Ratings: ‘The Goldbergs’ Is Wednesday’s Top Comedy With Episode After George Segal’s Death

Tony Maglio
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Fox won Wednesday thanks to steady performances from “The Masked Singer” and “Game of Talents” — and thanks to reruns on NBC. But ABC was No. 1 in our hearts, airing the first episode of “The Goldbergs” since actor George Segal died earlier this week. Unfortunately, our hearts are not Nielsen panelists, and ABC settled for a third-place ratings tie with Univision. ABC came in fourth place among total viewers, ranking even behind those NBC “One Chicago” repeats. “The Goldbergs” was Wednesday’s top comedy, which makes logical sense considering only ABC aired sitcoms and the Adam F. Goldberg-created series led the night off at 8 p.m. But it outdid “The Conners” an hour later, and that’s never a given. Also Read: George Segal, Venerated 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' and 'The Goldbergs' Actor, Dies at 87 Fox was first in ratings with a 0.9 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 3.9 million, according to preliminary numbers. “The Masked Singer” at 8 p.m. posted a 1.1/8 and 4.9 million total viewers. Find out who was eliminated here. At 9, “Game of Talents” got a 0.7/5 and 2.9 million total viewers. CBS was...

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