TYRA BANKS RETURNS FOR HIGHLY ANTICIPATED NEW SEASON OF "AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL" TUESDAY, JANUARY 9TH AT 8PM ET/PT
FORMER JUDGE NIGEL BARKER AND SEASON THREE WINNER EVA MARCILLE TO GUEST APPEAR
SEASON TO INCLUDE VH1 CROSSOVER WITH "RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE" FEATURING FAN-FAVORITE QUEENS VALENTINA, KATYA AND MANILA
NEW YORK, NY (Dec. 8, 2017) - VH1 announced today that the highly anticipated new season of "America's Next Top Model" with Tyra Banks will premiere on Tuesday, January 9th at 8PM ET/PT. For the first time in franchise history, there will be no age limit as well as more contestant diversity than ever before.
This season includes guest appearances by former judge Nigel Barker and season three winner Eva Marcille, Director X, beauty and social media guru Patrick Starr, choreographer Jermaine Browne, supermodel Jourdan Dunn and Hip Hop artist Maejor among others; as well as a VH1 crossover with "RuPaul's Drag Race" fan-favorites Valentina, Katya and Manila.
As previously announced, supermodel and body activist Ashley Graham, Paper Magazine Chief Creative Officer Drew Elliott and celebrity stylist and image architect Law Roach return as judges. Additionally, Tyra Banks and Ken Mok continue as executive producers.
For more information and updates about "America's Next Top Model," check out ANTM.VH1.com, the official VH1 'America's Next Top Model" page on Facebook and follow @VH1 and @ANTMVH1 on Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat #ANTM.
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).
About CBS Television Distribution:
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