The cabler announced at its Television Critics Association winter press tour session that the red-headed comedienne will this spring launch Kathy, a weekly talk show that promises to deliver “Griffin’s thoughts on everything pop culture as she rants on the week’s biggest headlines and tabloid gossip.” The talker will also feature stand-up routines, celebrity interviews and taped segments.
In addition, Griffin is on board to perform this year her 14th and 15th stand-up specials for Bravo.
Other Bravo bits:
* Inside the Actors Studio will kick off its next run with George Clooney on Jan. 31, while the cast and creators of Glee are set to be profiled later in the year.
* Among Bravo’s brand-new offerings for 2012, Curtis Stone and Cat Cora are confirmed to host Around The World in 80 Plates, a competition series that follows 12 chefs competing in a culinary race across 10 countries in 44 days. That debuts in May.
* The network has greenlit Pregnant in Heels Season 2, The Millionaire Matchmaker Season 6 and Million Dollar Listing: L.A. Season 5.