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MIPCOM Picks 2012: Model Employee

In the cutthroat world of modeling, some aspiring kings and queens of the catwalk will do anything to get that plum gig... including cleaning toilets, apparently.
September 25, 2012

Partners: Studio Lambert for VH1; distributed by All3Media

Length: 8 x 1 hr (commercial) and Format

Airing: Winter 2012/2013

Rights available: All TV rights, on-demand rights and home video rights for world, excluding U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico

In the cutthroat world of modeling, some aspiring kings and queens of the catwalk will do anything to get that plum gig… including cleaning toilets, apparently. This new reality competition from Studio Lambert (Undercover Boss), coming to U.S. cable net VH1, will pit 10 models against each other in a bid to become the “spokesmodel” for Las Vegas luxury hotel Mandalay Bay. But the competition isn’t based on runway etiquette or sharpness of cheekbone. In order to be the face of the brand, the contestants will have to get to know every aspect of it – by working with the chefs, the maids, the croupiers, and a few live sharks here and there.

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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