Country Music Awards On CBS Through ’21

The new 10-year deal also includes continued rights to annual CMA specials, show producer Dick Clark Productions and the Country Music Academy announced today.


ABC’s ‘CMAs’ See A Bump To Win Wednesday

The 45th annual Country Music Awards on ABC saw slightly jazzier ratings than last year. The three-hour program lifted the network to an easy win last night, averaging a 4.8 adults 18-49 rating from 8 to 11 p.m., up 2% from a 4.7 last year. CMA peaked with a 5.0 rating at 9:30 p.m. and boosted ABC to its best nightly rating so far this season.