August 01, 2006 14:06 ET

UPN 57 to Hold Casting Call for "America's Next Top Model" Friday, August 11th at Forman Mills

PHILADELPHIA, PA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 1, 2006 --UPN 57 will launch a local search for exotic beauty by hosting a casting call for Tyra Banks' hit reality show "America's Next Top Model" on Friday, August 11th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The hunt for new talent will take place at the Forman Mills on 5694 Rising Sun Avenue in Philadelphia. UPN 57's casting call will help local applicants prepare their videotaped auditions on a first-come, first-served basis. All videotaped auditions will be forwarded to "America's Next Top Model." As UPN's top rated show, "America's Next Top Model" is one of the centerpieces of the new CW Network.

Females, ages 18 to 27, of diverse backgrounds, shapes and sizes, are eligible to apply, but must be at least 5'7" tall and be U.S. citizens. No prior modeling experience is preferred. Applicants must bring a completed application form, a signed release and waiver form, a photocopied ID, and three required photos to the local auditions. The required photos should include a headshot, a full-length photo, and a swimsuit photo. Polaroid photos are acceptable. Each aspiring model should be prepared to show off her runway walk and explain why she could be America's Next Top Model. Application forms and eligibility requirements are available at

UPN 57 (WPSG-TV) is part of the CBS Television Stations division, one of the largest network-owned station groups. On September 18th, UPN 57 will become the Philadelphia home of The CW Network, The CW Philly 57.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Joanne Calabria