It’s been a long time since aspiring models have smized and read Tyra Mail, but the wait is almost over! After a long year without it, America’s Next Top Model returns in just a few short months for Cycle 20, premiering in August 2013!
While an official date has yet to be announced, we know it will air at 9 p.m. ET on Fridays with the big new twist — men! The first ever “Guys and Girls” edition includes eight men and eight women “living under one roof to battle it out” for the title of America’s Next Top Model. Read on for the official press release from The CW:
“Cycle 20 of America’s Next Top Model, hosted by Tyra Banks, returns with new prizes and a new twist — men! The first-ever “Guys and Girls” edition will have eight men and eight women living under one roof to battle it out to earn the prestigious title of America’s Next Top Model. This cycle will explore the similarities and differences that male and female models face in the pursuit of their careers, bringing on experts and celebrities to mentor and challenge them each week. There will be more than a little opportunity for rivalry, flirtation and romance. The model hopefuls will compete for a career-launching prize package that includes new prize suppliers Next Model Management and GUESS, as well as Nylon Magazine. The winner will receive prizes including: a $100,000 national ad campaign with GUESS, whose advertising campaigns have launched many modeling careers; a fashion feature in Nylon Magazine, as well as a modeling contract with Next Model Management.”
Of course, Tyra will return, along with fashion PR maven Kelly Cutrone, supermodel Rob Evans, photo shoot creative consultant Johnny Wujek, and social media correspondent Bryanboy. Are you excited to see the new “Guys and Girls” edition? Sound off below!