BRAVO'S 'PROJECT RUNWAY' UNVEILS CELEBRITY FASHION ICON AS MYSTERY GUEST ON WED, NOVEMBER 21 AT 10 PM ET/PT
All New Episode Of "Tim Gunn's Guide To Style" Premieres On Thursday, November 22 At 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
NEW YORK � November 19, 2007 � It's a week of all new episodes on Bravo. On this week's "Project Runway" a mystery guest is unveiled, moving some of the designers to tears � this fashion icon becomes the subject of their second challenge. On "Tim Gunn's Guide to Style," another woman is in need of a fashion transformation and Gunn and Veronica Webb come to her aid. Images are available at www.nbcumv.com/bravo.
PROJECT RUNWAY: Bravo's hit fashion reality series premiered last week becoming the highest rated season premiere ever in the network's history, according to Nielsen Media Research. After Simone's poorly constructed and "boring" dress resulted in her being the first designer "auffed," the remaining 14 contestants return to the workroom and are shocked by a visit from a fashion icon, who becomes the subject of their next challenge ("I Started Crying" � Wednesday, November 21, 10:00 � 11:00 PM ET/PT).
TIM GUNN'S GUIDE TO STYLE: The next night on "Tim Gunn's Guide to Style," viewers meet Elena, a new mother struggling to let go of her college look and get used to her post-baby body. Gunn and Webb show Elena how to put a sophisticated twist on her fun and youthful spirit. With their help, Elena is able to leave her bows and flowers behind for a new fabulous age-appropriate look ("Elena" � Thursday, November 22, 10:00 � 11:00 PM ET/PT).
BRAVOTV.COM FEATURES: Fans will be able to log onto www.BravoTV.com to watch bonus clips of "Project Runway," watch the designers' audition videos and read blogs written the judges and "Project Runway" alumni. Also, users will have the chance to compete in online challenges introduced by season three's Alison Kelly. Viewers at home can play along with these online challenges, based on the 'real' challenges and send in their designs to be voted on. Once again fans can "Rate the Runway" and vote on which designs they think should have been "in" or "out" after every episode.
For "Tim Gunn's Guide to Style," users can test their memory by matching photos of Gunn and celebrity style icons, see before and afters and read blogs from all "Tim Gunn's Guide to Style" make-over subjects, Gunn, Webb, and "lifestylist" Jared Weiss.
NEW MEDIA THIS WEEK:
The "Project Runway Mobile Fan Club," sponsored by L'Oreal Paris, gives fans behind-the-scenes messages, exclusive video, and bonus content that is revealed by correctly answering Runway IQ questions, and more. Members of the club will get a "Project Runway Guide to New York" that maps out the designers' and judges' favorite places in "the big apple." The location-based social networking application gives users the ability to comment, rate and find places nearby. Text RUNWAY to 27286 to join the club. Also, viewers can voice their opinion of the on-air drama with live voting during each week's episode with the results revealed at the end of the show. Voters are entered for a chance to win a $10,000 shopping spree on Bluefly.com.
For "Tim Gunn's Guide to Style," fans can access more of Gunn in his blog, exclusive fashion tips, "After Tim" Q&As with makeover subjects, photo and video diaries and much more on the mobile web. Gunn aficionados can also join the Tim Gunn SMS Fan Club, which will offer them exclusive tips, downloadable content, and more. Text TIM to 27286 for tips and Text BRAVO to 27286 for the mobile website.
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