Top Model 2 special will air in May; both new seasons will air next TV season.

Top Model 2 special will air in May; both new seasons will air next TV season.
UPN is bringing back America’s Next Top Model 2 for a one-hour special during sweeps. “The Runway Ahead” will air on May 11, and will follow Yoanna’s appearances at fashion shows, photo shoots, and elsewhere. It will also explore the other 11 contestants’ post-show lives. Zap2it.com also reports that both new seasons of the show will air during the next TV season. Finally, Gawker uncovered judge and Jane editor Eric Nicholson’s Friendster profile. Among other revelations: He has a tattoo, is 5 foot 7, smokes, says his interests are “movies, friends,” and is gay. Okay, that last part wasn’t a revelation.

Review: Married at First Sight

Marriage At First Sight

In an era of Tinder and Grindr, instant acceptance or dismissal of a potential partner, or instant sex with another body, Married at First Sight offers the thrill of watching strangers deal with the very basics of relationships.

Beyond the headline-grabbing premise, the series has turned out to be a stripped-down, authentic exploration of something very interesting. Read the full review.

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