by NYC Editor , 12/21/2009
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About The Westin New York at Times Square:
A distinguished AAA Four Diamond–ranked hotel, The Westin New York at Times Square, with its eye-catching facade and signature beam of light, is located at 270 W. 43rd St., in the heart of the world-acclaimed Theatre District and within walking distance to many family-friendly sights in Times Square. The hotel is the first Westin Hotel and first property in New York City to receive the GS-33 Lodging Properties Silver certification from Green Seal™. The newly-renovated 863-room hotel features New York City’s first Shula’s Steak House; Bar 10, a trendy lounge; wireless internet access throughout; 24-hour room service; a fitness center; a spa with treatment rooms and saunas; a concierge and theater ticket desk, among other services. The Westin New York at Times Square was named one of America’s Top 11 Healthiest Hotels by Health magazine and AOL CityGuide, and is a certified member of the Green Hotels Association.
About Project Runway and Models of the Runway
Hosted by supermodel and fashion maven Heidi Klum, the hit series Project Runway provides budding designers with an opportunity to launch their careers in fashion, under the watchful eye of mentor and Liz Claiborne Chief Creative Officer Tim Gunn. The wildly successful competition reality series has proven to be one of television’s most talked about shows and, during its first season on Lifetime, Project Runway is cable’s most watched reality program in 2009 among Women 18+, Women 25-54 and in Households.
Models of the Runway, an exciting new companion series to Project Runway, gives fans a behind-the-scenes look at the reality competition – from the models’ perspective. Viewers experience the drama, anxiety, joys, tears and frustrations as the models themselves face elimination each week and compete for a cash prize and photo spread in Marie Claire magazine.
Project Runway and Models of the Runway are produced by The Weinstein Company, Miramax Films, Bunim-Murray Productions and Full Picture. Executive producers include Bob and Harvey Weinstein (Co-Chairmen of The Weinstein Company), Jon Murray and Sara Rea of Bunim-Murray Productions, Heidi Klum, and Jane Cha and Desiree Gruber of Full Picture. Barbara Schneeweiss oversees the production on behalf of The Weinstein Company.
The Weinstein Company (TWC) was created by Bob and Harvey Weinstein, the brothers who founded Miramax Films Corporation in 1979. TWC is a multi-media company that officially launched on October 1, 2005.
About Lifetime Networks:
Lifetime Networks is a diverse, multimedia company, committed to offering the highest quality entertainment and information programming that celebrates, entertains and supports women. Through its award-winning public affairs initiatives, the company also advocates a wide range of issues affecting women and their families. Lifetime Television®, Lifetime Movie Network®, Lifetime Real Women® and Lifetime Digital™ (which includes myLifetime.com, LMN.tv, Lifetime Games, Roiworld.com, DressUpChallenge.com, MothersClick.com and LifetimeMoms.com) are part of Lifetime Entertainment Services, LLC, a subsidiary of A&E Television Networks, LLC. A&E Television Networks is a joint venture of the Disney.
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