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MIPTV Picks 2013: The Face

Just as The Voice gave a shot of adrenaline to the singing competition genre, The Face aims to give the modeling competition space, to this point dominated by America's Next Top Model, a high-heeled kick in the ass.
March 1, 2013

FACTUAL ENTERTAINMENT

Partners: Shine America for Oxygen; distributed by Shine America

Length/volume: 7 x 60 minutes (also 1 x 60 minute special)

Premiered: February 2013

Rights available: Shine America retains rights worldwide

Just as The Voice gave a shot of adrenaline to the singing competition genre, The Face aims to give the modeling competition space, to this point dominated by America’s Next Top Model, a high-heeled kick in the ass. And with supermodel Naomi Campbell heading the cast of celeb judges, the series, airing on Oxygen in the U.S., is boldly staking its claim for top competition on the catwalk. Campbell is joined by top models Karolina Kurkova and Coco Rocha, and together, they each mentor teams to find the girl who will become “The Face” for beauty retailer Ulta Beauty.

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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