TV Land’s competition reality series “She’s Got The Look” has a whole new look when it returns for its third season on Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at 10PM ET/PT as the series introduces a new host – Brooke Burke (“Dancing With The Stars, “Wild On”); a new city – Los Angeles; a new judge – supermodel Roshumba Williams and ten new finalists all over the age of 35 competing for a second chance at their dreams. The TV Land PRIME original series is a collaboration with Wilhelmina Models, Inc. and sets out to discover a beautiful, sophisticated and confident woman over the age of 35 who has the potential to transform herself into a model, representing some of the most high-profile brands and highly-coveted campaigns in the fashion and beauty industries. The winner of the series receives a contract with Wilhelmina Models, Inc. and a photo spread in SELF Magazine. Also joining Roshumba Williams are returning judges, celebrity stylist Robert Verdi and Wilhelmina president Sean Patterson. Emmy® Award-Winner Allison Grodner (“Big Brother,” “Blowout”) returns as executive producer and has joined forces with executive producer Rich Meehan (“Big Brother”) under their new banner, Fly On The Wall Entertainment. Rachel Tung is also executive producer. RoC® Skincare is the presenting sponsor of “She’s Got The Look.”
“She’s Got The Look” chronicles a nationwide model search resulting in 10 contenders coming to live together in Los Angeles as they compete in photo shoots, a video shoot and high fashion runway shows. The series is now playing in over 70 countries, with the first three seasons sold around the world. It can be seen in France, Italy, Israel, Australia, Israel, Thailand, Korea, Holland and South Africa. ”She’s Got The Look” is distributed worldwide by Fremantle Media.
Throughout the past three seasons of “She’s Got The Look,” contestants have ranged from the ages of 35 to 72-years-old. The exposure and success from the series has secured a variety of top-tier bookings for many of the show’s alumni with clients such as: Kmart, Verizon, AT&T, Nicole Miller Cosmetics, Hallmark, Microsoft, Toyota, Volvo and many more. These achievements illustrate the shows premise that beauty is timeless.
From a certified bus mechanic to a trial lawyer to an Olympic trial swimmer to an insurance agent from Michigan and a grandmother of six, this season’s finalists are all accomplished and diverse women with unique life stories competing for the grand prize.
“This season of ‘She’s Got The Look’ is even more exciting with a new host, new judge, new city and another amazing group of finalists, all 35 and older,” states Larry W. Jones, president, TV Land. ”The series is filled with transformations on the inside AND the outside and our viewers will be able to witness the amazing mentoring between the contestants and our judges.”
Sean Patterson, president of Wilhelmina Models, said, “We never thought we would be able to top the amazing cast of women in seasons 1 and 2, but somehow we did. The depth of life-experience, the willingness to learn and the beauty that we unearthed in the women combined for the most compelling season for the show so far.”
“SELF’s message to our 6.7 million readers that beauty starts from the inner self matches the objective of ‘She’s Got the Look’ – uncovering inspiring women who are their happiest, most confident and beautiful selves at any age,” states Lucy Danziger, SELF Magazine Editor-in-Chief. “SELF encourages all women to continually challenge themselves to meet new goals and be their all around best, inside, outside and in the world. We call it being SELFy, and it’s exciting and fun!”
“She’s Got The Look’s” Ten Contestants Are:
Marilin Archie, 38
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
One would never guess that this mother of two is a certified bus mechanic for the Los Angeles Metro. Born and raised in South Central, Marilin experienced a rough childhood but describes herself as relatable and adaptable. With an atypical model body type, Marilin believes her exotic beauty and competitiveness will take her far in modeling.
Annie Batista, 35
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
A tried and true New Yorker, Annie manages a health club and works out religiously. One of four sisters, this Dominican-American has always been considered the taller, skinnier and more awkward one in the family. She’s out to prove them wrong.
Diane Capozzi, 39
Hometown: Natick, MA
A top ten finalist after trying out three times for “She’s Got The Look,” Diane has always considered herself an outcast. She was the only African American daughter adopted into a white family and was a tomboy at an early age, but Diane found strength in her athleticism. As a competitive swimmer, she even went on to qualify for the Olympic trials!
Regina “Nina” Cash, 43
Hometown: Long Beach, CA
Nina grew up in a very traditional Catholic military family and describes her ethnic background as a “Heinz 57 mix” – she is of Filipino, Spanish, German, Japanese and Native American descent. Briefly working as a model at 25, she found herself pregnant and put her career aside to raise her child. Now Nina wants to pick up where she left off twenty years ago!
Rachelle Love, 35
Hometown: Memphis, TN
A self-described country girl, Rachelle did some modeling in her teens in the Dallas market but turned down a chance to go to Milan because she was homesick. This now more confident and mature phone operator and mother of two isn’t going to let this second chance at modeling pass her by.
Julie Love-Templeton, 36
Hometown: Tuscaloosa, AL
A true Southern Belle and former “Mrs. American,” Julie is the youngest of 10 children. Wanting to impress her father, she followed in her parents’ footsteps and became a trial lawyer. When her father passed away, she realized that she enjoyed being a lawyer only because it brought her closer to him. Even though Julie describes herself as a “bull in a china shop,” she’s always had the modeling bug.
Kim Maier, 37
Hometown: Highland, MI
Kim left her small Michigan hometown early to attend the Art Institute in New York City for photography. Her interest in modeling was fueled through photography, often finding herself in front of the lens. Despite her statuesque six-foot height, Kim refers to herself as quirky and a shy “shrinking violet.”
Susan Master, 54
Hometown: Worthington, OH
Susan may be the oldest of the competitors but this grandmother of six has the energy of girls half her age. She’s modeled on and off in and around Columbus, OH for 30 years but always wondered if she could make it on a national level. At home, Susan is the bridge between generations, simultaneously taking care of her 93-year-old mother and her 7-year-old grandsons.
Kathleen Neumann, 41
Hometown: Livonia, MI
This petite 5’5″ insurance agent knows she is not average model height, but that’s not stopping her from pursuing her dream. Although Kathleen has never made it out of her hometown, this small town girl who is a single mom knows she’s photogenic and has a shot in the industry.
Jocelyn Williams, 40
Hometown: Round Rock, TX
This mother of three who married her high school sweetheart co-owns a security business but knows her true calling was to be a model. Jocelyn was once scouted while vacationing in NYC to be in a family magazine and was asked to play the part of a mother – ten years younger than her actual age! She believes that she’s only gotten more striking over the years!
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