PROJECT RUNWAY Season 9 Premiere Date Announced

project runway season 9
The premiere date for Season 9 of PROJECT RUNWAY has been announced, the show returns to our TV screens with 20 talented designers – the most in series history – on Thursday, July 28, at 9pm ET/PT on Lifetime Television.

In the show’s 90-minute format, the new crop of designers will encounter host Heidi Klum, mentor Tim Gunn and judges Michael Kors and Nina Garcia and top-name guest designers and judges from the worlds of fashion, film and television, including Kim Kardashian, Christina Ricci, Zoe Saldana and Malin Akerman, as they face inventive challenges, unexpected eliminations and other surprises along the way.

In a Project Runway first, during the premiere episode, 20 designers must go in front of Heidi, Michael, Nina and Tim to make a case why they deserve one of the 16 coveted spots this season. Once they are chosen, the 16 designers barely have a chance to celebrate before being awoken at the crack of dawn with one of the toughest first challenges in the series’ history.

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