Scandinavia's Next Top Model, Cycle 1 (Original title: Top Model: New York) was the first Cycle of the Scandinavian reality television show, based on the original concept from America's Next Top Model. It was broadcast on TV3 in Denmark, Norway and Sweden by Viasat.
The concept of the show was that each country started an internal competition with nine girls and a national top model eliminating one after other together with her own panel of judges until three girls were left in each country.
At that point the pre-selection was over and the last nine girls competed together and against each other. Although each of the participating countries did the same photo shoots and visited the same locations the girls were never supposed to meet each other before the merge.
As every country had a reserved spot in the shows final top 3, the competition remained between the national finalists until only one Danish, Swedish and Norwegian girl was left when a special jury in New York led by US American model Georgianna Robertson determined who the winner would be.
In the final episode Kine Lauvås Bakke from Norway was named the very first winner of Scandinavia's Next Top Model over Nanna Schultz Christensen from Denmark and Elina Herbeck from Sweden.
The Cycle had ten episodes in each country with the merge happening in Episode 7 in all of them. A second Cycle immediately followed later in the same year following the same concept.
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