'QUEER EYE FOR THE STRAIGHT GUY' ANNOUNCES CATTLE CALL FOR TEXAS STRAIGHT GUYS AS THE FAB 5 GET SET TO MESS WITH TEXAS

THREE EPISODES TO TAPE IN DALLAS/FT. WORTH IN LATE AUGUST AND EARLY SEPTEMBER


NEW YORK -- May 13, 2004 -- Attention Texas cowboys, ranchers, oil tycoons and Lone Star state straight guys from all walks of life. Bravo's smash hit "make-better" show "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" is prepping to take its act on the road for the first time ever, taping three episodes in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area late this summer. The show is now accepting applications and audition tapes from straight guys or their spouses, friends and colleagues... anyone who thinks they have the perfect candidate for a complete lifestyle "tszuj" from the Fab 5.

"Our ideal candidates will be real Texas men," said casting director Maura Tighe. "Professional actors or performers need not apply. Also, it's important that applicants be working toward a forthcoming momentous event to reveal the new and improved 'you' or have a personal goal in mind that the Fab 5 can help him achieve."

To apply for the show, please visit www.bravotv.com or contact Maura Tighe Casting, 142 Berkeley Street, Boston, MA 02116, (617) 424-6805, for more information.

"Queer Eye for the Straight Guy is a one-hour guide to "building a better straight man," - a "make better" series designed for guys who want to get the girl, the job or just the look. With the expertise and support of the "The Fab 5" - Ted Allen, Kyan Douglas, Thom Filicia, Carson Kressley and Jai Rodriguez - the makeover unfolds with a playful deconstruction of the subject's current lifestyle and continues on as a savagely funny showcase for the hottest styles and trends in fashion, home design, grooming, food and wine, and culture.

The second season of "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" with all-new episodes all summer long, begins Tuesday, June 1 at 10:00PM ET/9:00PM CT.

Bravo, an NBC Cable Network since December 2002, is currently seen in more than 76 million homes and was the first service dedicated to film and the performing arts when it launched in December 1980. Today, Bravo offers innovative arts and entertainment programming with a unique point of view featuring original series, feature films (both independent and mainstream), theater, dance, music and documentaries. Bravo boasts critically-acclaimed original programming -- including "Inside the Actors Studio" hosted by James Lipton, Emmy Award-winning "Cirque du Soleil Fire Within," and the newest hit series "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" and "Celebrity Poker Showdown." For more information visit www.bravotv.com.