via press release:
THE CW ANNOUNCES EARLY PICKUPS FOR FIVE SERIES FOR THE 2011-2012 SEASON
For the First Time Ever, “America’s ” to Feature All-Stars from Past Cycles for the Fall Edition
“The ,” “ ,” “90210” and “ ” Also to Return Next Season
April 26, 2011 (Burbank, California) ? The CW Network has given early pickups to five of its established series for next season, including an All-Star Cycle of AMERICA’S and the network’s top-rated drama THE . All five shows will return in Fall 2011.
With AMERICA’S ordered for both cycles next season, The CW’s signature reality series will kick-off the Fall with its first-ever All-Star Edition, featuring the models who became breakout characters and who had the most memorable stories from past cycles. Additional details about the cast, judges and prizes for the All-Star cycle of will be announced at a later time.
The CW’s bloodily addictive hit THE was also given an early renewal, and in its sophomore season, remains the network’s most-watched show (4.0 million viewers) and the network’s number-one show among its target audience of women 18-34 (2.9/9).
Also given early pickups for next season are The CW’s scandalous guilty pleasures , the network’s second most popular series with women 18-34 (2.8/7), and 90210, which posts some of TV’s largest percent increases from DVR playback, more than doubling its women 18-34 live ratings once live+7 data is included.
The network also renewed fan favorite , which enters its seventh season next year. In moving to Fridays last September, immediately helped make The CW more competitive on the night and dramatically contributed to year-to-year gains on Friday of 66% in adults 18-34 and 60% in viewers.