or


[10/13/05 - 12:00 AM]
Diane Eliminated from UPN's "America's Next Top Model"

[via press release from UPN]

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

Diane, a Criminal Defense Investigator from Orlando, Fla., became the fifth girl eliminated from the fifth cycle of UPN's hit series AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL, reducing the pool from 9 girls to 8.

The girls were greeted by Twiggy and Jay Manuel at Smashbox Photo Studio where they learned how to accentuate their positive features and hide their imperfections. Twiggy shared the challenges she faced while breaking into the modeling industry and answered the girls' questions about their own challenges. After being asked to anonymously note each other's flaws, the girls were given tips on how to hide them. Many of the girls felt that while Diane had an energetic personality, she didn't reflect it while in front of the camera.

To test the skills they had learned about their personal flaws, J. Alexander challenged the girls to a role-reversal where they directed photographer Jay Goldbloom to shoot them in a way that would flaunt their imperfection, and then in contrast, suggested camera angles that would help to hide it. "Diane needs to be more sexy and more out there," J. said, after noting that Diane had difficulty accentuating her voluptuous figure.

Later, Jay Manuel met with the girls for a photo shoot with guest photographer Janice Dickinson. The girls were made over to portray extreme versions of plastic surgery obsession. While many of the girls seemed to embrace their extreme look, Diane became distracted by the extremely tight binding used to simulate an intense breast reduction. "When I first met Diane, I got a huge sense of insecurity," Janice noted after the shoot.

During the week's elimination ceremony, the girls were challenged to answer questions about their personal flaws in a faux go-see opportunity with the judging panel. Diane continued to seem hesitant while addressing the panel, and Tyra felt that she wasn't being herself. And although the judges noted some improvement in Diane's performance, they felt that her continued insecurity was overshadowing her potential to become AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL.

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. The winner will additionally appear in a fashion spread in Elle magazine and on the cover of ELLEgirl Magazine.

The fifth installment of UPN's hit dramality series AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL follows 13 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") and Anthony Dominici ("The Amazing Race").

AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL airs Wednesdays (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 2005]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


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





[01/22/18 - 01:46 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Kicks Off Safari Live Weeklong Event on Super Bowl Sunday
Tune in to experience thrilling nightly safaris from Africa's most remarkable wildlife destinations.

[01/22/18 - 12:01 PM]
Natalie Portman Set to Host "Saturday Night Live" on Feb. 3 with Musical Guest Dua Lipa
Pop artist Dua Lipa will join Portman as musical guest for the first time.

[01/22/18 - 10:31 AM]
"American Ninja Warrior: USA vs. The World" and "Timeless" Season Two Premiere Jumpstart Sunday Night Family Viewing Beginning March 11
"Timeless" will then regularly air on Sunday nights following "Little Big Shots" and "Genius Junior."

[01/22/18 - 09:46 AM]
Starz Acquires Unscripted Docuseries "America to Me" from Acclaimed Filmmaker Steve James and Participant Media
The series follows students, teachers and administrators in suburban Chicago's Oak Park and River Forest High School, one of the country's most exemplary and diverse public schools.

[01/22/18 - 08:38 AM]
Food Network Takes Game Day Eats Live
Food Network will go live Saturday, February 3, with a cross-platform Game Day Eats experience, offering game day recipes, tips and inspiration across the brand's linear, digital and convergent properties.

[01/22/18 - 08:32 AM]
SundanceTV Continues Its Exploration of True Crime by Partnering with Award-Winning Talent and Greenlighting Three New Docuseries
The first of these docuseries, "The Road to Jonestown" (w/t), will air timed to the 40th Anniversary of the massacre this November.

[01/22/18 - 08:31 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Dominates with NFC Championship
The Eagles/Vikings blowout is not surprisingly down from last year's primetime championship on CBS.

[01/22/18 - 08:19 AM]
30 for 30 "The Two Bills" to Premiere February 1 on ESPN
The next documentary features legendary football coaches Bill Belichick and Bill Parcells being interviewed together for the first time since 1991.

[01/22/18 - 07:47 AM]
First Season of "The Alienist" to Premiere on Netflix on April 19th
All 10 episodes will be available at once for members around the world.

[01/22/18 - 07:03 AM]
EPIX(R) Original Documentary, "This Is Home: A Refugee Story," to Air in 2018 Following World Premiere at Sundance Film Festival
Directed by Alexandra Shiva and produced by Blumhouse and Gidalya Pictures, the film is an intimate portrait of four Syrian refugee families arriving in America and struggling to find their footing.

[01/22/18 - 06:30 AM]
Disney Junior Sinks Its Teeth Into a Second Season of "Vampirina"
An out-of-the-gate hit for kids and families, the October 1 simulcast premiere of "Vampirina" on Disney Channel and Disney Junior ranked as the preschooler platform's highest-rated new series premiere.

[01/22/18 - 05:04 AM]
ION Television's New Original Series, "Private Eyes," Premieres Sunday, February 11
The Jason Priestley-led drama will air each Sunday night with back-to-back new episodes.

[01/22/18 - 01:57 AM]
"First Team: Juventus FC" Coming to Netflix on February 16th
Netflix will follow the most compelling stories and characters in the club during the 2017-2018 season.

[01/21/18 - 09:04 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Primetime Return Puts ABC on Top
The Alphabet wins the evening among adults 18-49.

[01/20/18 - 08:35 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Keeps Top Spot in Viewers, Demos
"MacGyver" and "Hawaii Five-0" lead the night in adults 18-49, while "Blue Bloods" is the most-watched program.