For, the star has inked a huge new deal with Universal Television.
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Banks now boasts a first-look deal with Universal Television and Universal Television Alternative Studio.
Per the pact, she will develop and produce scripted and unscripted programming via her Bankable Productions banner. It’s been noted that the partnership will not affect her participation gig hosting NBC’s America’s Got Talent. She will also continue on with ‘America’s Next Top Model.’
Speaking on the venture, she said:
I always say to take your fierceness to the next level, and I’m practicing what I preach!! This new adventure will allow me to continue to dominate reality television, and create scripted programming that delights, empowers and entertains you!
Meredith Ahr, President, Universal Television Alternative Studio added:
“America’s Next Top Model has been on the air for 24 seasons, proving Tyra’s standing and commitment as one of television’s top producers. We are thrilled to infuse her creative vision, expertise and dedication into our studio’s development.”
While Pearlena Igbokwe, President, Universal Television concluded:
“Tyra is one of the most driven producers in television. She has long brought incredible passion to her unscripted projects and I can’t wait to start collaborating with her on the scripted side.”
Congrats to Tyra!
She’s a formidable force and is continuing to shatter the glass ceilings.