New Project Runway to premiere on Lifetime Aug. 20
By David Zurawik
Apr 21, 2009 | 9:24 AM
Lifetime Television announced that Project Runway will make its debut on the cable channel at 10 p.m. Aug. 20, followed by a companion series, Models of the Runway, that will take viewers backstage at the reality TV series.
Heidi Klum, Tim Gunn and judges Michael Kors (fashion designer) and Nina Garcia (fashion director of Marie Clairemagazine), will guide 16 contestants as they demonstrate their design skills this season.
Models of the Runway will air at 11 p.m. beginning Aug. 20, following Project Runway. According to Lifetime: "Each 30-minute episode will give fans a behind-the-scenes look at the reality competition – from the models' perspective."
(Above: Associated Press photo of Tim Gunn and Heidi Klum at last year's finale by Richard Drew)