Tune In: Original Cable Programming

No. of subscribers: 84 million

Network topper: Lauren Zalaznick

Programming topper: Francis Berwick

Top originals: Project Runway, Top Chef

Upcoming originals: Shear Genius (series), Better Half (series)

The skinny: TV’s hippest cable net has forged a solid brand identity as the home of smart, sophisticated reality shows that viewers don’t have to feel guilty about watching. “Runway” remains the gold standard for the genre, racking up record ratings and another Emmy nom. “Top Chef” also grew its aud big time in its second season, while newcomer “Top Design” seems to be a keeper. Bravo will next bring its brand to hair with “Shear Genius.”

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