AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL (ANTM) Cycle 16 “Erin Wasson” Season Premiere

AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL (ANTM) Cycle 16 "Erin Wasson"

Watch a sneak peek and check out photos of the season premiere episode of AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL (ANTM) Cycle 16 “Erin Wasson” which airs Wednesday, February 23 at 8pm on the CW.

Episode Synopsis: AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL (ANTM) Cycle 16 “Erin Wasson” (Season 16 Episode 1) – he semi-finalists for Cycle 16 head to Los Angeles, where Jay Emanuel and Miss J. help Tyra Banks pull a surprise switcheroo before the 14 finalists are chosen and move into the Top Model penthouse. At a beautiful Malibu estate, the models meet model/designer Erin Wasson and learn to walk a narrow runway – in a plastic bubble! Top fashion photographer Russell James is on hand for a backstage photo shoot. Finally, André Leon Tally and Nigel Barker join Erin and Tyra Banks on the judges’ panel for the first elimination of Cycle 16.

AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL Cycle 16 Summary: The CW’s hit series AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL returns to the world of high fashion when Cycle 16 premieres on Wednesday, February 23 (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET).

Lending their expertise as guest judges during this high fashion cycle are international fashion designer Lana Marks, model/stylist Erin Wasson, stylist Rachel Zoe, Sudanese model and actress Alek Wek, stylist/creative consultant Lori Goldstein, Italian photographer Francesco Carrozzini, fashion model Sonia Dara, IMG Models executive Ivan Bart, Vogue Italia editor-in-chief Franca Sozzani, Brazilian designer Daniella Issa Helayel, and costume designer/stylist Eric Daman (“Gossip Girl”).

Fourteen model hopefuls will compete for the ultimate career-launching prize package: a contract with IMG Models, one of the top international modeling management companies in the world; a fashion spread in Vogue Italia and an additional spread and cover of Beauty in Vogue; and a $100,000 contract with CoverGirl Cosmetics.

Tyra Banks leads the panel of judges, comprised of influential fashion editor André Leon Talley and photographer Nigel Barker. Jay Manuel serves as the photo shoot creative director while Miss J Alexander returns as the runway trainer.

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