ACCESS EXCLUSIVE: Lindsay Lohan Guest Judges 'Project Runway' Season Six Premiere

Lindsay Lohan at the Charlotte Ronson Spring 2009 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Lindsay Lohan at the Charlotte Ronson Spring 2009 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

J.Lo might have been forced to skip “Project Runway’s” season five finale on Bravo due to a foot injury, but the hit reality design show will return in 2009 on Lifetime with Lindsay Lohan sitting in the guest judge’s chair for the season premiere.

Access Hollywood has learned that the actress will help the judges decide whose fashion is fiercest for the show’s first episode on its new network.

The 22-year-old actress, who has been in New York City recently shooting episodes of “Ugly Betty,” filmed the premiere episode on Thursday.

A source told Access the tentative premiere date for “Runway” on Lifetime is January 20, 2009, while the season five finale airs October 15 on Bravo.

In taking her seat in the judge’s chair, Lindsay joins a long line of A-list stars who have lent their fashion sense to the show, including Victoria Beckham, Natalie Portman and Sarah Jessica Parker.

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