About Project Runway All Stars
Fourteen of the most talented "Project Runway" designers return to compete in the biggest and most competitive "Project Runway All Stars" season ever! In this cut-throat season, former standout designers come back to New York to compete for runway gold in the fourth season of Lifetime’s "Project Runway All Stars" (#PRAllStars), premiering Thursday, October 30, at 9pm ET/PT.
As the returning designers know, nothing is as it seems on "Project Runway All Stars." Before revealing the first challenge, host Alyssa Milano reveals that two former "Project Runway" winners, Dmitry Sholokhov and Michelle Lesniak, are back, making the competition tougher than ever! TV fashion correspondent and Marie Claire’s Senior Fashion Editor Zanna Roberts Rassi returns to mentor the designers as they are judged each week by Isaac Mizrahi and Marchesa’s Georgina Chapman. Some of the biggest names in fashion and entertainment make up this year’s A-list celebrity guest judges including Emmy® Award nominee Laverne Cox of "Orange is the New Black," Emmy winner Debra Messing, "Modern Family's" Ariel Winter, Academy Award® winner Mira Sorvino, singer Nicole Scherzinger, Emmy nominated host Cat Deeley, reality stars Snooki and JWoww, celebrity photographer Nigel Barker, QVC® Program Host Lisa Robertson and many others. Designers appearing this season include Betsey Johnson, Michael Bastian, Elie Tahari and Ivanka Trump, and special appearances by "Project Runway" judges Nina Garcia and Zac Posen.
This season's highlights include a surprise visit to London for a challenge featuring British royalty, a collaboration with Broadway's "Wicked" and the first ever wedding ceremony live on the runway.
The winner of "Project Runway All Stars" will be given the ultimate in prize packaging, which includes the chance to create their own capsule collection with QVC and appear during QVC’s Spring Fashion Week programming; a fashion spread in Marie Claire and a position at the magazine as Contributing Editor for one year; CHI Haircare will send the winner to stay in a luxury spa resort as a special guest at their International conference in Cancun, Mexico, plus product and staff for entire year of runway shows; from Mary Kay, an entire year’s worth of beauty products for their fashion shows and professional makeup artist services for their debut show; a cash prize of $150,000 and a complete custom sewing studio to launch the winning line from Brother Sewing and Embroidery.
Last season, "Project Runway All Stars" posted significant jumps among the key demographics versus season two, including a +13% increase in Total Viewers and Woman 18-49, +9% with Woman 25-54 and +3% in both Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49. Season three also the number unscripted series in its Thursday 9-10p time period among Woman 25-54.
"Project Runway All Stars" is produced by The Weinstein Company and Bunim/Murray Productions. Executive producers are Harvey Weinstein and Bob Weinstein (Co-Chairmen of The Weinstein Company), Meryl Poster and Barbara Schneeweiss of The Weinstein Company, Jonathan Murray and Gil Goldschein of Bunim/Murray Productions, Rob Bagshaw ("Top Chef Masters," "Paradise Hotel," "Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge") and Rob Sharenow, Eli Lehrer, Mary Donahue and David Hillman of Lifetime.