or


[04/15/13 - 01:13 PM]
Four Designers Win Kudos and Purchases on Last Friday's Episode of "Fashion Star" Entitled "Buyer's Choice"
Four designs were purchased by the retailers for a total of $540,000.

[via press release from NBC]

FOUR DESIGNERS WIN KUDOS AND PURCHASES ON LAST FRIDAY'S EPISODE OF "FASHION STAR" ENTITLED "BUYER'S CHOICE"

Macy's and Saks Fifth Avenue Purchased a Total of $540,000 Worth of Merchandise

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - April 15, 2013 - In the sixth episode of NBC's reality competition show "Fashion Star" from Friday, April 12 (8 - 9 p.m. ET), the contestants worked with the buyers to get a better understanding of what they would like to see from them. Some designers thrived from the input, while others chose to go their own path. Four designs were purchased by the retailers for a total of $540,000.

This week, the buyers had a chance to sit down with the remaining designers and give them an idea of what they are looking for from each contestant. This was a chance for the designers to prove themselves in areas where they might be lacking. Some contestants were able to take the feedback and hit a home run, while others were less successful in their execution. Designer Silvia Arguello delighted Saks Fifth Avenue's Terron Schaefer with her chic sleeveless jumper, while designers Hunter Bell, Johana Hernandez and Cassandra Hobbins won raves from Macy's Caprice Willard for their pieces. Designer Amber Perley did not win a bid from the retailers this week for her skinny jean and peplum jacket and was sent home.

The purchases made in the sixth episode were as follows:

MACY'S
(www.macys.com/fashionstar)
Cassandra Hobbins' Day-To-Night Dress was purchased in solid black/white and pink leopard versions, and will retail for $99.00.
Hunter Bell's Strapless Romper was purchased in black, royal blue and black/white versions, and will retail for $89.00.
Johana Hernandez 's Modern Blouse was purchased in royal blue and black/white dot versions, and will retail for $ 79.00.

SAKS FIFTH AVENUE
(www.saksfifthavenue.com/fashionstar)
Silvia Arguello's Jumper was purchased in black, and will retail for $298.00.

EXPRESS
(www.express.com/fashionstar)
No purchases this week

Hosted by fashion journalist Louise Roe, "Fashion Star" gives 13 young designers the chance to win a multi-million dollar prize of launching their original collections in three of the nation's largest fashion retailers. The "Fashion Star" format was developed by Ben Silverman of Electus (NBC's "The Biggest Loser," "The Office," and "The Tudors") and Rick Ringbakk of Emmy Award-winning 5x5 Media ("Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution"), and E.J. Johnston and James Deutch of EJD Productions.

The show is executive-produced by Elle Macpherson, Ben Silverman of Electus, Jane Lipsitz and Dan Cutforth of The Magical Elves, Rick Ringbakk of 5x5 Media, and EJ Johnston and James Deutch of EJD Productions. Electus International will retain all international distribution rights.

For embeddable clips and full episodes from "Fashion Star," please visit NBC.com's official show site: http://www.nbc.com/fashion-star/.

Please follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/NBCFashionStar and on Twitter @NBCFashionStar.





  [april 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· FASHION STAR (NBC)









[04/15/14 - 03:06 PM]
NHL Regular Season Sets Viewership Records Across NBC & NBCSN
NBC spins the numbers for its NHL coverage to date this season.

[04/15/14 - 03:02 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice" Tops Demos, "DWTS" Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Warehouse 13," MTV's "16 & Pregnant" and TBS's "Bam's Bad Ass Game Show."

[04/15/14 - 02:00 PM]
A Special Behind-the-Scenes Preview of "24: Live Another Day" Airs Saturday, May 3, on FOX
The half-hour special features interviews with the series' Emmy Award-winning director, producers and series stars.

[04/15/14 - 01:51 PM]
"The Maya Rudolph Show" Special Set to Air on NBC May 19
Andy Samberg, Kristen Bell, Fred Armisen, Chris Parnell, Craig Robinson and Sean Hayes are among those slated to appear.

[04/15/14 - 01:15 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Naked and Afraid" #1 Ad Supported Program in Cable Among Men on Sunday
Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, April 13.

[04/15/14 - 12:24 PM]
Nickelodeon's First Preschool Literacy Mobile App Tops Educational, Kids and Paid App Lists
The app aims to help kids develop phonemic awareness, letter knowledge and letter-sound associations, and promote excitement about words and learning to read.

[04/15/14 - 12:13 PM]
"48 Hours: Father and Son" Is Saturday's #1 Non-Sports Broadcast Program with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, April 12.

[04/15/14 - 12:10 PM]
Abby Lee Miller to Make Over Struggling Dance Studios in New Series "Abby's Studio Rescue," Premiering June 17
Each week, the show follows Abby as she dishes her tough love and no-nonsense advice while giving dance studios a second chance to finally bring home the gold.

[04/15/14 - 12:01 PM]
Stephen Colbert to Visit CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," Tuesday, April 22
CBS announced last week that Colbert, the host, writer and executive producer of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning "The Colbert Report," will be the next host of the "Late Show."

[04/15/14 - 11:41 AM]
Video: "Salem" - First Full Season Trailer
The new series launches this Sunday, April 10 at 10:00/9:00c on WGN America.

[04/15/14 - 11:37 AM]
Adult Swim Ranks #1 in Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34 Among All Basic Cable Networks
Turner spins the numbers for the week of April 7-13.

[04/15/14 - 11:28 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Game of Thrones" Holds Onto Demo Crown
Plus: numbers for MTV's "2014 Movie Awards," AMC's "Mad Men" and HBO's "Veep."

[04/15/14 - 11:24 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: FOX Tops Charts with NASCAR Sprint Cup
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Bermuda Tentacles," Lifetime's "Death Clique" and TLC's "Sex Sent Me to the ER."

[04/15/14 - 11:07 AM]
Second-Place Chelsea v. Sunderland Saturday on NBC at 12:30 PM ET Highlights NBC Sports Group's Weekend Slate of Matches
Lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White is joined by Jim Beglin for the call from Stamford Bridge.

[04/15/14 - 10:49 AM]
Werdum and Browne Clash in Epic Heavyweight Bout at FOX UFC Saturday
Brazilian jiu-jitsu ace and No. 2-ranked Fabricio Werdum (17-5-1) matches wits and fists with Hawaiian knockout artist and No.3-ranked Travis Browne (16-1-1) to determine who faces champion Cain Velasquez next.