is a six-part Canadian television series
hosted by Mathieu Chantelois
originally broadcast on OUTtv
. Thirty aspiring male models compete for $1000 cash, a fashion photoshoot
, a one-year membership to Goodlife Fitness Club
and the front cover of abOUT
Magazine. Chantelois is accompanied by celebrity stylist Maha Rishi.
Series One and Two were shot on location at Lüb Lounge, owned by one of the show's creators, in downtown Toronto, and is co-produced by Giant Productions.
Season Two premiered Sunday, October 1 2006. The winner was Gerry King, a dancer who also went on to win the Montreal-based Priape
clothing model search in spring 2007.
In Season Three, the location was changed to the Gladstone Hotel
in the Toronto neighbourhood known as Queen Street West
. Although the producers stated that they moved because the Gladstone was becoming a focal point for the young, chic demographic associated with Queen West, Lüb Lounge closed its doors the same summer. The first prize this year was also upgraded, to not only include the magazine cover and GoodLife membership, but the prestigious one-year contract as a model for Ginch Gonch
underwear, based in Vancouver. Judges for the third series are model/entertainment reporter John Nightingale, transsexual actress & writer Nina Arsenault
, and photographer Jim Armstrong.
Season four just finished production in Montreal at popular . The season will air on OUTtv starting October 5. Judges for this Montreal edition... Read More