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The show's off-network run will kick off with a 12-hour marathon Sunday, January 18 starting at 11 AM ET/PT.

[via press release from Oxygen]


Oxygen Feeds Your Addiction When "America's Next Top Model Obsessed" Premieres on Sunday, January 18, Starting at 11AM ET/PT

NEW YORK-January 12, 2008-Fans addicted to "America's Next Top Model" will get their fix when Oxygen launches "America's Next Top Model Obsessed" on Sunday, January 18 beginning 11AM ET/PT. The network brings viewers Tyra Banks, Jay Alexander, Jay Manuel, top models and nonstop catfights-on-air, online and on the go. "America's Next Top Model Obsessed" launches with a model marathon of the most current season on Sunday, January 18 that will keep viewers riveted from 11AM ET/PT until 11 PM ET/PT. That's 12 hours of cat-walking and cat-fighting with all new insight and behind-the-scenes gossip!

Oxygen will offer up the most memorable and new classic moments from the current season and will feed the most devoted fans exclusive information from prior seasons; gossip from the set; interactive voting from 8 PM to 11 PM; and live blogging from some of the models and judges. Also airing is a new promotional campaign and vignettes featuring past winners, "fan favorites" and pop culture gurus including CariDee English (Winner, Season 7), Jaslene Gonzalez (Winner, Season 8), Saliesha Stowers (Winner, Season 9), Bianca Golden (Season 9), Lisa D'Amato (Season 5), Bex Schwartz (Comedian), Frank Nicotero (Comedian), Merle Ginsberg (Fmr. Editor W Magazine) and Nick Verreos (Project Runway) who will provide the inside scoop and give their take on what really happened when the cameras started-and stopped-rolling.

On the digital front, Oxygen.com will debut a "Fan Twitter" on www.Oxygen.com, allowing devotees to connect and comment alongside fellow die-hard "Top Model" fans as they're watching the show. Viewers craving more model mayhem can go online to access photo galleries of Tyra, the girls and the judges as well as participate in interactive message boards, play a "Top Model"-themed flip and match virtual reality game and watch additional footage of "America's Next Top Model Obsessed." Also featured will be a 'Which Model Are You?' quiz to satisfy every viewer's inner model. Fans can go online now to vote for their top Top Model, and the winning all-time fan favorite will be announced during the premiere. Addicted viewers on the go will also be able to access Oxygen's "Top Model" website through their mobile phones at http://wap.oxygen.com.

For those uninitiated, this season hit a new high in drama and storytelling when one of the 14 contestants revealed she's transgender in the first episode. During the season, the girls also raised issues about discrimination, battled with body image, threw temper tantrums in front of the judges and even went as far as to flash the judges on the runway!

NBC Universal acquired the exclusive cable rights to all seasons of the groundbreaking reality competition series "America's Next Top Model" in September 2008, including the show's 12th season now in production and repeat airings of any future cycles beyond.

About Oxygen Media

Oxygen is a program service of NBC Universal Cable Entertainment and is currently available in over 74 million homes. The network was launched 2000 to fill a void in the television landscape - creating a network targeted to younger women. Oxygen is rewriting the rulebook for women's television, with a vast array of unconventional and original programming including "The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency," "Coolio's Rules," "Bad Girls Club" and "Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood."

  [january 2009]  


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