Fox won the Wednesday ratings race, with the new season of The Masked Singer giving Fox the easy win. Fox got a 1.3 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and an 8 share. NBC was in second at 0.8/5.
The Masked Singer scored a 1.4 and the premiere of I Can See Your Voice at 1.1. The previous Masked Singer season starter came after the Super Bowl. The season before that, debuting a year ago, had a 2.5 opener.
NBC had the season finale of America’s Got Talent across primetime up 33% for a 0.8. Spoken-word poet Brandon Leake won.
CBS was next at 0.7/4. Big Brother shot up 22% to 1.1 and Love Island grew 50% from its previous episode for a 0.6. 48 Hours Suspicion went up a tenth for a 0.4.
ABC and Univision both rated a 0.4/2. ABC had the movie Guardians of the Galaxy.
On Univision it was Medicos and Imperio de Mentiras at flat 0.4s. Dulce Ambicion got a level 0.3.
Telemundo scored a 0.3/2. Exatlon Estados Unidos and Todo Por Mi Hija both got a flat 0.3 and Falsa Identidad slid 33% to 0.2.
The CW put up a 0.1/1. The 100 got a 0.1, as did the Coroner finale.
Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.
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