“Fashion Police,” the fashion discuss present that lengthy served as a platform for the late comedian Joan Rivers’ well-known wit and biting commentary, is coming to an finish. Cable channel E! will convey the franchise to an in depth with a collection-finale particular subsequent month.
Launched in 1995, “Fashion Police” grew out of the purple-carpet protection that reinvigorated Rivers’ profession. Showing alongside her daughter Melissa Rivers, the comic introduced sharp humor and earnest enthusiasm to purple-carpet protection. “Trend Police” carried that strategy right into a panel-present format wherein Rivers and her co-hosts would interact in energetic, entertaining style-oriented discussions.
The present continued after Rivers’ demise in 2014, evolving from an everyday program to a collection of specials, with Melissa Rivers ultimately taking on her mom’s place as host. The latest particular aired in September, pegged to the Primetime Emmy Awards.
“What’s been constant by means of all of the years has been a love of style, and that began with Joan,” Gary Snegaroff, senior VP, unique manufacturing for Wilshire Studios, which produces “Trend Police,” informed Variety. “The one factor she liked greater than style was getting fun, so this mixed her two loves. She all the time felt that style was one thing to be mentioned, not to be taken too critically, and that’s the present we put collectively.”
“Trend Police: The Farewell” will debut on E! Nov. 27 at eight p.m. The particular will likely be hosted by Melissa Rivers and the present panelists, together with Giuliana Rancic, Brad Goreski, NeNe Leakes, and Margaret Cho. It'll additionally function highlights from Joan Rivers’ run on the present, in addition to clips from an unaired episode that includes Joan Rivers and her co-hosts paying tribute to ’80s style.
The finale will function signature segments from the collection equivalent to “Bitch Stole My Look,” “Guess Me From Behind,” and “Starlet or Streetwalker,” in addition to shock celeb visitors.
“We’re going to have a look again and rejoice a number of the present’s most memorable moments and hosts and gags, mentioned E! president Adam Stotsky. “It’s a chance to rejoice the franchise, rejoice Joan and the way a lot we miss her, and pull again the curtain and present followers some issues that they haven’t seen.”
The choice to convey the present to an finish was made in live performance with Melissa Rivers, who govt produces the present with Snegaroff and Lisa Bacon.
“I'm so proud to have been part of this present and am so proud that it’s a part of my mom’s legacy,” Melissa Rivers mentioned. “It actually modified, together with the purple carpets, awards-present programming and style.”
Watch a clip from the beforehand unaired ’80s-themed episode that includes Joan Rivers beneath: