True Beauty

Monday 10:00 PM on ABC Premiered Jan 05, 2009 In Season


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Episode Guide

    • Red Carpet Mamas
      Red Carpet Mamas
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      Contestants compete to show their red-carpet knowledge, while secretly being judged for their greed for spotlight.
    • The Secret
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      The competition this week involves working with famous magicians Penn & Teller. The contestants all perform the same trick for the magicians, then Penn & Teller vote off the two who were the least convincing. After a final inner beauty challenge, the "ugliest" contestant is sent packing.
    • Grace Under Fire
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      In week three, the eight remaining contestants interview people on the Vegas Strip, taking a "man-on-the-street" approach. The judges secretly test to see if any of them cheat by taking an early look at the interview questions. Later on, the contestants are judged on how they react when a tough focus group of citizens criticizes their interviews. Meanwhile, things get tense back at the hotel after a night of drinking.moreless
    • Change My Score!
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      The remaining contestants must quickly learn facts about Las Vegas to use when they become tour bus guides, but as always, there's a hidden inner beauty challenge involved when the contestants have the opportunity to change the negative score one tourist gives them. The two losers of the challenge are sent to the final face-off, which results in an intense ending.moreless
    • Timeless Beauty
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      In week four, the group are secretly tested on their respect for their elders by being observed while each is partnered with a senior citizen for a photo shoot.
    • Beauty in Motion
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      The contestants are surprised to see CJ return from the Hall of Beauty. CJ gets upset when he hears the other girls talking behind Chelsea's back. The challenge this week is a sports photo shoot. They'll be unknowingly tested on their compassion and sportsmanship during the challenge. The group breaks into two teams of four. Joel is a captain for Billy, Julia and Laura. CJ is a captain for Ray, Monique and Chelsea. A wardrobe assistant is played by an actress, and she is receiving fake calls from her boyfriend making her frustrated and depressed. CJ and Julia are the only two contestants that show her compassion. During his photo shoot, CJ barely puts any effort into his tennis theme. Because of this, the judges rule that his team's photo is the loser. As the captain, CJ is automatically up for elimination. Monique is chosen to join him. Their last challenge is to see if they pick up after a litter bug. CJ picks up the bottle. Monique walks right by it, which is the final strike leading to her elimination.moreless
    • Bride in Trouble
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      In this week's challenge, a bunch of couples getting married in Las Vegas each choose two of the five remaining contestants to be in their weddings, based on the contestants' looks and a quick introduction they're allowed to give. The two contestants who are in the least weddings get sent to the final face-off, where the judges reveal the results of not one, but two hidden challenges the contestants were put through.moreless
    • Stop Smoking
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      With only four contestants remaining, this week's challenge is the most important yet, as only three people can make it to next week's finale. As the contestants learn how to become Blackjack dealers for Planet Hollywood, two hidden challenges are set up along the way, testing the contestants' compassion for people in need.moreless
    • Million Dollar Look
      Million Dollar Look
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      In this episode, the 9 remaining contestants are asked to form three teams of three. The competition is to for each team member to put together an outfit by using only $100 per team. They are given a list of stores on Melrose Avenue to visit. Their outfits will be judged that night at a club event. The first team (Billy, Monique and Ray) approach the challenge by explaining the details to the store owners and asking them to loan them their outfits. They promise to return them after the challenge. The second team (Joel, Laura and Julia) decides to use their good looks to coax the store owners into giving them free clothes. The third team (CJ, Chelsea and Ashley) creates a fake charity in order to get donations from people they see out and about. This was CJ's idea. Ashley agrees to follow it. She's shown ripping a bracelet from a man she encounters. Chelsea hates the idea and does not take part in promoting the fake charity. CJ eventually realizes it was a bad idea. During their shopping, all teams pass a planted boy asking for donations to children's cancer research. This was to test their charitable nature. Billy wins the challenge. CJ shows up not wearing any shoes, which does not impress the judges. Ashley is deemed to have the second worst outfit. Before entering the Hall of Beauty, CJ and Ashley both have a chance to aid a bike messenger that crashes. CJ helps the man out. Ashley just stares as the man slowly gets up and back on his bike. In the Hall of Beauty, Ashley is eliminated from the competition.moreless
    • The Final Test
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      In the season finale, the final three contestants are paired with a celebrity who parties with them all night, but instead of being able to head back to the hotel at the end of the night, the contestants must instead give their all to shoot a commercial for Las Vegas. Also, Vanessa Minnillo finally reveals the game's secret twist, as the contestant with the most outer and inner beauty is crowned the winner.moreless
    • Finding The Ring
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      The seven remaining contestants compete in a challenge where they must create an ad and slogan promoting a Las Vegas buffet -- but the only thing they're allowed to wear is food. Meanwhile, the judges secretly test the contestants to see which of them help a woman who has lost her engagement ring.moreless
    • Get Fit
      Get Fit
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      The contestants are taken to a track and field challenge and are being judged on their first impressions with teenagers.
    • The Science of Beauty
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      10 contestants enter the game thinking they are being judged solely on physical beauty. They are taken to a beauty expert to assess their beauty score, and the bottom two scorers are up for elimination. Hidden cameras watch the contestants as they are put through secret challenges judging their inner beauty.moreless
    • Natural Beauty
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      The contestants go on a hike and are asked to do a 30 second promo for a new line of organics products.
    • The Stealing Challenge
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      As season two begins, ten new contestants are introduced, this time thinking they're competing to become the Face of Vegas. As their first competition, the contestants have to create an alter-ego, then pose in glass cases on The Strip while dressed in that alter-ego, trying to convince passers-by to "vote" for them. At the end, one of the bottom two contestants is sent home, but little do they know that the judges were also critiquing their inner beauty.moreless
    • Finale
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      So we are up to the final three Billy, Julia and Jael. They participate in a steamy and provocative semi-nude photoshoot. While Vanessa lets them know what this competition was all about "Inner and Outer beauty". Just one will be the winner.
    • Week 7
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      The contestants are taken to a beauty salon in preparation for a "high society function" with a "red carpet" entrance later that evening. The contestants are surprised to find out that their dates for the evening are their parents. Laura, Joel, and Julia are paired with their mothers, and Billy is paired with his father. An actor, posing as a stylist, has a private consultation with each contestant. The contestants are tested to see if they will "sell out" their fellow castmates. Both Billy and Julia pass, while both Laura and Joel make disparaging remarks about Billy, failing the test. Each parent is taken to a room with racks of clothes and asked to select a suit or dress for the son or daughter. Laura is not happy with her mother's selection, but does not publicly express her true opinion.moreless
    • Week 6
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      The contestants are taken to sports field for a physical fitness challenge. Each contestant must complete six different fitness tests: body composition, push-ups, pull-ups, sit-ups, flexibility, and an obstacle course. What the contestants don't know is that they are being judged on their demonstration of courtesy towards others and sportsmanship, rather than their physical performance. A group of teenage moderators and a gym teacher decides which contestant possesses the most inner and outer beauty. In the body composition test, the scale is falsely calibrated to read approximately 10 pounds (4.5 kg) heavier than the actual measured weight. After completing all six tests, the contestants and moderators have a lunch break. The moderators purposely group themselves unevenly between two tables, with one "lonely kid" sitting at a table by himself. Julia, who talks to the lonely kid, is the only one to pass this test. In contrast, Ray inappropriately jokes with the larger group that lonely kid "is going to grow up to be a sniper." After lunch, Vanessa tells the contestants that their physical performance in the challenge does not matter, and that the teenagers will be voting on who they feel is the most beautiful. After some deliberation, it is revealed that Joel has won the competition, Julia and Billy are safe, while Laura and Ray are up for elimination.moreless
    • Week 2
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      Contestants are secretly tested this week on their charitable character with further challenges.
    • Finding the Ring