UPN Plans 'Supermodel' Reality Show
Oct. 31, 2002
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LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Calling all potential supermodels: UPN says it will give ``real people'' the chance to compete for a modeling contract in a new reality television series.
``Supermodel,'' with actual supermodel Tyra Banks serving as executive producer and a judge, is planned for midseason, the network announced.
The show will seek out eight people who think they can ``make it in the high-stress, high-stakes world of supermodeling,'' UPN said. They will compete for a modeling agency contract.
``I want to demystify the glamour and show the challenges and hard work of becoming a supermodel, but in a humorously hip and edgy way,'' the 28-year-old Banks said in a statement Tuesday.
An air date was not announced.
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