VH1 WELCOMES BACK SUPERMODEL ASHLEY GRAHAM, PAPER MAGAZINE'S DREW ELLIOTT AND IMAGE ARCHITECT LAW ROACH TO JOIN HOST TYRA BANKS FOR THE NEW CYCLE OF "AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL"
PRODUCTION BEGINS THIS MONTH
NEW YORK, NY (May 12, 2017) - VH1 today announced that Ashley Graham, Drew Elliott and Law Roach will return for the 24th cycle of "America's Next Top Model." As previously revealed, Tyra Banks will return to her roots as host when the new cycle begins production later this month. Banks and Ken Mok will continue to serve as executive producers.
"'America's Next Top Model' is my baby - I couldn't' stay behind the camera for too long. I'm excited to return to the new cycle as host and welcome back Ashley, Drew and Law to the panel," says Tyra Banks. "I trust their amazing talents and expertise will continue to bring a FIERCE edge to the competition, where for the first time ever we are doing away with age limits, and accepting prospective contestants from 18 to infinity!"
"America's Next Top Model" made the move to VH1 last December where it premiered to its highest ratings in five years.
AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL is produced by 10 by 10 Entertainment in association with The Tyra Banks Company and distributed by CBS Television Distribution. The executive producers are Ken Mok ("Making the Band"), Tyra Banks, Dana Gabrion, Paul Buscemi and Jaimie Glasson. The series was created by Tyra Banks and developed by Mok and Kenya Barris. Currently, "America's Next Top Model" is under license in over 100 markets around the world and has 20 international versions in production. "America's Next Top Model" and the "America's Next Top Model" format are licensed internationally by CBS Studios International. For more information, go to @ANTMVH1 on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
VH1 is the dominant pop culture brand for adults 18-34. The network is available in 93 million U.S. households and has an array of digital channels and services including the VH1 App, VH1.com, @VH1 and Love & Hip Hop: The Game. VH1 is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB).
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