VH1 will make a stunning comeback of America’s next top model without the series creator – Tyra Banks as host. The premier dates are yet to be announced but this season will host 14 episodes. The search for a new host has already begun.
“Top Model fans, you demanded that the show come back, and VH1 answered the call. Get ready for a fierce-a-fied rebirth!” Banks said.
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The hit show “America’s Next Top Model” has been picked up by the television network VH1, which made the announcement Tuesday, four months after series creator Tyra Banks shared in an Instagram message that cycle 22 would be the show’s last run, according to Entertainment Tonight.
However, fans hoping to see Banks reprise her hosting role in “America’s Next Top Model” will be disappointed as the supermodel said in a statement that she would be looking for a new host, but will still reprise her executive producer role.
Banks cited “new business endeavors” that require her attention as the reason why she has let go hosting duties for “America’s Next Top Model.” She added that she was already feeling “pumped to identify that person and bring back the show.”
Meanwhile, the network has yet to disclose further details about the show such as its target premiere date, timeslot and members of the judging panel. What has been revealed so far was that the “America’s Next Top Model” revival will feature 14 new episodes. VH1 did indicate that they will make the necessary announcements about the show at a later time.
Apart from Banks’ involvement as the show’s executive producer, co-showrunner Ken Mok is also set to re-join the team. Mok has been part of “America’s Next Top Model” since the modeling reality competition’s first season. The upcoming revival will reportedly be “reinvented for a new generation,” Deadline stated.
Nyle DiMarco caused a media storm when he won America’s Next Top Model in 2015.
The very handsome model was the second male winner in the show’s history, the last ever winner for the series, and the first deaf winner. Nyle hails from Queens in New York and he comes from a deaf family.
The model was working freelance until he was contacted by America’s Next Top Model producers to feature on the final series of the show. They found him through his Instagram (www.instagram.com/nyledimarco) and didn’t realise that he was deaf. Nyle’s appearance on the show has really helped raise awareness for the deaf community, something he is continuing to do through his work.
He’s also ridiculously hot and classes himself as ‘sexually fluid’ so we’re not surprised that he has a queue of admirers and a huge base of fans.