CMA Awards Help ABC Win The Night In Ratings
November 12, 2009 at 11:55 AM (PT)
The CMA AWARDS won the ratings race for ABC-TV last night (11/11), with 17.8 million viewers tuning in to see the show in its entirety. ABC won the 18-49 demo, with a 5.3 rating/14 share.
According to the network, an estimated 35.8 million viewers watched at least some portion of the CMA AWARDS during its 3-hour telecast.
This is ABC's most-watched non-sports event on a WEDNESDAY since SEPTEMBER 2004 and the highest 18-49 rating for that night of the week since NOVEMBER 2007.
The CMA AWARDS viewership has grown every year, with this year's show being the most-watched in four years.