Jonathan Tisch Goes Inside New York's Famed Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week


FRIDAY, AUGUST 30, 2013 (9:30-10:00 p.m., EDT)

Aug 28, 2013, 16:00 ET from Walnut Hill Media

NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jonathan Tisch hosts a special television broadcast premiering on Bloomberg TV on Friday, August 30, 2013 at 9:30 p.m., EDTINSIDE MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK WITH JONATHAN TISCH is an all-access pass to New York's iconic Fashion Week.  The half-hour program includes a look at the preparations underway to launch this year's event as well as a look back at its evolution through the eyes of those who experienced it up close.

Designer Diane von Furstenberg, former CFDA Executive Director Fern Mallis, Saks President & CMO Ronald Frasch, stylist Robert Verdi, photographer Patrick McMullan and CEO, Ground Crew and Backstage Producer of Fashion Week Audrey Smaltz are among the many voices who share their colorful experiences -- from the runways to the parties, from the legendary designers to the economic boon.

"It's pretty impressive how we have turned this Fashion Week into something dynamic," says Diane von Furstenberg.

"It's a part of the culture. The buzz in New York is palpable and the energy inside the tent for a good show is like nothing you've ever experienced," says Fern Mallis.

"What other industry today gets as much attention? It's explosive because people love fashion," says Ronald Frasch, President and CMO, Saks Inc.

"From every major city, all these people descend on New York to see what the American fashion community has to say and they take that information and spread it around the world," says Robert Verdi.

From its early beginnings in Bryant Park to today's spectacular events at Lincoln Center, INSIDE MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK WITH JONATHAN TISCH tells the unique, New York fashion story. It airs August 30-September 1 and September 6-8 on Bloomberg Television worldwide. The show is produced by Walnut Hill Media in association with Matador Content and Moonshot Productions.

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