"Project Runway" Heads Back To NYC For 7th Season; Premieres January 14 on Lifetime

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December 16th, 2009

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via Lifetime:

"Project Runway" Returns to New York!

"Project Runway" Season 7 gets back to the show's roots in New York City starting Thursday, January 14, 2010 at 10 pm et/pt, as judges Michael Kors and Nina Garcia return for the entirety of Season 7 to weigh in on the best and worst of the runway. Shot and distributed in High-Definition (HD) for the first time, and hosted as always by supermodel and fashion maven Heidi Klum, the hit series provides budding designers with an opportunity to launch their careers in fashion, under the watchful eye of mentor and Liz Claiborne Chief Creative Officer Tim Gunn.

"Project Runway" and "Models of the Runway" are executive produced by Jon Murray and Sara Rea of Bunim-Murray Productions ("The Real World"). Heidi Klum, Desiree Gruber and Jane Cha of New York City–based Full Picture also executive produce both series. John Miller and Barbara Schneeweiss oversee the production on behalf of The Weinstein Company.

About Bunim-Murray Productions
Bunim-Murray Productions is the leading independent producer of innovative entertainment content. The company is widely credited with creating the reality television genre with its hit series “The Real World.” Bunim-Murray’s current programming includes the hit series “Keeping Up with the Kardashians.” Launched in 2006 to better reach the Digital Generation, Bunim-Murray’s M Theory Entertainment is a spin-off entity focusing on new media initiatives. Bunim-Murray also recently launched BMP Films, a documentary film division, which premiered its first documentary, “Autism: The Musical,” at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival. Bunim-Murray Productions is based in Van Nuys, California. It was founded in 1987 by Jonathan Murray and the late Mary-Ellis Bunim.

About Full Picture Productions
Full Picture Productions marries talent with innovative formats to execute original ideas that capitalize on the company's extensive expertise, experience and relationships. Full Picture co-created and executive produces “Project Runway,” the four-time Emmy-nominated, PGA-nominated and Peabody Award–winning series, and “Runway” companion series “Models of the Runway” and CW’s “Stylista.” Full Picture also produces “Style Studio,” “Mind Body Balance” and “Pursuit of Health” for MSN Entertainment.

About The Weinstein Company
The Weinstein Company (TWC) was created by Bob and Harvey Weinstein, the brothers who founded Miramax Films Corporation in 1979. TWC is a multi-media company that officially launched on October 1, 2005. Dimension Films, the genre label that was founded in 1993 by Bob Weinstein, is also included under the TWC banner. During the Weinsteins’ tenure at Miramax Films, the company released some of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful independent feature films, which received 249 Academy Award nominations and won 60 Oscars, and have generated billions of dollars in worldwide box-office receipts and billions more in home video sales. In its history, Dimension Films has released some of the most successful franchises, including “Scream,” “Spy Kids” and “Scary Movie.

 
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