Bravo Media to debut “Toned Up”, “Blood, Sweat & Heels” and “100 Days of Summer” January 2014

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Bravo TV will be debuting three new shows in the new year, all of which were originally announced at their Upfronts Presentation in April 2013. Per their original announcement two of these shows; Toned Up and Blood, Sweat & Heels have undergone a name change from their working titles of Two Fit Girls & City Sisters; respectively, but 100 Days of Summer kept its original name.

Toned Up will debut first on Thursday January 2nd 2014 at 10:30pm and stars Katrina Dawn and Karena Hodgson and who, according to Bravo Media’s press release “have taken the web by storm with their website ToneItUp.com which receives over 1.8 million unique visitors a month and over 600 twitter mentions per hour”. As it’s lead-in it will have Courtney Loves Dallas which debuts Thursday, 5th December at 10pm.

The following Sunday, January 5th sees “Blood, Sweat & Heels” step into the plum time slot post The Real Housewives of Atlanta’s sixth season and will air at 9pm. Set in New York City, BS&T features former “video vixen” turned realtor Melyssa Ford, real estate partner Brie Bythewood, modeling agency owner Mica Hughes, affordable-style expert Daisy Lewellyn, A Belle in Brooklyn blogger and author Demetria Lucas and style and pop culture journalist Geneva S. Thomas.

Lastly of the three new shows; “100 Days of Summer” debuts Tuesday 7th taking over the time slot currently held by Shahs of Sunset, which presumably means Shahs will be moved to a different time (9pm Tuesdays?), as only seven of its third season episodes will have aired by then. 100 Days which is set in Chicago chronicles a group of young, successful and driven Chicagoans as they navigate the ups and downs of their personal, professional, and social lives in the Windy City over one intense summer. Hooked into Chi-Town’s hottest industries, these nightlife impresarios, fashionistas, real estate moguls and entrepreneurs include Vincent Anzalone, Ray Austin, Tara Clack, Phillips Demming, Jay Michael and Pascale Wellin.

100 Days of Summer” is produced by Half Yard Productions with Abby Greensfelder, Sean Gallagher, and Nicole Sorrenti as Executive Producers.

Blood, Sweat & Heels” is produced by Leftfield Pictures with Brent Montgomery, David George, Dominick Pupa, Tess Gamboa, and Caroline Self as Executive Producers.

Toned Up” is produced by Fishbowl Worldwide Media with Vin Di Bona, Beth Greenwald, Bruce Gersh, Susan Levison, and Stephanie Bloch-Chambers serving as Executive Producers.

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November 18, 2013

BRAVO KICKS OFF 2014 WITH NEW SERIES TO WARM YOUR WINTER – “TONED UP,” “BLOOD, SWEAT & HEELS” & “100 DAYS OF SUMMER”

NEW YORK – November 18, 2013 – Bravo Media premieres three hot new series sure to cure those winter blues and jumpstart the New Year.

On Thursday, January 2nd at 10:30pm ET/PT, get a start on those new year’s resolutions with two new faces of fitness guaranteed to make you sweat on “Toned Up.” Katrina Dawn and Karena Hodgson have taken the web by storm with their website ToneItUp.com which receives over 1.8 million unique visitors a month and over 600 twitter mentions per hour. Although the two are business partners, they are also best friends, roommates and much more. Making no apologies for who they are, these women use their “yoga smarts” to push themselves and their brand to wild extremes. Whether they are speaking in their special language of “meows” or debating the merits of bug propellant, the dynamic duo have created an exercise revolution that has already inspired millions. Catch a sneak peek of the series here:

Blood, Sweat & Heels” steps up Bravo’s style and sass beginning Sunday, January 5th at 9pm ET/PT with a group of up-and-coming movers and shakers in New York’s elite circles of real estate, fashion, and media. The women featured on the show include former “video vixen” turned realtor Melyssa Ford, real estate partner Brie Bythewood, modeling agency owner Mica Hughes, affordable-style expert Daisy Lewellyn, A Belle in Brooklyn blogger and author Demetria Lucas and style and pop culture journalist Geneva S. Thomas. From Harlem to Brooklyn, life in the big city often resembles a small town when the women cross paths in their personal and professional lives. The self-starters built their reputations and successes without the help of a man, but they never underestimate the power of a girlfriend’s support. These independent ladies are aggressive in their pursuit of personal and career goals, but will the cost of success prove too steep as they climb their way to the top? Get a peek at the action here:

Steaming up the cold winter season is “100 Days of Summer” debuting Tuesday, January 7th at 10pm ET/PT. This new series chronicles a group of young, successful and driven Chicagoans as they navigate the ups and downs of their personal, professional, and social lives in the Windy City over one intense summer. Hooked into Chi-Town’s hottest industries, these nightlife impresarios, fashionistas, real estate moguls and entrepreneurs include Vincent Anzalone, Ray Austin, Tara Clack, Phillips Demming, Jay Michael and Pascale Wellin. They all work hard in business, play hard in life and attempt to navigate the sometimes murky waters that fall in between. In desperate need of relief from Chicago’s long-lasting winters, these go-getters only have a scant 100 days to accomplish the lofty personal and professional goals they set for themselves. Some will succeed and some will fail, but they all will be changed forever. Get a sneak peek at the cast of “100 Days of Summer” with a half-hour preview special airing on Thursday, December 5 at 10:30pm ET/PT or online here:

100 Days of Summer” is produced by Half Yard Productions with Abby Greensfelder, Sean Gallagher, and Nicole Sorrenti as Executive Producers.

Blood, Sweat & Heels” is produced by Leftfield Pictures with Brent Montgomery, David George, Dominick Pupa, Tess Gamboa, and Caroline Self as Executive Producers.

Toned Up” is produced by Fishbowl Worldwide Media with Vin Di Bona, Beth Greenwald, Bruce Gersh, Susan Levison, and Stephanie Bloch-Chambers serving as Executive Producers.

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BRAVO MEDIA CONTACTS:

For “Toned Up”
Ivana Nimoh
323-965-6734
Ivana.Nimoh@nbcuni.com

For “100 Days of Summer”
Elizabeth Schmidt
212-664-5276
Elizabeth.Schmidt@nbcuni.com

For “Blood, Sweat & Heels”
Rachel Sussman
212-664-5358
Rachel.Sussman@nbcuni.com
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  • Zibavc

    None of the new shows appeal to me. The characters are dis interesting and not worth watching! Changing channels!

  • CCCNN

    100 Days of Summer seems a little bit New Atlanta-ish to me. Hopefully their ratings aren’t as bad! As for the other two shows, I think Blood, Sweat & Heels will do well thanks to the RHOA lead-in and who knows about Toned Up. It seems interesting but the time slot may be an issue.