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ACM ratings decline from '09

Monday, April 19, 2010 – The 45th Annual ACM Awards led CBS to a ratings win for Sunday night, but the numbers were lower than last year.

The three-hour show averaged 12.5 million viewers and a 7.6 rating/13 share and topping each hour in prime time, according to Zap2It.com. A rating reflects the percentage of the total population of televisions tuned to a particular program, while share reflects the percentage of televisions actually in use.

Viewership was highest in the second hour of the show when it has 14 million TV sets tuned in, beating "Desperate Housewives."

Last year's ACM show drew an 8.6/14 rating.

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