Seven Upfront - New channel 7Bravo to feature reality and true crime

Jason Pollock
By Jason Pollock | 25 October 2022
The cast of The Real Housewives of Miami; image supplied by Seven Network.

The Seven Network has partnered with NBCUniversal International Networks & Direct-to-Consumer to launch 7Bravo, a free-to-air channel arriving on January 15, to bring the best reality and true crime content to all Australians.

Key new programs coming to 7Bravo in 2023 will include Below Deck Down Under (S1), Below Deck Adventure, The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip (S1), The Real Housewives of Dubai, The Real Housewives of Miami, Love Without Borders, Southern Hospitality and Real Girlfriends in Paris, among others.  

Complementing the schedule, 7Bravo and 7plus will be the free-to-air home of NBCUniversal’s portfolio of reality content, including unscripted TV franchises and series from Bravo and E!  

7Bravo will also deliver audiences true crime content from Oxygen True Crime, including Snapped, 911 Crisis Center, Buried in the Backyard, Exhumed, Black Widow Murders, Accident, Suicide or Murder and The First Mindhunter.  

The new channel will feature The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The Kelly Clarkson Show and Judge Jerry, as well as all the glamour from the biggest awards shows with Live From E!  

7Bravo will also be the first broadcast home in Australia for reality and true crime content produced for Peacock, NBCUniversal’s streaming service.  

Seven West CEO James Warburton: “We are honoured and excited to join NBCUniversal International Networks & Direct-to-Consumer in creating 7Bravo.  

NBCUniversal is a global content powerhouse and the creator of some of the best-known and most-loved entertainment brands in the world, and we look forward to being the broadcast home to the next generation of the best new reality and true crime series to come.  

With its strong female appeal, 7Bravo is a great addition to the Seven family.”  

Chris Taylor, MD of NBCUniversal International Networks & Direct-to-Consumer and Distribution for ANZ and executive chairman of Bravo New Zealand: “We are delighted to partner with Seven, to bring Bravo, the ultimate reality and entertainment destination, to Australian audiences for the first time.  

Bravo is a powerhouse channel in the US and a successful FTA network in New Zealand; we know Australians are soon going to love being able to access the biggest and best entertainment brands all in one place – live and free, on 7Bravo.”  

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