TLC's makeover madness

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With its redecorating show, Trading Spaces, a hit, The Learning Channel is prepping to make over wardrobes and careers.

On What Not to Wear, TLC will give a fashion "victim" $5,000 for a new look. A search is currently on for the show's host, likely in earnest
since production begins this month.

In Faking It, a person (say a fast-food cook) secretly assumes another
related job (top chef at a five-star restaurant, for example) and tries to pull
off the charade.

TLC imported the formats from Britain. They debut in the first