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'Nashville' Attracts Its Biggest Audience Since Last December

Rayna performed on Dancing with the Stars on Wednesday's episode Nashville.
Returning to its regular Wednesday lineup after the prior week's CMA Awards preemption, ABC took 2nd in Adults 18-49 (2.1/6) to The Voice-driven NBC with its 8:00-9:00 p.m. special to lead off its night while beating CBS by 5% (2.0/6) and Fox by 75% (1.2/4). Modern Family (3.1/9) and black-ish (2.5/7–tied with The Voice) ranked as the Top 2 TV shows of the night in Adults 18-49. Modern Family was Wednesday's top-rated TV series for its 7th-straight telecast this season.

Nashville delivered a new season high in Total Viewers (5.6 million) with its largest audience since last December – since 12/4/13. Nashville tied CBS’ Stalker in the hour among Adults 18-49 (1.4/5) while beating the CBS drama in Adults 18-34 and across all key Women (W18-34/W18-49/W25-54).

Wednesday (11/12/14) - ABC Total Viewer and Adult 18-49 Projections
The Middle: Live + 3 = 9.7 million/2.3 rating and Live + 7 = 10.3 million/2.4 rating
The Goldbergs: Live + 3 = 10.9 million/2.9 rating and Live + 7 = 11.7 million/3.1 rating
Modern Family: Live + 3 = 14.0 million/4.4 rating and Live + 7 = 15.5 million/4.8 rating
black-ish: Live + 3 = 9.6 million/3.0 rating and Live + 7 = 10.1 million/3.1 rating
Nashville: Live + 3 = 9.1 million/2.3 rating and Live + 7 = 10.1 million/2.5 rating

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