Mexico's Next Top Model (cycle 1)
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|Mexico's Next Top Model (cycle 1)|
Cycle 1 cast
|Country of origin||Mexico|
|No. of episodes||12|
|Original network||Sony Entertainment Television|
1 October– 17 December 2009
|No. of contestants||13|
Cycle one of Mexico's Next Top Model, the Mexican adaptation of Tyra Banks' America's Next Top Model, aired on Sony Entertainment Television from October to December 2009. The show was hosted by Mexican model Elsa Benítez, with a judging panel composed of photographer Allan Fis, TV personality Jo Lance, and former model Glenda Reyna.
The prize package for this cycle included a US$100,000 contract with Shock Modeling management, a cover feature and an editorial spread in Glamour magazine, and trips to San Francisco and London sponsored by Sedal.
|Kathya Amor||19||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||Sinaloa||Episode 2||13|
|Yatzil Rubio||22||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)||State of Mexico||Episode 3||12|
|Isabel Nieto||22||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||Federal District||Episode 4||11|
|Fernanda Sánchez||20||1.74 m (5 ft 8 1⁄2 in)||State of Mexico||Episode 5||10|
|Ana Laura Cubas||21||1.72 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)||Nuevo León||Episode 6||9|
|Silvia Noyola||19||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)||Federal District||Episode 7||8|
|Anelís Echegaray||23||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||Morelos||Episode 8||7|
|Verónica Sánchez||18||1.79 m (5 ft 10 1⁄2 in)||San Luis Potosí||Episode 9||6|
|Andrea Carrión||20||1.71 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)||Jalisco||Episode 10||5|
|Paulina Haro||24||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||Nuevo León||Episode 11||4|
|Cecilia Pérez||21||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||San Luis Potosí||Episode 12||3|
|Nohemí Hermosillo||18||1.71 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)||State of Mexico||2|
|Mariana Bayón||18||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)||Coahuila||1|
- Elsa Benítez (host)
- Allan Fis
- Jo Lance
- Glenda Reyna
Other cast members
- Óscar Madrazo - creative director
|Title||Original air date|
|1||1||"Episode 1"||1 October 2009|
|The 20 chosen semi-finalists converged at Puebla's La Purificadora hotel for casting week, where they met the judges for interviews and took part in a photo shoot where they had to portray angels. At the end of the episode, the judges selected the final 13.|
|2||2||"Episode 2"||8 October 2009|
The contestants moved into their new home in Mexico City, and were later taken to meet Sears representative Edgar Smolensky for a styling challenge, won by Cecilia. The models later posed as dog walkers wearing lingerie for the photo shoot, and at elimination, Kathya became the first contestant to leave the competition.
|3||3||"Episode 3"||15 October 2009|
The contestants were introduced to MAC representative Jorge Rios, and had a make-up challenge which was won by Verónica. They later received makeovers, and had a colorful fabric photo shoot in pairs. At elimination, Yatzil became the second contestant to leave the competition.
|4||4||"Episode 4"||22 October 2009|
The contestants received a runway lesson at the circus, and had a runway challenge later that night. Cecilia was deemed as the best performer, winning a feature in Glamour magazine. At the photo shoot the models were given colorful styling and hung upside down, with the final shots being judged right-side up. At elimination, Isabel became the third contestant to leave the competition.
|5||5||"Episode 5"||29 October 2009|
The remaining ten contestants visited the Etro boutique in Polanco for a posing lesson with boutique owner Andrea Ororica, and had a posing challenge as window display mannequins which was won by Nohemí. They later posed as couture interpretations of la Catrina. At elimination, Fernanda became the fourth contestant to leave the competition.
|6||6||"Episode 6"||5 November 2009|
The contestants were taken to the Anahuacalli Museum to practice their emotions for a challenge in which they had to portray six different emotions for a series of photos, where Silvia, Paulina and Nohemí were chosen as the winners. At the photo shoot, the models had to pose as criminals getting their mugshots taken, with each contestant portraying a different character. At elimination, Ana Laura became the fifth contestant to leave the competition.
|7||7||"Episode 7"||12 November 2009|
The contestants were taken to the offices of Shock Modeling management to meet agency director Estela Saenz for a go-sees challenge with designers around the city, at the end of which Paulina, Verónica, Nohemí and Andrea were chosen as the winners. The models later arrived at the Naucalpan Arena for a photo shoot where they were styled in glamorous outfits while wrestlers fought in the background. At elimination, Silvia became the sixth contestant to leave the competition.
|8||8||"Episode 8"||19 November 2009|
The contestants met commercial director Freddy Garza for a workshop before being introduced to actor and RBD band member Alfonso Herrera for an acting challenge, which was won by Cecilia. The models later shot a commercial for Sedal under the direction of Mario Muñoz. At elimination, Anelís became the seventh contestant to leave from the competition.
|9||9||"Episode 9"||26 November 2009|
The contestants had a challenge in which they had to learn the skills of communication between a photographer and model by taking photos of one another, where Paulina was chosen as the winner. The models later had a photo shoot with male model Guillerme Casali in which they had to portray a couple stuck on the side of the road, and found out that they would be getting their photos taken by America's Next Top Model judge, Nigel Barker. At elimination, Verónica became the eighth contestant to leave the competition.
|10||10||"Episode 10"||3 December 2009|
The remaining contestants met the director of Glamour magazine, Mar Abascal, and had a runway challenge on top of a bar counter where Cecilia was deemed as the best performer, winning a photo shoot session with judge Allan Fis. The models later met photographer Gregory Allen for a photo shoot where they posed with actor Erick Elías to portray famous Telenovela posters. At elimination, Andrea became the ninth contestant to leave the competition.
|11||11||"Episode 11"||10 December 2009|
The contestants met TV presenter Rebecca de Alba for a lesson on dealing with the press, as well as maintaining their self-esteem while competing with other models in the industry. They were then taken for an interview challenge with Candela Ferro, which was won by Cecilia, who was given half of Mariana's frames for the next photo shoot. The models later visited the Frida Kahlo Museum, where they posed in a composite photo shoot dressed as Frida Kahlo painting a self-portrait. At panel, Paulina became the tenth contestant to be eliminated from the competition, leaving Cecilia, Mariana, and Nohemí as the three remaining finalists.
|12||12||"Episode 12"||17 December 2009|
The final three traveled to Ixtapa, where they shot a commercial for Sedal before having their photos taken in a trampoline photo shoot, for which Cecilia was later eliminated. The remaining two contestants, Mariana and Nohemí, took part in a final runway show. After the final deliberation, Mariana was crowned as the first winner of Mexico's Next Top Model.
|7||Silvia||Andrea||Ana Laura||Ana Laura||Mariana||Verónica||Verónica||Anelís|
- The contestant was eliminated
- The contestant won the competition
- In episode 1, the group of 20 semi-finalists was reduced to 13 contestants.
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