LIFETIME ORDERS NEW SERIES, "AFTER THE RUNWAY," TO AIR IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING "PROJECT RUNWAY" Companion Series Set to Premiere this Thursday, October 6, and Air for Remainder of Emmy(R) Nominated Program's Ninth Season
LOS ANGELES, (October 3, 2011) - To satisfy fan demand for more Runway -- Lifetime has ordered four half-hour episodes of After the Runway, an all-new companion series to the network's Emmy(R) Award nominated unscripted program Project Runway. Giving viewers additional commentary and insight into the hit show from its designers themselves, After the Runway will premiere this Thursday, October 6, 2011, at 10:30 PM ET/PT, immediately following Project Runway, and air for the remainder of its ninth season.
After the Runway, hosted by Marie Claire Senior Fashion Editor, Zanna Roberts Rossi, will have the exclusive first interview with each week's eliminated designer and provide viewers a unique opportunity to go beyond the runway and hear first-hand what really goes on behind-the-scenes of Project Runway. The show will feature in-depth, roundtable debates, and passionate discussions with Runway's standout designers as they answer pressing questions about what happened both on and off the runway during that evening's episode.
After the Runway will be 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 and Sara Rea of Bunim/Murray Productions, Heidi Klum, and Jane Cha Cutler and Desiree Gruber of Full Picture Entertainment. Rob Sharenow, Gena McCarthy and David Hillman of Lifetime also executive produce.