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UPN’s Model Struts to High Ratings

UPN’s America’s Next Top Model scored the network’s highest ratings ever in its Tuesday 9 p.m. time period among women 18-34 and women 18-49. It also was UPN’s third-highest rated telecast among women 18-34 in the network’s nine-year history.

The show scored the network’s second-best-ever time-period performance among adults 18-34, adults 18-49 and total viewers, giving the network second place overall on the night among persons 12-34, women 18-34, females 12-34 and teens.

Contributing editor Paige Albiniak has been covering the business of television for nearly 25 years. She is a longtime contributor to Next TV, Broadcasting + Cable and Multichannel News. She concurrently serves as editorial director for entertainment marketing association Promax. She has written for such publications as TVNewsCheck, The New York Post, Variety, CBS Watch and more. Albiniak was B+C’s Los Angeles bureau chief from September 2002 to 2004, and an associate editor covering Congress and lobbying for the magazine in Washington, D.C., from January 1997-September 2002.