The Masked Singer (American season 2)

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The Masked Singer
Season 2
Broadcast fromSeptember 25, 2019 (2019-09-25) –
present (present)
Judges
Host(s)Nick Cannon
BroadcasterFox
No. of episodes8
Chronology

The second season of The Masked Singer premiered on September 25, 2019,[1] following a "special sneak peek" on September 15, 2019.[2]

Panelists and host[edit]

Singer-songwriter Robin Thicke, television personality Jenny McCarthy, actor and comedian Ken Jeong, and recording artist Nicole Scherzinger returned as judges. Nick Cannon once again returned as host.

Anthony Anderson guest judged on episode six, and Triumph the Insult Comic Dog (Robert Smigel) guest judged on episode seven.

Contestants[edit]

The competitors were said to have achieved 140 films, 69 Emmy Award nominations, 42 Grammy Award nominations, 31 Billboard #1 singles, 22 Broadway shows, 20 platinum records, 19 Emmys wins, 15 marriages, eight divorces, seven Super Bowl appearances, six multi-platinum records, five Hall of Fame honors, three New York Times Best Sellers, and two Time 100 honors.[3][4]

Stage name[5] Celebrity Occupation Episodes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
A B
Butterfly TBA WIN SAFE SAFE TBA
Flamingo TBA WIN SAFE SAFE TBA
Flower TBA WIN SAFE SAFE TBA
Fox TBA WIN SAFE SAFE TBA
Leopard TBA RISK SAFE SAFE TBA
Rottweiler TBA WIN SAFE SAFE TBA
Thingamajig TBA WIN SAFE SAFE TBA
Tree TBA WIN SAFE SAFE TBA
Ladybug Kelly Osbourne Singer RISK SAFE OUT
Black Widow Raven-Symoné Actress WIN SAFE OUT
Penguin Sherri Shepherd Comedian RISK OUT
Skeleton Paul Shaffer Bandleader RISK OUT
Eagle Dr. Drew Pinsky Celebrity doctor OUT
Panda Laila Ali Boxer OUT
Ice Cream Ninja Professional gamer OUT
Egg Johnny Weir Figure skater OUT
  The masked singer won their face-off and remained in the competition.
  The masked singer lost their face-off, but was not eliminated.
  The masked singer was safe from elimination.
  The masked singer was eliminated from the competition and unmasked upon their elimination.
  The masked singer did not perform.
  The masked singer is scheduled to perform.

Episodes[edit]

Week 1 (September 25)[edit]

Performances on the first episode (Group A)
# Stage name Song Result
1 Butterfly "Bang Bang" by Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj WIN
2 Egg "Just Dance" by Lady Gaga RISK
3 Thingamajig "Easy" by Commodores WIN
4 Skeleton "Rapper's Delight" by The Sugarhill Gang/"Good Times" by Chic RISK
Smackdown Identity Result
1 Egg "One Way or Another" by Blondie Johnny Weir OUT
2 Skeleton "Hard to Handle" by Otis Redding undisclosed SAFE
Performances on the first episode (Group B)
# Stage name Song Result
1 Ladybug "Holding Out for a Hero" by Bonnie Tyler RISK
2 Rottweiler "Maneater" by Hall & Oates WIN
3 Tree "High Hopes" by Panic! at the Disco WIN
4 Ice Cream "Old Town Road Remix" by Lil Nas X feat. Billy Ray Cyrus RISK
Smackdown Identity Result
1 Ice Cream "Whip It" by Devo Ninja OUT
2 Ladybug "Hit Me with Your Best Shot" by Pat Benatar undisclosed SAFE

Week 2 (October 2)[edit]

Performances on the second episode (Group C)
# Stage name Song Result
1 Black Widow "I Wanna Dance with Somebody" by Whitney Houston WIN
2 Leopard "Somebody to Love" by Queen RISK
3 Flamingo "Sucker" by Jonas Brothers WIN
4 Panda "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" by Kelly Clarkson RISK
Smackdown Identity Result
1 Panda "All I Do Is Win" by DJ Khaled Laila Ali OUT
2 Leopard "Respect" by Aretha Franklin undisclosed SAFE

Week 3 (October 9)[edit]

Performances on the third episode (Group D)
# Stage name Song Result
1 Flower "9 to 5" by Dolly Parton WIN
2 Eagle "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)" by Meat Loaf RISK
3 Penguin "The Middle" by Zedd, Maren Morris and Grey RISK
4 Fox "This Love" by Maroon 5 WIN
Smackdown Identity Result
1 Eagle "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'" by Nancy Sinatra Dr. Drew Pinsky OUT
2 Penguin "Worth It" by Fifth Harmony undisclosed SAFE

Week 4 (October 16)[edit]

Performances on the fourth episode
# Stage name Song Identity Result
1 Flamingo "Footloose" by Kenny Loggins undisclosed SAFE
2 Leopard "Stitches" by Shawn Mendes undisclosed SAFE
3 Black Widow "Before He Cheats" by Carrie Underwood undisclosed SAFE
4 Skeleton "Are You Gonna Be My Girl" by Jet Paul Shaffer OUT
5 Thingamajig "Rainbow" by Kacey Musgraves undisclosed SAFE
6 Butterfly "Livin' on a Prayer" by Bon Jovi undisclosed SAFE

Week 5 (November 6)[edit]

Performances on the fifth episode
# Stage name Song Identity Result
1 Rottweiler "Love Runs Out" by OneRepublic undisclosed SAFE
2 Ladybug "Juice" by Lizzo undisclosed SAFE
3 Tree "Think" by Aretha Franklin undisclosed SAFE
4 Penguin "All About That Bass" by Meghan Trainor Sherri Shepherd OUT
5 Flower "Cheap Thrills" by Sia undisclosed SAFE
6 Fox "Hey Look Ma, I Made It" by Panic! at the Disco undisclosed SAFE
Performances on the sixth episode
# Stage name Song Identity Result
1 Black Widow "Believe" by Cher Raven-Symoné OUT
2 Thingamajig "Ain't Too Proud to Beg" by The Temptations undisclosed SAFE
3 Butterfly "Don't Know Why" by Norah Jones undisclosed SAFE
4 Leopard "Teenage Dream" by Katy Perry undisclosed SAFE
5 Flamingo "Never Enough" by Loren Allred undisclosed SAFE

Week 6 (November 13)[edit]

Performances on the seventh episode
# Stage name Song Identity Result
1 Fox "Every Little Step" by Bobby Brown undisclosed SAFE
2 Ladybug "Youngblood" by 5 Seconds of Summer Kelly Osbourne OUT
3 Flower "Amazed" by Lonestar undisclosed SAFE
4 Tree "No Excuses" by Meghan Trainor undisclosed SAFE
5 Rottweiler "Castle on the Hill" by Ed Sheeran undislosed SAFE

Ratings[edit]

No. Title Air date Timeslot (ET) Rating/share
(18–49)
Viewers
(millions)
DVR
(18–49)
DVR viewers
(millions)
Total
(18–49)
Total viewers
(millions)
1 "Return of the Masks: Groups A & B" September 25, 2019 Wednesday 8:00 p.m. 2.5/12 8.02[6] 1.1 3.34 3.6 11.37[7]
2 "Return of the Masks: Group C" October 2, 2019 2.0/10 6.97[8] 1.0 2.97 3.0 9.95[9]
3 "Return of the Masks: Group D" October 9, 2019 2.0/10 7.11[10] 1.0 2.95 3.1 10.07[11]
4 "Once Upon a Mask" October 16, 2019 2.2/11 7.41[12] 1.0 2.80 3.1 10.22[13]
5 "Mask Us Anything" November 6, 2019 2.0/10 7.10[14][a] TBD TBD TBD TBD
6 "Mask-ish" November 6, 2019 Wednesday 9:00 p.m. 2.0/10 7.10[14][a] TBD TBD TBD TBD
7 "Triumph Over Masks" November 13, 2019 Wednesday 8:00 p.m. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
8 "Mask and You Shall Receive" November 20, 2019 TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
9 "Clash of the Masks" December 4, 2019 TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

A special sneak peek aired on September 15, 2019, and was watched by 4.42 million viewers with a 1.4/6 rating in the 18-49 demographics.[15]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b The viewership data is a combined average of the episodes aired back-to-back.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FOX Announces Fall Premiere Dates for the 2019-2020 Season" (Press release). FOX. June 24, 2019. Retrieved June 24, 2019 – via The Futon Critic.
  2. ^ "Fox Sets 'Masked Singer' Season 2 Sneak-Peek Special". The Wrap. August 28, 2019.
  3. ^ "(MS-201/2) Return of the Masks: Groups A & B". The Futon Critic. Retrieved September 12, 2019.
  4. ^ "Preview :The Number One Guessing Game is Back".
  5. ^ Bentley, Jean (September 12, 2019). "'The Masked Singer' Season 2 Costumes Debut at Beverly Hills Fashion Show". The Hollywood Reporter. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved September 12, 2019.
  6. ^ Welch, Alex (September 26, 2019). "Modern Family adjusts up: Wednesday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved September 26, 2019.
  7. ^ Pucci, Douglas (October 4, 2019). "Wednesday Final Ratings: The Masked Singer Season Premiere Helps Fox to Dominate Prime Time as it Doubled the Runner-Up Network in Adults 18-49". Programming Insider. Retrieved October 5, 2019.
  8. ^ Welch, Alex (October 3, 2019). "Chicago Med, The Masked Singer adjust up, Single Parents, Almost Family adjust down: Wednesday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved October 3, 2019.
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  11. ^ Pucci, Douglas (October 18, 2019). "Wednesday Final Ratings: Nancy Drew Series Debut Draws Top Audience in Time Slot for CW in Nearly Two Years". Programming Insider. Retrieved October 18, 2019.
  12. ^ Welch, Alex (October 17, 2019). "Chicago Med, The Masked Singer adjust up, SEAL Team, Chicago P.D., Almost Family adjust down: Wednesday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved October 17, 2019.
  13. ^ Pucci, Douglas (October 25, 2019). "Wednesday Final Ratings: Three-Hour Chicago Crossover Event Boosts NBC to its Best In-Season Regular Schedule Wednesday Among Adults 18-49 in Three Years". Programming Insider. Retrieved October 27, 2019.
  14. ^ a b Welch, Alex (November 7, 2019). "Chicago Fire adjusts up, Nancy Drew adjusts down: Wednesday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved November 8, 2019.
  15. ^ Welch, Alex (September 17, 2019). "Sunday Night Football adjusts up, 60 Minutes adjusts down: Sunday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved September 17, 2019.