CIAO!: After four years together, Seventeen magazine is breaking up with “America’s Next Top Model.” “ANTM has been a fantastic friend — with benefits! — but we both thought it was time we started seeing other people,” Ann Shoket, editor in chief, told WWD. The program will now randomly partner with Italian Vogue, perhaps with Steven Meisel behind the lens and even perhaps giving the winner the cover. It’s unclear whether the reality show couldn’t find another U.S. magazine to work with or if new judge André Leon Talley had something to do with the shift to Italian Vogue. The change of magazine was tweeted by a Los Angeles Times reporter on Thursday, from the CW up front. The most recent season finale of “America’s Next Top Model” garnered the network’s highest Wednesday-night ratings in total viewers since March 2009.
— Amy Wicks
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