Tim Gunn loves Project Runway Junior so much, he’d choose it over the original. He explained why on NPR’s Ask Me Another.
Project Runway Junior
Lifetime has announced the premiere date for Project Runway Junior season two, which starts at the end of 2016 and will continue into the new year.
Lifetime has renewed Project Runway and its spin-offs for six collective seasons, and also picked up a Shark Tank-like series, Fashion, Inc.
Lifetime’s Project Runway Junior ends its first season tonight having absolutely eclipsed the show’s other attempts at spin-offs—Project Runway: All Stars, Project Accessory, and the dismal kid-centered Project Runway: Threads.
This surprises me even as I write it, but the show is better, in many ways, than the original. Project Runway Junior has everything about the original series that I love and none of the things I don’t.
Project Runway Junior is, surprisingly, not another MasterChef Junior, a charming show with talented kids. Nor is it like one of the many clones that popped up after MasterChef Junior’s success, most of which failed to see what made the original so great (talent + charm + seriousness). It is also not, thankfully, Project Runway: Threads, the 2014 well-intentioned but flop of a… continue reading