ABC’s ‘CMA Fest’ Wins Wednesday Night by Nearly 1.0 Million Viewers

ABC’s ‘CMA Fest’ Wins Wednesday Night by Nearly 1.0 Million Viewers

Aug. 9, 2018
Quick Take for Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018
(Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

ABC’s ‘CMA Fest’ Wins Wednesday Night by Nearly 1.0 Million Viewers

ABC Wednesday Prime Time (8:00-11:00 p.m. – 4.7 million and 0.9/4 in AD18-49):
With its 3-hour broadcast of the 2018 “CMA Fest,” ABC finished as the most-watched network on Wednesday night, topping runner-up NBC with 2 hours of “World of Dance” by nearly 1.0 million viewers (4.7 million vs. 3.8 million) and nearly tying Fox for No. 1 in Adults 18-49 (0.9/4 vs. 1.0/5 from 8:00-10:00 p.m. with “MasterChef”/”24 Hours to Hell and Back”). 

In viewers and young adults, the “CMA Fest” produced ABC’s top summertime non-sports numbers on the night in 1 year – since 8/16/17.

Source: The Nielsen Company, Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings for 8/8/18. 

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