July 13, 2010 07:21 AM by Nancy Floyd
Project Runway is returning to Lifetime for its eighth season on July 29th, but not without a few significant changes. For starters, the episodes will be extended to 90 minutes, instead of the typical hour. As if that’s not enough, a special celebrity guest will be helpingÂ Heidi Klum and Co. select this season’s 16 finalists. Keep reading for more details on Project Runway’s alterations and how Selma Blair will be involved…
The eighth season ofÂ Project Runway will be kicking off on July 29th on Lifetime. The fashion designing competition has also been extended to feature 90-minute episodes each week, instead of 60-minute episodes.Â â€œWe did get always a few complaints from people that they wanted to see a little bit more, which we were obviously very excited about,â€ hostÂ Heidi Klum says. â€œSo now we have half an hour more.â€
When Project Runway returns for its supersized eighth season, it promises more fashion, more drama, and more reality.Â â€œWe are not like other shows where we are styling them to look a certain way or feeding them lines,â€ Heidi Klum says. â€œItâ€™s all real, and people like that.â€
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