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Tyra Banks' foray back into daytime television is now permanent, as her show The F.A.B. has been picked up for broadcast in 2015. ABC has signed on to launch The F.A.B., which stands for The Fun and the Beautiful, on ABC-owned stations in the fall of 2015. Banks is joined on the show by four co-hosts: YouTube star Leah Ashley, interior designer Lauren Makk, model and social media buff Chrissy Teigen, and Joe Zee, the editor-in-chief and executive creative officer of Yahoo Fashion. Banks serves as executive producer in addition to her hosting duties, which will task her with »
- Jonathon Dornbush
Makeovers don’t just make for good TV — they make for good business, too. Given ever-increasing competition to draw eyeballs in the crowded cable landscape, a number of nets have been shaking up their slates, reimagining their lineups as well as their logos.
Here’s a look at a few that changed everything but their names.
Out With The Old: Launched as “Women’s Entertainment” in 2001, We tv aired series that centered around weddings, celebrity lives and other female-focused concepts (“Braxton Family Values,” “Bridezillas”).
The New Spin: The network formally dropped the “Women’s Entertainment” tag in favor of “PoWEr” and “Welcome Back” in order to embrace a broader audience. “(Women’s Entertainment) not only feels outdated, but also alienates 150 million potential viewers,” explains Marc Juris, We tv’s president and general manager. The net is embracing edgier programming with its first scripted series, “The Divide,” and has »
- Shelli Weinstein and Debra Birnbaum
Well, you know what they say: If at first you don't succeed, smize and smize again! Tyra Banks is getting a second chance at making her daytime dreams come true. The supermodel has partnered as an executive producer with Disney to launch a new lifestyle show in 2015, the company announced on Friday. So what will make this series different from The Tyra Banks Show, which managed to stay on the air for nearly 270 episodes from 2005 to 2011? This time around, Banks will be joined with "panel of lifestyle experts," who will use the model's vast social media following to create a multi-platform experience for their viewers. "The fire to inspire women and help them to blaze new paths »
Tyra Banks is getting back into the daytime game with a new series. The producer, model and TV personality will executive produce and host a new lifestyle show that launches next year.
The as-yet-untitled series will feature Banks leading a team of lifestyle experts on a wide range of topics. “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, »
- James Hibberd
Los Angeles, Jan 16: Supermodel Tyra Banks, who is at the peak of her career, admits to being ambitious and an "over-achiever".
The 40-year-old has no plans to "slow down" or "stop".
"I think there's a weird thing with women when we're high achievers and have high goals, sometimes it's like, 'Why don't you just sit down and have a baby?' I know I'm an over-achiever and I'm not apologetic about it," vogue.co.uk quoted Banks as saying.
She added: "I won't be slowing down any time soon; it's only going to get bigger."
- Meeta Kabra
5 items from 2014
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