or


[04/01/13 - 03:25 PM]
NBC's "Fashion Star" Turns Up the Heat to Showcase Must-Have Summer Garments
Six designs were purchased by the retailers on Friday's episode for a total of $470,000.

[via press release from NBC]

NBC'S "FASHION STAR" TURNS UP THE HEAT TO SHOWCASE MUST-HAVE SUMMER GARMENTS

Six Designers Win Bids on Last Friday's Episode - As Commitments from Macy's, Saks Fifth Avenue and Express Total $470,000

Sell-Outs Since Last Friday Include Silvia Arguello's Short Sleeve A-Line Coatdress at Macy's, Daniel Silverstein's Bodycon Mesh Cutout Dress in Black/Nude at Macy's and Cassandra Hobbins' Geo Tunic in Soft Ivory and Cayman Blue at Express

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - April 1, 2013 - In the fourth episode of NBC's reality competition show "Fashion Star" from Friday, March 29 (8 - 9 p.m. ET), the contestants were tasked with creating a "must-have" garment for summer. While some teams worked well together, others found it challenging to agree on a cohesive look. Six designs were purchased by the retailers for a total of $470,000.

Sell-outs for this past week include the second episode's Bodycon Mesh Cutout Dress in Black/Nude at Macy's (from designer Daniel Silverstein), along with the third episode's Short Sleeve A-Line Coatdress at Macy's (from designer Silvia Arguello) and the Geo Tunic in soft ivory and Cayman Blue at Express (from designer Cassandra Hobbins).

This week, designers worked in teams, with each group selecting their own theme from the options of "Pool Party," "Tropical Vacation" and "Summer in the City." Designs included beautiful caftans and rompers as well as flowy summer dresses and shorts. One contestant was glad he heeded his mentor's advice while another contestant veered off course from her group's plans - heading back to the fabric store with a drastic change of plans. Designer David Appel was among the designers who did not receive a bid and was sent home.

The purchases made on the fourth episode were as follows:

MACY'S
(www.macys.com/fashionstar)
Hunter Bell's Short Sleeve Tie Front Caftan Dress was purchased in both solid and printed versions, and will retail for $79.00.
JesseRay Vasquez and Garrett Gerson's Hi-Low Empire Dress was purchased in both printed and colorblocked versions, and will retail for $99.00.

SAKS FIFTH AVENUE
(www.saksfifthavenue.com/fashionstar)
Silvia Arguello's Smocked Dress was purchased in white, and will retail for $495.00.

EXPRESS
(www.express.com/fashionstar)
Johana Hernandez's Strapless Jumpsuit was purchased in bisque, black and printed versions, and will retail for $98.00.
Brandon Scott's Men's Aztec Printed Short was purchased, and will retail for $59.90.
Cassandra Hobbins' Halter Maxi Dress was purchased in blue & white tie-dye print, and will retail for $118.00.

Hosted by fashion journalist Louise Roe, "Fashion Star" gives 13 young designers the chance to win a multi-million dollar prize of launching their original collections in three of the nation's largest fashion retailers. The "Fashion Star" format was developed by Ben Silverman of Electus (NBC's "The Biggest Loser," "The Office," and "The Tudors") and Rick Ringbakk of Emmy Award-winning 5x5 Media ("Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution"), and E.J. Johnston and James Deutch of EJD Productions.

The show is executive-produced by Elle Macpherson, Ben Silverman of Electus, Jane Lipsitz and Dan Cutforth of The Magical Elves, Rick Ringbakk of 5x5 Media, and EJ Johnston and James Deutch of EJD Productions. Electus International will retain all international distribution rights.

For embeddable clips and full episodes from "Fashion Star," please visit NBC.com's official show site: http://www.nbc.com/fashion-star/.

Please follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/NBCFashionStar and on Twitter @NBCFashionStar.





  [april 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· FASHION STAR (NBC)











[10/23/14 - 12:33 PM]
A New Cast of Characters Is Ready to Join the Party When "Party Down South 2" Premieres Thursday, November 20 at 9 P.M., ET/PT
Marking the beginning of a franchise for the hit series, the one-hour, 12-episode season follows this rowdy group of eight as they arrive in Biloxi, Miss. ready to shotgun the summer.

[10/23/14 - 12:20 PM]
Discovery Channel Serves Up Global Multiplatform Experience & Content as Fans Count Down to "Skyscraper Live with Nik Wallenda"
Discovery has launched SkyscraperLive.com, a global digital destination available in 60 countries and 14 languages, taking viewers to the edge of all of the heart-pounding excitement.

[10/23/14 - 12:11 PM]
Football Helps ESPN Win the Night 11 Times among all Viewers
ESPN spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/23/14 - 11:00 AM]
Additional Talent Confirmed for "The Concert for Valor," To Be Presented Live on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, Nov. 11
New additions to the live music lineup include The Black Keys and Jessie J.

[10/23/14 - 11:00 AM]
Courtney Love Joins "Empire" on FOX - Singer-Songwriter/Musician/Actress to Appear as Recurring Guest Star
She'll play a hard rock powerhouse, who is part of Empire Entertainment's stable of artists.

[10/23/14 - 10:42 AM]
WE tv's Scripted Supernatural Thriller, "South of Hell," Begins Production in Charleston, SC - Mena Suvari Cast in Lead Role
Zachary Booth, Bill Irwin, Drew Moerlein, Lamman Rucker and Paulina Singer will also star in the eight-episode series, which will premiere in 2015.

[10/23/14 - 10:41 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Defeats ABC, CBS Late-Night Competition in 18-49, Total Viewers for Week of Oct. 13-17
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 13-17.

[10/23/14 - 10:24 AM]
LMN Presents New Original Documentary "Footsteps in the Snow" Premiering Wednesday, November 12 at 8PM ET
Weaving together the gripping tale dating back to 1957, the two-hour special recounts the chilling story of the coldest case in American history ever to be solved - the murder of Maria Ridulph.

[10/23/14 - 10:22 AM]
Get Real Stories About Life Beyond the Spotlight from Former Reality Show Phenoms When "True Hollywood Story: Life After Reality" Premieres This Thursday, October 23rd @ 8:00PM ET/PT on E!
Tila Tequila, Jay McCarroll, Megan Hauserman, Terry Fator and Tracy DiMarco Epstein are among those featured in the one-hour special.

[10/23/14 - 10:17 AM]
"House of Lies" Welcomes Mary McCormack and Alicia Witt
McCormack will play Denna Altshuler, a tough, highly successful white knight investor who Marty (Don Cheadle) recruits to help save Kaan & Associates.

[10/23/14 - 09:48 AM]
Video: Pop Group Sensation Fifth Harmony Performs a Remix of New Kids on the Block "The Right Stuff" on an All-New "Faking It" Airing Tuesday, October 28 at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT on MTV
In the episode, Shane, Amy and Lauren attend an underground dance party where an all-girl band takes center stage.

[10/23/14 - 09:30 AM]
CBS Announces "The Late Late Show with James Corden" Will Premiere Monday, March 9, 2015
It was also announced that multi-talented producer, director and writer Ben Winston will serve as the show's executive producer.

[10/23/14 - 09:01 AM]
Premiere Date Change - "Living with the Jacksons"
The special was previously slated to air November 18 on ReelzChannel.

[10/23/14 - 08:46 AM]
NBC's Wednesday Dramas Finish Within a Tenth of a Rating Point of Last Week's 18-49 Result Despite World Series Competition
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 22.

[10/23/14 - 08:32 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Keeps FOX on Top in Viewers, Demos
Plus: The CW's "Arrow" and ABC's "Nashville" are the only series up week-to-week among adults 18-49.