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TV ratings: CMA Awards boost ABC to No. 1
TV ratings: CMA Awards boost ABC to No. 1

ABC won big in ratings on Wednesday night with its telecast of the Country Music Assn. Awards. With returning hosts Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, the 48th CMAs roped in about 16.1 million viewers, according to Nielsen. The network, which topped the night in the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic and overall, posted its best ratings since the Academy Awards in March. The CMAs, which took place at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena, earned a rating of 4.5 in the key demo, dropping 4% from last year. This year, Meghan Trainor performed her pop hit "All About That Bass" with country star Miranda Lambert, who took home four awards. Ariana Grande also teamed up with Little...

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