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Kenley Collins arrested for assault, throwing cat; calls fight with fiance “a miscommunication”

Highly annoying Project Runway 5 finalist Kenley Collins was arrested today for assaulting her fiance, including by hitting him with a cat. Kenley was charged with two counts of assault, criminal possession of a weapon and harassment,” according to People. That was for “throwing the feline, a laptop computer, and three apples at Zak Penley,” …

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Project Runway 5’s finale ratings down from season four, but is the highest-rated season

Bravo has declared Project Runway 5‘s finale and Leanne Marshall’s win was watched by “a whopping 7.158 total viewers,” but that’s how many people watched the actual broadcast and the repeat at 11 p.m. ET. However, the whole season–despite being weaker than all the ones that preceded it–was “the series’ highest rated season ever,” according …

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Jennifer Lopez’s rep denies she skipped Project Runway because she didn’t get a film part

Jennifer Lopez, who was supposed to judge the finale of Project Runway 5 but was replaced by Tim Gunn at the last minute because of a foot injury, swam half a mile, biked 18 miles, and ran four miles in 2:23:38.8 just two days later. That she competed in the Nautica Malibu Triathlon Sunday (The …

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Tim Gunn replaces Jennifer Lopez as guest judge for Project Runway 5’s finale

Minutes ago, Project Runway 5‘s final six designers Jerrell, Suede, Joe, Kenley, Korto finished presenting their collections at Fashion Week in front of an audience that included surprise guest judge Tim Gunn, as guest judge Jennifer Lopez could not attend. Jezebel is live blogging the show, and reports that Heidi Klum announced “Jennifer Lopez had …

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Jennifer Lopez will guest judge Project Runway’s final runway show this Friday

This Friday at 9 a.m., the Project Runway 5 designers left in the competition after Wednesday night’s double elimination will present their collections at Fashion Week in New York. Citing “a source,” Us Weekly reports that Jennifer Lopez will be this year’s celebrity guest judge for that final runway show. Access Hollywood has a simlar …

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Designer tells model to not breathe, sit down on another subdued Project Runway episode

If this season of Project Runway proves anything, it’s that it desperately needs a shake-up and makeover, especially because Bravo and its producers seem intent on ruining it. Last night’s episode was a good example of what’s wrong: It’s boring even when it shouldn’t be. There was high drama as a designer blamed a model …

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Workroom clock reveals Tim Gunn’s end-of-day consultations can last 15 minutes

On Wednesday’s episode of Project Runway 5–also known as the episode where NBC Universal uses corporate synergy to get Bravo viewers to watch NBC’s Lipstick Jungle, as compared to last week when they used corporate synergy to promote NBC’s Olympics coverage–the workroom clock was more ubiquitous than I’ve ever seen it before. The workroom clock …

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Project Runway’s ratings increase 18 percent over last season; Shear Genius 2 up 129 percent

Even though Project Runway‘s producers are phoning it in–two of three challenges so far copied from previous seasons? really?–and the contestants seem less engaging and more annoying, ratings for the show’s fifth season are actually increasing. Bravo said in a press release that week-to-week, “the series was up 31 percent among adults 18-49 (2.146 vs. …

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New timeslot gives Project Runway a slight increase in overall viewers, decrease in 18-49

Bravo’s actions may seem like it is trying to destroy Project Runway even as the show received five Emmy nominations, but ratings stayed about the same from last season. That lack of growth might be news, considering previous growth from season to season, but the show also dropped to an earlier, more competitive timeslot. Last …

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Final Bravo, Magical Elves season of Project Runway debuts tonight as Bravo reveals all of the challenges

The fifth and final season of Project Runway to air on Bravo and be produced by Magical Elves debuts tonight at 9 p.m. ET, a new time for the series. The series regulars all return, and they’ll judge and/or mentor 16 new designers who compete for $100,000. Having done virtually nothing to promote the show …

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