Topic: Bravo

How These Cable Networks Have Been Able to Grow Their Unscripted Audiences

The truth about reality

It's tough out of there for TV shows. With so many choices for viewers, increasing competition from digital streamers, not to mention cord cutters, it's never been more challenging for…

How the Producers Behind RuPaul's Drag Race Went From Extreme to Mainstream

World of Wonder is ready to cash in

Prolific television producers Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey never considered their programming to be underground—so fringe that only the cool kids would like it—when they launched a talk show starring…

After Clawing Her Way to the A-List, Kathy Griffin Is Out to Conquer Madison Avenue

Make way for Queen Kathy

This is a preview of next week's cover story. Check back Nov. 16 for more from our L.A. Issue. Kathy Griffin has done it all: television, movies, stand-up, writing, comedy albums,…

This N.Y. Shop Helps Global Brands Make an Entrance in the U.S.

The Halo Group looks for the perfect marketing mix

Specs Who [L. to r.] CEO Linda Passante, CSO Mark Sutter, costumed Adweek fan and ecd Mike Gambino What Branding and marketing communications agency Where New York The Halo Group specializes in introducing global…

How Jeff Lewis Is Building a Flawless Lifestyle Empire

Star of Bravo’s Flipping Out says OCD is key to his success

Jeff Lewis, the notorious perfectionist, is late for lunch. It is mid-May, and the Los Angeles-based star of Bravo's Flipping Out is in New York for NBCUniversal's annual upfront presentation…

How to Make Branded Content That Resonates With Millennials

James Deutch on 'quality and thoughtfulness'

Specs Current gig Branded entertainment creative director, AwesomenessTV Previous gig Executive producer and creator, Fashion Star Age 45 Which qualities does branded content require in order to resonate with millennials? We really work closely…

How Bethenny Frankel Turned Reality Stardom Into a Business Empire

The Real Housewife on expanding her Skinnygirl brand

I t's a well-known fact that reality stars, despite the authenticity implied by the genre's name, often turn out to be very different in real life than they appear on…

Facetime: Networks Parade Casts and Execs During Upfront Presentations and Parties

Andy Cohen, Wolf Blitzer, Jeff Zucker, Miley Cyrus and more

This week, TV’s brightest stars and entertainment’s biggest execs took to auditoriums and concert halls across New York to show advertisers what they’ve got.  

Bravo Spins Off More Housewives, and Domino Launches a Shoppable Apartment in NYC [Photos]

Upfront season is coming

The Bravo upfront reunited Real Housewives of Atlanta friends-turned-rivals-turned-friends-again NeNe Leakes and Kim Zolciak-Biermann for the announcement of their new reality show. Meanwhile, Domino magazine headed to downtown Manhattan to…

NBCU's Lifestyle Group Debuts Synchronized Joking With Complementary Comedy Shows

Living With Funny for Oxygen, Comedians of L.A. for Esquire

Just when you thought reality TV was totally out of ideas—like completely, entirely, woefully out of ideas—Oxygen and Esquire come along with a novel pitch: two shows with the same…