Entertainment Ratings: Nick Cannon's 'Masked Singer' Return – and NBC Reruns – Leads Fox to Wednesday Win
COVID protocol-related absences: 03/31/21
Each day, the NHL will publicly release the list of players that are unavailable to their respective teams due to being in COVID-19 Protocol. Here is the list for today: © Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports Anaheim – Alexander VolkovBoston – Jake DeBruskFlorida – TBALos Angeles – Brendan LemieuxMinnesota – Zach PariseMontreal – Joel Armia, Eric StaalNY Rangers – Brett Howden Vancouver – Adam GaudetteAs a reminder, inclusion on this list does not mean that a player has tested positive for Coronavirus or even that they have been confirmed as a close contact to another positive person.
"Kung Fu" kicked a little buttlast night — or at least, the new CW series stayed steady with its premiere ratings. Still, The CW finished in last place on broadcast television. With the return of "Masked Singer" host Nick Cannon and reruns populating NBC's airwaves, Fox came in first.
Even repeats of NBC's "One Chicago" shows handed the network primetime's silver medal, according to Nielsen.
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Lower down the rankings, CBS ended up in a demo-ratings tie with Telemundo on Wednesday, when the English-language channel aired the "Tough as Nails" season finale. Earlier in the day yesterday, CBS
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The NHL has decided to ere on the side of caution as a result of Adam Gaudette’s positive COVID-19 test. Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reports (Twitter link) that tonight’s game between the Canucks and Flames has been postponed. TSN’s Frank Seravalli tweets that the decision was made after more information has surfaced regarding Vancouver’s test results; that information obviously has not yet been made public.
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 3.7 million, according to preliminary numbers. "The Masked Singer" at 8 p.m. scored a 1.1/8 and 4.8 million total viewers. At 9, "Game of Talents" got a 0.6/4 and 2.7 million total viewers.
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NBC was second in ratings with a 0.5/3 and in total viewers with 3.6 million.
ABC and Univision tied for third in ratings, both with a 0.4/3. ABC was third in total viewers with 2.9 million, Univision was fifth with 1.3 million.
For ABC, "The Goldbergs" at 8 drew a 0.6/4 and 3.2 million total viewers. At 8:30, "Home Economics" had a 0.4/3 and 2.9 million total viewers. "The Conners" at 9 received a 0.6/4 and 3.8 million total viewers. At 9:30, "Call Your Mother" managed a 0.3/2 and 2.6 million total viewers. "A Million Little Things" at 10 closed out ABC's primetime with a 0.3/2 and 2.5 million total viewers.
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The NHL has postponed three more games for the Vancouver Canucks, shutting them down through April 6 after Travis Hamonic was added to the COVID protocol on Thursday. Hamonic joined Adam Gaudette, who has tested positive for coronavirus and a member of the team’s coaching staff. © Bob Frid-USA TODAY Sports The NHL has shut down the Canucks through April 6. The league is hoping that the Canucks will be able to play on April 8 against the Calgary Flames, but games against the Edmonton Oilers and Winnipeg Jets in the coming days will have to be pushed. All practices have also been canceled for the time being.
CBS and Telemundo tied for fifth in ratings, both with a 0.3/2. CBS was fourth in total viewers with 2.3 million, Telemundo was sixth with 1.008 million.
For CBS, "Tough as Nails" at 8 had a 0.5/3 and 3.2 million total viewers. Reruns followed.
The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in total viewers with 1 million flat. "Kung Fu" at 8 got a(nother) 0.2/1 and 1.4 million total viewers. "Nancy Drew" at 9 had a 0.1/1 and 627,000 total viewers.
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