From a media release:
Canwest Broadcasting announced today the official kick-off to the nationwide search for the country’s next big fashion designer as the all-new season of Project Runway Canada makes its Global Television debut in January 2009.
Starting TODAY, Monday, May 12 – 8am ET, all fashion designer hopefuls can go direct to www.globaltv.com to download the official application form. The deadline to submit applications is Friday, June 20 â€“ 6:00PM ET.
“Following the great viewer response to Project Runway Canada on SliceTM last year, we’re extremely excited to premiere the all-new season to an even broader audience on Global. This Canadian Original series is a natural fit across both networks and offers a prime opportunity to utilize our newly formed broadcast synergies,â€ said Karen Gelbart, SVP, Lifestyle Content, Canwest Broadcasting. â€œWe’re also looking forward to collaborating once again with the talented creatives at Insight Productions on this highly anticipated season.â€
Produced expressly for Global Television and SliceTM by Insight Productions, Project Runway Canada will premiere new episodes on Global followed by an encore presentation on SliceTM.
â€œProject Runway Canada is an incredible launching pad for talent as proven by the success of our Canadian designers from season one,â€ says John Brunton, Executive Producer. â€œWe can’t wait to shine this bright spotlight on an amazing crop of new fashion designers and see what brilliant creations will strut down the runway this year.â€
Fans can stay tuned to Global Television and www.globaltv.com for all up-to-the-minute information.