NEW YORK, NY – For the forthcoming Fall 2001 Collections, Metro’s Full Frontal Fashion/Fall 2001 returns to the center of the action at Bryant Park for all the runway shows and hot post-show parties with an unprecedented 11-days and over 250 hours of round-the-clock coverage. From February 8 – 18, Metro (Channel 70-Time Warner, Channel 16-Cablevision) will pre-empt its regular programming to provide a front row view of all the excitement, glamour, gossip and cutting-edge fashion – with an unstoppable schedule of live coverage, nightly recaps and exclusive interviews.
“Full Frontal Fashion provides the most comprehensive and critically acclaimed reporting of New York’s Fashion Week available on television,” said Senior Vice President of Programming and Promotion, Patrice Andrews. “Anyone who wants to get the inside track on the designers, models and parties, plus the business of fashion, knows that only Metro provides the full picture.”
Special Features for Full Frontal Fashion:
Full Frontal Fashion/Fall 2001 Show Coverage:
Metro’s Senior Correspondents, Judy Licht and Robert Verdi, will return along with “insiders” from “style bibles” like Vogue, InStyle and Glamour. In the past Full Frontal Fashion has welcomed designers such as Oscar De La Renta, Betsey Johnson, Cynthia Rowley, Randolph Duke and John Bartlett to provide on-the-set commentary on their own shows.
Rainbow Media’s MetroChannels are the first and only suite of television networks devoted entirely to the experience of living in the New York Metropolitan area. MetroChannels consist of Metro, MetroLearning, and MetroTraffic&Weather. Metro showcases what New Yorkers are passionate about by providing regularly scheduled original programs focusing on everything from fine dining to live music and sports, classic New York TV series and documentaries about the people, places and history of New York. MetroLearning provides unfiltered coverage of events unfolding in the many diverse communities throughout this metropolis. Metro Traffic&Weather is the tri-state’s first and only 24-hour local traffic, transit, and weather channel. Since its 1998 launch, MetroChannels has received numerous accolades for its programming — the 1999 & 2000 Community Spirit Award, New York Festivals Awards, Omni Awards and the Communicator Awards. In addition, MetroChannels was among the top 10 networks nominated for the 1999 local New York Emmy Awards.
Carrie Nork & Sal Cataldi – Cataldi PR