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

Porcupine and co-host Niecy Nash in the season five premiere of Fox's 'The Masked Singer'
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Fox won the Wednesday ratings race, with The Masked Singer doing its usual ratings damage. Fox earned a 0.9 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 6 share. Just behind was Dick Wolf-fueled NBC at 0.8/5. 

The Masked Singer scored a 1.1 and Game of Talents a 0.6 on Fox. Both competition shows were up a tenth. 

NBC had Chicago Med, Chicago Fire and Chicago P.D. all at 0.8. Med and Fire lost a tenth and P.D. stayed level. 

ABC and CBS both scored a 0.4/3. ABC had finales for The Goldbergs at 0.5, Home Economics at 0.4, The Conners at 0.5 and Call Your Mother at 0.3. A Million Little Things did a 0.3. Everything on ABC was flat on the night. 

CBS had Kids Say the Darndest Things at a flat 0.3. SEAL Team did a 0.5 and SWAT a 0.4, both dramas up a tenth. 

Univision tallied a 0.3/2 and Telemundo a 0.2/2. Univision had Disenando Tu Amor at 0.4, Te Acuerdas De Mi at 0.3 and La Hija Del Embajador at 0.3. Disenando gained a tenth and the other two stayed flat. 

On Telemundo it was Exatlon Estados Unidos and La Suerte De Loli at flat 0.2s. Buscando A Frida shed 25% for a 0.3.

The CW scored a 0.1/0. A Kung Fu rerun led into Nancy Drew, which was down a tenth at 0.0. 

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.