The Arrangement (2010 TV series)

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The Arrangement
Black square with the words "The Arrangement" in white lettering with floral patterns coming out of the first letter of "the" and last letter of "arrangement"
Title card
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes8
Production
Running time45 min.
Release
Original networkLogo
Original releaseOctober 4 – December 1, 2010
External links
Website

The Arrangement is an American competitive reality television series featuring ten floral arrangers. The contestants face challenges in each episode to win the title of "America's Best Floral Designer" and win a prize package of a Smart Fortwo Passion Coupe and $25,000. The series began airing on Logo on October 4, 2010. Gigi Levangie Grazer and celebrity floral arranger Eric Buterbaugh host and serve as judges.[1][2]

In each episode the designers face a "Seedling Challenge" followed by a "Weedout Challenge". The bottom designers face a final head-to-head challenge after which a designer is eliminated.[3]

Contestants[edit]

Contestant progress[edit]

Place Designer
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
1 Tenley WIN IN IN IN HIGH WIN BOTTOM 2 WINNER
2 Guillermo IN WIN IN HIGH IN HIGH WIN RUNNER-UP
3 Derek BOTTOM 2 IN WIN IN IN IN IN OUT
4 Tara WIN IN HIGH WIN BOTTOM 2 BOTTOM 2 OUT
5 Anil IN HIGH IN BOTTOM 2 WIN OUT
6 Eddie WIN IN BOTTOM 2 IN OUT
7 Jenny WIN BOTTOM 2 IN OUT
8 Russ IN IN OUT
9 Gloria WIN OUT
10 Bonnie OUT
     (WINNER) The designer won the competition.
     (RUNNER-UP) The designer received second place.
     (WIN) The designer or design team was the winner of the episode's Weedout Challenge.
     (HIGH) The designer was considered for the win/performed well in the episode's Weedout Challenge.
     (IN) The designer advanced to the next challenge.
     (BOTTOM 2) The designer was up for elimination.
     (OUT) The designer was eliminated from the competition.

Episodes[edit]

Episode 1[edit]

original airdate October 4, 2010

  • Seedling Challenge: In teams of two, create arrangements on nude sushi models.
  • Seedling Challenge winners: Guillermo and Jenny
  • Weedout Challenge: In teams of five led by Guillermo and Jenny, decorate two human figures entirely with natural materials to capture the Americana at Brand experience.
  • Weedout Challenge winners: Jenny's team
  • Up for Elimination: Bonnie, Derek
  • Eliminated: Bonnie

Episode 2[edit]

original airdate October 11, 2010

  • Seedling Challenge: Create a bouquet that "packs a punch" and decorate a superhero mask.
  • Seedling Challenge winner: Eddie
  • Weedout Challenge: Design a "horrifically beautiful" arrangement suitable for the Jigsaw Killer from the Saw franchise.
  • Weedout Challenge winner: Guillermo
  • Up for Elimination: Gloria, Jenny
  • Eliminated: Gloria

Episode 3[edit]

original airdate October 18, 2010

  • Seedling Challenge: Take unattractive bouquets and remake them into new ones for humorous special occasions.
  • Seedling Challenge winner: Anil
  • Weedout Challenge: Create eco-friendly arrangements out of recycled flowers and organic produce for a "green carpet" event. With 30 minutes left contestants were tasked to create a second arrangement out of fresh flowers and plants and select one to be judged.
  • Weedout Challenge winner: Derek
  • Up for Elimination: Eddie, Russ
  • Eliminated: Russ

Episode 4[edit]

original airdate October 25, 2010

  • Seedling Challenge: Make flowers out of fabric.
  • Seedling Challenge winner: Eddie
  • Weedout Challenge: Each designer is assigned a couture dress designed by Nick Verreos for which to design a floral headpiece. They each also design a headpiece for the same cocktail dress.
  • Weedout Challenge winner: Tara
  • Up for Elimination: Anil, Jenny
  • Eliminated: Jenny

Episode 5[edit]

original airdate November 1, 2010

  • Seedling Challenge: Create an underwater arrangement.
  • Seedling Challenge winner: Derek
  • Weedout Challenge: Design a casket display for the funeral of Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth. With 30 minutes left designers are instructed to make a stand-up display from silk flowers.
  • Weedout Challenge winner: Anil
  • Up for Elimination: Eddie, Tara
  • Eliminated: Eddie

Episode 6[edit]

original airdate November 10, 2010

  • Seedling Challenge: Design an arrangement around a woman's shoe.
  • Seedling Challenge winner: Anil
  • Weedout Challenge: Style a photoshoot celebrating flowers on television. Models for the shoots are the professors from RuPaul's Drag U.
  • Weedout Challenge winner: Tenley
  • Up for Elimination: Anil, Tara
  • Eliminated: Anil

Episode 7[edit]

original airdate November 17, 2010

  • Seedling Challenge: Create an arrangement inspired by the personal body art of a professional tattooist.
  • Seedling Challenge winner: Derek
  • Weedout Challenge: After consulting with brand manager Kym Gold, co-founder of True Religion, design a floral wrap for the panels of a Smart car that incorporates the designer's brand.
  • Weedout Challenge winner: Guillermo
  • Up for Elimination: Tara, Tenley
  • Eliminated: Tara

Episode 8[edit]

original airdate November 24, 2010

  • Seedling Challenge: Unique rose arrangement
  • Seedling Challenge winner: Derek
  • Weedout Challenge: Wedding floral arrangements, bouquet, dress and boutonniere.
  • Eliminated: Derek
  • Final two: Guillermo, Tenley
  • Winner: Tenley

References[edit]

  1. ^ Keeps, David (1 October 2010). "Desperately seeking America's next top floral designer? It's 'The Arrangement' on (surprise!) Logo". LA Times. Retrieved 22 October 2018.
  2. ^ Stevenson, Alexander (4 October 2018). "Review: "The Arrangement" Tries Hard to Make Arranging Flowers Exciting (and Mostly Succeeds)". New Now Next. Retrieved 22 October 2018.
  3. ^ "The Arrangement Traverse City floral designer competes on TV series". The Northern Express. 10 October 2010. Retrieved 22 October 2018.

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