ANTM Features New Guest Judges And A Great Prize

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Exciting news for fans of America’s Next Top Model. Cycle 15 will feature some new and very special guests.

The season, which premieres on Tuesday, will include guest judge designers Zac Posen, Roberto Cavalli, and Diane von Furstenberg. It’ll also include photographers Patrick Demarchelier and Matthew Rolston.

Exec producer Ken Mok reveals:

“We’ve always been a very mainstream show… a hidden secret or guilty secret of the fashion world. No one confesses out loud to watching it. But the second we went out and told the world that Italian Vogue was going to be the prize├óΓé¼┬ª that completely opened the doors, carte blanche, to any and everybody we wanted.”

Italian Vogue editor, Franca Sozzani, will also serve as a guest judge.

But the best news for the contestants is that the winner will appear in a six to eigh page spread in the mag next year!

Tyra Banks adds:

“All of a sudden it’s not ‘America’s Next Top Model,’ it’s ‘America’s Next Top Modelle,’ dahling.’ It’s totally elevating it with the fashion industry.”

Lets hope all the changes bring in the big ratings.

[Image via Getty Images.]

Sep 7, 2010 5:58pm PDT