Syfy found a bonafide cabler juggernaut in this one when it premiered five seasons ago, and now it is renewing Face Off for season six, all while also supersizing the order by adding two special to the roster.
According to the official statement, Syfy announces that its critically-acclaimed hit reality competition series Face Off will return for a sixth season in January 2014, introducing 14 new makeup artists in what will be Face Off’s boldest season yet. In the new season the contestants will face extreme challenges that will inspire them to create the most magnificent characters and creatures in Face Off history. And coming this November, Syfy debuts two original Face Off specials –Naked and Painted and Judges’ Favorites.
Syfy will also debut two original one-hour Face Off specials in November. Naked and Painted features host McKenzie Westmore as she explores the world of body painting with a variety of special guest experts including former Face Off contestants and the industry’s top body painting artists. The special will feature two start-to-finish body painting demonstrations in the lab. Naked and Painted airs November 12 at 9PM (ET/PT) on Syfy.
Also featured in the Naked and Painted special are the stars of Syfy’s upcoming series Naked Vegas, which premieres Tuesday, October 29 at 10PM (ET/PT) on Syfy.
In the special Top 20 Countdown: Judges’ Favorites, Face Off judges Glenn Hetrick, Ve Neill and Neville Page take a look back at the best contestant creations from all five seasons of the series. In addition to ranking the top twenty best make-ups, they will call out some of the funniest, most surprising and impressively ambitious designs the show has ever seen. Top 20 Countdown: Judges’ Favorites airs November 19 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Syfy.
But there´s still more Face Off on season five, heading towards season finale on November 5th when a new winner will be crowned. In the next episode, that you can watch a sneak peek below, contestants must create a dark elf warrior.
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