Tim Gunn Guides in September, 'Top Chef 4' Ordered
Bravo introduces stylish new series, renews franchises
The cable network announced Sunday (July 15) that it will premiere "Tim Gunn's Guide to Style" on Thusday, Sept. 6.
Based on the "Project Runway" fashion guru's book, "Tim Gunn: A Guide to Quality Taste and Style," the series teams up Gunn and accomplice Veronica Webb to invade women's homes and take them on an often emotional journey to discover their hitherto hidden personal style -- which ranges from finding the right fit and revamping closets to proper grooming and selecting a fashion role model.
"I want every woman to achieve her style zenith," says Gunn. "Looking good takes hard work and commitment, but this series makes it fun. Each of the women I worked with discovered their own signature look, with a little coaching. My hope is that we'll inspire others to achieve their own stylish identities."
In other Bravo news, the channel also announced that popular culinary competition "Top Chef" will air its third season finale live from Miami and has been renewed for a fourth season. Other returning franchises include Season 3 of "The Real Housewives of Orange County," Season 4 of "Project Runway," more episodes of "Inside the Actors Studio" and the final season of "Queer Eye."
Viewers will also get the opportunity to tune into fresh reality series "Welcome to the Parker" (July 26) set at the luxurious Parker Palm Spring hotel, "Flipping Out" (July 31) revolving around businessman Jeff Lewis' obsessive compulsive career, "Better Half" (October 2007), in which talented spouses train their other half in the other's profession and "Make Me a Supermodel," in which seven women and seven men compete to launch their modeling career.