And just like that an American institution is gone. After 22 cycles, America’s Next Top Model's runway will go dark, TV.com has confirmed. Professional smizer and host Tyra Banks tweeted the news on Wednesday.
TYRA MAIL! Thinking #ANTM22 should be our last cycle. I truly believe it's time. May your pics be forever fierce. Keep on Smizing! Tyra
— Tyra Banks (@tyrabanks) October 14, 2015
The CW later confirmed that the show’s current cycle will be its last, with the series finale airing on Friday, December 4 at 9pm.
America’s Next Top Model premiered in May 2003 on UPN and later became the first series to premiere when the CW launched on September 20, 2006. Sources say that the network is currently looking at a possible retrospective special about the show to air in 2016.
America’s Next Top Model airs Fridays at 9pm on the CW. Will you miss it?