Primetime Ratings: Fox Wins With Stalwart ‘Singer’
Fox scored the top rating in Wednesday Nielsens, with The Masked Singer leading the net to a 1.3 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 6 share. That easily beat the 0.8/4 that CBS tallied.
The Masked Singer did a 1.9 and Almost Family a 0.6. Both went up a tenth of a point.
On CBS, Survivor got a flat 1.2. One contestant was ejected from the show due to bad behavior. SEAL Team got a flat 0.7 and SWAT shot up 20% to 0.6.
NBC did a 0.7/4 and ABC a 0.7/3.
NBC had Ellen’s Greatest Night of Giveaways at 1.0, down 17% from the night before. One episode of Making It did a 0.6 and the finale a 0.5, the latter level with the night before.
On ABC, The Goldbergs scored a 0.8 and Schooled a 0.6. Modern Family posted a 0.9 and Single Parents a 0.6, before Stumptown did a 0.5. All of the ABC shows were level with last week.
Univision notched a 0.5/2 and Telemundo a 0.3/1. Univision had Ringo and La Rosa de Guadalupe at 0.5 and El Dragon at 0.4. Ringo was flat and La Rosa and El Dragon both gained a tenth.
On Telemundo, El Sultan and Decisiones: Unos Ganan, Otros Pierden both lost a tenth en route to 0.2s, before El Senor de los Cielos got a flat 0.4.
The CW scored a 0.2/1. Riverdale and Nancy Drew both posted flat 0.2s.
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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.