Bravo Signs Trio for Indie Spirit Awards


Bravo Networks announced Monday that three companies -- Audi of America
Inc., Turning Leaf Vineyards' 'Turning Leaf Coastal Reserve' and The WorldCom
Group -- have signed as presenting sponsors for its upcoming Independent Spirit

Sister network The Independent Film Channel will cover the 17th annual
IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards live at 5 p.m. March 23. Those awards
will then be repeated on Bravo at 10 p.m. that same night.

Bravo described a national tie-in sweepstakes as 'the
cornerstone of the sponsorship package.' The sweeps, starting this week, will be
promoted on-air and via


All three sponsors will be tagged on Bravo's tune-in
promos for the award show, festival week and the sweepstakes.