Scoop: AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL on THE CW - Friday, August 29, 2014
AND THE FINALISTS ARE... - With only one week left to determine the Cycle 21 contestants, the semi-finalists tackle a rigorous Los Angeles subway challenge to model various seasons in a limited amount of time. World renowned photographer Yu Tsai is introduced as the cycle's photo shoot creative consultant. Later, things get steamy during a nighttime photo shoot at the beach, where the final 14 are selected by Tyra Banks and the judges from the portraits taken
Cycle 21 of AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL, hosted by Tyra Banks, welcomes a fan favorite back to the judging panel: J. Alexander, a.k.a. "Miss J." The second "Guys and Girls" edition will feature seven men and seven women living under one roof and battling it out to earn the prestigious title of AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL.
The panel of judges, which includes Banks, fashion public relations maven Kelly Cutrone and the viewing public, will be joined by beloved runway coach J. Alexander making his return to the show to determine who stays and who goes in the competition.
Also joining Cycle 21 as photo shoot creative consultant is the sought-after photographer Yu Tsai, who has worked with some of the entertainment industry's most talented models, actors and musicians. Yu Tsai also helped launch the careers of many supermodels, including Kate Upton, in addition to working on campaigns with worldwide brands, including prize partner GUESS.
The model hopefuls will compete for a career-launching prize package that includes returning prize suppliers NylonMagazine, GUESS and Next Model Management. The winner will receive prizes including: a $100,000 cash prize from GUESS, whose advertising campaigns have launched many modeling careers; a fashion feature in Nylon Magazine and a modeling contract with Next Model Management.