In the special 90-minute cycle 14 debut, 33 semi-finalists compete for a chance to be Tyra's friend but only 13 will make it into the Top Model loft in New York City. The lucky finalists are shocked when special guest Perez Hilton reveals their first challenge is to undergo makeovers! One of the most influential members of the fashion world, Andre Leon Talley, joins the judges panel alongside Tyra Banks and Nigel Barker.
The girls pose for their first official Top Model photo shoot but quickly learn they are only allowed to wear one article of clothing. Andre Leon Talley makes his debut alongside Tyra and Nigel on the judges panel for the first elimination of cycle 14.
The girls receive a surprise visit from cycle 3 contestant Toccara Jones, who puts their fashion knowledge to the test. This week's photo shoot is dance-inspired and forces the girls to pose while demonstrating their fancy footwork. During panel, Wilhelmina Models President Sean Patterson joins the judges, and one girl decides whether she wants to quit the competition
The girls learn they will be portraying vampires in a tub of blood in this week's photo shoot challenge. Meanwhile, back at their NYC loft, screaming and yelling escalates to an all-time high between two of the girls.
The models pose with comic Ross Mathews and head to New York's garment district to be transformed in faux fashion wardrobe.
The models must strike a pose while on board a New York subway car; Andr? Leon Talley bluntly criticizes one model's outfit.
Guest judge Whitney Port drops by the loft to surprise the girls before they put their personalities to the test during a runway challenge. This week's photo shoot finds the girls posing with big hair.
The final six girls arrive in New Zealand where they learn they will participate in go-sees with six designers. This week's photo shoot finds them all modeling the same dress with a special guest, a sheep!
Special guest judge and 'Lord of the Rings' actress Sarah McLeod welcome the girls to the Hobbiton in New Zealand, where the girls do a quick five-frame photo shoot. During this week's photo shoot, Tyra goes behind the camera with the final five models.
The final four learn that at the end of tonight's episode only two will remain. Judge Andre Leon Talley make a surprise visit to the house to talk with the girls about fashion. This week's shoot finds them in Queenstown, New Zealand where they must be ugly-pretty. Alexandra struts her stuff on a makeshift runway.
Miss J drops in the on the final two to reveal the set-up for their CoverGirl commercial. Tyra reveals that the finalists will join her in a family portrait with some very special guests. The ladies must put their best happy foot forward during a rock-and-roll circus-inspired final runway for designer Anna Sui. One girl will be crowned America's Next Top Model.
Marshmallows, Catfights, cockroaches and catch phrases are revealed in the never-before-seen footage from Cycle 14