Bravo Network Making Huge Moves
Bravo could be considered the new Women’s Network. If your guilty pleasure is cheesy reality shows about all things feminine and pointless, then chances are that Bravo is your favorite television network.
Their popularity has been increasing over the past few years, and now, they’re about to dive head first into upgrading. The network is about to roll out its biggest programming increase ever, by adding seventeen new television shows. Seventeen.
That’s an excessive amount of shows. Pitches of new shows are as follows:
The pitch: "The upstairs and downstairs worlds collide when this young and single crew, known as 'yachties,' live, love, and work together on board a privately owned extravagant yacht. Working and tending to the ever-changing needs of their demanding charter guests is not always smooth sailing."
The pitch: "The series follows a group of single, up-and-coming movers and shakers in New York's elite circles of real estate, fashion, and media. These ladies are aggressive in their pursuit of personal and career goals, but in this cutthroat world where egos are high and the drive to succeed is even higher, success can come at a steep cost."
Courtney Loves Dallas
The pitch:"Breakout star Courtney Kerr of Most Eligible Dallas navigates the lively Texas social scene with her group of sassy, dynamic friends. She’s out to rope herself the perfect Southern gentleman while trying to make a name for herself in the fashion industry, but Courtney quickly finds that taking the bull by the horn isn’t as easy as it may sound."
Eat, Drink, Love
The pitch: "Single, successful, beautiful and connected to the restaurant and food industry in Los Angeles, these ladies take on the traditionally male-dominated industry in their own way as they juggle a world where business always mixes with pleasure."
Extreme Guide to Parenting
The pitch:"From spoiling and severe punishments to helicopter and New Age methods, this is parenting at its most extreme. Each episode gives a candid look at two different households with very unique styles of raising their children—and each family strongly believes their methods are superior."
The pitch:"This topical, fashion-based talk show features two of Atlanta’s style elite, celebrity hairstylists Derek J and Miss Lawrence, and New York’s fashion maven and media socialite Bevy Smith. The trendy opinionated trio will cover anything and everything related to the world of fashion and beauty, from haute couture to celebrity style to unusual outfits from around the globe, giving their unique perspective on the trends, hits and misses."
The Kandi Factory
The pitch: "Grammy Award winner and multi-platinum songwriter Kandi Burruss of The Real Housewives of Atlanta helps 16 aspiring artists jump-start their dreams of stardom. Burruss gives two proteges with no industry experience the opportunity of a lifetime—a shot at an original song release and music video produced by The Kandi Factory."
Newlyweds: The First Year
The pitch: "From the moment they say 'I do' to their one-year anniversary, for the first time ever we see up close, the first year of marriage in Newlyweds: The First Year. This groundbreaking series follows four diverse couples coast-to-coast experiencing the daily trials and tribulations of their first 365 days of marriage captured by Emmy Award-winning and Oscar-nominated documentarian Lauren Lazin.
The pitch: "The world’s most exclusive, expensive houses are throwing open their doors to a panel of passionate property experts in this new panel talk show that explores the world of luxury real estate, cutting-edge home technology and trendsetting decor. Every week, our property- and design-obsessed host and esteemed panelists will present the homes that give them Property Envy."
The pitch: "The notoriously closed society of Charleston, South Carolina unlocks the gates of their centuries-old plantation homes for a real-life look at how modern-day Southern aristocracy lives. Get charmed by the social scene which is bound by tradition and ostentation unlike any other culture in America, through a group of the city’s most charismatic gentlemen and their Southern belle equals."
The pitch:"Atlanta just got even hotter as this group of ambitious young go-getters on the cusp of realizing their dreams work hard, but play even harder. They are shaking up the city’s fashion, music, hospitality and real estate scenes."
Thicker Than Water: The Tankards
The pitch: "This docu-series follows former professional basketball player turned popular gospel singer/recording artist and minister Ben Tankard, his blended family and their journey in expanding the family fortune. From music-producing to NBA life coaching and motivational speaking, this business-oriented family strives to keep on top of their game, but finds their true passion lies in ministry."
Two Fit Girls
The pitch: "It’s crunch time for best friends and business partners Katrina and Karena, the fearless duo behind Toneitup.com. While some entrepreneurs have a business plan, these girls use their 'street smarts, not book smarts' to push themselves and their brand to wild extremes."
Ladies of London
The pitch: Set in the glittering, class-conscious city of London, this new series follows a group of elite British socialites and American expats enjoying the upper crust of the high society world. And while these Brits and Americans all live in the same city, have been married to rock stars, dated royalty, are darlings of the paparazzi and enjoy wealth beyond belief, they are still culturally, worlds apart.
Princesses: Long Island
The pitch: "Meet members of the 'boomerang generation'—six young women from Great Neck, Long Island who return to their pampered lifestyles in the comfort of their parents’ estates and at the expense of their fathers’ bank accounts. This new docu-series offers a window into their unique family dynamics and personal lives filled with labels, luxury, and love trials."
100 Days of Summer
The pitch: "This young, successful Chicago It crowd are working the boardrooms and the bedrooms, eager to make a name for themselves, find love and succeed at any price. With a social circle made up of best friends, former lovers, and current lusts, things are bound to get interesting."
What do you think of these new shows?
Ally | Elite.