Academy of Country Music Awards, 1979-2007

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May 16th, 2008

A Little Bit Less Country Every Year

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As with many big television events, both sports and awards shows, the viewership of the upcoming Academy of Country Music Awards show on Sunday evening has been on a long-term steady decline.

TV Ratings for the Academy of Country Music Awards, 1979-2007:

Year

Viewers

Network

1979 28.97 NBC
1980 30.90 NBC
1981 23.77 NBC
1982 23.37 NBC
1983 29.23 NBC
1984 25.61 NBC
1985 26.82 NBC
1986 17.26 NBC
1987 27.27 NBC
1988 24.18 NBC
1989 24.68 NBC
1990 21.65 NBC
1991 23.44 NBC
1992 24.05 NBC
1993 21.58 NBC
1994 19.90 NBC
1995 17.77 NBC
1996 17.63 NBC
1997 20.10 NBC
1998 17.27 CBS
1999 14.80 CBS
2000 14.13 CBS
2001 13.86 CBS
2002 13.33 CBS
2003 12.08 CBS
2004 11.59 CBS
2005 11.95 CBS
2006 12.02 CBS
2007 9.28 CBS

Data from 2006 & 2007 is Live+SD viewing, previous year's data is Live viewing.

The telecast was 9-11pm from 1979-1992, and 8-11pm from 1993-2007.

Nielsen TV Ratings Data: ©2008 Nielsen Media Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

 
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