Wednesday TV Ratings: ‘Survivor’ & ‘The Masked Singer’ Compete for Top Spot

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Competition reality series were king on Wednesday night’s primetime broadcast schedule with CBS’ Survivor: Winners at War grabbing the most total viewers for the night. For the 18-49 demo, Fox’s The Masked Singer was tops with an 1.8 rating (versus Survivor‘s 1.5 rating).

A special 10 p.m. airing of SEAL Team, which was just renewed for a fourth season by CBS, saw the action drama drop more than a million viewers from last week’s airing in its regular 9 p.m. time slot (5.75) but it still managed to win the hour, edging out a rerun of NBC’s Chicago P.D. (4.26 million).

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Here’s the breakdown for Wednesday, May 6, 2020 (numbers are fast-affiliate based):

Time Show Adults 18-49 rating Total Viewers (millions)
8 p.m. The Masked Singer (Fox) 1.8 7.08
Survivor (CBS) 1.5 7.90
The Goldbergs (ABC) 0.8 4.34
Chicago Med – R (NBC) 0.6 4.41
Riverdale (CW) 0.2 683,000
8:30 p.m. Single Parents (ABC) 0.5 2.87
9 p.m. Survivor (CBS) 1.4 7.24
The Masked Singer: After the Mask (FOX) 0.9 4.03
Chicago Fire – R (NBC) 0.6 4.49
American Housewife (ABC) 0.5 2.83
Bulletproof – R (CW) 0.1 315,000
9:30 p.m. Single Parents (ABC) 0.4 2.23
10 p.m. SEAL Team (CBS) 0.6 4.57
Chicago P.D. – R (NBC) 0.6 4.26
Shark Tank (ABC) 0.5 2.40