Tyra Banks Lands New Talk Show!
Tyra Banks is making her way back to daytime television. The America’s Next Top Model creator has been tapped as the executive producer and host of a new lifestyle show set to launch next year.
“The fire to inspire women and help them to blaze new paths fiercely burns inside of me,” Banks said in a statement. “I’m excited to be partnering with Disney-ABC to usher in a new era of lifestyle, beauty and entertainment that will inspire women to be the CEO of their lives via honesty, humor and the newest tips and tricks without being intimidating or precious. To my fierce fam of future viewers: I can’t wait to shake up daytime TV together. I have a lot of information to give and still lots to learn. Let’s do it!”
According to reports, the model will discuss a range of topics and will be joined by a panel of lifestyle experts.
“With an extraordinary social media following and legions of fans built over her years on television, Tyra is more relevant than ever,” Lisa Hackner, executive vp of daytime and syndicated programming, ABC Entertainment Group said. “She is the ideal personality to infuse lifestyle content with fresh energy, humor, and the practical information the daytime audience craves.”
Banks is no stranger to the world of hosting. Aside from the 40-year-old’s long running show, America’s Next Top Model, Banks was also the host of The Tyra Banks Show, which ran from 2005-10.