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Bravo brags that Doug’s death episode of Work Out “delivers in the ratings”

Bravo’s promotion of Work Out‘s most recent episode, which featured trainer Doug Blasdell’s death, may have been sensational, but it’s nothing compared to what the network is doing now. On Wednesday, Bravo issued a press release that shouted, “BRAVO’S ‘WORK OUT’ DEDICATION EPISODE DELIVERS IN THE RATINGS.” It says Tuesday’s episode “delivered 962,000 million total …

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Bravo relentlessly teases, then includes, Doug Blasdell’s death on Work Out

Three weeks ago, an AP story said that Work Out trainer Doug Blasdell’s death would be addressed in the show’s fourth episode. Instead, that aired last night, the Bravo docudrama’s seventh episode. Trainer Brian Peeler tells After Elton about the chronology of Doug’s illness, saying that he ‘knew Doug was sick shortly after we finished …

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Work Out trainer Doug Blasdell dies, was undergoing chemo for a brain tumor

Doug Blasdell, one of the trainers on Bravo’s Work Out, died Monday. He “was suddenly hospitalized over this weekend and died unexpectedly” on Jan. 22, AfterElton.com reports. He was 44. Jody Watley, who was trained by Doug on the show, wrote in her blog (via Towleroad’s discussion of Doug’s death), that Doug was “undergoing chemo …

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