[02/07/05 - 12:00 AM]
UPN Unveils the 14 Finalists Who Will Vie to Become 'America's Next Top Model'

[via press release from UPN]

Editor's Note: Please substitute the previous release for this updated one.


The competition intensifies for the fourth cycle of UPN�s hit dramality AMERICA�S NEXT TOP MODEL as the 14 finalists struggle to make their dreams of becoming a top model a reality. The wannabes, who will face tougher challenges in all new episodes, were announced today in anticipation of the fourth cycle premiere on Wednesday, March 2 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on UPN.

AMERICA�S NEXT TOP MODEL participants are:

Name: Brandy
Occupation: Cosmetology Student
Age: 20
Hometown: Houston

Name: Brita
Occupation: Waitress
Age: 25
Hometown: La Ca�ada, Calif.

Name: Brittany Occupation: Elementary School Instructional Aide
Age: 22
Hometown: Tallahassee, Fla.

Name: Christina
Occupation: Fashion Marketing Student
Age: 24
Hometown: Tallahassee, Fla.

Name: Kahlen
Occupation: Restaurant Hostess
Age: 21
Hometown: Broken Arrow, Okla.

Name: Keenyah
Occupation: Student
Age: 19
Hometown: Compton, Calif.

Name: Lluvy
Occupation: Janitor
Age: 21
Hometown: Modesto, Calif.

Name: Michelle
Occupation: Wrestler
Age: 19
Hometown: Terre Haute, Ind.

Name: Naima
Occupation: Coffee Shop Waitress
Age: 20
Hometown: Detroit

Name: Noelle
Occupation: Realtor�s Assistant
Age: 20
Hometown: Reno, Nev.

Name: Rebecca
Occupation: Former Flight Attendant
Age: 22
Hometown: Minneapolis

Name: Sarah
Occupation: Waitress
Age: 22
Hometown: Baltimore

Name: Tatiana
Occupation: Waitress
Age: 18
Hometown: Maui, Hawaii

Name: Tiffany
Occupation: Mother
Age: 22
Hometown: Miami

During this cycle, the competition is even tougher as the 14 participants live together and vie for the grand prize competing in a highly accelerated modeling boot camp. The participants abilities are tested to master the runway, fashion photo shoots, perfect publicity skills and learn the business aspects of becoming a super-model, all under 24-hour-a-day surveillance of the AMERICA�S NEXT TOP MODEL cameras. Throughout the series, participants are mentored by supermodel Tyra Banks, art director of photography Jay Manuel and runway expert J. Alexander.

Banks leads the panel of AMERICA�S NEXT TOP MODEL judges, comprised of leading fashion industry experts that include the world�s first supermodel Janice Dickinson, photographer Nigel Barker and stylist Nol� Marin, who will conduct the regular evaluations to narrow the field from each week. In addition, special guest judges will appear to critique within his or her area of expertise.

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 CoverGirl. Finally, the winner will appear in a fashion spread in Elle 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 Anthony Dominici (�The Amazing Race�).

  [february 2005]  


[03/21/18 - 08:16 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Keeps NBC on Top
The Peacock leads the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/21/18 - 07:05 AM]
NBC Sports Group and IndyCar Partner on Comprehensive, Multi-Year Media Rights Agreement
The Indianapolis 500 and seven additional Verizon IndyCar Series races will be broadcast annually on NBC, with all remaining races televised on NBCSN.

[03/20/18 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 20
Updates include: Sinbad to play father to FOX's "Rel"; E! passes on drama pilot "#FashionVictim"; and Allison Williams is bound for Netflix's "A Series of Unfortunate Events."

[03/20/18 - 02:30 PM]
FOX Announces Summer Premiere Dates
New seasons of "Beat Shazam" and "Love Connection" will help kick things off on Tuesday, May 29.

[03/20/18 - 12:16 PM]
"Saints & Sinners" Returns Sunday, April 8 at 9:00 p.m. (ET) on Bounce
Look for new episodes premiering every Sunday night through the season finale on May 27.

[03/20/18 - 10:19 AM]
Video: Syfy Reveals "Nightflyers" Official First Look
The series follows eight maverick scientists and a powerful telepath who embark on an expedition to the edge of our solar system aboard The Nightflyer - a ship with a small tightknit crew and a reclusive captain - in the hope of making contact with alien life.

[03/20/18 - 09:56 AM]
Netflix's First Global Original Motor Series, "Fastest Car," Launches on April 6
In each episode, three souped-up "sleeper" cars, tinkered with and lovingly labored on, go head to head with one of the world's most sought-after supercars.

[03/20/18 - 09:28 AM]
TLC's Hit Docu-Series "Long Lost Family" Returns for a Third Season on Sunday, April 8 at 10/9c
This series offers viewers the chance to hear stories from people who have endured a lifetime of separation, and who long to finally be reunited with family members with whom they share an innately deep connection - but who, in many cases, they have never met.

[03/20/18 - 09:16 AM]
New Seasons of Anime Hit Series "FLCL" Crash Land This Summer
Debuting on Adult Swim's popular anime block Toonami, the new seasons bring together members of the original animation team with a whole new generation of creators.

[03/20/18 - 09:00 AM]
Additional Performers and Presenters Announced for the "53rd Academy of Country Music Awards"
Drew Brees, Nancy O'Dell, Rebecca Romijn and Lindsey Vonn have been added as presenters for the ceremony.

[03/20/18 - 08:46 AM]
Matthew Goode and Matthew Rhys Star in "The Wine Show" - Premiering on Ovation TV April 18
From a beautiful villa in the Italian countryside, Goode and Rhys set off on a new challenge in every episode, uncovering some of the best wines in the world, and telling the stories that surround them.

[03/20/18 - 08:18 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Tops "American Idol" in Second Showdown
NBC wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/20/18 - 08:00 AM]
All-Star Ensemble Cast Joins Anna Paquin in the Pop Original Television Series "Flack"
The series starts production this week in London.

[03/20/18 - 07:49 AM]
PBA and FOX Sports Announce Multi-Year, Multi-Platform Rights Deal
The package will bring a substantial schedule of live PBA events to television, including prime time events and a new bracket-style, multi-week PBA Playoffs tournament that concludes with a unique PBA championship finale.

[03/20/18 - 07:42 AM]
"Recovery Boys," "Mercury 13" and "Shirkers" to Premiere at the 2018 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival
"Mercury 13" is a remarkable story of the women who were tested for spaceflight in 1961 before their dreams were dashed in being the first to make the trip beyond Earth.