New ANTM Season Will Feature 'Deeply Rooted Psychological Warfare,' Among Other Treats

After handing the reigns to Rita Ora for exactly one season, Tyra Banks is returning to host America’s Next Top Model, the job for which she was probably born. A new trailer for the show’s 24th cycle promises lots of over-the-top weeping, “deeply rooted psychological warfare,” and plenty of smoldering Tyra-eye. In…

Tyra Banks on Why She Returned to ANTM: 'I Think I Have to Be There for It to Continue'

Hero alert! Like a booty-tooching, smizing phoenix in a lacefront who keeps squawking confusing orders like, “Model H2T” and, “You need to apologize to the fake kente-cloth African hat,” Tyra Banks knows that she had to be reborn so that America’s Next Top Model could live. After a one-cycle absence in which Rita Ora…

Tyra Banks Announces She's Doing Away With ANTM's Contestant Age Limit

Just two weeks after Tyra Banks took back America’s Next Top Model from Rita Ora, the fashion icon and TV mogul is already shaking up the show’s predictable formula that, last season, landed us with a winner who looks exactly like Gigi Hadid. On Saturday, Banks announced via Twitter that casting for the 24th cycle of …

Tyra Banks Takes ANTM Back From Rita Ora Because If You Want Things Done Well, Do Them Yourself

After just one season of teaching wannabe models how to brand themselves and become Instagram- and Snapchat-famous (it was kind of shocking to see how little about this past season was actually about modeling, at least in the two episodes I watched...), Pope-endorsed legend, fashion icon, Daily Mail queen, and…

America's Next Top Model Is Fine Without Tyra, Still Probably Won't Produce a Star

America’s Next Top Model will no longer be goofy because Tyra Banks is no longer the lead of the show—that would be Rita Ora, a face recognizable to some and not others. But even in its new form, which debuted on Vh1 on Monday night, Top Model is still self-aggrandizing in a sad way. It wants to be more important than…