ISAAC MIZRAHI AND JOANNA COLES HOST "PROJECT RUNWAY ALL STARS" COMPANION SERIES, "PROJECT RUNWAY ALL STARS: AFTER THE RUNWAY," BEGINNING FEBRUARY 23
HALF-HOUR AFTERSHOW TO AIR THROUGH THE PROJECT RUNWAY ALL STARS FINALE
LOS ANGELES, (February 13, 2012) - What did he say on the runway?! She did that?! Burning questions from this season of Lifetime's Project Runway All Stars will get answered with the companion series, Project Runway All Stars: After the Runway following each night's the telecast of Project Runway All Stars, beginning Thursday, February 23 at 10pm ET/PT. Hosted by designer and All Stars judge Isaac Mizrahi and Marie Claire Editor-In-Chief and mentor for the All Stars' designers, Joanna Coles, each episode will feature the exclusive first interview with each week's eliminated designer as they get whittled down on the way to the finale. The half-hour show includes in-depth, roundtable debates and passionate discussions with All Stars' remaining standout designers as they answer pressing questions about what happened behind-the-seams both on and off the runway during that evening's episode. Special guests will appear in each episode including All Stars judge and designer Georgina Chapman and Neiman Marcus' fashion director Ken Downing.
24 Hour Catwalk moves to 10:30pm ET/PT, airing after each night's telecast of Project Runway All Stars: After the Runway, beginning February 23.
Project Runway All Stars: After the Runway is produced by The Weinstein Company and Bunim/Murray Productions. Executive producers include Harvey Weinstein and Bob Weinstein (Co-Chairmen of The Weinstein Company), and Meryl Poster and Barbara Schneeweiss of The Weinstein Company, Jonathan Murray of Bunim/Murray Productions and Rob Bagshaw. Rob Sharenow, Gena McCarthy and David Hillman of Lifetime also executive produce.
ABOUT PROJECT RUNWAY ALL STARS
Project Runway All Stars features 13 of the most memorable designers, returning once again to face the most demanding challenges in the history of Project Runway to claim the highest stakes ever for the franchise. Each designer will have the rare opportunity to redeem themselves before an entirely new panel of fashion experts closely reviewing their work. World-famous designers Isaac Mizrahi and Georgina Chapman will serve as judges on the new series, which will be hosted by supermodel Angela Lindvall and feature fashion tastemaker and Marie Claire Editor-in-Chief Joanna Coles as mentor for the Runway veterans.
ABOUT THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY
The Weinstein Company (TWC) is a multimedia production and distribution company launched in October 2005 by Bob and Harvey Weinstein, the brothers who founded Miramax Films in 1979. TWC also encompasses Dimension Films, the genre label founded in 1993 by Bob Weinstein. TWC is also active in television production, led by former Miramax Films President of Production and current TWC President of Television Meryl Poster, with credits including the Emmy(R) nominated and Peabody Award winning reality series Project Runway, the VH1 reality series Mob Wives, and the critically acclaimed HBO comedy/crime series The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency which also received a Peabody Award. The company is currently producing Project Runway All Stars: After The Runway, Project Runway All Stars and Project Accessory. The company currently has 17 series in different stages of development, including Marco Polo, a scripted historical series about the great explorer; and The Nanny Diaries, being adapted for ABC by Amy Sherman Palladino (Gilmore Girls).
ABOUT BUNIM/MURRAY PRODUCTIONS
Bunim/Murray Productions is the leading producer of innovative entertainment content. The Emmy Award-winning company is widely credited with creating the reality television genre with its hit series The Real World (25 seasons for MTV). Bunim/Murray continued to innovate with the first reality game show, Road Rules (MTV), in 1995; the first reality sitcom, The Simple Life (E!), in 2003; and the first reality soap opera, Starting Over, in 2003. Bunim/Murray's current programming includes The Bad Girls Club, Love Games and upcoming Best Ink (Oxygen), Keeping up with the Kardashians, Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami, Kim and Kourtney Take New York and Khloe and Lamar (E!), The RealWorld/Road Rules Challenge (MTV) and Project Runway and Project Runway All Stars (Lifetime). Bunim/Murray Productions has launched additional entities including M Theory Entertainment, BMP Films and M Music. BMP Films produced Pedro (MTV) and the Emmy Award-winning Autism: The Musical (HBO). Based in Van Nuys, CA, Bunim/Murray Productions was founded in 1987 by Jonathan Murray and the late Mary-Ellis Bunim. The company joined Banijay Group in 2010.
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