Ratings: ‘The Masked Singer’ Recovers From CMAs Week – But Not Enough to Hold Off NBC

“Chicago” dramas force a first-place demo tie with Fox, win outright in total viewers

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“The Masked Singer” recovered from last week, when all of broadcast television bent a knee to ABC’s CMA Awards. Unfortunately for Fox, it wasn’t enough to fend off NBC and its surging “Chicago” dramas.

Even more unfortunate is the case of ABC, which went from first place last week to last place among the Big 4 broadcasters last night.

Click here to find out what celebrity was unmasked Wednesday on Fox’s goofy singing competition. This (relatively) early elimination might surprise you.

NBC and Fox tied for first in ratings, both with a 1.2 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic. NBC was first in total viewers with an average of 7.9 million, according to preliminary numbers. Fox was third in total viewers with 4.3 million.

For NBC, “Chicago Med” at 8 p.m. posted a 1.2/6 and 6.7 million viewers. At 9, “Chicago Fire” landed a 1.2/6 and 8.3 million viewers. “Chicago P.D.” at 10 received a 1.1/6 and 7 million viewers.

For Fox, “The Masked Singer” at 8 earned a 1.9/9 and 6.7 million viewers. At 9, “Almost Family” settled for a 0.5/2 and 1.9 million viewers.

CBS was third in ratings with a 0.8/4 and second in viewers with 5 million. “Survivor” at 8 put up a 1.2/6 and 6.7 million viewers. At 9, “SEAL Team” had a 0.7/3 and 4.7 million viewers. “S.W.A.T.” at 10 got a 0.5/3 and 3.7 million viewers.

ABC was fourth in ratings with a 0.7/3 and in viewers with 3.2 million. “The Goldbergs” at 8 had a 0.9/4 and 4.1 million viewers. At 8:30, “Schooled” got a 0.7/3 and 3.2 million viewers. “Modern Family” at 9 received a 0.9/4 and 3.9 million viewers. At 9:30, “Single Parents” closed out the comedy block with a 0.6/3 and 2.6 million viewers. Drama “Stumptown” at 10 finished off actual primetime with a 0.5/3 and 3.7 million viewers.

Univision was fifth in ratings with a 0.5/2 and in viewers with 1.4 million.

Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.4/2 and in viewers with 1.3 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in viewers with 755,000. “Riverdale” at 8 had a 0.2/1 and 762,000 viewers. At 9, “Nancy Drew” got a 0.2/1 and 747,000 viewers.