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Baby Alien on `The Masked Singer.` (Photo ©2020 FOX MEDIA LLC. CR: Michael Becker/FOX)
Baby Alien on "The Masked Singer." (Photo ©2020 FOX MEDIA LLC. CR: Michael Becker/FOX)

FOX unmasks 5th season of television's #1 entertainment show, 'The Masked Singer'


Wed, Dec 2nd 2020 08:45 pm

Two-hour ‘Super Six’ semifinals episode airs tonight on FOX

FOX has renewed the hit celebrity competition series “The Masked Singer” for a fifth season, it was announced by Rob Wade, president of alternative entertainment and specials, FOX Entertainment. “The Masked Singer” season five will air on FOX in 2021. On tonight’s special two-hour season four semifinals episode, airing from 8-10 p.m. PM ET/PT, the top two singers from each group are featured, as they battle for a spot in the season finale.

“I’m so happy to announce a new season of ‘The Masked Singer,’ ” Wade said. “This show brings joy to so many families across the country, especially during these trying times, and we can’t wait to get even more celebrities suited up in crazy costumes for an hour of pure fun every week.”

Emmy Award nominee “The Masked Singer” is the No. 1 entertainment show on television, averaging a 2.5 most current rating and 11.5 million multiplatform viewers this season. Last Thursday, “The Masked Singer” delivered a 4.0/23 live + 3 day rating and 13.1 million viewers, marking television’s No. 1 entertainment telecast to-date this season and driving FOX to win its first Thanksgiving night in 10 years.

Earlier this year, its season three post-Super Bowl LIV premiere drew a massive audience of nearly 24 million viewers.

“The Masked Singer” is hosted by Nick Cannon and features panelists Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger and Robin Thicke. Celebrities who have performed on the show include T-Pain, Gladys Knight, Donny Osmond, Seal, Patti LaBelle, Drew Carey, Lil Wayne, Mickey Rourke, Rob Gronkowski, Wayne Brady, Tori Spelling and Dionne Warwick.

In tonight’s all-new semifinals episode, the top two celebrity contestants from each group come together for the first time as the “Super Six,” competing for a coveted spot in the season finale. Craig Robinson (host of “The Masked Dancer”) joins the desk as a guest panelist. It’s Crocodile vs. Seahorse, Mushroom vs. Jellyfish and Sun vs. Popcorn in the high-stakes two-hour episode that will leave three unmasked, and three moving on to the season finale.

Catch up on the current season of “The Masked Singer” with On Demand, FOX NOW, Hulu, as well as on FOX Entertainment’s streaming platform, Tubi.

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