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Top Model 7 girls blame editing for anti-Melrose comments, Caridee’s run-in with Nigel

Normally, blaming the editing is a convenient way to get out of taking responsiblity for one’s behavior, but considering that the Top Model 7 story editors went on strike during production, E! Online’s Kristin talked to several of the contestants this season and asked them about our perceptions. First, she reports that “Melrose is not …

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The CW’s Top Model 7 concludes tonight; NBC’s The Biggest Loser begins its finale

Tonight, one network reality show concludes its fall season, while another begins its finale. On The CW, the seventh cycle of Top Model will conclude at 8 p.m. ET. Having systematically eliminated most of the models who actually look good in pictures but who the psychic judging panel has determined don’t really want to win, …

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WGAw files complaint after striking Top Model story producers’ jobs were eliminated

The WGAw “has asked the federal government to intervene in its long-running dispute over” the unionization of Top Model story producers, Variety reports. In short, the union is upset that the show continued production and replaced the striking story producers. As a result, the WGAw “has filed unfair labor practice charges against Anisa Prods. with …

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Top Model’s producer says Monique “has no self-awareness of how her behavior affected others”

Some Top Model 7 drama is now over, thanks to the exit of Monique Babblesworth, who TV Guide calls “this season’s überbitch.” Among other things, Monique talked on the phone for hours and rubbed her dirty underwear on someone’s sheets. Monique blames the editing, although not in the usual way. Instead, she says “The show …

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Top Mode 7’s debut watched by 5.26 million viewers; Biggest Loser has “respectable” debut

The CW can relax: Despite launching on a new network and, in many places, a new channel, America’s Next Top Model 7 debuted with strong ratings. An average of 5.26 million people watched the first episode, which is “the same number as showed up for the sixth-season premiere in March, and it represented a 10% …

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CW says Top Model 7 is fine despite strike, but WGAw says episodes are unfinished

The WGA West, which is organizing a strike against The CW and the producers of America’s Next Top Model, told the new network’s affiliates last month “that most of the episodes were unfinished and urged them to intervene.” Yesterday, CW president John Maata wrote to affiliates and told them that “the delivery of episodes is …

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Top Model 7 cast includes twins

The CW has revealed the cast of Top Model 7, although not on its fledgling web site. Among the 13 contestants–who will, as in past seasons, likely be shown among a larger pool during the first episode, even though the network has already spoiled their idenitites–includes “the show’s first-ever set of twins,” according to Zap2it. …

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CW says Top Model 7 is “on track” for its debut even as writers continue to strike

The Top Model 7 writers’ strike is ongoing, and today, those striking are asking show fans to come out and protest with them. It’s “Fan Appreciation Day,” and former cast members Lisa D’Amato, Giselle Samson, and Ebony Taylor will all be at the strike to give you “make-up tips and advice from the pros on …

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