Britain’s Next Top Model will return to Lifetime, announced A+E Netowrks today. Last series, the format refreshed and drew over half a million consolidated unique viewers a week, with an average age of 35 for two thirds of the viewers. Thumbs Up Productions will produce the ten-part series, which licenses the format from CBS Studios International. The eleventh cycle of the global hit fashion franchise went into pre-production this summer. Abbey Clancy, Paul Sculfor, Hilary Alexander and Nicky Johnston will return as judges.