Wednesday TV Ratings: ‘Masked Singer’ Premiere & ‘AGT’ Finale Split Night
A busy Wednesday night in primetime broadcast television on September 23 saw the Season 4 premiere of Fox’s The Masked Singer take the lead in the key 18-49 demo (1.4) and NBC’s Season 15 finale of America’s Got Talent winning the night in total viewers.
Though Masked Singer dropped from the third season premiere (a major slip was a given considering that premiere drew 23.8 million viewers when it aired after the Super Bowl) it also dropped from the second season last September, which boasted a 2.5 rating and 8.0 million viewers.
The news was good for Fox’s new singing competition, I Can See Your Voice, which won the 9 o’clock hour in 18-49 and came in second in total viewers (behind AGT) with 4.5 million viewers. The night’s usual winner, Big Brother, managed to stay on par with previous weeks by bringing in a 1.1 rating and 4.0 million viewers.
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Here’s the breakdown for Wednesday, September 23, 2020 (numbers are fast-affiliate based):
|Show||Adults 18-49 rating||Total Viewers (millions)|
|8 p.m.||The Masked Singer – P (Fox)||1.4||5.4|
|Big Brother (CBS)||1.1||4.0|
|America’s Got Talent Finale Preview (NBC)||0.6||5.2|
|Guardians of the Galaxy (ABC)||0.4||1.9|
|The 100 (CW)||0.1||569,000|
|9:00 p.m.||I Can See Your Voice – P (Fox)||1.1||4.5|
|America’s Got Talent – F (NBC)||0.7||6.3|
|Love Island – CBS||0.6||1.9|
|10:00 p.m.||48 Hours: Suspicion||0.4||2.0|
|10:30 p.m.||The Goldbergs – R (ABC)||0.2||976,000|