Franchise back for 19th cycle in the fall
The CW has ordered a 19th cycle of unscripted stalwart “America’s Next Top Model,” the network announced late Tuesday.The Tyra Banks modeling showcase will be back for a college-edition version of the series set for the fall. The 18th cycle is set to unspool next week. It’s typical of CW to decide on a new season this time of year given its production schedule, with casting expected to begin this week. No other series orders are expected for the network at this juncture. “Model” is produced by 10 by 10 Entertainment in association with Bankable Prods. The executive producers are Ken Mok (“Making The Band”) and Laura Fuest. The series was created by Banks and developed by Mok and Kenya Barris.