BRAVO AND OXYGEN ROLL OUT ROBUST SLATE OF NEW DIGITAL INTIATIVES IN 2019
Networks to Launch Brand Loyalty Clubs and Eleven New and Returning Digital Series
NEW YORK – May 21, 2019 – Bravo and Oxygen announced several new digital initiatives that will roll out this year, including loyalty programs for both networks, and the launch of 11 new and returning video series. The announcement was made today by Lisa Hsia, Executive Vice President, Digital, Bravo, Oxygen Universal Kids.
Bravo and Oxygen Loyalty Clubs
This June, Bravo and Oxygen are launching new loyalty clubs, Bravo Insider and Oxygen’s Detective’s Den, which will allow the brands’ most passionate fans to subscribe and gain access to Bravolebrities and true crime content
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New York, NY – Bravo Media is expanding its slate of originals with the new series, “Spy Games,” following ten daring individuals who will battle it out in the ultimate game of espionage, it was announced today by Rachel Smith, Senior Vice President, Development, Bravo Media. The series will air later this year.
Hosted by model and martial artist Mia Kang, “Spy Games” is a sophisticated strategy-based series in a genre Bravo viewers know and love; competition reality. Inspired by a once secret World War II government program called “Station S,” the show will follow ten competitors living together on a compound as they are challenged to figure out the secrets their fellow players are keeping. Training and judging them in the art of espionage are “The Assessors” — Douglas Laux, Evy Poumpouras and Erroll Southers – three former intelligence professionals from the
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A critical checklist of notable weekend TV:
Dirty John (Sunday, 10/9c, Bravo): In her best role since leaving Nashville, Connie Britton stars in this glossy and dramatization of a true-crime podcast. She plays Debra Newell, a four-times-divorced Orange County real-life housewife who should have known better than to be swept off her feet by John Meehan (Eric Bana), a charming doctor — at least that’s what he says he is — whose inner sociopath soon emerges. Had she but known… there wouldn’t be a story to tell.
In her best role since ‘Nashville,’ Connie Britton plays an unlucky real housewife of Orange County.
The Simpsons (Sunday, 8/7c, Fox): Having found myself on the
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Audio technology company ART19 will host nearly 110 podcasts NBC Sports, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, Bravo, Oxygen and Syfy – including NBC Sports Group’s “PFT PM” with ProFootballTalk’s Mike Florio, the “NASCAR on NBC Podcast,” and “Tara and Johnny” with Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir, NBC’s “Late Night With Seth Meyers,” MSNBC’s podcast of “The Rachel Maddow Show,” CNBC’s “Mad Money with Jim Cramer” podcast, Oxygen’s “Martinis Murder,” Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen” and Bravo’s “The Daily Dish.” ART19’s technology will provide aggregate measurement and monetization of these podcasts.
“ART19’s tools allow us to consolidate many podcasts under one roof and get actionable listening data,” said Rob Simmelkjaer, SVP of NBC Sports Ventures. “We’ve seen amazing growth in the world of podcasting over the
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New York, NY – January 30, 2018 – Bravo Media has greenlit a two season, straight to series order for the scripted anthology series, “Dirty John,” from Universal Cable Productions (UCP), it was announced today by Frances Berwick, President, Lifestyle Networks, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment. From UCP, in association with Los Angeles Times Studios and Atlas Entertainment, and based on the articles and breakout true crime podcast “Dirty John” from Los Angeles Times reporter Christopher Goffard, the series, which will be written and executive produced by Alexandra Cunningham, tells the story of how a romance with the charismatic John Meehan spiraled into secrets, denial, manipulation, and ultimately, survival – with horrific consequences for an entire family. Season two will be a different and self-contained story, with details to come at a later date. Additionally, Oxygen Media has ordered a companion docuseries produced by Herzog Co and Los Angeles Times Studios, investigating the real life “Dirty John” through the eyes of those he deceived.
“The story of “Dirty John”
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Podcasting is finally reaching maturity to the point where even IAB is holding an upfront for the industry each year. Bravo and Oxygen launched podcasts in 2016 and 2017 that recently reached a combined 1 million downloads.
The Daily Dish,” enhances Bravo’s cross-platform content, bringing all things Bravo from fans’ screens to their earbuds, breaking down the most-buzzed about moments of the network’s shows from the previous night.”
Martinis Murder, building on Oxygen’s pivot to a crime destination, features an in-depth look at a particular murder or murderer.
Found Remote interviewed Lisa Hsia, EVP of Bravo and Oxygen Digital Media about the rise in the importance of podcasts for the networks.
Found Remote: Why is Podcasting important to Bravo and Oxygen?
Lisa Hsia: We’re constantly looking for fresh ways to adapt our storytelling capabilities and connect with both existing and new audiences. Podcasting has allowed us to do just that, deepening conversations
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