or


[02/09/10 - 12:48 PM]
Sundance Channel Has Design in Mind for 2011 Development Slate
Plus: the network orders a second season of "Brick City."

[via press release from Sundance]

SUNDANCE CHANNEL HAS DESIGN IN MIND FOR 2011 DEVELOPMENT SLATE

Cabler To Expand "Full Frontal Fashion" Franchise with New Series

Network Greenlights Acclaimed Series "Brick City" for a Second Season

New York - February 9, 2010 - Sundance Channel EVP and GM Sarah Barnett today unveiled a slate of new design-inspired series in development for Sundance Channel as well as four original series in development for the network's multiplatform strand Full Frontal Fashion.

Sundance Channel has also greenlit a second season of its acclaimed documentary series "Brick City." Produced by award-winning actor Forest Whitaker and acclaimed filmmakers Marc Levin and Mark Benjamin, the second season of "Brick City" promises to be another dramatic and no-holds-barred look at the immense challenges facing the city of Newark, NJ. Through the lens of local characters, including Newark's charismatic mayor, Cory Booker, the filmmakers will look at the issues that continue to confront a city undergoing tremendous change.

Development deals have been locked with Emmy-nominated production partners including Authentic Media, Full Picture, Magical Elves, Renegade 83 and World of Wonder, known for creating some of the most popular series on television today including "Man Shops Globe," "Project Runway", "Top Chef", "Ace of Cakes", and "Blind Date."

Barnett said: "With its focus on the latest from the worlds of fashion and design, our slate is tailor-made, literally, for Sundance Channel viewers. Our audience wants to be in the know about reigning tastemakers and trendsetters who are leading their respective industries as well as who and what is around the corner in terms of creativity and design."

Launched on Sundance Channel in September 2009, FULL FRONTAL FASHION is a multiplatform destination devoted to the latest from the heady world of fashion. In addition to original series on Sundance Channel, FullFrontalFashion.com features exclusive up-to-the-minute reports by contributors including Lynn Yaeger, Patrick McMullan, Aya Kanai, Robin Sayers and Cator Sparks. Beginning this week, the site debuts two new original series- "Catwalk Countdown" and Douglas Keeve's "Dirty Denim".

DESIGN SERIES IN DEVELOPMENT

TEMAN & TERAN

This docu-series follows identical twins Teman and Teran Evans, Harvard educated jewelry designers, production designers and architects as they develop and execute time sensitive projects. Series produced by Renegade 83 Entertainment ("Blind Date," "Gone Country").

MADE ON EARTH

Industrial designer Stephen Burks travels with artists to remote villages around the world to learn the native techniques used to make sustainable products and bring resources back to the local community. Series produced by True Entertainment ("Design Star," "The Real Housewives of Atlanta").

DESIGN INTERVENTION W/BRIAN COLLINS

Using his impeccable taste and design instincts, branding guru Brian Collins tackles branding and design problems at some of the biggest and most famous companies in the world. Series produced by Magnet Media.

FASHION SERIES IN DEVELOPMENT

AGENT OF FASHION

Brian Stark's Brand Equity Showroom is an agency representing men's and women's contemporary and street wear designers, including Bench, Degaine and Fidelity Denim. Follow Brian as he identifies new and emerging designers, sells them into retail stores around the world, and oversees his clients' runway shows, press tours, and special events. Making it into Brian's stable is hard, but failing Brian is even harder. Series produced by Magical Elves ("Project Runway," "Top Chef").

ALL ON THE LINE

In each episode our expert host meets an emerging fashion designer whose line is in crisis. The host will work with the designer to deconstruct the problems in their line and get the designer in front of a buyer who can make or break their dreams. Series produced by Authentic Entertainment ("Ace of Cakes," "Flipping Out").

FASHION FIX

With two fashion insiders as hosts, they meet an emerging designer in each episode whose line is not working. Through a critical and creative process that transforms the product, our designer is forced to sink or swim in a real world environment. Producers: World of Wonder ("Man Shops Globe," "Tori + Dean: Inn Love").

FASHION ICONS

Every renowned fashion designer has his/her muse - a celebrity who embodies the designer's unique vision of style and beauty. This series follows iconoclastic designers as they each create a new piece for their muses to model, and explores the exclusive and private relationship between the artist and their inspiration. Series produced by Jane Cha of Full Picture ("Project Runway").

Headed up by SVP Original Programming & Development Lynne Kirby, Sundance Channel's original programming team includes Vice President Original Programming and Development Nicole De Fusco; Vice President, Original Programming and Production Mala Chapple;; Executive Producer Original Programming Ann Rose and Production Manager Jordan Kreisler.

About Sundance Channel

Under the creative direction of Robert Redford, Sundance Channel is the television destination for independent-minded viewers seeking something different. Bold, imaginative and uncompromising, Sundance Channel offers audiences a diverse and engaging selection of films, documentaries and original programs. Launched in 1996, Sundance Channel is a subsidiary of Rainbow Media Holdings LLC. Sundance Channel operates independently of the non-profit Sundance Institute and the Sundance Film Festival, but shares the overall Sundance mission of encouraging artistic freedom of expression. Sundance Channel's website address is .

About Rainbow Media Holdings LLC

Rainbow Media Holdings LLC is a subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC). Rainbow Media owns and operates some of the world's most popular and award-winning entertainment brands, including AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel, WE tv, Wedding Central and IFC Entertainment (IFC Center, IFC Festival Direct, IFC Films, IFC In Theaters and IFC Productions). Additional information about Rainbow Media's multiplatform brands is available at www.rainbow-media.com.





  [february 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· ACE OF CAKES (FOOD)
· AGENT OF FASHION (SUNDANCE)
· ALL ON THE LINE (SUNDANCE)
· BLIND DATE (SYNDICATION)
· BRICK CITY (SUNDANCE)
· DESIGN INTERVENTION (SUNDANCE)
· FASHION FIX (SUNDANCE)
· FASHION ICONS (SUNDANCE)
· FLIPPING OUT (BRAVO)
· GONE COUNTRY (CMT)
· HGTV STAR (HGTV)
· MADE ON EARTH (SUNDANCE)
· MAN SHOPS GLOBE (SUNDANCE)
· PROJECT RUNWAY (LIFETIME)
· REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA, THE (BRAVO)
· TEMAN & TERAN (SUNDANCE)
· TOP CHEF (BRAVO)
· TORI & DEAN: HOME SWEET HOLLYWOOD (OXYGEN)





[07/22/14 - 01:49 PM]
Hide the Donuts! FXX Is Bringing Homer Simpson's Dome to Comic-Con
Starting in August, FXX will become the cable network home for all seasons of "The Simpsons," excluding seasons airing in their first run on FOX.

[07/22/14 - 01:47 PM]
HGTV Still Tops on Sundays - "Flipping the Block" One of HGTV's "Best Series Premieres Ever"
HGTV spins the numbers for Sunday, July 20.

[07/22/14 - 01:14 PM]
Velocity's Hit Car Restoration Series "FantomWorks" Returns for Season Two on Sunday, July 27 at 9 and 10 PM ET/PT
Dan Short and his team kick-off Velocity's week-long summer programming event "Dream Car Week" with all-new back-to-back episodes from season two.

[07/22/14 - 12:10 PM]
Virtual Reality Meets Middle Earth - And The Muppets (!) at Warner Bros.' Star-Packed Booth for Comic-Con 2014
Plus: from Thursday through Sunday, a cavalcade of talent will be signing for fans at the Warner Bros. booth.

[07/22/14 - 12:04 PM]
Spike TV's "Comic-Con All Access" to Be Programmed and Controlled by Fans Via Social Media
Additionally, Spike will celebrate the industries "Game Changer of the Year," as voted by the fans.

[07/22/14 - 11:34 AM]
Adult Swim Once Again Ranks #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 14-20.

[07/22/14 - 11:20 AM]
TNT Wins Fourth Week in a Row, with "Major Crimes," "Rizzoli & Isles" and "The Last Ship" Leading the Pack
TNT spins the numbers for the week of July 14-20.

[07/22/14 - 11:16 AM]
Hilarious Roastmaster Jeff Ross Mentors Comics to Roast Famed Funnyman Gilbert Gottfried on NBC's "Last Comic Standing" Thursday, July 24
The result is a no-holds barred, hilarious night of comedy at the Avalon Ballroom in Hollywood, where the comics roast not only Gottfried, but also each other.

[07/22/14 - 11:13 AM]
Premiere of New American Heroes Channel Series "Gunslingers" Breaks Network Record for P2+ and HH Delivery
American Heroes Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, July 20.

[07/22/14 - 11:12 AM]
HBO Confirms Sept. 20 Debut for "On the Run Tour: Beyonce and Jay Z"
Featuring the superstars in their first collaborative tour - and their first HBO concert event - the special will tape September 12 and 13 at Stade de France in Paris.

[07/22/14 - 10:32 AM]
PBS Arts Fall Festival 2014 Kicks Off September 26
Entering its fourth season, the PBS Arts Fall Festival has become a Friday night fall tradition, reaching more than 33 million viewers since its conception in 2011.

[07/22/14 - 10:31 AM]
PBS and BBC Worldwide North America Sign Deal to Bring Fourth Season of "Call the Midwife" to U.S.
Look for a special holiday episode on Sunday, December 28 followed by season four on Sunday, March 29.

[07/22/14 - 10:30 AM]
PBS Announces New Series: "The Brain with Dr. David Eagleman"
The show will premiere in 2015 as part of the PBS "Think Wednesday" lineup of science and nature programming.

[07/22/14 - 10:29 AM]
New PBS Documentary Reveals the Untold Story of the U.S. Navy SEALs
The two-hour special premiers on Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/22/14 - 10:28 AM]
PBS and "American Experience" Announce "Walt Disney" to Premiere Fall 2015
The film features rare archival footage from the Disney vaults, scenes from some of his greatest films, and includes interviews with animators and artists who worked with him.