July 1st, 2012
10:00 AM ET
Pointing out the little things that cheer us up is the basis of Bravo's Sunday special, "10 Things That Make Me Happy."
The show really makes people think about what their 10 items might be, said Lauren Lexton, the show's executive producer. It's, in some ways, a variation of Food Network's "The Best Thing I Ever Ate," which she also produces.
In the special, Kyle Richards, of "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills," shows off a pair of worn sweatpants.
"You look at her world and her lifestyle and then there's this pair of old beat-up sweatpants," Lexton said. "She's got a lot of things, so to have her put those sweatpants on her list, something with no real value to anyone but her, is kind of refreshing."
While Bravo celebrities dominate the special, Lexton said she'll feature other personalities in future installments.
Unlike some reality programs, "10 Things That Make Me Happy" has no host. "Ultimately, with the way we shoot the graphics and the music and the items and everything else, we think the show has its own personality," Lexton said.
And as for the things that make Lexton happy: "My son gave me a glass heart necklace for Mother's Day. It's very sweet. ... It's probably not something I would have gone to the store and bought. I don't even think it's my style but he gave it to me for Mother's Day so I love it."
Bravo's "10 Things That Make Me Happy" airs Sunday at 11 p.m.
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