- Summary: The 19th cycle of Tyra Banks' modeling show features 13 college students as contestants.
- Genre(s): Health & Lifestyle, Game Show
- Show Type: In Season
- Season 19 premiere date: Aug 9, 2012
- Episode Length: 60
- Air Time: 09:00 PM
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Mar 23, 2013This series was basically done to attract the tween crowd. All the sophistication of the original is gone. Ill give it to Tyra that she needs a new young crowd to watch this but seriously the new "hot" model loves himself so much he must be gay, the PR maven" who I can't remember the name of needs a make over herself, or at least wash her hair I just don't believe she's a PR maven). Then some guy that's made it on the show for being Katie Perry's "stylist" and some blogger. Annoyed by just typing this so cant bare watching another episode.… Expand
Aug 29, 2012Now comes the college cycle of ANTM, also known as the "How many times can Tyra name-check Harvard?" cycle. The Jays are gone, and Nigel is gone, leaving just the gorgon from last year whose name I can't be bothered to remember on the judges' panel. New to the panel are a hottie British model and Katie Perry's stylist and . . . wait for it . . . us! Yes, we viewers are the fourth judge! Given that only about 20 people are still watching the show, that means each of us has 5 percent of a vote! Yay! I'm going to call up my 19 fellow judges and vote off the blond chick before she kills someone. Wait, I take that back; a homicidal "model" might liven up the show quite a bit! As long as her victims remember to "smize" and "booty touch" in the crime scene photos, I'm sure Tyra won't mind. Obviously, this show has never been possible to take seriously and has lately lost even the status of guilty pleasure. The addition of the gorgon last year made the show's hazing of its contestants crystal clear, abandoning all pretense of "tough love" that will help them become models. The show is all about the asymmetry between the all-powerful judges, whose every inane utterance is to be treated as Holy Scripture, no matter how much they lie, dither, and contradict themselves, and the contestants, whose desperate desire not to be ordinary makes them willing to spoon up the judges' sh*t stew and call it delicious. Myself, I live for the rare moment when a contestant calls the show on its BS and walks off, as Louise (HER name I remember) did last year. Here's hoping the college girls are smart enough to produce a few such moments this year!… Expand
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