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MON

Don't Miss the Season 9 Finale, Thursday at 9/8c, Plus Much More!

Posted By CaitlinBergmann 4:21pm GMT

There's a whole lot of "Runway" coming your way, folks! Here's a quick schedule for you to keep track of everything coming at you at a glance:

WEDNESDAY AT MIDNIGHT PT
Voting for Season 9 Fan Favorite designer ends Wednesday at midnight pt, so get those last supporting tweets in. The winner will be announced during Thursday's finale at 9/8c. The winner receives bragging rights, plus a $10,000 prize.


THURSDAY AT 9/8C
The moment you've all been waiting for: Fashion Week! The final four present their New York Fashion Week collections at Lincoln Center and designer L'Wren Scott helps Michael, Nina and Heidi crown a new winner.

Tweet along with @projectrunway and @ninagarcia, beginning at 9 et/8c, and use #projectrunway in your tweets to follow the conversation!


THURSDAY AT 10:30/9:30C
The devil is in the details! The series premiere of "Project Accessory," hosted by Molly Sims, premieres Thursday at 10:30/9:30c, immediately after the "Runway" finale. See 12 fashion accessory designers create jewelry, handbags, hats and even cobble some shoes for an impressive panel of judges, including Kenneth Cole, Ariel Foxman and mentor Eva Lorenzotti. Episode 1's guest judge, Debra Messing, is just one of many you won't want to miss.

Tweet along with @projectrunway @lifetimetv and @kennethcole, beginning at 10:30 et/9:30c, and use #projectaccessory in your tweets to follow the conversation!


THURSDAY AT 11:30/10:30C
"After the Runway," hosted by Marie Claire's Zanna Roberts Rassi, is back one last time to discuss the results of the season finale, and much more. Plus, you never know who may swing on by!

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3 AT 9/8C
Tim Gunn hosts the aptly named "Tim Gunn: Behind the Seams of Season 9" where he will reveal some of the show's biggest secrets and give viewers his unedited thoughts. What's not to love?

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3 AT 10/9C
Catch the second challenge of "Project Accessory" at its regular time, 10/9c.

03
FRI

Now Casting for "Project Accessory"

Posted By CaitlinBergmann 11:38am GMT

Do you think you have what it takes to be on "Project Accessory" on Lifetime?

If you design jewelry, handbags, shoes or other fashion accessories, we will be holding open calls in June 2011 in the following cities: New York, Miami, Chicago and Los Angeles.

CASTING UPDATE:

New York City
June 18 & 19
9 am - 6 pm
Yotel New York
70 10th Ave (at 42nd St.)
New York, NY 10036

Miami
June 21
9 am - 6 pm
EPIC Hotel
270 Biscayne Boulevard Way
Miami, FL 33131

Chicago
June 23
9 am - 6 pm
Hard Rock Hotel Chicago
230 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60601

Los Angeles
June 25 & 26
9 am - 6 pm
Sofitel Los Angeles
8555 Beverly Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90048

For the open call, please bring the following:

  • - Close-up picture and full body picture (These will NOT be returned!)
  • - Three to five examples of CURRENT work. Work should have been done in the last six months to a year. Your pieces should not be work designed under someone else’s umbrella but your OWN work. Your work should showcase your individual point of view, your aesthetic! (We will not keep your pieces.)
  • - Bring portfolios. They should highlight the breadth and scope of your work! Press kits and magazine spreads are OK, but actual portfolios showcasing your current work and work done in the past will help our judges determine your range as a designer.

Visit goodbyepictures.com/casting.html or follow @ProjAccessory on Twitter for the latest casting updates.

03
TUE

"Project Runway" Season 9 to Premiere Summer 2011, Plus Announcing "Project Runway All Stars" and "Project Accessory"

Posted By CaitlinBergmann 11:00am GMT

Lifetime's Emmy-nominated hit series "Project Runway," 2010's number one competitive reality program on ad-supported cable among Women and Households, will return for its ninth season this summer. Casting is already under way across the country, looking for the brightest new talent in fashion design.

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In addition to Season 9 of "Project Runway," fans will be delighted to see the return of "Project Runway All Stars." Eight one-hour episodes of "All Stars" will feature talented and memorable past contestants from the series, who will once again compete against each other in a series of challenges to show they still have the innovation, talent and poise that made them household names. A brand-new series, "Project Accessory," will follow enterprising artists who will be put to the test to create the newest and hottest trends in accessories as they compete for a cash grand prize to help them launch their own fashion accessories business.

"Project Runway All Stars" (see photos from the first "Project Runway All Star Challenge" in 2009) will be produced by The Weinstein Company and Bunim-Murray Productions, and executive produced by Harvey Weinstein ("Project Runway"), Bob Weinstein ("Project Runway"), Meryl Poster ("Chicago"), Barbara Schneeweiss ("Project Runway"), Jon Murray ("Project Runway," "The Real World") and Rob Bagshaw ("Top Chef Masters"). "Project Accessory" will be produced by The Weinstein Company and Goodbye Pictures, and executive produced by Harvey Weinstein, Bob Weinstein, Meryl Poster, Barbara Schneeweiss, Sarah Emanuel and Rich Bye ("Project Runway").

Which announcement are you most excited about? The season, a new show or more "All Stars" — and who will they be?! We have our personal picks for past designers. Who's on your wish list?

Which designers would you love to see compete again?