It's going to take more than a pretty face to win Oxygen's new reality competition -- or will it? Oxygen is looking for its very own top model to crown on "The Face," which premieres on Feb. 5 with "The Fight to Make the Final 12" kickoff special. Watch out, Tyra; there's a new runway in town!
If you think the antics of "America's Next Top Model" have grown stale but still want your model drama fix, this is your show. As this exclusive clip reveals, there's also a familiar (and handsome) host to help "ANTM" fans make the switch: charming photographer Nigel Barker.
Fear not, fashion junkies, this is not a cheap "ANTM" or "Project Runway" knockoff. Just check out the mentors: Victoria's Secret's most famous angel Karolina Kurkova; editorial "it" girl and model Coco Rocha; and the one-and-only iconic (and famously unpredictable) supermodel Naomi Campbell. That trio was sure to cost Oxygen a pretty penny.
Even in the presence of these pros, the drama unfolds right off the bat with one contestant in tears; she can't handle all the glamour, apparently, and yells out, "You're beautiful!" Needless to say, some of the other girls are not impressed.
Another twist: À la "The Voice" and "The Taste," these three professional beauties will be picking teams of four based on the aspiring models' runway strut and a photo shoot, where the hopefuls will be sans makeup. Who's scared of being on Naomi's team? As the tough-as-nails stunner devilishly says, "What I'm looking for is drive, discipline, and thick skin. Let the games begin!"
To find out which 12 contestants will earn a spot under one of these A-list coaches and who crumbles under the pressure, tune in to "The Face" on Tuesday, 2/5 at 9 PM on Oxygen.
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