MetroChannels Return To 7th On Sixth Fachion week For Fall 2001 Collections – February 8 -18

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:

  • Designer Commentary– Exclusive live commentary from the leading designers revealing an inside perspective on the creative process and where fashion stands today.
  • Sketch to Runway – An intriguing new segment that really puts the focus on fashion, by following the drama behind the making of one dress, from the designer’s drawing board to its runway debut and review;
  • Behind the Label – Exclusive designer profiles that chronicle the glorious pasts and latest offerings from the world’s top designers.
  • The Party Buzz-Full Frontal Fashion will be at all the hot parties and star-studded events celebrating Fashion Week.
  • Where D’ya Get That? – Senior Correspondent Robert Verdi hits the street to find out where people purchased parts of their wardrobe and how much they paid for them!
  • Behind the Seams – A new segment that chronicles everything from a day in the life of a well-known model to an inside perspective on the people who make 7th on Sixth a reality.
  • Full Frontal Fashion/Fall 2001 Weekend Marathon– For all those who couldn’t get enough fashion during the week, Metro will replay the top shows and take a final look at the week’s most exciting events in this 48-hour event. (February 17 – 18, 10am-10pm)

    Full Frontal Fashion/Fall 2001 Show Coverage:

  • Primetime coverage of the hottest shows and events of the day with live insider commentary, interviews and behind-the-scenes features.
  • Daytime continuous broadcasts from under the tents of the men’s and women’s fashion shows.
  • Live with the designers, models, celebrities and industry VIP’s that make this week the Superbowl of the Fashion community
  • will provide complete listings of the day’s shows airing on Metro, profiles of the top designers and exclusive insight from the events surrounding 7th on Sixth.

    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.


    Lisa Rogen/MetroChannels

    Carrie Nork & Sal Cataldi – Cataldi PR