Hosted by E!’s Nina Parker with Gizelle Bryant, Dr. Britten Cole, Zuri Hall, Dr. Heavenly Kimes, Dr. Damon Kimes, Tamica Lee, Jon Moody, Dr. Wendy Osefo, Barry Smith, and Justin Sylvester
NEW YORK — October 14, 2020 — Bravo counts down to the election of a lifetime with a pivotal conversation, “Race in America: Our Vote Counts,” airing Sunday, November 1, at 10 PM ET/PT. The special will also be simulcast on E!. In this election, the Black vote is more important than ever before. Ten Bravolebrities and celebs are coming together to talk about the issues America faces today and to put it all in the context of Black history. The 90-minute special from Executive Producers Leslie D. Farrell and Dorothy Toran is produced by Lauren Grace Media. Kandi Burruss is also an Executive Producer. For a sneak peek, please visit: https://www.bravotv.com/videos/your-first-look-at-race-in-america-our-vote-counts
Host Nina Parker returns to the roundtable with celebs from across the NBC broadcast and cable entertainment networks for an open dialogue on the power of the black vote on both a local and national level. The discussion will also cover the vital role that local elections play in changing the system, the changes this new generation can make with their vote, and what effect the pandemic could have on people going to the polls. From the doctors speaking on how to safely vote in person to an emotional conversation on Black people’s voting experience and how it has affected them more than any other race in the country, this compelling special strives to educate, speak to the key issues, and ignite Americans to exercise their right to vote. The panelists include:
Gizelle Bryant from “The Real Housewives of Potomac”
Dr. Britten Cole from “Married to Medicine Los Angeles”
Zuri Hall from “Access Hollywood”
Dr. Heavenly Kimes from “Married to Medicine Atlanta”
Dr. Damon Kimes from “Married to Medicine Atlanta”
Tamica Lee from “Southern Charm New Orleans”
Jon Moody from “Southern Charm New Orleans”
Dr. Wendy Osefo from “The Real Housewives of Potomac”
Barry Smith from “Southern Charm New Orleans”
Justin Sylvester from “E! News”
“Race in America: Our Vote Counts” is produced for Bravo by Lauren Grace Media with Leslie D. Farrell and Dorothy Toran serving as executive producers. Kandi Burrus is also an Executive Producer.
Bravo is the premier lifestyle and entertainment brand that drives cultural conversation around its high-quality, interactive original content across all platforms. The network has a diverse slate of original programming that includes unscripted favorites such as Emmy Award-winning “Top Chef” and “Project Runway,” “Below Deck,” “Southern Charm,” and the popular “Million Dollar Listing” and “The Real Housewives” franchises. Bravo also boasts the only live late-night talk show on television with the critically acclaimed “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen,” which has become a nightly destination for A-list celebrities. Available in 87 million homes, Bravo is a network of NBCUniversal Entertainment & Lifestyle Group, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Watch Bravo anywhere: on demand, online, or across mobile and connected TVs. Bravo has been an NBCUniversal cable network since December 2002 and first launched in December 1980.
About Lauren Grace Media:
Lauren Grace Media is a full-service production company focused on the development and production of nonfiction and scripted programming. LGM is deeply committed to shining a light on diversity and marginalized communities across the spectrum of gender, race, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic circumstance, telling these stories in a way that both informs and entertains. Lauren Grace Media is fully owned by veteran television producers Leslie D. Farrell and Dorothy Toran, former longtime Bravo executive producers. Lauren Grace Media is represented by Rebel Entertainment Partners, Inc.
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