Brandon Maxwell

Longview native Brandon Maxwell speaks during Longview Regional Medical Center's annual Stars Over Longview luncheon, on Jan. 9, 2020, in Longview. 

When the 2019 season of “Project Runway” opened on Bravo TV, Longview native Brandon Maxwell was a judge.

The competition features promising fashion designers being put through challenges and having their creations critiqued. The designer judged to be least successful is eliminated.

One of the episodes of "Project Runway" aired on this date in 2019.

Maxwell earned his place as a judge by being an award-winning designer of women’s clothing and a stylist for pop icon Lady GaGa.

 In the Spotlight

-- 2019: Jacksonville native Margo Martindale is seen on TV’s “Celebrity Page.”

-- 2019: Terrell native Jamie Foxx and his daughter, Corinne, are guests on “Live! With Kelly.”

-- 2017: Journalist Bill Moyers, who grew up in Marshall, is a guest on the “Tavis Smiley” talk show.

-- 2017: Jacksonville native Margo Martindale has a guest role on “The Americans.”

-- 2015: “I’m Still Here” by Mesquite native Craig Wayne Boyd hits No. 35 on the Billboard Country Digital Song Sales chart.

-- 2014: Joe Nichols, of Tyler, is a guest on “The Queen Latifah Show.”

-- 2006: At the Academy of Country Music Awards:

  • Lee Ann Womack is a nominee for Top Female Vocalist, Album of the Year (“There’s More Where that Came From”) and Video of the Year (“I May Hate Myself in the Morning”) 
  • Lindale native Miranda Lambert is a nominee for Top New Female Vocalist.

-- 1996: “She’s Just Killing Me” by ZZ Top, with Frankston native Frank Beard on drums, peaks at No. 12 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart. 

--1994: Nacogdoches native Tony Frank appears in the TV movie “The Substitute Wife” starring Farrah Fawcett.

-- 1981: Wood County native Ray Price’s “Getting Over You Again” peaks at No. 28 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. 

-- 1978:  Gilmer native Johnny Mathis is a guest on “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.” 

-- 1975: Anjanette Comer, a native of Navarro County, stars with Tony Curtis in “Lepke.”

-- 1964: Wood County native Ray Price’s “Burning Memories” peaks at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. 

-- 1964: “The Girl’s Alright With Me” by The Temptations, featuring Texarkana native Otis Williams, peaks at No. 39 on the Billboard R&B singles chart.

-- 1962: Honey Grove native Bill Erwin has a role in “Terror at Black Falls.”

-- 1953: Panola County native Jim Reeves’ “Mexican Joe” hits No. 1 on the Billboard best selling folk records chart.

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