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Ratings: Double Dose of ‘The Masked Singer’ Dominates for Fox on Wednesday

But NBC finishes first among total viewers

“The Masked Singer” fans got a double shot on Wednesday night, as Fox had to hold an episode last week to accommodate Game 7 of the World Series. It worked out quite well, as Fox doubled the ratings for its closest competition, NBC, last night in the key 18-49 demographic.

NBC finished first in total-viewer averages by 300,000 viewers, however.

Fox was first in ratings with a 2.0 rating/9 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and second in total viewers with an average of 7.1 million, according to preliminary numbers. The first episode of “The Masked Singer” at 8 p.m. posted a 2.0/9 and 7 million viewers. At 9, the second episode maintained 100% of that rating and share and grew its overall audience to 7.2 million viewers.

NBC was second in ratings with a 1.0/5 and first in viewers with 7.4 million. “Chicago Med” at 8 landed a 1.1/5 and 8 million viewers. At 9, “Chicago Fire” received a 1.0/5 and 7.6 million viewers. “Chicago P.D.” at 10 put up a 1.0/5 and 6.4 million viewers.

CBS was third in ratings with a 0.8/4 and in viewers with 5.1 million. “Survivor” at 8 had a 1.3/6 and 6.8 million viewers. At 9, “SEAL Team” got a 0.6/3 and 4.5 million viewers. “SWAT” at 10 received a 0.5/3 and 3.8 million viewers.

ABC was fourth in ratings with a 0.7/3 and in viewers with 3.3 million. “The Goldbergs” at 8 had a 0.9/4 and 4.2 million viewers. At 8:30, “Schooled” got a 0.7/3 and 3.2 million viewers. “Modern Family” at 9 brought things back up with a 0.9/4 and 3.9 million viewers. At 9:30, “Single Parents” received a 0.6/3 and 2.6 million viewers. “Stumptown” at 10 closed out primetime with a 0.5/3 and 2.8 million viewers.

Telemundo was fifth in ratings with a 0.5/2 and in viewers with 1.34 million.

Univision was sixth in ratings with a 0.4/2 and in viewers with 1.29 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in viewers with 713,000. “Riverdale” at 8 had a 0.2/1 and 800,000 viewers. At 9, “Nancy Drew” got a 0.2/1 and 626,000 viewers.