Cycle 21, the second “Guys and Girls” edition of AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL will begin airing Monday, August 18th featuring 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 host Tyra Banks, fashion public relations maven Kelly Cutrone and the viewing public, will be joined by beloved runway coach “Miss” 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.
The model hopefuls will compete for a career-launching prize package that includes returning prize suppliers Nylon Magazine, 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.
Fans had numerous opportunities to vote online and via mobile to choose their favorite contestants based on photo shoots taken during production in the spring. The contestants who had already been eliminated had the opportunity to return to the competition via votes on their photo shoot pictures, which allowed the audience the chance to save their favorite model.