CMT Ends Relationship With Miss America Show
March 30, 2007 at 6:52 AM (PT)
This morning's (3/30) TENNESSEAN is reporting that CMT has ended its brief fling with the MISS AMERICA PAGEANT, after picking up the show from ABC two years ago. VIACOM-owned CMT had options for the 86-year-old pageant through 2011.
The latest MISS AMERICA show in JANUARY drew 2.4 million viewers, although subsequent rebroadcasts brought that number higher. By contrast, MISS USA drew 7.4 million viewers when it aired on NBC-TV this past FRIDAY.
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