Germany's Next Topmodel

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Germany's Next Topmodel
GenreReality television
Created byTyra Banks
Presented byHeidi Klum
JudgesHeidi Klum (1–present)
Peyman Amin (1-present)
Rolf Scheider (3–present)
Boris Entrup (2)
Bruce Darnell (1–2)
Armin Morbach (1)
Opening themeThe Notorious B.I.G - "Nasty Girl (The Notorious B.I.G. song)
Country of origin Germany
Original language(s)German
No. of seasons4
No. of episodes39 (+)
Producer(s)Tresor TV (former), RedSevenEntertainment
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time60-100 minutes
Original networkProSieben
Picture formatPAL
Audio formatDolby Digital
Original releaseJanuary 25, 2006 - present
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Germany's Next Topmodel (also known as GNTM) is a television show hosted by supermodel Heidi Klum. The first cycle (season) was in 2006. The 8th cycle finished showing in May 2013.

Overview[change | change source]

A group of girls are chosen to live together for a few weeks and compete to become Germany's Next Topmodel. Each week, one girl is asked to leave because she is not good enough to stay in the competition and become a top model. The last three/four girls are in the finale. The winner is then chosen with help of the group of judges. There have been 8 cycles of the show so far.

Judges[change | change source]

Current judges:

  • Heidi Klum - the main judge, she is a supermodel
  • Thomas Hayo
  • Enrique Badulescu

Previous judges:

  • Armin Morbach
  • Bruce Darnell - a runway coach
  • Boris Entrup
  • Peyman Amin - an agent of the modelling agency IMG
  • Rolf Scheider - a casting director

Cycles[change | change source]

Cycle Premiere date Winner Runner-up No. of contestants Destination(s)[1]
1 January 25, 2006 Lena Gercke Yvonne Schröder 12 FranceParis, United States Los Angeles United States New York
2 March 1, 2007 Barbara Meier Anni Wendler 15 Switzerland St. Moritz, South Africa Cape Town, United States Los Angeles, Thailand Bangkok
3 February 28, 2008 Jennifer Hof Janina Schmidt 19 Spain Barcelona, Austria Vienna, United States New York, United States Los Angeles, Australia Sydney
4 February 12, 2009 Sara Nuru Mandy Bork 17 United States Los Angeles, United States Las Vegas, United States New York, Singapore Singapore
5 March 4, 2010 Alisar Ailabouni Hannah Bohnekamp 18 South Africa Cape Town, United States New York, United States Los Angeles, Italy Milan
6 March 3, 2011 Jana Beller Rebecca Mir 25 Austria Schladming, United Kingdom London, United States Los Angeles, The Bahamas Nassau, Brazil Rio De Janeiro
7 February 23, 2012 Luisa Hartema Sarah-Anessa Hitzschke 22 Thailand Phuket, United States Los Angeles, United States New York,Mexico Cancun
8 February 28, 2013 Lovelyn Enebechi Maike van Grieken 20 United Arab Emirates Dubai, United States Los Angeles, United States Honolulu, Portugal Lisbon

References[change | change source]

  1. Destinations where all contestants traveled to are included here