Ratings: Fox’s ‘The Moodys’ Doesn’t Shine Nearly as Bright as NBC’s Christmas Tree Lighting

But “The Masked Singer” bails it out anyway

Last Updated: December 5, 2019 @ 9:09 AM

Hark! “The Masked Singer’s” angels sung, and Fox won another Wednesday in TV ratings. The network settled for third in total viewers, however, as a lackluster performance from “The Moodys” slightly dampened the mood.

NBC was second in ratings and first in total viewers, thanks to its two-hour Christmas tree lighting special.

Fox was first in ratings with a 1.2 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic, but third in total viewers with an average of 4.7 million, according to preliminary numbers. “The Masked Singer” at 8 p.m. put up a 1.8/9 and 6.5 million viewers. The premiere of “The Moodys” at 9 had a 0.8/4 and 3.3 million viewers. A second episode of the (very) limited series at 9:30 got a 0.6/3 and 2.4 million viewers.

NBC was second in ratings with a 0.9/5 and first in viewers with 5.53 million. The two-hour “Christmas in Rockefeller Center” special, which started at 8, averaged a 1.1/5 and 6.9 million viewers. “Making It” at 10 received a 0.5/3 and 2.8 million viewers.

CBS was third in ratings with a 0.8/4 and second in viewers with 5.50 million. “Survivor” at 8 scored a 1.2/6 and 6.9 million viewers. At 9, “SEAL Team” had a 0.7/3 and 5.4 million viewers. A repeat followed.

ABC was fourth in ratings with a 0.6/3 and in viewers with 3.2 million. At 8, “The Goldbergs” opened the night with a 0.8/4 and 4 million viewers. At 8:30, “Schooled” drew a 0.6/3 and 3.1 million viewers. “Modern Family” at 9 took a 0.9/4 and 3.8 million viewers. At 9:30, “Single Parents” got a 0.6/3 and 2.6 million viewers. At 10, “Stumptown” closed primetime with a 0.5/3 and 2.9 million viewers.

Telemundo and Univision tied for fifth in ratings, each with a 0.4/2. Univision was fifth in viewers with 1.2 million, Telemundo was sixth with 1 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in viewers with 694,000. At 8, “Riverdale” received a 0.2/1 and 702,000 viewers. At 9, “Nancy Drew” closed things with a 0.2/1 and 685,000 viewers.