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Wednesday Overnights: ‘The Masked Singer’ Leads Fox to Victory

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Household Rating/Share
Fox: 4.2/ 7, NBC: 3.3/ 6, CBS: 3.1/ 6, ABC: 2.8/ 5, CW: 0.8/ 1

Percent Change From the Year-Ago Evening:
Fox: +24, ABC: +22, CW: +14, NBC: -21, CBS: -22

Ratings Breakdown:
“The Masked Singer” topped the night with a 5.4 rating/ 9 share in the household overnights, which built from lead-in “Gordon Ramsay’s 48 Hours to Hell” (#4: 3.1/ 5) by 74 percent and led Fox to victory. Comparably, “The Masked Singer,” which was just renewed for a second season, was 26 percent above year-ago time period occupant “9-1-1” (4.3/ 7).

On CBS, “Big Brother: Celebrity Edition” remained consistent at a 3.3/ 5 (#3) in the 8 p.m. hour, which was 23 percent below the 4.3/ 7 for “The Amazing Race” on the year-ago evening.

Also on CBS was veteran “Criminal Minds,” which concludes next season, at a 3.4/ 6 (#1) at 10 p.m., which aired out of a repeats of sitcoms “The Big Bang Theory” (#4: 2.6/ 5) and “Young Sheldon” (#3t: 2.4/ 4) from 9-10 p.m.

ABC, meanwhile, had nothing unusual to report with its Wednesday comedies – “The Goldbergs” (#1: 3.8/ 6), recent entry “Schooled” (#3t: 3.1/ 5), “Modern Family” (#2: 3.8/ 6) and “Single Parents” (#3t: 2.4/ 4) – into “The Match Game” (#3: 2.0/ 4 at 10 p.m.). Chances of a second season for “Single Parents” is unlikely.

The CW was also on par with typical Wednesday overnight levels care of “Riverdale” (#5: 1.0/ 2 at 8 p.m.) and “All American” (#5: 0.7/ 1 at 9 p.m.).

What follows are the metered market (overnight) results in households for Wednesday, January 30, 2019:

8:00 p.m.
ABC – “The Goldbergs”: 3.8/ 6 (#1)
CBS – “Big Brother: Celebrity Edition”: 3.4/ 6 (#3)
NBC – “Chicago Med” (R): 3.6/ 6 (#2)
Fox – “Gordon Ramsay’s 48 Hours to Hell”: 3.0/ 5 (#4)
CW – “Riverdale”: 1.0/ 2 (#5)

8:30 p.m.
ABC – “Schooled”: 3.1/ 5 (#3t)
CBS – “Big Brother: Celebrity Edition”: 3.2/ 5 (#2)
NBC – “Chicago Med” (R): 3.4/ 6 (#1)
Fox – “Gordon Ramsay’s 48 Hours to Hell”: 3.1/ 5 (#3t)
CW – “Riverdale”: 1.0/ 2 (#5)

9:00 p.m.
ABC – “Modern Family”: 3.8/ 6 (#1)
CBS – “The Big Bang Theory” (R): 2.6/ 4 (#4)
NBC – “Chicago Fire” (R): 3.1/ 5 (#3)
Fox – “The Masked Singer”: 5.2/ 8 (#1)
CW – “All American”: 0.7/ 1 (#5)

9:30 p.m.
ABC – “Single Parents”: 2.4/ 4 (#3t)
CBS – “Young Sheldon” (R): 2.4/ 4 (#3t)
NBC – “Chicago Fire” (R): 3.1/ 5 (#3)
Fox – “The Masked Singer”: 5.7/10 (#1)
CW – “All American”: 0.6/ 1 (#5)

10:00 p.m.
ABC – “The Match Game”: 2.1/ 4 (#3)
CBS – “Criminal Minds”: 3.4/ 6 (#1)
NBC – “Chicago PD” (R): 3.3/ 6 (#2)

10:30 p.m.
ABC – “The Match Game”: 1.9/ 4 (#3)
CBS – “Criminal Minds”: 3.4/ 6 (#1)
NBC – “Chicago PD” (R): 3.2/ 6 (#2)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

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