Bravo makes blind bet


NBC Universal’s Bravo announced that it has given a blind multi-project development deal to Picture This Television, two-time Emmy winners for their work on Bravo’s “Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List.” The agreement covers unscripted series and specials.

“Bravo has enjoyed a long and fruitful partnership with the talented producers at Picture This Television. We are looking forward to teaming up with them once again on new ventures that will have the same stamp of excellence as our previous collaborations,” said Frances Berwick, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Bravo Media.

Picture This Television co-owners Bryan Scott and Lisa M. Tucker executive produce Bravo’s “Kathy Griffin: My Life On The D List,” and were instrumental in making some of the series’ most memorable moments happen, including Griffin’s trip to Iraq to entertain the troops.

“We’re thrilled to continue our successful relationship with Bravo. We look forward to developing more cutting edge programming that penetrates pop culture and gets people talking and watching,” said a joint statement from Scott and Tucker.

Picture This Television also produced six seasons of “Celebrity Poker Showdown” for Bravo. The company’s additional credits include the series “Sex… with Mom and Dad” starring Dr. Drew Pinsky, and “The Cooking Loft.”