Mexico's Next Top Model (cycle 3)
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|Mexico's Next Top Model (cycle 3)|
Cycle 3 cast
|Country of origin||Mexico|
|No. of episodes||13|
|Original network||Sony Entertainment Television|
4 September – 27 November 2012
|No. of contestants||13|
Cycle three of Mexico's Next Top Model, the Mexican adaptation of Tyra Banks' America's Next Top Model, aired on Sony Entertainment Television from September to November 2012. The show was hosted by Mexican model Elsa Benítez. Former judge Jo Lance was replaced by fashion correspondent and consultant Antonio González de Cosío.
The prize package for this cycle included a US$100,000 modeling contract with Queta Rojas management, a cover feature and an editorial spread in Elle magazine, an all-expenses paid trip to New York City to meet with modeling agencies, and a brand new Volkswagen.
(Ages stated are at start of contest)
|Amira Díaz||19||1.76 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)||Veracruz||Episode 2||13|
|Lili Fifield||22||1.77 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)||Tijuana||Episode 3||12|
|Leti Ortíz||20||1.77 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)||Puebla City||Episode 4||11|
|Analí Ramos||22||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||Chihuahua City||Episode 5||10|
|Eloina Cavazos||21||1.77 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)||Monterrey||Episode 6||9|
|Ana Paula Crippa||20||1.71 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)||Veracruz||Episode 7||8|
|Sue Ellen García||21||1.71 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)||Monterrey||Episode 8||7|
|Jessica Ortíz||20||1.71 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)||Mérida||Episode 9||6|
|Sofía Saviano||19||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)||Torreón||Episode 10||5|
|Perla Gaspar||18||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)||Hermosillo||Episode 11||4|
|Alessa Bravo||19||1.69 m (5 ft 6 1⁄2 in)||Guadalajara||Episode 12||3|
|Paulina Barragán||24||1.76 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)||Guadalajara||2|
|Sahily Córdova||18||1.76 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)||Hermosillo||1|
- Elsa Benitez (host)
- Allan Fis
- Antonio González de Cosío
- Glenda Reyna
Other cast members
- Óscar Madrazo - creative director
|Title||Original air date|
|26||1||"Episode 1"||4 September 2012|
The top 20 semi-finalists converged at Mexico City's Downtown hotel, where they took part in a styling lesson and later had runway practice with judges Óscar Madrazo and Glenda Reyna. After a simplistic beauty shoot, the models had one on one interviews with the judges, which were followed by an elimination. The remaining contestants took part in a gymnastics themed photo shoot, and at the end of the week, the judges selected the final 13.
|27||2||"Episode 2"||11 September 2012|
The final 13 moved into the top model house, and had a discussion with judge Antonio González de Cosío about their personal style. They later had a styling and catwalk challenge at Sears which was won by Paulina, where they were judged by purchasing director Edgar Smolensky alongside former winners Mariana Bayón and Tracy Reuss. At the photo shoot, the models were photographed as Aztec goddesses wearing swimwear, and following the first deliberation, Amira became the first contestant to leave the competition.
|28||3||"Episode 3"||18 September 2012|
The remaining contestants received makeovers, and later had a makeup lesson in preparation for a timed makeup challenge in groups, which was won by Sue. The models were later photographed by judge Allan Fís for a disco-themed photo shoot, and at elimination, Lili became the second contestant to leave the competition.
|29||4||"Episode 4"||25 September 2012|
The contestants had a meeting with nutritionist Ana Lucía Mendoza, which was followed by a workshop with model coach Dinorah Cetina where they learned about posing and channeling emotions. They later had a posing and photo shoot challenge in the countryside with motorcyclists, where Perla and Ana Paula were chosen as the winners. For the main photo shoot, the models had to pose alongside hanging meat in a butcher shop. At elimination, Leti was chosen as the third contestant to leave the competition.
|30||5||"Episode 5"||2 October 2012|
The contestants were introduced to Argentinian model Betiana Wolenberg for a runway lesson, and had a group challenge where they were made to walk on the runway for three consecutive hours. They later had a runway challenge on a slippery surface wearing raincoats, where Alessa was chosen as the best performer. For the photo shoot, the models were photographed in motion alongside a Volkswagen. At elimination, Analí was chosen as the third contestant to leave the competition.
|31||6||"Episode 6"||9 October 2012|
|32||7||"Episode 7"||16 October 2012|
|33||8||"Episode 8"||23 October 2012|
|34||9||"Episode 9"||30 October 2012|
The remaining six contestants underwent a second round of makeovers, and later had a posing lesson under the instruction of choreographer Guillermina Gómez, which was followed by a posing challenge with mannequins where Jessica was deemed to be the best performer. The models then had a rock-themed photo shoot session with the members of Moderatto, and at the end of the week, Jessica became the eighth contestant to leave the competition.
|35||10||"Episode 10"||6 November 2012|
|36||11||"Episode 11"||13 November 2012|
|37||12||"Episode 12"||20 November 2012|
|38||13||"Episode 13"||27 November 2012|
|This episode recapped the entire cycle, and showed previously unaired footage for the first time.|
|8||Jessica||Analí||Ana Paula||Ana Paula||Ana Paula||Sahily||Ana Paula|
- The contestant was eliminated
- The contestant won the competition
- In episode 1, the group of 20 semi-finalists was narrowed down to 13.
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- "Sony ET | Mexico Next Top Model: Tercera temporada - La TV Guía". La TV Guía. Retrieved 2016-01-07.
- (in Spanish) Official Website