CMAs Sink 45% in Ratings, Edge NBC’s ‘One Chicago’ Lineup – but Not Fox’s ‘Masked Singer’

Tony Maglio
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“The Masked Singer” slipped slightly in TV ratings this week, but Fox still topped the competition in the key adults 18-49 demographic. (Yes, even though ABC’s aired the 2020 CMA Awards.) In total viewers, primetime went to NBC’s “One Chicago” season premieres. (Yes, even though ABC’s aired the 2020 CMA Awards.) ABC’s CMAs finished in a close second place in both main Nielsen metrics, but they were way down from last year and hit new record lows. The 54th CMAs fell 40% in total viewers from the 2019 version and plummeted 45% in the key demo. CBS’ “S.W.A.T.” Season 4 premiere got buried under a pile of other broadcast shows last night. Also Read: Ratings: Tayshia Adams' 1st Full 'Bachelorette' Episode Rises 23% From Clare Crawley's Season Premiere Fox was first in ratings with a 1.2 rating/7 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic, but third in total viewers with an average of 4.6 million, according to preliminary numbers. “The Masked Singer” at 8 p.m. posted a 1.5 and 5.8 million viewers. “I Can See Your Voice” at 9 had a 0.9 and 3.4 million viewers. ABC was second in ratings with a 1.1 and in viewers with 6.8 million. Those...

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