Project Runway 4 cast announced

Following confirmation that Project Runway 4 will indeed debut on Nov. 14, the cast of the new season has been announced.

While Bravo began by teasing us with the identities of just a few designers, the 15 designers and their bios have now appeared on Bravo’s site. There are seven men and eight women.

The site doesn’t include their last names, but Blogging Project Runway uncovered and published each designers’ full name, and offers links to some of their web sites or companies’ web sites.

Project Runway: Meet the Designers of Season 4! [Bravo]
Project Runway Season 4 Premiere [Blogging Project Runway]

The Sing-Off loses its star

Ben Folds

NBC's super-fun December a capella singing competition The Sing-Off is returning, but without its star judge, Ben Folds, and only as a two-hour special. Those are really depressing changes for a series that proved itself to be a super-fun show when it returned last December.


A film director talks about becoming a reality TV character

Anna Martemucci

What is it like to have your life turned into reality TV? Director Anna Martemucci, one of the two directors featured on Starz' exceptional reality series, talks about that, the competition, and her collaboration with her husband and brother-in-law.

Plus: How the show's producers tried to keep the $250,000 competition fair.

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