Season Premiere August 5, 2015
Wednesdays, (8:00--9:00pm ET) on The CW
Beginning October 2, original episodes will air Fridays (9:00-10:00pm ET)
"AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL" RETURNS
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5, FEATURING AN EXCITING NEW CYCLE OF GUYS AND GIRLS
Career-Launching Prize Package Will Include New Prize Partner Zappos Couture As Well As Nylon and Next Management
Cycle 22 of AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL, hosted by Tyra Banks, will premiere Wednesday, August 5 (8:00-9:00pm ET), featuring seven men and seven women, from regions all across the country, living together under one roof and battling it out to earn the prestigious title of AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL. This cycle, Tyra removed the height restriction, allowing more hopefuls to apply than ever before, in what will prove to be one of the fiercest competitions in series history.
The panel of judges will again include Banks, fashion public relations maven Kelly Cutrone, and beloved runway coach J. Alexander (a.k.a. "Miss J.") to determine who stays and who goes in the competition. Acclaimed photographer Yu Tsai also returns as a photo shoot creative consultant. This cycle will also feature special guests Jonathan and Drew Scott (“Property Brothers”) who designed the cast house this cycle, Supermodel Chrissy Teigen and world-renowned fashion editor Joe Zee. This is the third “Guys and Girls” edition of AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL, which debuted in 2003.
The model hopefuls will compete for a career-launching prize package that includes new luxury fashion partner Zappos Couture as well as Nylon and Next Management. The winner will receive prizes including: $100,000 from Zappos Couture as well as being the face of their national luxury brand re-launch in 2016, a fashion feature in Nylon, as well as being offered a modeling contract with Next Management.
Original episodes of TOP MODEL will air on Wednesdays until October 2, when original episodes will move to the Friday (9:00-10:00pm ET) timeslot.
AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL is produced by 10 by 10 Entertainment in association with The Tyra Banks Company. The executive producers are Ken Mok ("Making the Band"), Tyra Banks, Laura Fuest Silva and Dana Gabrion. The series was created by Tyra Banks and developed by Mok and Kenya Barris. Tyra Banks also hosts the series. Currently, "America’s Next Top Model" is under license in over 100 markets around the world and has 20 international versions in production. “America’s Next Top Model” and the "America’s Next Top Model" format are licensed internationally by CBS Studios International.
CREDITS FOR "AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL: GUYS AND GIRLS"
Day and time: Wednesdays (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET/PT)
Network debut: May 20, 2003
Format: The hit reality series gives real women and men an opportunity to prove that they can make it in the high-stress, high-stakes world of high fashion modeling. The series follows participants of various backgrounds, shapes and sizes, while they live together and compete in weekly tests.
Panel of Industry Judges: Tyra Banks
Photo Shoot Creative Consultant: Yu Tsai
Created by: Tyra Banks
Executive Producers: Ken Mok, Tyra Banks, Laura Fuest Silva and Dana Gabrion
Produced by: 10 by 10 Entertainment in association with The Tyra Banks Company
Media Contact: Mandy Ellis (818) 977-3719
"AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL: GUYS AND GIRLS"
CYCLE 22 PARTICIPANTS
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Hometown: Avon Lake, OH
Hometown: Wilmington, DE
Hometown: Houston, TX
Hometown: El Dorado, AR
Hometown: Silver Spring, MD
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Hometown: Kernersville, NC
Hometown: Springfield, VA
Hometown: Hollywood, FL
Hometown: Washington, DC
Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA
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