AN ALL-STAR CAST OF FAN FAVORITES AND OUTRAGEOUS PERSONALITIES FROM PAST CYCLES RETURN TO COMPETE IN AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL CYCLE 17 ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14TH
Prize Package Includes A Spread In Vogue Italia, A Contract With Covergirl, An Express Fashion Campaign And Guest Correspondent Opportunity On Hit Entertainment Newsmagazine Extra.
Guest Judges Include Nicki Minaj, Kathy Griffin, LaToya Jackson, Ashlee Simpson, Tyson Beckford, Kristin Cavallari, Game, Coco Rocha, Anthony Zuiker And Nikos Papadopoulos.
August 4, 2011 (Beverly Hills, Calif.) It's a "super-smized" edition of AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL this fall, as Cycle 17 returns with its first-ever All-Star cast, featuring fan favorites and outrageous personalities from different cycles as they square off and compete for the grand prize. AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL, hosted by Tyra Banks, premieres Wednesday, September 14 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) on The CW.
This cycle will feature a variety of women who will go head to head asd as they vie for attention and the grand prize. The women of the all-star cast include: Shannon Stewart (Cycle 1), Camille McDonald (Cycle 2), Brittany Brower (Cycle 4), Lisa D' Amato (Cycle 5), Bre Scullark (Cycle 5), Bianca Golden (Cycle 9), Dominique Reighard (Cycle 10), Isis King (Cycle 11), Sheena Sakai (Cycle 11), Allison Harvard (Cycle 12), Laura Kirkpatrick (Cycle 13), Angelea Preston (Cycle 14), Kayla Ferrel (Cycle 15) and Alexandria Everett (Cycle 16).
Lending their expertise as guest judges this cycle are rap sensation Nicki Minaj; comedienne Kathy Griffin; pop star and author LaToya Jackson; actress and singer Ashlee Simpson; model and actor Tyson Beckford; reality star Kristin Cavallari; rapper Game; model Coco Rocha; Anthony Zuiker, the creator and executive producer of CSI, and fashion photographer Nikos Papadopoulos.
The fourteen All-Stars return to prove that they can make it in the high-stress, high-stakes world of modeling as they strive to earn the prestigious title of America's Next Top Model that eluded them in the past. They will compete for a career-launching prize package: a campaign with the Express fashion brand; a chance to be a guest correspondent on the hit news magazine Extra, a fashion spread in Vogue Italia; and a $100,000 contract with CoverGirl cosmetics.
Banks leads the panel of judges, comprised again of influential fashion editor Andre Leon Talley and photographer Nigel Barker. Jay Manuel serves as creative director while Miss J. Alexander returns as the runway trainer.
Only One Cycle of Top Model a Year?!?
The CW's president, Mark Pedowitz, also just told TV critics that its mid-season reality series Remodeled, which is about small modeling agencies joining together, will be used to give Top Model a rest, which apparently means there will just be on cycle of the series this year.
OMG, SO excited about LaToya and Kathy Griffin as guest judges!!! This cycle is going to be SO FIERCE! But this is me if they only do one cycle a year: