TV LAND BEGINS PRODUCTION ON SECOND SEASON OF HIT REALITY SERIES"SHE'S GOT THE LOOK" IN NEW YORK CITY
Series Searching For The Next Great Supermodel 35 And Older To Air In TV Land PRIME
Winner To Land Photo Spread In SELF Magazine, Contract With Wilhelmina Models, Inc. And $100,000 Prize
New York, NY, October 22, 2008 � TV Land announced today that it has begun production on the second season of its hit reality series "She's Got The Look" in New York City. The series, which is hosted by supermodel Kim Alexis, is a collaboration with Wilhelmina Models, Inc., and sets out to discover a sophisticated, beautiful and confident woman 35 or older destined to become the next great supermodel. In addition to a lucrative contract with Wilhelmina Models, Inc., this season's winner will now receive a check for $100,000 and a photo spread in SELF Magazine. Supermodel Beverly Johnson, who made history as the first African-American model to appear on the cover of American Vogue, celebrity stylist Robert Verdi and Wilhelmina president Sean Patterson are all featured as judges on the series. Emmy Award-Winner Allison Grodner ("Big Brother," "Blowout") will return as executive producer.
The second season of "She's Got The Look," which expands from six episodes to eight, chronicles a nationwide search for the next great supermodel resulting in bringing 20 contenders to New York City. These semi-finalists will be put to the test and face an immediate challenge, from which ten finalists will be selected to live in a New York City loft. The ten finalists will vie for the grand prize as they compete in photo shoots, a video shoot and high fashion runway shows. "She's Got The Look" will premiere in 2009 on TV Land Prime, the network's new primetime programming block designed to appeal to the attitudes, life stage and interests of people in their 40s and 50s, catering specifically to people in their mid-40s.
"We're thrilled to start a new season of 'She's Got The Look' and set out to discover the next great supermodel over 35," states Larry W. Jones, president, TV Land. "These women all have amazing stories to tell about reinvention and pursuing their life-long dreams which is so identifiable to our audience of 40 and 50 year olds."
Information on "She's Got The Look" can be found at www.TVLandPrime.com.
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Wilhelmina is one of the largest model agency chains in the world, founded by legendary model, Wilhelmina Cooper in 1967. Today, they lead the industry in diversity and depth, and represent some of the biggest models, and celebrity talent in the world. Sean Patterson is the President of Wilhelmina Models. Dieter Esch is Chairman. They have offices in New York, Los Angeles and Miami as well as licensees across the U.S.