In the season finale, Janice is very stressed over continuing to be in the red and decides that drastic cuts are in order.
Everyone at the agency is concerned over the lack of "high-end" models and so Janice has Kodi set up another open casting call. Meanwhile, Janice sends Stina, Brittany, Petra, Crystal and Trisha to be photographed by Mathu Anderson.
Janice and Peter meet with Kevin Black of Interscope Records, who is looking to book some models for a CD release party for R&B artist Avant.
Some of Janice's models are cast in a "very funny bowling movie" called 7-10 Split. Ten models are selected to appear in a fashion show segment featuring clothes designed by former tattoo artist Don Ed Hardy.
Several models are hired for a "rock and roll fashion show" to launch the Virgin Megastore clothing line. Janice is concerned that her models are lacking the proper runway presence, so she brings in drag queens to teach them to walk.
Janice, Peter and booker Kodi Foster meet with representatives from 1-800-DENTIST, a national dental referral service. They are casting for a national television commercial. Sorin again struggles with his English in the audition.
Janice holds a red carpet ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of her agency. In preparation she lands couture designer Kai Milla to dress three of her female models and Elmer Ave. to dress some of the males.
Janice and her male models meet with executives from underwear company 2(x)ist. They want three models for an event in New York City. Initially very interested in Sorin, the execs decide against him because of his lack of fluency in English.
Janice holds another open casting call with close to 1,000 people responding. Peter and Janice clash over one potential model, "Fargo." Peter thinks she's perfect for lad mags like Maxim and FHM.
Janice and her new partner, Peter Hamm, discuss the merits of her models. She feels that they are all full of potential, although acknowledges significant work must be done to get them camera ready.
Janice searches for a business associate. She also holds an invitation-only casting call. She also fires the triplets who served as her personal assistants for refusing to help set up her MySpace web page.
Janice's agency opens with a general casting call from people all over the world. Approximately 500 people respond, and from these, she chooses five to continue as Americas next top models.
The first season follows her opening of the agency, including the difficulty in finding models of Janice's vision, getting them proficient in front of the camera, obtaining financial backing and establishing a reputation for her agency. Subsequent seasons have followed the development of the agency and a constantly-changing cast of models. A number of the male models are openly gay, and a number of the agency's clients are gay-oriented businesses. This has resulted in many of the episodes being gay in theme.
Janice fires an outspoken model and then gets fired herslef after major client aussieBum gests a taste of her behind-the-scenes rhetoric.
After losing two of her top-earning models, Janice searches for fresh-faced replacements. But some of the new models may be more trouble than Janice bargained for.
A client comes calling with an unusual request: models with beautiful faces - and bad skin. Janice isn't happy when she finds out her son is dating one of her models. And when one new model can't handle the stress of her first fast-paced photo shoot, Jani
After having fired Peter Hamm, Janice will rebuild her business and move the agency atop the glamorous Hollywood Hills, complete with a model house. Part 2
Hormones continue to rage as one model couple have a romantic dinner, while another have an intimate photo shoot for a trendy clothing line. Part 2.
The models play a game of Dirty Dice.
The models role-play in costumes for a casting and when the client requests plus size options, Nathan brings in several plus size models.
When a new client comes looking to book Latin models, Janice must hold an emergency open call to find the hottest Latin faces in L.A. - or face a disappointed client herself.
Janice discovers some disturbing news about her models: a troubled past, a potential eating disorder, issues in front of the lens, an impromptu wedding, a diva attitude and alcohol on the set. Can she keep it together?
Models are ambushed with a fashion show that strips them down to their skivvies;
Several models have a food fight.
The models host a special dinner for Janice, and are suprised by a special guest. Plus, Janice loses it when a troublemaker causes chaos in the house. Part 1.
Janice confronts Polina about her suspicious eating habits.
The models go to war... with whipped cream
After Janice is confronted by moralstic models, she faces a squawking client who won't shut up during a beach shoot. Will the tides change in her favor, or is more drama to come?