Our top moments of the week:
13. Top of the Pecking Order Award: Tori Spelling's pet Silkie chicken Coco steals the spotlight on Millionaire Matchmaker when Patti Stanger brings an old-school chauvinist to show that the Beverly Hills, 90210 star was a modern ...
Drop Dead Diva
Drop Dead Diva is breaking out the Brandy.
TV's former Moesha will guest-star as a sexy nurse on the Sunday, Sept. 4 episode of Drop Dead Diva for a multi-episode arc that may stretch into next season, and TVGuide.com has the exclusive first look.
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"It was the scariest time of my life," Patti Stanger told reporters recently about diving back into the dating scene. The Millionaire Matchmaker returns Monday at 9/8c on Bravo as a single gal and shares in her clients' misery. That's right, Stanger has subjected herself to the dreaded mixer process and first date on camera. But will she scare away potential lovers with her notoriously brash and outspoken personality?
Vicki Gunvalson, Curtis Stone
The Real Housewives of Orange County, Top Chef Masters and Million Dollar Listing LA are coming back, Bravo announced Tuesday.
That means a Season 7 for the original Real Housewives series, a fourth season of Top Chef Masters and fifth year for Million Dollar Listing LA, which produced a New York spin-off earlier this year.
Margaret Cho, Brooke Elliot
Margaret Cho, Drop Dead Diva's resident sarcastic assistant, gets a new job this season, and a series of new love interests. "This is really Margaret Cho's year to shine," beams creator Josh Berman.
Drop Dead Diva creator: Season 3 is the return of the diva
Cho's character, Teri, will first take the spotlight in Sunday's episode, when we discover...
She helps rich guys find love, or something like it, on Bravo's Millionaire Matchmaker, but can Patti Stanger act? We'll find out when the foulmouthed tyrant makes her acting debut in ...
Padma Lakshmi, Tom Colicchio, Gail Simmons
Two basic cable channels posted strong quarterly ratings Tuesday, as Bravo marked its best three months ever and TV Land scored its best January-March period since 2006, according to the Nielsen Co.
Bravo averaged 970,000 total viewers and 611,000 among 18-to-49-year-olds in the last quarter, up 28 percent and 35 percent, respectively. It ranked as the No. 11 network in prime time.
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Our top moments of the week:
9. Some Things Never Change Award: On the season finale of Millionaire Matchmaker, Patti tries to find love for Stacy Kessler — a millionairess whom she threw out of her office earlier in the season. But history repeats itself when Stacy shows her date a cringe-worthy, self-made DVD about preparing for a lingerie shoot, which promptly ends the date, and her relationship with Patti -- again.
8. Scariest Stare-Down: Unsurprisingly, former heavyweight champ Patrick "Lights" Leary throws some blood-splattering punches in the Lights Out premiere. But his most threatening confrontation comes when the big bruiser silently stares down daughter Ava's secret boyfriend, "Brent from Brunswick," after the two...
Bethenny Frankel, Tom Colicchio
Bravo handed out renewals to seven original series Thursday, including Top Chef and The Rachel Zoe Project, The Millionaire Matchmaker.
Bravo Media President Frances Berwick also announced new seasons of Flipping Out, Work of Art: The Next Great Artist and Bethenny Ever After (a continuation of Bethenny Getting Married?) at the Television Critics Association's winter previews. Top Chef Masters has also been renewed for a third season, and the show will replace...