Skip to Content

Tyra Banks and Ashton Kutcher creating beauty pageant show for ABC

America’s Next Top Model producer Tyra Banks and Beauty and the Geek producer Ashton Kutcher are creating a reality competition for ABC that will focus on beauty pageant.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, “The as-yet-untitled project will feature contestants competing in a beauty pageant. Naturally there’s a twist, but the network has requested that the concept remain under wraps because the show hasn’t started production.”

That sounds a lot like the paper knows the twist but won’t reveal it, because protecting access to a network is much more important than providing actual information to readers. Earlier, however, Tyra told Entertainment Weekly that the show would be ”my brand and his brand combined.” That prompted the magazine to speculate it would be America’s Next Top Geek.

Whatever it is, eight episodes will be produced, but the new series does not yet have a projected debut date.

Banks, Kutcher team for new reality series [Hollywood Reporter]
Tyra Banks: America’s Next Top Mogul [Entertainment Weekly]

All reality blurred content is independently selected, including links to products or services. However, if you buy something after clicking an affiliate link, I may earn a commission, which helps support reality blurred. Learn more.

More great stories

About the author

  • Andy Dehnart is the creator of reality blurred and a writer and teacher who obsessively and critically covers reality TV and unscripted entertainment, focusing on how it’s made and what it means. Learn more about Andy.

Discussion

I value our community at reality blurred, which connects people through open and thoughtful conversations about the TV we’re watching and the stories about it.

Comment rules: My goal is for us to be able to share our perspectives and exchange ideas in a welcoming, supportive space. That’s why I’ve created these rules for commenting here, and by commenting, you agree that you’ve read and agree to them. Happy discussing!