ABC Wins with the 'CMA Music Festival' Drawing its Biggest-Ever Audience on the Network

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August 13th, 2013

CMA Music Festival 2013

via press note:

With its broadcast of the CMA Music Festival, ABC won Monday in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, leading the night for the 3rd week in a row.


From 8-11pm, the CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock dominated its 3-hour time period, beating runner-up CBS by wide margins in viewers (+34%) and young adults (+43%).  The CMA Music Festival spiked over last year’s telecast by 44% in viewers and by 33% in Adults 18-49.  In fact, the CMA Music Festival drew its biggest-ever audience on ABC and equaled a 7-year-high in Adults 18-49 (since 2006).  The Net began airing the annual program in 2005.

  • Dennis

    Dominated its time period?

    Under the Dome still beat it during 10-11

    Good numbers, but Spin Spin

  • Correct

    @Dennis: Correct. It dominated the three-hour primetime time period, just as your beloved Under The Dome dominated its one-hour time period. Both statements are accurate. Be discerning enough to understand that.

  • AllOfHerTwist

    How did it rate in its final hour head-to-head with UTD?

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