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Tyra Banks is shrinking her syndicate.
The supermodel turned TV multihyphenate's Daytime Emmy-winning talk show will be taken out of syndication and moved to the CW for its fifth season, slated to premiere in September 2009.
Despite some cartoons and syndicated sitcoms (yay, endless Friends reruns!), the CW isn't really a daytime-programming destination, something that Banks—who already rules the network's prime-time schedule with the top-rated America's Next Top Model—is obviously looking to change.
"I'm thrilled to have the Tyra Banks Show join the CW, where I already have an amazing partnership and where my audience knows to look for me," Banks said in a statement Friday. "With Top Model in prime-time and the Tyra Banks Show in daytime, it's a match made in heaven."
The cover girl's chatfest won a Daytime Emmy earlier this year for Outstanding Talk Show/Informative, while Banks landed on Time magazine's list of the 100 Most Influential People in 2006 and 2007.
And whether or not you want to follow her lead, plenty don't mind watching her sit in judgment of others—Wednesday's crowning of McKey Sullivan as America's Next Top Model attracted 4.8 million viewers, the show's largest audience in a year.