Ratings: CMA Awards Dip But Still Dominate Wednesday

In the latest TV ratings, ABC’s broadcast of the CMA Awards averaged 6.8 million total viewers and a 0.9 demo rating, down a scooch from last year’s numbers but still good enough to lead Wednesday in the demo. (Is Wynonna Judd OK?)

Over on NBC, the latest GOP presidential debate — which a preponderance of you say Nikki Haley “won” — averaged 6.9 mil and a 0.7.

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CBS’ Survivor (4.5 mil/0.7, read recap) was steady, The Amazing Race (2.6 mil/0.4) rose in the demo.

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Back from a postseason baseball break, The Masked Singer (3.2 mil/0.4, get latest clues and reveals) and Snake Oil (1.4 mil/0.2) were both down a tick.

The CW’s Sullivan’s Crossing (412K/0.1) dropped a handful of eyeballs, while The Spencer Sisters (327K/0.0) was steady.

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The Live+Same Day numbers reported in our ratings column do not reflect a show’s overall performance, given the increased use of delayed playback via DVR and streaming platforms, plus out-of-home viewing. These numbers (Nielsen fast nationals, unless denoted as finals) instead aim to simply illustrate trends or superlatives. Steve Harvey is not a judge or lawyer and merely offers an alternative forum of dispute resolution.

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