Tyra's New Daytime Style
January 26, 2005
Banks has got a whole new look, going from the high
fashion catwalk to the competitive world of daytime
"I want to entertain women, first of all,"
the savvy supermodel told us, when we caught up with
her at the annual TV syndication trade show, NAPTE,
in Las Vegas.
That's right, the creator of "America's Next Top
Model," is launching her own talk show, distributed
by Warner Bros and airing this fall, and she'll have
plenty to say to help a new generation of women. "My
generation are having children for the first time, getting
married, or wondering should they get married,"
Tyra said. "I'm going through these things, and
I want to experience them with my audience."
Tyra also revealed that her stint as a youth correspondent
for the queen of talkers, Oprah Winfrey, taught her
some valuable interviewing skills: "I learned you
have to know your guests better than they know themselves.
Sometimes guests get tongue-tied and you have to tell
that story and help them out and do your research."
Tyra's guests will include some celebrity pals like
Will Smith, who talked to her about how to have a successful
marriage, as well as a mix of everyday people, but she's
not giving up too much more about her new talkfest,
insisting, "I'm not going tell you everything,
'cause I'd be giving away my secrets!"
And you can learn all those secrets for yourself, when
Tyra's talk show hits the air this fall.