Your weekend just got a little hotter. Sports Illustrated is announcing their 2016 cover model during a live TV special Saturday night.
“Sports Illustrate Swimsuit 2016 Revealed” will air on TNT on Feb. 13 at 10:30 p.m. EST. Nick Cannon and Rebecca Romijn will host the one-hour event, which will feature appearances from Gigi Hadid, ChrissyTeigen, Chanel Iman, Emily DiDonato, Erin Heatherton and more models from the 2016 magazine issue.
Five-time swimsuit cover model Elle Macpherson will also be present to accept the Jule Campbell Award. Teigen is presenting Macpherson with the honor, which recognizes her “iconic modeling career and business acumen.” The award was named after former Sports Illustrated editor Jules Campbell, who according to the Chicago Tribune planned and directed the annual swimsuit issue since 1965.
Other highlights from the special include a special performance by Dimitri Vegas, Like Mike and Ne-Yo, as well as the introduction of the finalists from the national Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model search. Those watching the event at home will be able to vote for their favorite contestant. The winner will land a spot in the 2017 issue.
The 2016 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition will hit stands on Tuesda, Feb. 16. Watch “Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2016 Revealed” on TNT Saturday, Feb. 13 at 10:30 p.m. EST. Click HERE to watch it on TNT’s online livestream. You must enter your cable provider’s information in order to access.