Star World officially renewed Asia`s Next Top Model for season 5 to premiere in Early 2017

The release date for Asia`s Next Top Model season 5 — Pending

This article has the most up-to-date info on the status of Asia`s Next Top Model season 5 as we continuously monitor the news to keep you in the know. Star World has officially renewed the series for another season expected to debut in Early 2017. To get notified of the exact premiere date – subscribe for updates below.

About the show

An adaptation of the America`s Next Top Model franchise, Asia`s Next Top Model is a reality TV program portraying aspiring models attempting to jumpstart their careers. The series is created by Tyra Banks, narrated by Cindy Bishop, executive produced by Glenn Sims and produced by Fremantle Media starting with the current fourth season. The fourth season premiered on March 9, 2016 on Star World.

The contest welcomes participants from the entire Far East region, with applicants required to be between 16 and 27 years old, able to speak and write in excellent English and at least 5`7` tall. Primary selection takes place online. The panel of judges for the current season comprises Cindy Bishop, Kelly Tandiono and Yu Tsai. Contestants are eliminated on the basis of their performance in photo shoots, runway competitions and many other challenges.

Popularity and renewal potential

The series is very popular in the Asian region, with 39, 35 and 30 million total regional viewers for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd seasons respectively. Considering the fact that most of the countries have their own local version of the series, all of them also hugely successful, there seems to be no reason whatsoever for Asia`s Next Top Model to be taken off the programming slate. Stay tuned for announcements on the future of the series.

Latest news

UPDATED November 27, 2016: The hit modeling contest has been renewed for season 5, and casting calls for the hugely popular reality competition show Asia`s Next Top Model have already been hosted in many Asian cities, such as Bangkok, Manila and Jakarta in November 2016. The upcoming installment will air on Star World in early 2017, and should be produced by Singapore-based Refinery Media in partnership with Subaru, Maybelline and e-commerce website Zalora. Rumors have it that Pia Wurtzbach may become the show`s next host, so please stay tuned for further info and the exact release date of Asia`s Next Top Model season 5.

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