Lifetime has announced the premiere date of Under the Gunn, a new fashion series with award winning stylist Tim Gunn. The competition, set to air on January 16, 2014, at 9pm ET/PT, follows three former contestants of ‘Project Runway’, Mondo Guerra, Anya Ayoung-Chee and Nick Verreos. The trio will take on the challenge of building their own brand with the help of a team of designers. The three teams will be bring their creations to the runway where they will be critiqued by designer Rachel Roy, celebrity stylist Jen Rade, and Marie Claire Senior Fashion Editor Zanna Roberts Rassi.
‘Under The Gun’s premiere episode will see the three mentors and the selection of their teams as Tim Gunn presents a difficult challenge to test the skill level of the 12 designers. ‘Under the Gunn’s second episode will focus in on how the mentors perform in their roles with their new teams, measuring the success of their relationship with their designers.
The three teams will do what it takes to stay in the competition as the threat of elimination looms over them. The last mentor and their designer will be declared the winner of the season. Production on the 13-episode season has kicked off in Los Angeles at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising.