Bell Media Orders New Original Series STYLE BIO
Toronto, ON (April 16, 2012) – Bell Media announced today that it has ordered the 60-episode, 30-minute pop culture docu-series STYLE BIO (working title) for E! and FashionTelevisionChannel from the Gemini Award-nominated, Calgary-based Pyramid Productions. The entertaining new series, set to premiere in June, tells the chronological style stories of today’s hottest stars, from their humble beginnings to their sparkling A-list red carpet looks. The series begins production in Calgary and Toronto this month.
“Working with the talented team at Pyramid Productions, this colourful new series will come to life with the help of some of the industry’s most renowned stylists, designers and journalists,” said Corrie Coe, Senior Vice-President, Independent Production, Bell Media. “We can’t wait to debut it to new viewers and to the loyal fan-bases of E! and FashionTelevisionChannel this summer.”
Each episode of STYLE BIO tells the story of one celebrity’s style evolution through their unforgettable hair, makeup and fashion choices. From the highs and lows of their career and how that affected their look, to how their personal relationships influenced their outfit choices, STYLE BIO covers all the major fashion hits and misses throughout the decades.
Alongside archival celebrity interview clips, vibrant red carpet footage and photos, a panel of expert hairstylists, makeup artists, fashion stylists, designers and fashion journalists weigh in on the celebrity’s looks and transformation from each stage of their red hot career. Stars featured on STYLE BIO include Beyonce, Kim Cattrall, Sarah Jessica Parker, Julia Roberts, Jennifer Lopez, Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, Madonna, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Angelina Jolie, Sandra Bullock, Demi Moore and more.
STYLE BIO is produced by Pyramid Productions in association with Bell Media. Producers are Tracy Martin, Jason Ford and Sheila Rae. Kara Haflidson is Production Executive for Bell Media. Corrie Coe is Senior Vice-President, Independent Production, Bell Media.
About Bell Media Independent Production
Bell Media has produced some of Canada’s most-watched and most-acclaimed original programming in partnership with Canadian independent producers, including, most recently, ratings success stories FLASHPOINT and THE LISTENER, Emmy Award-winning period drama THE BORGIAS, international hit DEGRASSI, Gemini Award-winning comedy TODD & THE BOOK OF PURE EVIL, sci-fi fan favourite SANCTUARY, critically acclaimed sketch comedy series PICNICFACE, theatre docu-series WAY OFF BROADWAY, mythological action/adventure series PRIMEVAL: NEW WORLD, new young adult drama THE L.A. COMPLEX, set to debut soon on The CW, and new drama series SAVING HOPE, which premieres on CTV and NBC this June. Bell Media has also ordered the two-hour drama pilot, BOREALIS, and the television feature THE HORSES OF MCBRIDE.
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