Lifetime lands new Weinstein Company series

Million Dollar Shoppers, coproduced with True Entertainment and launching on the cable net on October 10, follows several personal shoppers as they attempt to purchase amazing fashion finds for their wealthy clients.
September 13, 2013

U.S. cable net Lifetime is stocking up on more fashion-oriented programming, with a new series spotlighting personal shoppers headed to the net in October.

Million Dollar Shoppers, produced by True Entertainment and The Weinstein Company (TWC), launches on the cable net on October 10, and follows several personal shoppers as they attempt to purchase amazing fashion finds for their wealthy clients.

The show will have Project Runway, also coproduced by TWC, as its lead-in. The series order is for six one-hour episodes.

Exec producers for the series are Harvey Weinstein and Bob Weinstein and Meryl Poster of The Weinstein Company with Patrick Reardon as co-executive producer, and from True Entertainment, Glenda Hersh, Steven Weinstock, David Stefanou, Colleen Sands and Noah Samton. Rob Sharenow, Gena McCarthy and David Hillman exec produce for Lifetime.

In other A+E Networks news, A&E will air The Marriage Test, a 90-minute special from executive producers Jay McGraw and Dr. Phil McGraw (otherwise known as TV’s Dr. Phil), on Saturday, September 21. The special will put four couples in troubled relationships under the same roof for seven days of in-depth counseling.

The special is produced by Ghost Mountain Productions and Bienstock Young Media.  Executive producers are Jay McGraw, Carla Pennington, Phil McGraw, Eugene Young and Jay Bienstock.  Executive producer for A&E is Drew Tappon.

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