'America's Next Top Model' Is a CW Buzz-Kill

'America's Next Top Model' Is a CW Buzz-Kill-photo

It seems the darlings of America's Next Top Model are gonna have to put a bit more vigor into their steps when working the runway.

The Tyra Banks-led show's Cycle 11 premiere on the CW last night tanked, suddenly making the network—which scored high earlier in the week with both the return of Gossip Girl and the debut of 90210—seem horribly out of fashion.

The Hollywood Reporter's Live Feed blog reports ANTM premiered to 3.5 million viewers, 1.7 preliminary adults 18-49 rating and a 5 share. That's down 11% from this past February's cycle of the show.

The site notes, "Given all the heavy advertising of 90210 and Gossip running up to their premieres, it seems conceivable (if not highly likely) that efforts to promote awareness of the soap dramas may have come at the expense of the network's highest-rated show."

Tyra, girl, you'd better amp up the fierce factor if you wanna keep that steady fortune rolling in.

 

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  • jerry webb
    jerry webb

    i am a big fan and i would like to meet you in person.I grew up in southern caliifornia all of my life.and now i moved out and live in new mexico, i watch your show all the time and never miss it.I think that you are a very beautiful woman and you have a great personality.i would like to know if you could email me. hope that we can get in contact by e mail. I AM not one of those crazy person that you meet ,i am a down to earth person. I was getting ready to graduate from junior hi school in 1982, and starting hi school in fall 1982.so i been out for at least 23yrs.IS there any way that you could send me a picture of you. hope to here from you. jerry

  • buzzgent
    buzzgent

    Getting naked might move the show up 2 points.

 
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