*The CW has ordered a 19th season of “America’s Next Top Model” that has been billed as a college edition, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Casting is expected to begin soon on the Tyra Banks-hosted series, and the season will debut in the fall.
As previously reported, the 18th season, premiering Wednesday, Feb. 29 at 9/8c, has been dubbed the “British Invasion” and features British models competing against American contestants.
The franchise, which dates back to the former UPN network, ranks among the CW’s highest-rated properties. Last year’s edition averaged a 1.7 rating among the advertiser-coveted adults 18-49 demographic.