ACM Awards on CBS Fall to All-Time Lows in Ratings and Total Viewers

Tony Maglio
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The ACM Awards on CBS fell to another (new) all-time low in both demo ratings and in total viewers last night, but the network still topped Sunday primetime by both main Nielsen metrics. These ACMs averaged a 0.8 rating in the key demo and 6 million total viewers. Last year’s show got a 1.0 and 6.6 million total viewers. CBS was first in ratings with a 0.7 rating/5 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 6.6 million, according to preliminary numbers. At 7 p.m., “60 Minutes” drew a 0.6/5 and 8.2 million total viewers. The Academy of Country Music Awards aired from 8 to 11. Also Read: ACM Awards 2021: Luke Bryan, Maren Morris Win Big (Complete Winners List) ABC was second in ratings with a 0.5/3 and in total viewers with 3.7 million. Following reruns, “American Idol” from 8 to 10 averaged a 0.7/4 and 4.6 million total viewers. At 10, “The Rookie” received a 0.4/3 and 3.6 million total viewers. Fox and Univision tied for third in ratings, both with a 0.3/2. Fox was fifth in total viewers with 1 million, Univision was was fourth with 1.25 million. For Fox, following...

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