/// Bravo Head of Development Lara Spotts Talks About the Year Ahead
Specs Age 42 New gig vp, development, Bravo Old gig vp, East Coast development So how’s the new job? It’s very exciting-slash-terrifying, which I think any new opportunity should be. How are things going to change for Bravo in the coming seasons? This year our strategy should be to keep our current viewers rather than to broaden that base; to keep delivering on the brand. That’s an interesting challenge with the new scripted series coming up. Can you tell us a little about that one? We just finished shooting The Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce ; I’m really excited about the possibility of this one. It’s about a woman named Abby who’s a best-selling self-help author who’s writing a book about love and marriage at exactly the same time it’s falling apart. What is it like to be 40 and single again and also a parent? It attacks a lot of the subjects we’ve seen in the unscripted shows. I know work is kind of drying up in the third-party production world, where you came from. Why are networks like Bravo doing more in-house production?
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