Project Runway Canada Welcomes Back Season 1 Winner Evan Biddell as Special Guest Judge



    
             Reigning Runway Designer Joins Expert Panel for the
                     Highly Anticipated Season Finale on
                 Tuesday, April 14th - 10pm ET/PT on Global

             ET Canada Host, Cheryl Hickey Takes to the Catwalk

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    TORONTO, April 2 /CNW/ - Fashion's final face-off...The Global Original
series, Project Runway Canada wraps up in style with special guest judge, and
season one winning designer, Evan Biddell.
    On Tuesday, April 14 - 10pm ET/PT on Global, the remaining three
designers of the Gemini award-winning reality series will battle it out once
and for all in a dramatic season finale fans won't forget.
    Special guest judge, Evan Biddell, joins the panel alongside supermodel
and show Host, Iman, resident judges Rita Silvan, Editor-in-Chief of ELLE
Canada, and Shawn Hewson, Creative Director of Bustle Clothing. Pressed with
the crucial decision on which contender will make the cut, these industry
experts will decide who finally 'measures up'.
    A series first, ET Canada Host, Cheryl Hickey makes a special, surprise
guest appearance on the coveted Project Runway Canada catwalk at Toronto
Fashion Week.
    Only one designer will win it all - a cover and feature spread in ELLE
Canada, a professional portfolio photo shoot courtesy of L'Oréal Paris, a
'Runway to Retail' business mentorship with Winners, and $100,000 to start
their own fashion line.
    Project Runway Canada encores on SLICE(TM) Saturdays at 9pm and Mondays
at 10pm ET/PT.
    Project Runway Canada is produced by Insight Production Company Ltd.
Project Runway Canada's Executive Producers are John Brunton and Barbara
Bowlby, Supervising Producer is Andrea Gabourie.

    About Canwest Originals:

    Canwest is the proud home of the most diverse slate of Canadian Original
programs across the Dramatic, Lifestyle and Entertainment genres. As a
steadfast supporter of the Canadian production community, Canwest is dedicated
to bringing the best of the country to audiences nationwide - including award
winning shows such as; Project Runway Canada, Da Kink In My Hair, The Guard,
Sarah's House, Holmes on Homes, Restaurant Makeover, Rent-A-Goalie, Kenny vs.
Spenny, and the nation's number one entertainment newsmagazine Entertainment
Tonight Canada.

    About Canwest Broadcasting:

    Canwest Broadcasting operates two conventional television networks,
Global Television and E!, and eighteen of the country's most popular specialty
channels, including HGTV, Mystery TV, National Geographic Channel, Showcase,
History and TVtropolis. Canwest Broadcasting is a division of Canwest Media
Inc.

    About Canwest Media Inc.

    Canwest Media Inc is a subsidiary of Canwest Global Communications Corp.
(www.canwest.com; TSX: CGS and CGS.A). An international media company, Canwest
is Canada's largest publisher of paid English language daily newspapers and
owns, operates and/or holds substantial interests in conventional television,
out-of-home advertising, specialty cable channels, web sites and radio
stations in Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Turkey, Indonesia, Singapore, and
the United States.

    About Insight Production Company Ltd

    Insight Production Company Ltd., headed by John Brunton & Barbara Bowlby
has become an industry leader in the creative development, financing and
production of highly rated television programs in every genre. Since 1979,
Insight has created thousands of hours of groundbreaking television that
continues to be broadcast over major networks worldwide and its reputation for
quality has been recognized by numerous international awards over 40 Geminis.
Alongside Project Runway Canada, recent hits include The JUNO Awards, Canada's
national music celebration hosted by Russell Peters; Canadian Idol, Canada's
homegrown version of the hugely successful international format; Are You
Smarter Than a Canadian 5th Grader?, an exciting game show that takes adults
back to the 'classroom'; The Jon Dore Television Show, currently airing its
second season on The Comedy Network; and Deal or No Deal Canada, the hit
primetime game show, starring Howie Mandel, which delivered to Global
Television Network its highest ratings of all time for a Canadian program. For
further information, visit www.insighttv.com

    About FremantleMedia Enterprises & FremantleMedia

    FremantleMedia Enterprises is the brand extension arm of FremantleMedia,
offering a one-stop-shop for all Licensing, Distribution and Home
Entertainment. It is a division of FremantleMedia, one of the largest
international creators and producers of entertainment brands in the world with
leading prime time drama, serial drama, entertainment and factual
entertainment programming in over 40 countries worldwide. FremantleMedia is a
subsidiary of RTL Group, Europe's largest television and radio broadcast
company, which is 90% owned by Bertelsmann AG, an integrated media and
entertainment company that commands leading positions in the world's media
markets. For further information, visit www.fremantlemedia.com.




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