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It’s 2003 again as NBC casts Nicole Richie as mentor on Fashion Star

NBC’s forthcoming fashion reality competition isn’t getting any more promising with the latest casting announcement: Nicole Richie will be a mentor on the show, joining previously announced mentor Jessica Simpson. Both starred in reality shows in 2003–The Simple Life and Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica respectively–but for some reason NBC thinks they will now draw viewers. …

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Jessica Simpson cast in the Tim Gunn role on NBC’s Fashion Star

Magical Elves forthcoming fashion design/brand competition Fashion Star has cast Jessica Simpson as the show’s mentor, in the role that Tim Gunn originated in Project Runway, the Bravo series that inspired the Bravo knock off, The Fashion Show that is a very, very close relative to this NBC series. The announcement calls Jessica a “musician, …

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Fashion Star: a new Magical Elves-produced fashion competition on NBC

NBC has ordered a new fashion competition reality series produced by Project Runway‘s original creators, Magical Elves, on which designers will compete for a chance to launch a retail brand. Fashion Star will debut next year and be hosted by Elle Macpherson, who has hosted Britain’s Next Top Model, and “will give 12 unknown designers …

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