AS THE COMPETITION COMES TO A CLIMATIC FINISH,
THE THREE FINALISTS FIGHT TO WIN, BUT ONLY ONE WILL TRIUMPH,
ON A REBROADCAST OF THE FIFTH-CYCLE FINALE OF �AMERICA�S NEXT TOP MODEL,� TUESDAY, FEB. 28 ON UPN
Special Guests Include Past TOP MODEL Winners Eva Pigford and Naima Mora, Photographer Gilles Bensimon, Director Sara Dunlop, Photographer Kate Martin, Designers Vanya Strok and Nargess Gharani,
Who Also Serve as Guest Judges at the First Elimination
"The Girl on the Cover" � With only three models remaining, the girls are first challenged to shoot a CoverGirl commercial and a national print ad, and after one competitor is eliminated, legendary photographer Gilles Bensimon shoots each of the final two girls with Tyra Banks for the February 2006 cover of ELLEgirl magazine, on a rebroadcast of the finale of the fifth cycle of AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL, Tuesday, Feb. 28 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on UPN. Special guests include past TOP MODEL winners Eva Pigford and Naima Mora, photographer Gilles Bensimon, director Sara Dunlop, photographer Kate Martin, and designers Vanya Strok and Nargess Gharani, who serve as guest judges at the first elimination. (Originally broadcast 12/7/05)
Then, the final two models strut their stuff in one last fashion show for London designers Vanya Strok and Nargess Gharani, and one of the competitors is named AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL.
Ashley, Boutique Buyer; age 22 of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Bre, Student; age 19 of Harlem, N.Y.
Cassandra, Student; age 19 of Houston
Coryn, Retail Clerk; age 19 of Minneapolis
Diane, Criminal Defense Investigator; age 23 of Orlando, Fla.
Ebony, Student; age 18 of Sylmar, Calif.
Jayla, Delivery Driver; age 20 of Tucson, Ariz.
Kim, Student; age 21 of New York City
Kyle, Dairy Queen Manager; age 19 of Dexter, Mich.
Lisa, Assistant Wardrobe Stylist; age 24 of Los Angeles
Nicole, Student; age 19 of Grand Forks, N.D.
Nik, Office Coordinator; age 21 of Atlanta
Sarah, Fragrance Counter Representative; age 18 of Boonville, Mo.
The winner of UPN's AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL will have the opportunity to be managed by Ford Models. She will also receive a $100,000 contract with cosmetics giant CoverGirl. Finally, the winner will appear in a fashion spread in Elle magazine and appear with Tyra Banks on the cover of ELLEgirl magazine.