Could the end of Tyra Banks empire be near? TV's most obnoxious talk show host will throw in the towel in spring 2010. Banks, who has been known to hire actors to become guests on her show, has exclusively told People magazine that she will end her talk show after the end of its fifth season.
"The Tyra Banks Show" has won two Daytime Emmy awards during its five seasons of girl-power topics and beauty makeovers. The show has also been lampooned by critics and comics for Tyra's incessant and shallow need to overshadow her guests' stories to make a point that is all about her. Banks has also been criticized for centering most of her episodes around what she knows best: fashion and beauty. Also, her moves in the industry has widely criticized to follow the steps of her mentor Oprah Winfrey rather than creating and following her own niche.
Suffice to say, it sounds like the news of her plummeting ratings because of the new and hugely-popular "Wendy Williams Show" is the culprit to Tyra's decision. Making news of choosing to end the show to "pursue other projects" rather than letting the ratings cause a cancellation is a great way to save face. Maybe the real details about this will come to light.
At least she has another dramatic-filled season of "America's Next Top Model" to continue.