MODEL SEARCH: The next incarnation of “America’s Next Top Model” will premiere on Dec. 12 at 10 p.m. The 14-episode model search will return to the show’s roots in New York and will feature an all-female cast of aspiring models.
Singer, actress and entrepreneur Rita Ora will host the reinvented show with model and body activist Ashley Graham, Paper Magazine chief creative officer Drew Elliott and celebrity stylist and image architect Law Roach serving as the panel of judges. Tyra Banks and Ken Mok will continue as executive producers with Banks set to make surprise appearances throughout the season.
“America’s Next Top Model” is produced by 10 by 10 Entertainment in association with The Tyra Banks Co. and distributed by CBS Television Distribution. “America’s Top Model” is under license in more than 100 markets around the world and has 20 international versions in production. VH1 picked up “America’s Next Top Model” earlier in the year after it ended its 22-cycle run on the CW and its predecessor UPN.