America's Next Top Model 19.01 "The Girl Who Makes the Grade" Recap

Y'all, the casting episode of Top Model has made its triumphant return to the runway.

In recent times, the show had been trying to evolve into Top Model 2.0, a bigger, better, and battier version of itself that tossed out certain elements of formula and replaced them with...chaos and a whole lot of ridiculous. Like, even more than before and that's saying a lot. But following a ratings collapse and viewer revolt once the cycle 17 finale ended in the wonkiest way imaginable, leaving a promising British Invasion cycle on an island by its lonesome, a little bit of old Top Model has returned. Case in point: the resurrection of the casting episode, where Miss Tyra herds a group of ladies together and lets them be silly, talk about one another behind their backs, and ultimately get their stomp on down the catwalk. Read More...


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