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Ratings: ‘Ellen’s Greatest Night of Giveaways’ Isn’t as Great on Night 2 – But It’s Still Good

”Masked Singer“ holiday-themed semifinals top Wednesday in both key demo and viewers

NBC’s “Ellen’s Greatest Night of Giveaways” continued Wednesday with the second installment of Ellen DeGeneres’ three-night holiday special. And while it put up TV ratings that would certainly help the show make Nielsen’s “Nice” list, it didn’t do as great as its first episode, which aired Tuesday.

Following “Giveaways,” Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman’s crafting competition “Making It” ticked up just a bit from last week with two back-to-back episodes, including its Season 2 finale.

Over on Fox, “The Masked Singer” holiday-themed semifinals episode dominated primetime in both the key demo and total viewers.

Fox was first in ratings with a 1.3 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and second in total viewers with an average of 4.5 million, according to preliminary numbers. At 8 p.m., “The Masked Singer” scored a 1.9/10 and 6.9 million viewers. At 9, “Almost Family” managed a 0.6/3 and 2.2 million viewers.

CBS was second in ratings with a 0.8/4 and first in viewers with 5.8 million. At 8, “Survivor” earned a 1.2/6 and 6.8 million viewers. “SEAL Team” at 9 got a 0.7/3 and 5.8 million viewers. “S.W.A.T.” closed the night at 10 with a 0.6/3 and 4.8 million viewers.

ABC and NBC tied for third in ratings, each with a 0.7, while ABC had a 3 share and NBC had a 4 hare. NBC was third in viewers with 3.7 million, ABC was fourth with 3.4 million.

For NBC, Night 2 of “Ellen’s Greatest Night of Giveaways” at 8 got a 1.0/5 and 6 million viewers. At 9, “Making It” managed a 0.6/3 and 2.8 million viewers. The show’s Season 2 finale at 10 settled for a 0.5/3 and 2.1 million viewers.

For ABC, “The Goldbergs” at 8 earned a 0.8/4 and 4 million viewers. At 8:30, “Schooled” received a 0.6/3 and 3 million viewers. At 9, “Modern Family” got a 0.9/5 and 4.2 million viewers. “Single Parents” at 9:30 had a 0.6/3 and 3.1 million viewers. At 10, “Stumptown” ended the night with a 0.5/3 and 3.1 million viewers.

Univision was fifth in ratings with a 0.5/2 and in viewers with 1.5 million.

Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.3/1 and in viewers with 867,000.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in viewers with 746,000. “Riverdale” at 8 had a 0.2/1 and 746,000 viewers. At 9, “Nancy Drew” got a 0.2/1 and 745,000 viewers.