via press note:
CMA Music Festival (8-11pm – 7.2 million and 1.8/6in AD18-49): With its 3-hour broadcast of the CMA Music Festival, ABC ranked #1 on Tuesday across all key Adult demos: AD18-34 (1.4/6), AD18-49 (1.8/6) and AD25-54 (2.3/7-tie).
- In Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, the CMA Music Festival earned its 2nd-highest numbers in the last 5 years – since 2009. In addition, the program equaled an 8-year high in Adults 18-34 – since 2006. Please Note: Last year’s telecast aired on Monday (8/12/13) and did not face competition from America’s Got Talent.
- In viewers and young adults, ABC delivered its strongest non-sports summer Tuesday since 2010 (Memorial Day-Labor Day) – since 6/1/10 and 8/31/10, respectively.