CMA Awards Bidding War Draws To A Close?

As reported last week, the major television networks have been in a bidding war for broadcast rights to the CMA Awards. ABC has been the show’s home in recent years, and despite efforts by NBC and CBS, two outlets are reporting that “Country Music’s Biggest Night” will likely stay put on ABC.

The Hollywood Reporter has posted a story about a pending agreement between ABC and CMA.

The story is also on the website of Broadcasting & Cable, which reports, “One source says the price tag could reach more than $30 million per year in a multi-year deal that would also include the summertime CMA Music Festival and a Christmas special.”

Stay tuned for official word from the CMA…

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