via press release:
BRAVO AMPS UP “WATCH WHAT HAPPENS: LIVE” WITH A WEEK OF FIVE ORIGINAL SHOWS AND THE NETWORK’S FIRST NEW YEARS EVE SPECIAL
Star Studded Appearances Include Anderson Cooper, Iman, Amy Sedaris, Jeff Lewis, Sandra Bernhard, Denise Richards, Kim Zolciak & Jimmy Fallon
NEW YORK – December 7, 2010 – Building on its ratings successes and the pop culture following of its late night talk show, Bravo will premiere five consecutive nights of “Watch What Happens: Live” for the first time ever and will launch its first New Year’s Eve special. Beginning Sunday, December 12, “Watch What Happens: Live” will air five original nights with a star-studded guest lineup including Anderson Cooper, Diane Von Furstenberg, Amy Sedaris and Denise Richards. Rounding out the year on December 31st, Bravo will air “Watch What Happens Live: Andy’s New Years Eve Party,” the network’s first New Year’s Eve special hosted by Andy Cohen live from the Bravo clubhouse. Party guests include Sandra Bernhard, Megan McCain, Housewives from coast to coast; special appearances by newsmakers of the year and performances from Jay Sean and Bravolebritie Kim Zolciak.
Starting on Sunday, December 12th at 11pm ET, late night sensation “Watch What Happens: Live” will air five consecutive nights, giving the viewers some late night banter to feast on during the holiday month. Joining host Andy Cohen in the Bravo clubhouse Sunday through Thursday are some of the biggest names in fashion, food and fabulousness including CNN’s Anderson Cooper, internationally acclaimed fashion designer Diane Von Furstenberg, Author, actress, and comedienne Amy Sedaris, Actress Denise Richards and Bravolebrities Tom Colicchio, Kyle Richards and Iman.
Then, forget Times Square and join Andy as Bravo throws its first New Year’s Eve party live from the Bravo clubhouse. Tune into “Watch What Happens Live: Andy’s New Year’s Party,” airing Friday, December 31st beginning at 10:30pm ET, for a two-hour house party where Andy will be ringing in 2011 with some famous friends, your favorite Bravolebrities, and full menu of fabulous cocktails. Guests include, comedienne Sandra Bernhard, writer Megan McCain, Housewives from coast to coast including Tamra Barney from “The Real Housewives of O.C,” Lisa Vanderpump with her dog Giggy from “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” and Jeff Lewis from “Flipping Out.” Check out special appearances by funny man Jimmy Fallon and “The rent is too damn high” party leader Jimmy McMillan, and live performances by singer-songwriter Jay Sean, “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kim Zolciak and “Flipping Out’s” Jenni Pulos – and much more to come!. Don’t miss the fun as everybody gathers round to reminisce about their favorite memories of 2010, raise a glass to the year’s most Mazel-worthy moments, and ring in 2011 with TV’s first ever “wig drop” live at midnight.
“Watch What Happens Live” includes lively debates on everything from the latest Housewives drama to what celebrity is making headlines that week and everything else in between. Past guests include Sarah Jessica Parker, Tina Fey, Molly Shannon, Kelly Ripa, Kristen Chenoweth, Jimmy Fallon, Rachel Dratch, Liam Neeson and Matthew Broderick. For clips from this season’s many memorable moments, go to http://www.bravotv.com/watch-what-happens-live.
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