Israel's Next Top Model

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HaDugmaniyot
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Also known as Israel's Next Top Model
Genre Reality television
Created by Tyra Banks
Presented by Galit Gutman
Judges Galit Gutman
Betty Rockaway
Miki Buganim
Shiraz Tal (1)
Country of origin Israel
No. of episodes 36
Production
Running time 80 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel Channel 10
Original run March 2005 – April 2008
External links
Website

HaDugmaniyot (also: HaDugmaniot. Hebrew: הדוגמניות‎; lit. The Models) is a reality documentary based on Tyra Banks' America's Next Top Model and is aired on Channel 10. The show pits contestants against each other in a variety of competitions to determine who will win a modelling contract with Tel Aviv-based agency Yuli Models in hopes of a promising career start in the modeling industry.

History[edit]

The show is hosted by Galit Gutman, one of Israel's leading models. The biggest difference between HaDugmaniyot and ANTM is the live finale aired as the end of each cycle where two already eliminated contestants get voted back into the top 5. Cycle 1 the contestants that were voted back were Viktoriya Katzman and Ines Chalif. Cycle 2 was Alisia Estrin and Natali Sabag. Cycle 3 was Tslil Sela and Rita Avas. Another difference is the audience choosing the winner of the show unlike in former eliminations, which are all based solely on the panel of judges' decision.

When Arab-Israeli Niral Karantinji participated in the second installment of the show the Muslim community was unimpressed by seeing her drinking alcohol and posing topless on National Television. During the show, Karantinji was involved in several arguments with her fellow competitors, primarily Ethiopian-Israeli Mimi Tedessa, who called her "a terrorist."[1]In the end, the audience choose Karantinji as the winner of the series, while Tedessa achieved the second runner-up position.

Cycles[edit]

Cycle Premiere date Winner Runner-up Other contestants in order of elimination Number of contestants International Destination(s)
1 March, 2005 Viktoriya Katzman Liat Bello Daniela Perry, Sivan Mariano, Rahel Takalla, Alex Chazin, Maya Tal, Angel Augusta, Adi Sterod, Olga Lopthin, Alexandra Shermann, Neta Karisi, Meitar Amos, Ines Chalif, Evelyn Petrovska, Liat Bou-Rashi 16 France
Paris
2 January 3, 2006 Niral Karantinji Natali Sabag Liat Pedlon, Hila Chenski, Polly Benadal, Naomi Zilber, Ira Simonova, Sharon Markovich, Mor Rimi, Keren Goltz, Michelle Lori, Kristine Friedmann, Alisia Estrin, Mimi Tadassa 14 Italy
Milan
3 February 2, 2008 Ella Meshkauzen Sasha Tiptikuv Shir Ezran, Alina Ri'ifah, Anastasiya Bokanova, Limor Eliyahu, Liliana Sotnikov, Karin Cohen, Katya Gur, Tslil Sela, Natali Dadon, Rita Os 12 France
Paris

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