Top Model renewed for seventh, eighth seasons; sixth season starts with retrospective

America’s Next Top Model will return for a seventh and eighth cycle, UPN announced yesterday. The show’s sixth season will debut in March.

One week before that March 8 premiere of Top Model 6, UPN will air “Where the Girls Are,” a one-hour special that “gives viewers an inside glimpse at the exciting lives of the models from all previous cycles who have parlayed their experience on the hit series into success,” according to a UPN press release.

Those featured will include “Top Model 5 winner Nicole Linkletter, Top Model 3 winner Eva Pigford, Top Model 2 winner Yoanna House, and Camille McDonald, who finished fifth during Yoanna’s season,” Reality TV World reports.

UPN Announced February Sweep Events [UPN press release]
UPN’s ‘America’s Next Top Model 6′ to premiere March 8 [Reality TV World]

Survivor San Juan Del Sur's dark cloud is lifted

John Rocker

In its third episode, Survivor San Juan Del Sur improved significantly as John Rocker faced off against an Amazing Race villain. But the Exile Island reward challenge remains a drag on the series.


Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.

Also: Dick claims he had no choice but to leave the game.

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