'America's Next Top Model' twentieth season to premiere August 2 on The CW
By Elizabeth Kwiatkowski, 06/05/2013
The CW has announced America's Next Top Model's twentieth season will premiere with a two-hour episode on Friday, August 2 at 8PM ET/PT.
Following its debut, Top Model will air regularly in the regular 9-10PM timeslot each week.
As previously announced,America's Next Top Model's twentieth season -- dubbed Guys and Girls -- will feature male models competing and living alongside female contestants for the first time ever in the show's history.
The new edition will also continue to utilize the new home viewer voting and social-media components that were introduced last season as part of America's Next Top Model: College Edition.
With men and women living under the same roof next season, the network promises "there will be more than a little opportunity for rivalry, flirtation and romance."
Top's Model's twentieth season will once again be hosted by show creator and judge Tyra Banks. Serving on the judging panel will be returning judges Kelly Cutrone and Rob Evans.
Stylist Johnny Wujek will continue his role as the reality modeling competition's creative consultant who will guide the contestants through their photo shoots. Social media correspondent and top fashion blogger Bryanboy will also return to mentor the models and highlight the comments, scores and video messages from the viewers that will be revealed during the show's panel critiques.
America's Next Top Model is produced by 10 by 10 Entertainment in association with The Tyra Banks Company, with Banks, Ken Mok and Laura Fuest Silva serving as the show's executive producers.