Series producer The Weinstein Co. signed a five-year deal to switch networks; in return, Bravo owner NBC has filed a lawsuit against the Weinstein Co. However, in a statement, the Weinsteins thanked NBC and Bravo for helping the show get to where it is today.
"[But] having Lifetime's unique cable reach will ensure that the show will continue to grow and expand in the years to come. Lifetime is one of the strongest cable networks in the industry, with great leadership and a true commitment to original programming," The Weinstein Co. said.
"We are very excited for the many new opportunities that will now be provided to Project Runway and its fans and look forward to premiering the sixth season in November 2008."
The sixth season of Project Runway will premiere on Lifetime in November.