SEASON FIVE OF "PROJECT RUNWAY ALL STARS" RETURNS WITH ALYSSA MILANO, ISAAC MIZRAHI, GEORGINA CHAPMAN AND ZANNA ROBERTS RASSI ON FEBRUARY 11
New York, NY (January 5, 2016) -- Thirteen of television's most memorable and talented designers make their way back to the workroom to try to sew up a win on season five of Lifetime's hit series Project Runway All Stars (#PRAllStars), premiering Thursday, February 11 at 9pm ET/PT. The designers will have a new twist to contend with this season as Alyssa Milano, Isaac Mizrahi and Georgina Chapman will be judging an "anonymous runway" for the very first time and won't know which designer created each garment. Zanna Roberts Rassi returns as the designers' mentor.
Joining the judges to weigh in on who should win are musicians Ke$ha, Boy George, Little Big Town and actresses Debra Messing, Vanessa Hudgens, Megan Hilty and Debi Mazar. The designers will also face Project Runway's Nina Garcia and Zac Posen, supermodel Coco Rocha, celebrity stylist Johnny Wujek, and TV personalities Kristin Cavallari and Brad Goreski.
The designers competing for season five are:
Daniel Franco (43) Los Angeles, CA- Seasons 1 & 2
Stella Zotis (42) New York, NY - Season 5
Valerie Mayen (33) Cleveland, Ohio - Season 8
Layana Aguilar (30) New York, NY - Season 11
Dom Streater (26) Philadelphia, PA - Season 12
Alexander Pope (40) Ridgewood, NY - Season 12
Ken Laurence (26) Atlanta, GA - Season 12
Kini Zamora (31) Kapolei, HI - Season 13
Emily Payne (41) San Francisco, CA - Season 13
Fade Zu Grau (45) Coral Gables, FL - Season 13
Mitchell Perry (26) Fort Lauderdale, FL - Season 13
Asha Daniels (27) Cincinnati, OH - Under The Gunn
Sam Donovan (24) Astoria, NY - Under The Gunn
The winner of Project Runway All Stars Season five will receive the opportunity to design an exclusive line of jewelry for Baublebar.com as well as a capsule collection by Chinese Laundry. The winner also receives a fashion spread in Marie Claire magazine and a position as contributing editor for a year, and a complete sewing studio from Brother Sewing and Embroidery. To top it off, the winner receives a $100,000 grand prize to elevate their business and brand.
Project Runway All Stars is produced by The Weinstein Company and Bunim/Murray Productions.Executive producers are Harvey Weinstein and Bob Weinstein (Co-Chairmen of The Weinstein Company),Patrick Reardon and Barbara Schneeweiss of The Weinstein Company, Jonathan Murray, Gil Goldschein and Rob Bagshaw of Bunim/Murray Productions and Eli Lehrer, Mary Donahue and David Hillman of Lifetime.
ABOUT THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY
The Weinstein Company (TWC) boasts an active television production division which garnered nine Emmy nominations in 2013 and five in 2014. TWC Television produces the reality powerhouse Project Runway, with its spin-off series Project Runway All Stars. Scripted series include John Fusco's Marco Polo with Netflix, going into its second season. Other recent TWC television productions include Mob Wives, Rodeo Girls, Trailer Park: Welcome to Myrtle Manor, Project Runway: Under the Gunn, Project Runway: Threads, Cement Heads, and Million Dollar Shoppers. Scripted projects in development and production include Ten Commandments, War and Peace which is a co-production with BBC and will air on A+E Networks, and The Reaper, an event series for NBC. TWC also developed Nanny Diaries and produced The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency.
ABOUT BUNIM/MURRAY PRODUCTIONS
Bunim/Murray Productions is the leading producer of innovative entertainment content. The Emmy Award-winning company is widely credited with creating the reality television genre with its hit series The Real World (30 seasons on MTV). BMP continued to innovate with the first reality game show, Road Rules (MTV), in 1995; the first reality sitcom, The Simple Life (E!), in 2003; and the first reality soap opera, Starting Over, in 2003. Bunim/Murray's programming also includes I Am Cait, Keeping up with the Kardashians, Dash Dolls and Total Divas (E!), The Real World and The Challenge (MTV), Project Runway and Project Runway All Stars (Lifetime), Born This Way (A&E), Bad Girls Club and Fix My Mom (Oxygen) and Valerie's Home Cooking (Food Network). Bunim/Murray Productions has also produced films, including Valentine Road (HBO), Pedro (MTV) and the Emmy Award-winning Autism: The Musical (HBO). Bunim/Murray Productions has launched additional entities including BMP Films, BMP Digital and BMP Latin. Based in Van Nuys, CA, Bunim/Murray Productions was founded in 1987 by Jonathan Murray and the late Mary-Ellis Bunim, who were inducted into the Television Academy of Arts & Science's Hall of Fame in 2012. The company joined Banijay Group in 2010.
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