Bravo Media Acquires UK Series

Bravo will air the UK-produced series Made In Chelsea: NYC beginning in November, said network officials.

The six-episode show, a spinoff of the London-based series Made In Chelsea, will follow the lives and loves of socially elite 20-somethings living in New York, said network officials.

Made in Chelsea: NYC is produced by NBCUniversal International Television Production’s Monkey and executive produced by David Granger, Sarah Dillistone and Ros Coward.

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