Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Garcelle Beauvais to host 'Window Warriors'

Garcelle Beauvais will host
window-design competition
Window Warriors on GSN.
GSN just announced via press release that actress Garcelle Beauvais (best known as Francesca "Fancy" Monroe on The Jamie Foxx Show and also on ABC's NYPD Blue) will host Window Warriors, which is set to premiere this November on GSN. Window Warriors is expected to be 6-hour long episodes and have a format similar to Skin Wars with window designing/decoration and a $100,000 winner at the end of the season.

Beauvais currently hosts Hollywood Today Live (in syndication).

Michael Levitt is in the production team behind Window Warriors. Levitt has also done Skin Wars and Skin Wars: Fresh Paint for GSN.

Press release from GSN:

New Skill-Based Competition Series Combines Art and Commerce As The Top Retail Window Designers Compete for $100,000
July 19, 2016, SANTA MONICA, Calif. — GSN, the leader in game shows and competitive entertainment, has added actress Garcelle Beauvais (“Hollywood Today Live,” “Spider-Man: Homecoming”) as host of their new skill-based competition seriesWINDOW WARRIORS.
WINDOW WARRIORS lifts the curtain on the intensely competitive and theatrical world of visual merchandising.  This new series brings the worlds of art and commerce together as the country’s most talented window designers are challenged to conceive jaw-dropping displays each week. From the festive, to the luxurious, to the latest advances in digital effects and sound technology, these artists will push their creativity to the limits in the hopes of winning a $100,000 grand prize, in addition to a feature in a retail design magazine, a one-year contract to design displays for a premiere mall developer, and a career-changing opportunity to design a holiday display at a major department store.
Currently serving as host of the syndicated daytime talk show “Hollywood Today Live,” Beauvais is well known to TV viewers for her roles in “Franklin & Bash,” “NYPD Blue” and “The Jamie Foxx Show.”  She has also appeared in feature films including “White House Down” and “Flight,” among others and will be featured in the upcoming “Spider-Man: Homecoming.”  Beauvais also brings experience from the fashion world to her hosting duties, having started her career as a fashion model with Ford Models, appearing in print ads for Avon, Mary Kay, and Clairol, and walking the catwalk for Calvin Klein, Isaac Mizrahi, and more.
WINDOW WARRIORS comes from Michael Levitt Productions, the team behind GSN’s most-watched original series ever, SKIN WARS. Executive producers include Michael Levitt (“Skin Wars,” “Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List,” “Billboard Music Awards”), Jill Goularte and Liz Cook.

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