[12/12/07 - 11:55 AM]
Bravo Unveils the 24 Finalists for "Make Me a Supermodel"
The series, hosted by supermodels Niki Taylor and Tyson Beckford, is scheduled to premiere Thursday, January 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[via press release from Bravo]



Bravo Partners With New York Model Management To Offer Modeling Contract To Series' Winner

Series To Premiere On Thursday, January 10 At 10 PM ET/PT

NEW YORK � December 12, 2007 � Today, Bravo unveiled the top 24 beautiful and talented men and women who will compete for a spot on the new reality competition series "Make Me A Supermodel." In a casting special, airing on Wednesday, January 2 at 11 PM ET/PT, these 24 finalists will be whittled down to the final 14 models who will ultimately compete for $100,000. The winning model will also receive a modeling contract with New York Model Management, a professional modeling agency committed to promoting top talent and exciting new faces to the fashion industry with a roster of models that includes Elle Macpherson, Sarah O'Hare Murdoch, Omahyra, Travis and Mathias. Based on the successful UK series, "Make Me A Supermodel" is hosted by supermodels Niki Taylor and Tyson Beckford and is scheduled to premiere on Bravo on Thursday, January 10, 2008 at 10 PM ET/PT.

To meet the cast of "Make Me A Supermodel," visit www.BravoTV.com. Photography and bios are available at www.nbcumv.com. Following are the 24 finalists for the series (bios attached below):

- Angelica � 18, Arlington Heights, Ill.
- Aryn � 20, Lownesboro, Ala.
- Ashlie � 20, Lexington, Ky.
- Ben � 22, Nashville, Tenn.
- Brandon � 24, Dowagiac, Mich.
- Casey � 19, Atlanta, Ga.
- Dominic � 25, Orange County, Calif.
- Frankie� 20, Miami, Fla.
- Holly � 21, Coeburn, Va.
- Igor � 21, Chicago, Ill.
- Jacki � 21, Cleveland, Ohio
- Jay � 22, Roswell, Ga.
- Jathniel � 23, Tampa, Fla.
- Josiah � 23, Fort Smith, Ark.
- Karol � 20, Chicago, Ill.
- Kate � 18, New York, N.Y.
- Katy � 21, Auburn, Ala.
- Lee - 19, Orlando, Fla.
- Perry � 22, Los Angeles, Calif.
- Ronnie � 24, Chicago, Ill.
- Sarah � 20, Miami, Fla.
- Shannon � 22, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
- Stephanie � 21, Plano, Texas
- Steph � 18, Clinton, Wis.

The "Make Me A Supermodel" casting special follows the series' open calls in five cities � Dallas, Chicago, Miami, Los Angeles and New York, where models from around the country auditioned for the chance to be on the show. The top 35 applicants were then brought to New York to meet with the series' hosts and representatives from New York Model Management. The models then completed a series of challenges � testing their runway walk, posing in a bathing suit and posing for photos with a partner. Ultimately, Beckford, Taylor and New York Model Management eliminated 11 contestants, narrowing the field from 35 to the top 24 finalists. During the special, a second round of cuts was made and the models were pared down to the final 12 selected for a spot on the show. Meanwhile, three men and three women were placed online on www.BravoTV.com, where viewers were able to choose the final two models that will compete in the series. The casting special includes the models' audition videos and Bravo's cameras follow the final 14 to their hometowns when they receive the good news that they were selected for the show.

As previously announced, during the run of the series, Bravo viewers will vote each week to determine who stays to walk the "Supermodel" catwalk again and who goes home. Over a 12-week period, 14 hopefuls will live together in a New York City loft and explore friendships, romance and naked ambition while undergoing a series of creative challenges designed to test their professional modeling potential. This series will explore what it takes to turn the exceptionally good-looking into the king or queen of the catwalk.

"Make Me A Supermodel" is produced by Tiger Aspect Productions, a division of IMG Media. Lisa Perrin, Andrew Zein and Jamie Munro are executive producers.

New York Model Management is a young, dynamic professional modeling agency committed to promoting top talent and exciting new faces to the fashion industry. Sister to L.A. Model Management, the most established and largest full-service agency on the West Coast, New York Model Management differs in its focus from most agencies as they search the globe for undiscovered talent, intent upon its goals to turn unknown models into international stars. Some of the top models represented by New York Models are Elle Macpherson, Sarah O'Hare Murdoch, Valeria Mazza, Brigitte Swidrak Rose, Omahyra, Travis, Will Lemay, Andrew Cooper Will Chalker and Mathias � ranked the number one male model in the industry. With agents and personal managers who are highly experienced, knowledgeable, and have keen eyes for the cutting edge in the world of fashion. New York Model Management's international staff brings a wealth of fashion savvy and experience to anticipate trends in fashion - and to help define the next look to embody that trend.

Bravo is a program service of NBC Universal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBC Universal one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. Bravo has been an NBC cable network since December 2002 and was the first television service dedicated to film and the performing arts when it launched in December 1980. For more information visit www.bravotv.com.

  [december 2007]  


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