America's Next Top ModelThe catwalk is closed: "America's Next Top Model" has been canceled by The CW after 22 seasons.

The show's current cycle will be its last, and the Dec. 4 season ender will be the final bow for executive producer/host Tyra Banks and her crew of judges, stylists, and makeup artists.

"'America's Next Top Model' was a successful franchise for two networks, first at UPN and then The CW, and it became not just a ratings hit, but a global pop culture phenomenon," said CW President Mark Pedowitz in a statement. "I want to thank Tyra and Ken [Mok, executive producer] for all their years of success in establishing a show that was not just popular in the U.S., but all across the world."

"ANTM" debuted on UPN in 2003 and was the first series to air on The CW on Sept. 20, 2006. From 2007 to 2010, it was the fledgling network's highest rated show.

Over the years, the show has seen several judges come and go (including Janice Dickinson, J. Alexander, and Janice Dickinson). And of course, each cycle has produced a top model, like Adrianne Curry and Eva Pigford.

The CW is mulling a retrospective special about "ANTM," possibly to air in 2016.

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