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03/13/2012 (09:30PM - 11:00PM) (Tuesday) : CELEBRITY MENTORS JESSICA SIMPSON, NICOLE RICHIE AND JOHN VARVAOTS SEARCH FOR AMERICA'S NEXT 'FASHION STAR'-- 14 designers face celebrity mentors Jessica Simpson, Nicole Richie and John Varvatos as they compete for a chance to launch their collections in three of America's largest retailers: Macy's, H&M and Saks Fifth Avenue; a prize worth over six million dollars. In their first challenge, the designers will be asked to design and create their signature items. After an exhilarating trip down the runway, the retailers will make on-the-spot decisions as they vie for the right to purchase and exclusively carry the work of the up-and-coming designers each week. Elle Macpherson hosts the series.
ADDITIONAL NOTES: completed airing its second season on 5/10/13; has yet to be renewed for a third season
DESCRIPTION: (from NBC's press release, March 2013) As for its reality shows, NBC's "Fashion Star" will end its second season on Friday, May 10 (8 p.m. ET) and Donald Trump's "The Celebrity Apprentice" wraps on Sunday, May 19 with a two-hour episode (9-11 p.m. ET).