CMA Awards Show Logs Strong Ratings

The trip to New York for the 39th annual CMA Awards show proved to be a major ratings success for CBS. The telecast from Madison Square Garden attracted an estimated 36 million viewers and was the evening’s top program in households, viewers and adults aged 25-54. It was the network’s best Tuesday ratings in adults 18-49 since May 10 and its best Tuesday performance in viewers and adults 25-54 since Nov. 9, 2004.