Legal Tangles of 'Project Runway' Keep It Frozen on the Catwalk

What You Should Have Read, Nov. 19, 2008

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Legal Tangles of 'Project Runway' Keep It Frozen on the Catwalk

The New York Times reports on "Project Runway," the popular reality competition in which aspiring fashion designers face off with their clothing creations, is still stuck in a legal quagmire that threatens to keep the show off the air indefinitely. In its first five seasons on the Bravo cable channel, "Project Runway" increased its average audience to 4 million viewers an episode from 1 million an episode, making the most recent season its biggest ever. But while producers of the show have already shot the design competitions that will make up most of the series's sixth season, those new episodes are unlikely to see the light of day for several months, according to people involved in the case.
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