|America's Next Top Model:|
Guys & Girls 3
|Original Channel||The CW|
|Original Run||August 5, 2015 -|
December 4, 2015
|No. of contestants||14|
Cycle 21: Guys & Girls 2
America's Next Top Model, Cycle 22 (subtitled as America's Next Top Model: Guys & Girls 3) will premiere on August 5, 2015 and it is the 16th season to air on The CW.
On October 14, 2015, Tyra Banks announced via social media, that cycle 22 will be the last cycle of America's Next Top Model. The show was later picked up by VH1 and the 23rd cycle will start airing in December 2016, with Rita Ora as the new host.
Like the two previous seasons, it will feature both male and female contestants, and for the first time since cycle 13, registration was opened to petite models.
Yu Tsai will remain as creative director.
Unlike the last three cycles, social media will no longer be a factor in eliminations.
There was no international destination in this cycle. The contestants went to Las Vegas.
This season also marks the first time a deaf contestant, Nyle DiMarco, is on the show. He was ultimately chosen as the winner of the competition.
- 1 Prizes
- 2 Contestants
- 3 Episode Summaries
- 4 Contestant gallery
The prizes for this cycle are:
- A modeling contract with NEXT Model Management
- A spread in Nylon magazine.
- A US$100,000 contract to become the face of the Zappos Couture's 2016 re-launch.
(Ages stated are at time of contest)
|21||1.79 m (5 ft 10 ½ in)||Wilmington, Delaware||Episode 3|
|23||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)||Virginia Beach, Virginia||Episode 4|
|19||1.64 m (5 ft 4 ½ in)||Los Angeles, California||Episode 6|
|21||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)||Brooklyn, New York||Episode 7|
|26||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||Los Angeles, California||Episode 8|
|21||1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)||Avon Lake, Ohio||Episode 8|
|23||1.84 m (6 ft ½ in)||Springfield, Virginia||Episode 10|
|18||1.81 m (5 ft 11 ½ in)||Kernersville, North Carolina||Episode 5
Returned in Episode 9
|23||1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)||Houston, Texas||Episode 12|
|22 *||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)||San Francisco, California||Episode 13|
|18||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||El Dorado, Arkansas||Episode 16|
|25||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)||Hollywood, Florida||Episode 16|
|23||1.71 m (5 ft 7 ½ in)||Silver Spring, Maryland||Runner-up|
|25||1.84 m (6 ft ½ in)||Washington, D.C.||Winner|
- Devin celebrated his 22nd birthday in the filming of episode 8
|Title||Original air date|
|"The Guys and Girls Make It to Hollywood"||August 5, 2015|
|Season 22 begins with finding the seven men and seven women competiong in a third "Guys and Girls" edition.
|"The Girl Who Walks Away"||August 12, 2015|
|Jonathan and Drew Scott from "Property Brothers" surprise the models by designing the cast house. Later, one of the contestants breaks down and decides to leave the competition, while the other participants pose for a semi-nude photo shoot in front of the public.
|"The Guy Who Gets Shipped Out"||August 19, 2015|
|The models take part in a runway walk on shipping containers raised high above the ground. Later, Tyra guides the models in a photo shoot where they are bound together.
|"The Girl Who Has a Close Shave"||August 26, 2015|
|The models participate in an emotional photo shoot that honors war heroes. Meanwhile, some of the girls and guys struggle to accept their new looks, with one of them locking herself in a bathroom.
|"The Guy Who Gets a Hickey"||September 2, 2015|
|A huge argument occurs when romance blooms between some of the models. At the photo shoot, some of the guys and girls become insecure when they learn their photos won't be re-touched.
|"The Girl Who Gets Possessed"||September 9, 2015|
|The stress of the competition gets to some of the models, which causes them to lose focus. At the photo shoot, the guys and girls are suspended in mid-air and made to look possessed.|
|"The Guy Who Acts a Fool"||September 16, 2015|
|The models struggle during an acting challenge. Later, the guys and gals are paired up for a sexy commercial at the beach, but jealousy runs rampant and some chemistry falls flat.
|"The Girl Who Got All Dolled Up"||September 23, 2015|
|The models create a public service announcement in front of kids. At the photo shoot, the guys and girls pose as life-sized dolls.|
|"The Guy or Girl Who Came Back"||October 2, 2015|
|The models attend go-sees at modeling agencies and are paired with a previously eliminated contestant, who may earn the chance to come back in the competition.
|"The Girl Who Became Bootyful"||October 9, 2015|
|>The models shoot a music video for Tyra's new beauty line and former contestant Don Benjamin makes an appearance. At the photo shoot, the guys and gals must pose in mid-air.|
|"And Then That Happened"||October 23, 2015|
|New footage from Cycle 22 of behind-the-scenes confessions, flirtations and meltdowns among the guys and girls. Host Tyra Banks joins Miss J, Kelly Cutrone and photo shoot consultant Yu Tsai to monitor all the on-camera drama.|
|"The Guy Who Closed the Deal in Vegas"||October 30, 2015|
|An overconfident model loses focus and fails to impress during a challenge in Las Vegas. Meanwhile, one model becomes more focused on romance than winning the competition.
|"The Girl Who Took a Shot in the Dark"||November 6, 2015|
|The models are challenged to create and pitch a unique business idea. At the photo shoot, the pose in the woods in total darkness.
|"The Guy Who Was a Momma's Boy"||November 13, 2015|
|Tyra's mom is the photographer for a special photo shoot with the final four models and their mothers. The contestants also shoot a mock cover for Nylon magazine and meet supermodel Chrissy Teigen, who gives them tips on making it in the modeling industry.
|"Finale Part 1: The Girl Who Made a Splash"||November 20, 2015|
|The finalists shoot a campaign for Zappos Couture and prepare for the last runway show. Meanwhile, one model loses focus when it is discovered she hooked up with another model.
|"Finale Part 2: America's Next Top Model Is..."||December 4, 2015|
|The season comes to an end as the winner of America's Next Top Model is chosen.|
Eliminated in episode 3
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Eliminated in episode 6
Eliminated in episode 7
Eliminated in episode 8
Eliminated in episode 8
Eliminated in episode 10
Eliminated in episode 5 - Returned in Episode 9 - Eliminated in Episode 10
Eliminated in episode 12
Eliminated in episode 13
Eliminated in episode 16
Eliminated in episode 16