Primetime Ratings Wednesday: ‘Singer’ Dips But Fox Still On Top

Popcorn in the “The Group A Finals – The Masked Frontier”
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Fox had the winning score in Wednesday prime, thanks to The Masked Singer, beating ABC and the CMA Awards. Fox had a 1.2 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 7 share. ABC posted a 1.1/6.

NBC was just off the pace at 1.0/6. 

The Masked Singer slid 6% to 1.5 and I Can See Your Voice fell 18% to 0.9.

The 54th Annual CMA Awards, celebrating the best in country music, took up all of prime on ABC and scored a 1.1. Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker hosted from the Music City Center in Nashville. Last year’s CMA Awards got a 2.0. 

NBC welcomed back its Chicago shows. Chicago Med got a 1.1, Chicago Fire a 1.0 and Chicago P.D. a 0.9. 

CBS got a 0.5/3. The Amazing Race dropped 14% to 0.6 and the season starter for SWAT got a 0.4. A second hour of SWAT did the same. 

Univision rated a 0.4/2 and Telemundo a 0.3/2. Univision had Vencer El Desamor up 25% from the day before for a 0.5 and Imperio de Mentiras at a flat 0.4. Dulce Ambicion posted a flat 0.2. 

On Telemundo, El Domo del Dinero got a flat 0.2 and Todo Por Mi Hija went up 33% to 0.4. Falsa Identidad got a level 0.2. 

The CW scored a 0.1/1. Devils and Coroner both rated their usual 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.