BRAVO ANNOUNCES TRESemmé AND FORD EDGE AS OFFICIAL SPONSORS FOR "THE FASHION SHOW: ULTIMATE COLLECTION"
NEW YORK - November 2, 2010 - Bravo has inked multi-platform deals with three sponsors for the upcoming season of "The Fashion Show: Ultimate Collection" including TRESemmé and Ford Edge. These sponsorships will provide unique brand exposure as well as a major on-air and online presence. "The Fashion Show: Ultimate Collection" premieres Tuesday, November 9 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
TRESemmé will serve as the official hair care partner for the series. The fully-integrated sponsorship includes an in-show branded hair salon and $125,000 prize for the winner. TRESemmé is part of the action in each episode by providing catwalk-ready hair created by TRESemmé celebrity stylist Jeanie Syfu. The multi-platform deal will feature customized on-air vignettes starring Syfu, who will highlight how she utilizes the brand's products to achieve two runway-ready styles in each episode. BravoTV.com will feature a weekly interactive photo gallery where fans can weigh-in on designs created in the show, as well as a behind-the-scenes salon cam with exclusive videos & widget showcasing all of the backstage action, gossip, and drama as models prep in the TRESemmé salon for each week's fashion showdown. Viewers can get all the stylist news from the TRESemmé salon at TRESemme.com, Facebook/Tresemme, @Tresemme on Twitter.
The new 2011 Ford Edge will also have full on-air promotional sponsorship, along with two custom vignettes showcasing celebrity stylist and "The Fashion Show: Ultimate Collection" Creative Director Stefan Campbell. The vignettes will feature him exploring some of his favorite New York City fashion destinations from behind the wheel of a Ford Edge. Campbell will discover the trendy styles of Manhattan's West Village and Meatpacking District, then drive fans online to Bravotv.com for more information, including a custom photo gallery showcasing more of his top New York City fashion destinations and the looks they're known for. Additionally, the MyFord Touch driver connect technology in the new Ford Edge is featured in the series, and Ford will also be part of a prize giveaway in one episode.
"The Fashion Show: Ultimate Collection" will split 12 talented men and women into two fashion houses and each "house" must work together, not only to create a cohesive collection each week, but also to produce a live fashion show in every episode. From the set, to the music and lighting, these contestants will be pushed harder than ever before as they lay it all on the line for a chance to create the ultimate collection and to win $125,000 furnished by TRESemme(R) Professional Hair Care. For a sneak peek at the series go to: http://www.bravotv.com/the-fashion-show-ultimate-collection/season-2/videos/creating-the-ultimate-collection
Left/Right Productions will produce the second season for Bravo with Banks Tarver and Ken Druckerman as executive producers.
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