"America's Next Top Model" kicked off Landmark Cycle 20, Guys & Girls, with a special screening from upcoming episodes & a Guess Denim Fashion show.
Hollywood CA (West Hollywood Today) Photos & story by Karen Ostlund
|Creator Tyra Banks|
The CW Network's reality hit, "America's Next Top Model" celebrated their landmark 20th cycle with a gala celebration featuring Tyra Banks and the guys and girls of the current cast at the Supperclub, located at 6675 Hollywood Blvd last Wednesday, August 7th.
|left, rapper The Game (JT Taylor) w.|
Ken Mok, co-executive producer America's
Next Top Model
The America’s Next Top Model team coed with Cycle 20, which premiered the week before, August 2nd at The CW Channel.
This is the first ever America's Next Top Model cycle to feature both male and female contestants compete for the coveted title.
Creator, supermodel and executive producer, Tyra Banks, of "America's Next Top Model" continues to be a fan favorite, with audiences eagerly awaiting this season's addition of male models into the competition;
-“When I approached TV channels about doing this show, they discouraged me, telling me 'models are considered stupid, and there will not be much dialogue in a TV show”.-“I have today proved the opposite with 242 episodes” Tyra continued.
|Guess fashion show of Cycle 20 models|
Style Fashion Week partnered with America's Next Top Model for this special launch event, with a sneak peek of upcoming episodes, and help from creative consultant Johnny Wujek.
|Female Cycle 20 models dressed|
The event featured a special Guess sponsored runway show of Cycle 20 models, Guys vs. Girls.
America's Next Top Model - American reality television series and interactive competition, first premiered on May 20, 2003.
It originally aired on UPN, whose merger with The WB created The CW in 2006.
|(3rd from left),Tyra Banks posing on stage with the models|
The program is on its 20th cycle, and features contestants compete for the title of "America's Next Top Model", providing them with an opportunity to begin their career in the modeling industry.
Previous winners: Sophie Sumner · Lisa D'Amato