NEW YORK – Strut aside Tyra, Carmen Electra (search) is hunting for a few models of her own.
The actress-model will host Bravo's upcoming reality competition "Manhunt: The Search for America's Most Gorgeous Male Model," (search) the cable network announced Wednesday.
"Carmen Electra has just the right mix of energy, magnetism and fun to be the ideal host and guide for the young, novice competitors on 'Manhunt,'" said Bravo President Lauren Zalaznick.
Electra will be flanked by judges Bruce Hulse and Marisa Miller, both professional models themselves. For eight episodes, 15 men will compete in a series of challenges in hopes of snapping up a one-year contract with the IMG modeling agency.
A former "Baywatch" (search) babe and MTV staple, Electra has walked down the reality TV catwalk before. Cameras followed her and guitarist Dave Navarro (search) as they planned their wedding on MTV's "'Til Death Do Us Part: Carmen and Dave."
Several fashion-themed reality TV shows will pose for viewers in the coming months.
The third season of the Tyra Banks (search)-hosted "America's Next Top Model" emerges Sept. 22. This fall, up-and-coming fashion designers will compete on Bravo's "Project Runway," with Heidi Klum donning host duties, while Tommy Hilfiger's amateur designers' battle, "The Cut," premieres on CBS sometime in 2005.
"Manhunt" begins Oct. 12.