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 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.
AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL is produced by 10 by 10 Entertainment in association with The Tyra Banks Company. The executive producers are Ken Mok (“Making the Band”), Tyra Banks and Laura Fuest Silva. The series was created by Tyra Banks and developed by Mok and Kenya Barris. Tyra Banks also hosts the series. Currently, “America’s Next Top Model” is under license in over 100 markets around the world and has 20 international versions in production. “America’s Next Top Model” and the “America’s Next Top Model” format are licensed internationally by CBS Studios International.