or


[09/22/05 - 12:00 AM]
Two-Hour "Top Model" Premiere Launches UPN Into Second on Wednesday in Adults 18-34, Women 18-34, Women 18-49

[via press release from UPN]

TWO-HOUR "TOP MODEL" PREMIERE LAUNCHES UPN INTO SECOND ON WEDNESDAY IN ADULTS 18-34, WOMEN 18-34, WOMEN 18-49

"TOP MODEL" Delivers its Highest Rated Premiere EVER with Adults 18-34, Women 18-34, Women 18-49

"TOP MODEL" Gives UPN its Best Wednesday Night EVER in Women 18-34

The two-hour, fifth cycle premiere of AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL lifted UPN to second place on Wednesday from 8-10PM among adults 18-34 (2.9/9), women 18-34 (4.7/12), women 18-49 (3.4/8), behind only ABC. UPN beat FOX and the WB from 8-10pm in adults 18-49 (2.3/6).

Last night's two-hour TOP MODEL scored its best premiere EVER in adults 18-34 (2.9/9), women 18-34 (4.7/12), women 18-49 (3.4/8), and matches its best premiere ratings ever in adults 18-49 (2.3/6).

The TOP MODEL premiere gave UPN its best Wednesday night (8-10pm) EVER among women 18-34 (4.7/12).

The first hour of TOP MODEL beat the debut of "Martha Stewart" on NBC head-to-head (8-9pm) in adults 18-34 (2.6/8 v. 2.2/7) and women 18-34 (4.2/12 v. 2.9/8).

The TOP MODEL premiere also scored double digit increases vs. premiere night a year ago in all key demos, including +57% in viewers (4.7mil), +61% in adults 18-34, +64% in adults 18-49, +68% in women 18-34 and +70% women 18-49.

Three nights into premiere week, and UPN has delivered three consecutive nights of year-to-year growth.

Source: Preliminary Nielsen affiliate based ratings, 9/21/2005

[EDITOR'S NOTE: What follows is the afternoon update with the final national Nielsen ratings.]

TWO-HOUR "TOP MODEL" PREMIERE LAUNCHES UPN INTO SECOND ON WEDNESDAY IN ADULTS 18-34, WOMEN 18-34, WOMEN 18-49

"TOP MODEL" Delivers its Highest Rated Premiere EVER with Adults 18-34, Women 18-34, Women 18-49

"TOP MODEL" Gives UPN its Best Wednesday Night EVER in Women 18-34

The two-hour, fifth cycle premiere of AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL lifted UPN to second place on Wednesday from 8-10PM among adults 18-34 (3.0/9), women 18-34 (4.7/13), women 18-49 (3.5/8), behind only ABC. UPN beat FOX and the WB from 8-10pm in adults 18-49 (2.3/6).

Last night's two-hour TOP MODEL scored its best premiere EVER in adults 18-34 (3.0/9), women 18-34 (4.7/13), women 18-49 (3.5/8), and matches its best premiere ratings ever in adults 18-49 (2.3/6).

The TOP MODEL premiere gave UPN its best Wednesday night (8-10pm) EVER among women 18-34 (4.7/13).

The first hour of TOP MODEL beat the debut of "Martha Stewart" on NBC head-to-head (8-9pm) in adults 18-34 (2.7/9 v. 2.0/7) and women 18-34 (4.3/12 v. 2.8/8).

The TOP MODEL premiere also scored double digit increases vs. premiere night a year ago in all key demos, including +52% in viewers (4.8mil), +67% in adults 18-34, +64% in adults 18-49, +68% in women 18-34 and +75% women 18-49.

Three nights into premiere week, and UPN has delivered three consecutive nights of year-to-year growth.

Source: NTI, 9/21/2005





  [september 2005]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL (CW)
· APPRENTICE, THE: MARTHA STEWART (NBC)











[10/24/14 - 08:33 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Wraps CBS Run on Top
The Thursday football franchise heads to NFL Network only beginning next week.

[10/23/14 - 06:20 PM]
ABC Gives Additional Episodes to Eight Series
Among the pickups: Wednesday comedies "The Middle," "The Goldbergs," "Modern Family" and "Black-ish," all of which will now produce 24 episodes this season.

[10/23/14 - 02:43 PM]
Video: "The Americans" - Flying Colors
FX releases its first tease of the new season, premiering in January.

[10/23/14 - 01:40 PM]
World Series Game 2 Powers FOX to Second-Straight Prime Time Victory
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 22.

[10/23/14 - 12:53 PM]
CBS News Announces 2014 Election Coverage
Look for a special one-hour broadcast at 10:00 PM, ET/PT on Tuesday, November 4.

[10/23/14 - 12:33 PM]
A New Cast of Characters Is Ready to Join the Party When "Party Down South 2" Premieres Thursday, November 20 at 9 P.M., ET/PT
Marking the beginning of a franchise for the hit series, the one-hour, 12-episode season follows this rowdy group of eight as they arrive in Biloxi, Miss. ready to shotgun the summer.

[10/23/14 - 12:20 PM]
Discovery Channel Serves Up Global Multiplatform Experience & Content as Fans Count Down to "Skyscraper Live with Nik Wallenda"
Discovery has launched SkyscraperLive.com, a global digital destination available in 60 countries and 14 languages, taking viewers to the edge of all of the heart-pounding excitement.

[10/23/14 - 12:11 PM]
Football Helps ESPN Win the Night 11 Times among all Viewers
ESPN spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/23/14 - 11:00 AM]
Additional Talent Confirmed for "The Concert for Valor," To Be Presented Live on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, Nov. 11
New additions to the live music lineup include The Black Keys and Jessie J.

[10/23/14 - 11:00 AM]
Courtney Love Joins "Empire" on FOX - Singer-Songwriter/Musician/Actress to Appear as Recurring Guest Star
She'll play a hard rock powerhouse, who is part of Empire Entertainment's stable of artists.

[10/23/14 - 10:42 AM]
WE tv's Scripted Supernatural Thriller, "South of Hell," Begins Production in Charleston, SC - Mena Suvari Cast in Lead Role
Zachary Booth, Bill Irwin, Drew Moerlein, Lamman Rucker and Paulina Singer will also star in the eight-episode series, which will premiere in 2015.

[10/23/14 - 10:41 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Defeats ABC, CBS Late-Night Competition in 18-49, Total Viewers for Week of Oct. 13-17
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 13-17.

[10/23/14 - 10:24 AM]
LMN Presents New Original Documentary "Footsteps in the Snow" Premiering Wednesday, November 12 at 8PM ET
Weaving together the gripping tale dating back to 1957, the two-hour special recounts the chilling story of the coldest case in American history ever to be solved - the murder of Maria Ridulph.

[10/23/14 - 10:22 AM]
Get Real Stories About Life Beyond the Spotlight from Former Reality Show Phenoms When "True Hollywood Story: Life After Reality" Premieres This Thursday, October 23rd @ 8:00PM ET/PT on E!
Tila Tequila, Jay McCarroll, Megan Hauserman, Terry Fator and Tracy DiMarco Epstein are among those featured in the one-hour special.

[10/23/14 - 10:17 AM]
"House of Lies" Welcomes Mary McCormack and Alicia Witt
McCormack will play Denna Altshuler, a tough, highly successful white knight investor who Marty (Don Cheadle) recruits to help save Kaan & Associates.