After reading 'Janice Dickinson''s book "No Lifeguard on Duty: The Accidental Life of the World's First Supermodel", 'Tyra Banks (I)' called her personally to be a judge on the show.
As of Cycle 6, 'Lisa DAmato from Cycle 5 was the first non-winner of America's Next Top Model to make a guest appearance on a future cycle.
After the sixth season, the show was picked up by The CW because UPN merged with The WB to form The CW.
Was the 'anchor' for the WB/UPN to CW merge.
The photographers in the show shoot either on a Canon EOS-1Ds series of DSLR bodies or the successive Hasselblad H series medium format cameras. The only time the photographers do not shoot on either is when Nigel Barker is shooting - he uses his Mamiya in his various shoots and Mike Rosenthal on Cycle 12, episode 4 shot with a large format camera.
Each season ("cycle") is completely shot nearly a year before broadcast.
In Cycle 6, after the "Falling Fairy-Tales" shoot, contestant Sara Albert had to go the emergency room because she had injured her back. Subsequently, she had to see a chiropractor regularly.
Contestant Megg Morales of Cycle 7 wore the exact same pair of shoes for all of her photoshoots.
In Cycle 8, after the "Nude Candy-Coated" shoot, contestant Cassandra Watson had to go to the emergency room because she had developed frostbite on her hand, as a result of holding a large scoop of ice cream for the shoot.
Colin Mathura-Jeffree was credited as the Guest Judge for this episode, but the Guest Judge was actually Sara Tetro.
Featured the following wrestlers from Lucha Va Voom: Chupacabra, Crazy Chicken, Zokre, and Shamu, Jr.
Includes the directorial debut of Tyra Banks in the short film, Modelli Folli (Model Madness).