Looks like Bravo can has cheezburger. The network has greenlit 11 new shows, including the tentatively titled “Huh?” about LOLcat (and apparently LOLchickens) king Ben Huh and the inner workings of his icanhascheezburger.com office.
The new lineup also includes two new “Real Housewives” spinoffs, “SUR” (working title) — featuring “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” alum Lisa Vanderpump’s new restaurant and lounge — and “The Kandi Factory,” with “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kandi Buruss as she turns her proteges into pop stars.
Additionally, Bravo has plans for “Life After Top Chef,” which will follow former cheftestants Jen Carroll in Philadelphia, Richard Blais in Atlanta, Fabio Viviani in Los Angeles and Spike Mendelsohn in D.C.
The network is also working on its first scripted premieres for 2013, “22 Birthdays,” which has a “Sweet 16” feel to it, and “Blowing Sunshine” about patients at a fictional rehab facility.
The rest of the newbies are as follows with descriptions from Bravo:
“Silicon Valley” (working title)
Teaming up with internet entrepreneur Randi Zuckerberg, Bravo captures the intertwining lives of young professionals on the path to becoming Silicon Valley’s next great success stories.
“Below Deck” (working title)
The upstairs and downstairs worlds collide when this young and single crew of “yachties” live, love and work together onboard a luxurious mega yacht while tending to the ever-changing needs of their wealthy, demanding charter guests.
These single relationship experts can’t seem to practice what they preach as Amy Laurent in New York, Emily Morse in San Francisco and Julia Allison in Los Angeles struggle to stay afloat in the deep end of the dating pool.
“Newlyweds: The First Year”
From the moment they say “I do” to their one-year anniversary, cameras capture diverse couples across the coasts experiencing the trials and tribulations of their first year of marriage.
“Gallery Girls” (working title)
Viewers are introduced to seven young women who dream of living a chic and fashionable existence in New York City. Chantal Chadwick, Kerri Lisa, Liz Margulies, Claudia Martinez, Angela Pham, Amy Poliakoff and Maggie Schaffer all share a passion for art, but are divided amongst their Manhattan and Brooklyn lifestyles with vastly different attitudes and tastes towards fashion, art and men.
“LA Shrinks” (working title)
It takes one to treat one! The professional and personal lives of dynamic experts are exposed as they counsel a wide array of clients at some of the top private practices in Los Angeles.
“Decades” (working title)
Renowned boutique owners, Christos Garkinos and Cameron Silver, show off their exclusive and glamorous world of vintage couture filled with Givenchy, Balenciaga and Chanel.
As for returning series, Bravo announced new seasons for “Flipping Out,” “Tabatha Takes Over,” “Million Dollar Decorators,” “Top Chef Masters,” “Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles,” “Chef Robl� & Co.” and “Pregnant in Heels.”
What do you think of the new shows? Which ones would you watch?