Bravo Acquires Big Buzz Event Drama POLITICAL ANIMALS, Premiering July 15

- Season 2 of SUITS and WHITE COLLAR premiere June 18 -

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TORONTO, June 4, 2012 /CNW/ - Bravo, Canada's fastest growing specialty network, announced today that it has secured the exclusive Canadian rights to the powerful new drama POLITICAL ANIMALS, premiering Sunday, July 15 at 9 p.m. ET on Bravo. POLITICAL ANIMALS joins Bravo's fresh-new summer lineup which includes highly-anticipated series DALLAS and new seasons of SUITS and WHITE COLLAR. Starring multiple Oscar-nominee Sigourney Weaver (Avatar) in her first regular television role, the provocative six-episode event drama follows a high-profile political dynasty seduced by influence and crippled by its lust for power. The POLITICAL ANIMALS cast lineup now features three actresses with a total of 15 Academy Awards nominations and wins among them, including Weaver, legendary actress Ellen Burstyn (Requiem For A Dream) and Vanessa Redgrave (NIP/TUCK), who is guest starring as a supreme court justice.

Additionally, DALLAS premieres Wednesday, June 13 at 9 p.m. ET, and Season 2 of the exciting dramas SUITS, starring Toronto's Patrick J. Adams along with Gabriel Macht, and WHITE COLLAR starring Matt Bomer, premiere Monday, June 18 at 9 p.m. ET and 10 p.m. ET respectively on Bravo (visit to confirm local broadcast times).

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"We are thrilled to bring POLITICAL ANIMALS featuring the brilliant Sigourney Weaver in her first regular TV role to Bravo," said Catherine MacLeod, Vice-President, Specialty Channels, Bell Media. "It's smart and sexy and it underlines Bravo's priority to deliver big event, critically-acclaimed dramas to Canadians." 

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For further information:

Amanda Rinaldo, Entertainment Specialties, Bell Media, 416.384.5325 or

Laura Catania, Entertainment Specialties, Bell Media, 416.384.3173 or


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