via press release:
OXYGEN UNVEILS AN EXCLUSIVE LOOK
AT THE NEW MODELING COMPETITION SERIES “THE FACE”
DURING “AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL” MARATHON
HOSTED BY NIGEL BARKER ON BLACK FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23
NEW YORK – November 14, 2012 – Oxygen Media celebrates Black Friday with Nigel Barker, host of the upcoming competition modeling series “The Face,” as he gives viewers an exclusive first look at the glamour, high stakes drama and fierce personalities of the supermodels coaches – Naomi Campbell, Karolina Kurkova and Coco Rocha, during a marathon of “America’s Next Top Model” All-Star season on Friday, November 23 from 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM ET/PT. Throughout the day-long programming marathon, Oxygen will be posting tweets on-air @TheFaceonOxygen, with fashion and beauty tips from Barker and the three supermodel coaches, along with their favorite behind-the-scenes moments from the series. “The Face” will premiere in February 2013 on Oxygen.
The marathon, hosted by Barker, includes the complete cycle of “America’s Next Top Model” Season 17 where fourteen All-Stars return to prove that they can make it in the high-stakes world of modeling as they strive to earn the prestigious title that eluded them in the past. Host Tyra Banks leads the panel of judges, comprised of influential fashion editor André Leon Talley and Barker. Jay Manuel serves as creative director while Miss J. Alexander returns as the runway trainer.
“The Face” features supermodel coaches Naomi Campbell, Karolina Kurkova and Coco Rocha as they compete to find the face of ULTA Beauty, one of the fastest growing beauty retailers in the United States. Hosted by Nigel Barker, the series will give viewers access inside the world of the industry as three teams of aspiring hopefuls, each led by one of the supermodel coaches, are guided through real life assignments, including photo shoots and commercials.
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