Asia’s Next Top Model (abbreviated as AsiasNTM or “AsNTM”) is a reality television show in which a number of women compete for the title of Asia’s Next Top Model and a chance to start their career in the modeling industry. The show will feature aspiring models from the entire Far East region, including South Asia subcontinent.
The show was initially set to launch in mid-2012 on Ice-TV, after a deal was arranged with CBS for a Pan-Asian version. The casting process began in March 28, 2012 and was scheduled to end on May 5 of the same year. Later, the deadline was extended to May 21. Each season, the show is produced and filmed in a separate location of the Asian world.
On April 11, it was publicly revealed that Nadya Hutagalung would take on the role of Head Judge and Host of the series. Fashion director Daniel Boey, fashion photographer Todd Anthony Tyler, and model Joey Mead King took secondary roles as judges.