or


[01/28/09 - 10:00 AM]
America's Next Top Model Returns with an All-New Cycle and 13 New Hopefuls on Wednesday, February 25 on the Cw
Plus: details are released on the 13 latest participants.

[via press release from The CW]

"AMERICA�S NEXT TOP MODEL" RETURNS WITH AN ALL-NEW CYCLE AND 13 NEW HOPEFULS ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25 ON THE CW

January 28, 2009 (Burbank, California) � The CW�s hit series AMERICA�S NEXT TOP MODEL returns for cycle 12 with 13 finalists from across the country fighting to make their dreams of becoming a top model a reality on Wednesday, February 25 (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) with encore performances on Fridays (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET).

"AMERICA�S NEXT TOP MODEL" CYCLE 12 PARTICIPANTS:

Name: ALLISON

Age: 20

Hometown: New Orleans, Louisiana

Occupation: Artist

Name: AMINAT

Age: 21

Hometown: Union, New Jersey

Occupation: Student

Name: CELIA

Age: 25

Hometown: Cynthiana, Kentucky

Occupation: Designer Fashion Sales

Name: FO

Age: 19

Hometown: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Occupation: Student

Name: ISABELLA

Age: 19

Hometown: Barboursville, Virginia

Occupation: Aspiring Model

Name: JESSICA

Age: 18

Hometown: Bradenton, Florida

Occupation: Student

Name: KORTNIE

Age: 24

Hometown: Houston, Texas

Occupation: Non-Profit Organizer

Name: LONDON

Age: 18

Hometown: Arlington, Texas

Occupation: Student

Name: NATALIE

Age: 19

Hometown: Palos Verdes, California

Occupation: Student

Name: NIJAH

Age: 18

Hometown: Rancho Cucamonga, California

Occupation: Aspiring Model

Name: SANDRA

Age: 19

Hometown: Rockville, Maryland

Occupation: Student

Name: TAHLIA

Age: 18

Hometown: Phoenix, Arizona

Occupation: Student

Name: TEYONA

Age: 20

Hometown: Woodstown, New Jersey

Occupation: Loss Prevention Representative

During this cycle, the 13 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").





  [january 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL (VH1)
· HELL'S KITCHEN (FOX)
· MAKING THE BAND (MTV)





[01/23/17 - 10:02 AM]
Season Two of OWN's Popular Drama Series "Greenleaf" Premieres Wednesday, March 15
The first eight episodes of the new season will debut on Wednesday, March 15 with the remaining eight due this summer.

[01/23/17 - 10:02 AM]
Freeform's February Funday Event Airs February 18 - 19
Freeform's Funday weekend features a horde of heroes from beloved Disney movies, including the premiere of Disney's "Big Hero 6."

[01/23/17 - 10:01 AM]
Freeform's Valentine's Day Weekend Programming Event Airs February 11 - 12
Highlights include the premiere of "What's Your Number?" and a special edition airing of "The Notebook."

[01/23/17 - 10:00 AM]
Jenny Ramirez Joins Turner as Vice President of Unscripted Programming for TBS & TNT
Ramirez joins TBS & TNT from Irwin Entertainment, where she served as both senior vice president of development and co-executive producer for the company's robust slate of NBC specials.

[01/23/17 - 09:54 AM]
"Teachers" Reaches Series Highs and Has Its Most-Watched Episode Ever
TV Land further spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 17.

[01/23/17 - 09:51 AM]
Video: Two New Promos for "FEUD: Bette and Joan," FX's New Anthology Series from Ryan Murphy
Catch the series premiere Sunday, March 5 on the cable channel.

[01/23/17 - 09:36 AM]
HGTV Renews "Desert Flippers" for a Second Season
The 10-episode season is set to premiere in June 2017.

[01/23/17 - 09:01 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Returns in February with Back-to-Back Shows
On February 11, Alec Baldwin will return for his record-breaking 17th time as host.

[01/23/17 - 08:39 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: AFC Championship Sparks Big Numbers for CBS
The Eye easily wins the night in all categories.

[01/23/17 - 08:21 AM]
Groundhog Day and Punxsutawney Phil Come to Animal Planet on February 2
"As Groundhog Day is the only national holiday dedicated to an animal, we at Animal Planet are proud to give Punxsutawney Phil and the Inner Circle a television home," said Patrice Andrews.

[01/23/17 - 07:23 AM]
Investigation Discovery Renews Hit Forensic Series "The Coroner: I Speak for the Dead" for a Second Season Featuring Graham Hetrick
Season two is slated to premiere in summer 2017 with 10 episodes each featuring one compelling homicide case pulled directly from Hetrick's personal files.

[01/23/17 - 06:49 AM]
NBC News Celebrates Tom Brokaw's 50th Anniversary at the Network with All-Star Primetime Special
The two-hour special features his most memorable highlights and famous interviews from the start of his career reporting on Ronald Reagan's first run for office to his most recent coverage of the 2016 presidential election.

[01/22/17 - 08:27 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Tips Off ABC Victory in Demos
The Alphabet leads the night in adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[01/22/17 - 08:24 AM]
"NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC": Season Two Debut Is Highest-Rated Non-Christmas NBA Game of the Season Across ABC and ESPN
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, January 21.

[01/22/17 - 08:17 AM]
"Saturday Night Live," with Host Aziz Ansari and Musical Guest Big Sean, Scores the Show's Top Overnights Since Nov. 12
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 21.