It had to end at some point. Like American Idol, America’s Next Top Model will end after its next season. The CW series’ 22nd cycle will be its last, according to Entertainment Weekly.
ANTM was a phenomenon when it premiered on UPN on May 2003. The series focused on a group of competitors who were vying for a modeling contract. It had plenty of memorable moments, but the most memorable one is when Banks reprimands a model for being disrespectful (“We were all rooting for you!”) ANTM expanded to include men and plus-sized models in later seasons.
Tyra Banks, who serves as executive producer, has been a judge in all 22 cycles. The series finale airs Dec. 4.
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