"THE VICTORIA'S SECRET FASHION SHOW" MODEL SEARCH ANNOUNCES THE TOP 10 FINALISTS WHO WILL COMPETE FOR THE CHANCE TO APPEAR ON THE FASHION SPECTACULAR, HOSTED BY HEIDI KLUM, TUESDAY, DEC. 1 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK
Online Public Voting Begins Nov. 9 To Determine The Next Runway Angel
Ten finalists have been selected to compete for the chance to walk the runway in THE VICTORIA'S SECRET FASHION SHOW, hosted by Heidi Klum, to be broadcast Tuesday, Dec. 1 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
For the first time ever, Victoria's Secret opened its legendary runway to the public by holding open casting events in New York City, Miami, Los Angeles and Chicago, where the country's most beautiful women competed for a chance to be the next Victoria's Secret Runway Angel.
A Victoria's Secret panel of experts narrowed the field to 10 finalists, who were flown to New York City to take part in "Angel Boot Camp," a series of challenges that give the contestants the chance to prove to the world that they have what it takes to be the next Runway Angel. Contestants need to show their photogenic qualities, prove their abilities as a spokesmodel, show off their red carpet star quality and radiate charisma while walking a runway in lingerie. Weekly webisodes from "Angel Boot Camp" are currently airing on VSAllAccess.com and CBS.com/victoria.
The Victoria's Secret model search finalists are:
� Alicia Hall, Las Vegas, Nev.
� Allison Turner, Cape Girardeau, Mo.
� Catharina Lee, Washington, D.C.
� Courtney O'Conner, Raleigh, N.C.
� Jamie Lee Darley, Carmel, Calif.
� Katelyn Fortes, Boston, Mass.
� Krystina Holbrook, El Dorado Hills, Calif.
� Kylie Bisutti, Simi Valley, Calif.
� Raven Ervin, Birmingham, Ala.
� Tika Ivezaj, Detroit, Mich.
Beginning Nov. 9 at 3:00 PM ET, the public will have the opportunity to vote for which contestant will advance and ultimately become the winner and walk in THE VICTORIA'S SECRET FASHION SHOW, which is broadcast annually on CBS and around the world in more than 90 countries.
CBS.com is the official online home of THE VICTORIA'S SECRET FASHION SHOW on CBS, where fans can find videos from the model search as well as photo galleries featuring backstage preparation for the famous show and bios of the world-renowned Victoria Secret models.
VSAllAccess.com is the exclusive destination for all things Victoria's Secret, featuring coverage of the world famous Supermodels, behind-the-scenes at photo shoots, star-studded store openings, special events and more.
THE VICTORIA'S SECRET FASHION SHOW returns to New York this year and will feature such Victoria's Secret Supermodels as Marisa Miller, Alessandra Ambrosio, Doutzen Kroes and Miranda Kerr in a holiday-infused lingerie runway show, which will also include musical performances, red carpet interviews, model profiles and a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the world's most celebrated fashion show.
THE VICTORIA'S SECRET FASHION SHOW is being produced by done and dusted, inc. Edward G. Razek, Monica Mitro, Ian Stewart and Hamish Hamilton are the executive producers. Hamish Hamilton is the director.