Since its debut in 2019 The Masked Singer performed very well for FOX in the ratings. The numbers have dropped over time, so the network is making some changes to the show’s format. Will these steps work or will the viewership continue to shrink? Will The Masked Singer cancel or renew for a ninth season? keep for updates.
A series of mystery singing contests, The Masked Singer The TV show is hosted by Nick Cannon and Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger, Ken Jeong and Robin Thicke are on the panel of judges. The show features singing celebrities battling against each other with one major twist: Each contestant is dressed from head to toe in an elaborate costume, complete with a face mask to hide his or her identity. With each performance, the host, panelists, audience members, viewers, and even other participants wonder who is singing under the mask. Season 8 will feature 22 costumed characters in themed episodes including Vegas Night, Comedy Roast, Hall of Fame, Night of the Dolls, Andrew Lloyd Webber Night, TV Themes, Night of the 90- x”, “Thanksgiving Day” and “Fright Night”. Guests this season include Donny Osmond, Andrew Lloyd Webber, The Muppets, Will Arnett, Leslie Jordan, Joel McHale, Tori Spelling, Jon Lovitz, Jody Sweetin, Carrot Top, Blue Man Group, Lance Bass, Danielle Fishel, Sheila E. and Drew Carey.
Ratings are generally the best indicator of a show’s chances of staying on the air. The higher the rating, the greater the chance of survival. This chart will be updated as new rating data becomes available.
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For comparison: season six The Masked Singer (which aired in fall 2021) on FOX averaged 0.94 ratings in the 18-49 age group and 4.48 million viewers.
Note: Ratings of fast partners are marked with a “*”. Otherwise, these are the final national ratings, which include all live + same-day viewing and DVR playback until 3:00 AM. While these numbers do not include further delayed or streaming viewing, they are a very good indication of the show’s performance, especially when compared to others on the same channel. Although other economic factors may be involved, higher rated shows are usually renewed while lower rated shows are cancelled.
What do you think? Do you like The Masked Singer Series on FOX? Should it be canceled or renewed for a ninth season?