or


[10/29/04 - 12:00 AM]
Kelle Eliminated from UPN's 'America's Next Top Model'

[via press release from UPN]

KELLE ELIMINATED FROM UPN'S "AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL"

New York native Kelle, who runs her own online art gallery, has been eliminated from the third cycle of UPN's dramality series AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL, reducing the pool of girls competing for the grand prize from nine to eight.

Last night�s episode focused on body image, physical fitness and the social pressures that the girls have been dealing with in order to �fit in� as a model. The ladies received a visit from Tyra, along with plus-size model Kate Dillon and nutritionist Joy Bauer to discuss healthy eating habits.

Next, the girls received a tough lesson in physical fitness when Captain Leif Wade led them through a military obstacle course. After completing the course, Captain Wade gave them their next challenge, which was a race up fourteen flights of stairs to the roof of the building. Upon reaching the top of the stairs, they were surprised with an impromptu photo shoot. The model with the best time up the stairs was Yaya, who picked Toccara to enjoy an evening of spa treatments with her. The other ladies were forced to walk home while Kelle acted as tour guide by pointing out the sights as they trekked back to the loft.

The next day, the girls participated in an edgy photo shoot for YJ Stinger Energy Drink. Photographer Sasha Plaeging shot images of the models in mid-air as they posed by jumping on a trampoline. Kelle annoyed Jay Manuel by asking for more constructive criticism during the shoot, and Jay explained that he could not baby her through every single shot. �I�m tired of talking about Kelle, tired of talking to Kelle, tired of seeing Kelle cry,� Jay commented. In the end, Kelle had another roll of disappointing photos to be presented to the panel.

During the next evening's elimination ceremony, the girls were not only judged by their YJ Stinger photographs, but also by the spur-of-the-moment photographs taken after their stair race. Focusing on Kelle�s face in the photographs, the judges were frustrated with the fact that she has had the same facial expression in every photo shoot. As the judges debated over who should stay and who should go, Janice Dickinson commented that Kelle should return to her old art gallery job and sell art for the rest of her life. Finally, Kelle was eliminated from the competition.

This season, Tyra Banks once again leads the panel that will narrow the field of girls each week as they take them into a high-pressure, high-stakes series of competitions that will determine the series winner. The world's first supermodel Janice Dickinson, renowned photographer Nigel Barker and Nol� Marin, an acclaimed fashion editor and stylist, also serve as judges. This week the judging panel welcomed plus-size model Kate Dillon.

The third installment of UPN's hit dramality series AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL follows 14 young women as they attempt to prove they have what it takes to make it in the high-stress, high-stakes world of modeling. Banks, who created the show, also serves as executive producer along with Ken Mok ("Making the Band"). Anthony Dominici ("The Amazing Race") serves as co-executive producer.

The winner of UPN's AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL will have the opportunity to be managed by Ford Models. She will also receive a $100,000 contract with cosmetics giant Cover Girl. Finally, the winner will appear in a fashion spread in Elle magazine.

AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL airs Wednesday, (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on UPN. For more information about AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL, log on to www.upn.com.





  [october 2004]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· AMAZING RACE, THE (CBS)
· AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL (VH1)
· MAKING THE BAND (MTV)





[12/06/16 - 03:13 PM]
#DCWeek Gives The CW Its Most Watched Week in Six Years
The CW spins the numbers for the week of November 28-December 4.

[12/06/16 - 01:04 PM]
FOX Sports Scores with College Football Conference Championship Weekend
FOX Sports spins the numbers for the week of November 28-December 4.

[12/06/16 - 12:35 PM]
TBS & TNT Get Into the Holiday Spirit with "SURPRISE! Instant Xmas Carol" and 20th Annual 24 Hours of "A Christmas Story"
The all-new music special puts a unique twist on the caroling tradition.

[12/06/16 - 11:12 AM]
Dodge Those Holiday Blues When Esquire Network Delivers the "Better-Than-a-Sweater" Marathon
The marathon features fan favorite full seasons, including critically acclaimed scripted series "Spotless" and "Beowulf."

[12/06/16 - 10:55 AM]
Hallmark Channel's "Countdown to Christmas" Leads Cable Ratings for Sixth Consecutive Weekend
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of November 28-December 4.

[12/06/16 - 10:46 AM]
"The Leftovers" Third and Final Season Debuts April 2017
The Peabody Award(R)-winning drama series focuses on the ways ordinary people react to inexplicable events, following the lives that were forever changed when 140 million people inexplicably vanished from the face of the earth.

[12/06/16 - 09:57 AM]
Video: CBS Unveils First-Look Trailer for "Hunted"
The new competition series premieres immediately following the AFC Championship Game on Sunday, January 22.

[12/06/16 - 09:40 AM]
Travel Channel Greenlights Production on "Booze Traveler: Best Bars" with Jack Maxwell
The series will follow cocktail connoisseur Jack Maxwell on a new, fun-filled mission to find the best bars and drinks in the United States for any and every occasion.

[12/06/16 - 09:21 AM]
Video: Look Away! As Netflix Reveals Second Trailer for Lemony Snicket's "A Series of Unfortunate Events"
Based on the internationally best-selling series of books, the series chronicles the turbulent lives of Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire after their parents' untimely death in a fire.

[12/06/16 - 09:17 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos with "The Voice"
CBS takes a close second among adults 18-49, powered by "The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show."

[12/06/16 - 08:42 AM]
Investigation Discovery Earns Strong Double Digit Growth in November
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for the month of November.

[12/06/16 - 08:41 AM]
Bask in the Summer Heat with Bravo Media's New Series "Summer House" Premiering Monday, January 16 at 10PM ET/PT
"Summer House" brings together a group of nine friends who work hard during the week, but on the weekends between Memorial Day and Labor Day, they share a summer house to let loose in a big way that speaks to their exclusive, high-end lifestyle.

[12/06/16 - 08:11 AM]
Ring in the New Year with Marathons of Award-Winning Series "Breaking Bad" and "The Walking Dead" on AMC
Also look for binge opportunities from "Humans" and "Into the Badlands."

[12/05/16 - 06:18 PM]
Jimmy Kimmel Talks Oscars(R) Host Gig on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"
"Mike [De Luca] and Jennifer [Todd] have an excellent plan and their enthusiasm is infectious," said Kimmel. "I am honored to have been chosen to host the 89th and final Oscars."

[12/05/16 - 05:29 PM]
For the First Time, "This Is Us" Beats "Empire" in L+3 18-49 Ratings for the Primetime Week
NBC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 29 and Wednesday, November 30.