TV Ratings: The Masked Singer, Almost Family Go Low

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The Masked Singer was no match for the CMA Awards on Wednesday. 

The Fox reality series slipped 20 percent to 5.6 million viewers and a 1.6 rating. 


This marks the show's lowest ratings to date. 

Will it recover next week? Time will tell. 

Almost Family, which returned following a hiatus crashed to just 1.7 million total viewers and a 0.5 rating. 

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Don't expect this show to still be a thing come January. 

The retention out of The Masked Singer has been worryingly low since the start. 

As for the CMA Awards, they did 11.3 million viewers and a 2.0 rating. 

In a surprising development, the telecast is up 12 percent in viewers year-to-year, and steady in the demo. 

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Riverdale and Nancy Drew each gained a tenth. Their live ratings may be low, but these shows get decent gains with DVR and streaming. 

A controversial episode of Survivor was down to 6 million viewers and a 1.1 rating, a new season low. 

S.W.A.T. held steady in the demo with another 0.5 rating. 

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Chicago Med (7.4 million/1.1 rating), Chicago Fire (7.2 million/1.1 rating), and Chicago P.D. (6.4 million/1.0 rating) were all steady in the demo, proving to be a resilient force in the face of stiff competition. 

What did you watch on the night?

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