CW executives have renewed “America’s Next Top Model” for a 20th season, which will include male models for the first time in the show’s history. In order to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the modeling show’s inception, “ANTM” producers are putting a new twist on the competition by inviting male models to compete alongside the females.
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In addition, the Tyra Banks-hosted program will only air in the spring, breaking the show’s long tradition of airing two cycles per year, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
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Since 2003, the groundbreaking reality series has garnered impressive ratings for the CW, and is one of the network’s highest rated and longest running programs.
“America’s Next Top Model” airs Fridays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on the CW.