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America's Next Top Model Returns with a Two-Hour Premiere and 14 New Ladies on Wednesday, September 3
The CW details the cycle 11 finalists for "America's Next Top Model."

[via press release from The CW]



August 12, 2008 (Burbank, California) - The CW's hit series AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL returns for cycle 11 with 14 finalists from across the country fighting to make their dreams of becoming a top model a reality on Wednesday, September 3 (8:00-10:00 p.m. ET).


Name: ANALEIGH Age: 19 Hometown: Sacramento, CA (currently Los Angeles, California) Occupation: Student

Name: BRITTANY Age: 19 Hometown: Henderson, Nevada Occupation: Customer Service

Name: CLARK Age: 19 Hometown: Pawleys Island, South Carolina (currently Columbia, South Carolina) Occupation: Student

Name: ELINA Age: 19 Hometown: Berdichieve, Ukraine (currently Seattle, Washington) Occupation: Currently unemployed

Name: HANNAH Age: 19 Hometown: Fairbanks, Alaska Occupation: Student

Name: ISIS Age: 22 Hometown: Prince George's County, Maryland (currently New York, New York) Occupation: Program Assistant at a non profit organization.

Name:JOSLYN Age: 23 Hometown: Lucky, Louisiana (currently Shreveport, Louisiana) Occupation: Student

Name: LAUREN BRIE Age: 20 Hometown: Charlottesville, Virginia (currently Radford, Virginia) Occupation: Student

Name: MARJORIE Age: 19Hometown: Marseilles, France (currently San Francisco, California)Occupation: Student

Name: McKEY Age: 19 Hometown: Lake Forest, Illinois Occupation: Student

Name: NIKEYSHA Age: 19 Hometown: Bronx, New York Occupation: Student

Name: SAMANTHA Age: 18 Hometown: Woodland Hills, California Occupation: Student Athlete

Name: SHARAUN Age: 18 Hometown: Chicago, Illinois Occupation: Student

Name: SHEENA Age: 21 Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaii (currently Harlem, New York) Occupation: Hostess/Go-Go Dancer

During this cycle, the 14 participants live together and ferociously vie for the grand prize, competing in a highly accelerated modeling boot camp. The participants' abilities are tested each week as they strive to master the runway and fashion photo shoots, perfect publicity skills and learn the business aspects of becoming a supermodel, all under 24-hour-a-day surveillance of the AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL cameras. Throughout the series, supermodel Tyra Banks, art director of photo shoots Jay Manuel, and runway guru J. Alexander mentor the participants.

Banks leads the panel of AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL judges, comprised of leading fashion industry experts. The panel consists of supermodel Paulina Porizkova, along with photographer Nigel Barker and runway expert J. Alexander, who closely evaluate the progress of the models to narrow the field each week. In addition, special guest judges appear to critique the participants within his or her area of expertise.

The winner of The CW's AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL will be managed by Elite Model Management. She also receives a $100,000 contract with cosmetics giant CoverGirl. Finally, the winner will appear on the cover and six-page fashion spread in Seventeen magazine.

AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL is produced by 10 by 10 Entertainment, in association with Bankable Productions. Tyra Banks is the creator and executive producer along with Ken Mok ("Making the Band") and Daniel Soiseth ("Hell's Kitchen").

  [august 2008]  


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