serves as guest judge. For a sneak peek: http://www.bravotv.com/top-chef/season-9/videos/legendary-icon-ms-patti-labelle
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