Primetime Ratings Wednesday: Fox Wins as ‘Masked Singer’ Goes Up

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Fox won the Wednesday ratings battle, with The Masked Singer leading the network. Fox had a 1.3 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and an 8 share. Runner-up was NBC at 0.8/5. 

The networks had the VP debate the Wednesday before. 

The Masked Singer went up 14% to 1.6 and I Can See Your Voice lost a tenth of a point for a 1.0. 

NBC had The Billboard Music Awards across prime at 0.8. Kelly Clarkson hosted the event, which was pushed back from May. The May 2019 Billboard Music Awards got a 2.1. 

CBS did a 0.7/4. Big Brother went up a tenth to 1.0 and the premiere of The Amazing Race got a 0.7. A SWAT repeat followed. 

ABC posted a 0.4/3. Movie Coco got a 0.5 and the premiere of The Con a 0.3. 

Telemundo and Univision both rated a 0.3/2. On Telemundo, El Domo Del Dinero got a 0.2 and Todo Por Mi Hija a 0.3, both down a tenth of a point from the night before. Falsa Identidad got a flat 0.2. 

On Univision it was Medicos and Imperio de Mentiras at 0.3, then Dulce Ambicion at 0.2. All three were flat with the night before. 

The CW scored a 0.1/1. Devils and Coroner both got a flat 0.1.  

Michael Malone

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.