‘CMA Country Christmas’ ratings surge

CMA Country Christmas Re-Airs Saturday, December 23rd at 8/7c on the ABC Television Network

ABC’s annual telecast of CMA Country Christmas surged over its year-ago telecast by 19% in Total Viewers (8.2 million vs. 6.9 million) and by 20% in Adults 18-49 (1.2/4 vs. 1.0/3) to earn three-year highs on both measures, marking its best since December 1, 2014, while simultaneously increasing 53% year-over-year in Facebook and Twitter interactions.

CMA’s two-hour holiday lead-in held strong through ABC’s final primetime hour (The Good Doctor), making ABC the most watched network of the night.

CMA closes out 2017 with all three of its annual ABC television properties reaching three-year ratings highs (CMA Fest, The 51st Annual CMA Awards and CMA Country Christmas).

CMA Country Christmas will re-air Saturday, December 23rd at 8/7 C on the ABC Television Network. The eighth annual holiday music celebration is a production of the Country Music Association. Robert Deaton is the Executive Producer, Paul Miller is the Director, and Jon Macks is the writer.

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