“For Life” returned for its second season on Wednesday night to its smallest audience to date.
The ABC legal drama drew only 1.9 million viewers to its season 2 premiere, which scored a 0.4 rating among adults 18-49. That rating matches the lowest tally from its freshman season, which overall averaged a 0.6 rating and 2.4 million Live+Same Day viewers. Earlier on, three quarters of the network’s Wednesday comedy lineup ticked down from the week prior, with “The Goldbergs” and “The Conners” both falling to a 0.6 rating and 3.6 million viewers each. “Black-ish” dipped to a 0.4 rating and 2.3 million viewers. “American Housewife” was the Disney-owned network’s only even show last night, coming in with a 0.6 rating and 2.9 million pairs of eyeballs.
Fox easily won the larger network race thanks to “The Masked Singer,” which was even on last episode at a 1.6 rating and 6.1 million total viewers. The episode saw two celebrities unmasked. Fellow Ken Jeong competition series “I Can Hear Your Voice” ticked up to a 1.0 rating and 3.7 million viewers.
After solid premieres last week, NBC’s trio of “Chicago” dramas all lost a little momentum in their second weeks. “Chicago Med” dipped 17% to a 1.0 rating and 7.6 million viewers, “Chicago Fire” fell to a 0.9 rating and the same audience tally, while “Chicago P.D.” brought up the rear with a 0.8 and 6.2 million viewers.
Over on CBS, both “Amazing Race” and “S.W.A.T.” continued the night’s sliding trend. The averaged a 0.6 rating and 3.4 million viewers across its two episodes, while the latter dipped to a 0.3 rating and 2.2 million viewers.
Univision was led by “Vencer El Desamor” at a 0.5 rating and 1.5 million viewers, while “Todo Por Mi Hija” scored highest for Telemundo at a 0.3 and 1.2 million.
New episodes of “Devils” and “Coroner” both came in at a 0.1 rating for CW.
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