For the first time ever, this year’s Australia’s Next Top Model finale will be broadcast live from one of Australia’s most iconic landmarks, The Sydney Opera House, on Tuesday, October 25, from 7.30pm AEDT.
From the very first episode, this series of Australia’s Next Top Model started big. In a world-first, a stunning line-up of the top 100, not top 16, girls was showcased, before being whittled down to 20 and flown to the fashion capital of the world, Paris.
Here, the top 20 girls modelled incredible outfits from international designers Gucci and YSL, wore designs especially created for superstars Beyonce and Lady Gaga, dined with supermodel Natalia Vodianova, completed a photo-shoot at the historic Chateau de Vaux le Vicomte, and had the Eiffel Tower closed down for an exclusive climb.
Upon their return to Sydney, the final 16 models were announced and were moved in to a lavish $22 million dollar mansion in Sydney’s Eastern suburbs, before competing in the biggest series of Australia’s Next Top Model yet.
FOX8 Channel manager, Duane Hatherly, said “We are very excited to be taking the finale to the next level. This year, the series has been larger in every way. The Sydney Opera House just seemed like the obvious place to stage FOX8’s biggest live event.”
The finale voting lines will officially open at 8.30pm AEDT on Monday, October 17 after the finalists are announced. The finalists will make one more unmissable surprise journey on Monday, October 24 at 7.30pm AEDT, before the finale the following evening, Tuesday, October 25 at 7.30pm AEDT.
Australia’s Next Top Model continues to be FOX8’s highest rating series and the highest rating non-sports program across the FOXTEL platform.
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