VH1 announced today that the highly anticipated new season of America’s Next Top Model with Tyra Banks will premiere on Tuesday, January 9th at 8PM ET/PT.  For the first time in franchise history, there will be no age limit as well as more contestant diversity than ever before.

This season includes guest appearances by former judge Nigel Barker and season three winner Eva Marcille, Director X, beauty and social media guru Patrick Starr, choreographer Jermaine Browne, supermodel Jourdan Dunn and Hip Hop artist Maejor among others; as well as a VH1 crossover with “RuPaul’s Drag Race” fan-favorites Valentina, Katya and Manila.


As previously announced, supermodel and body activist Ashley Graham, Paper Magazine Chief Creative Officer Drew Elliott and celebrity stylist and image architect Law Roach return as judges.  Additionally, Tyra Banks and Ken Mok continue as executive producers.

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