The 51st Annual CMA Awards won the ratings race on Wednesday night, and saw an uptick from 2016.
Airing live on ABC-TV from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, the show drew 14.29 million viewers, up from 12.5 million in 2016, and 13.6 million in 2015. (Last year’s event aired opposite Game 7 of a historic World Series). Among adults 18-49, the 2017 CMA awards drew a 3.2 rating, an increase from 2.9 in 2016.
Source: The Nielsen Company, posted on Zap2it.com.
CMA Awards Viewership (live and same day)