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Why did 'The Masked Singer' Season 8 Episode 4 not air in US? Here’s when the show will return

'Please forgive us... We're sorry we missed you tonight', tweeted FOX after 'The Masked Singer' Season 8 Episode 4 did not air
UPDATED OCT 13, 2022
'The Masked Singer' Season 8 Episode 4 titled 'Andrew Lloyd Webber Night'  (FOX)
'The Masked Singer' Season 8 Episode 4 titled 'Andrew Lloyd Webber Night' (FOX)

Fans were eagerly waiting for 'The Masked Singer' Season 8 to air. Sadly, this week the US fans got nothing to watch. The new episode did not air in the US and only streamed in Canada, leaving most of the fans angry. Keep reading to know when you can watch 'The Masked Singer' Season 8 Episode 4.

Episode 4 of the ongoing season is titled 'Andrew Lloyd Webber Night'. In this episode, his musicals like 'CATS', 'The Phantom of the Opera', and 'Evita' were destined to be featured. Moreover, the show was destined to bring three new masked singers Maize, Mermaid, and Robogirl. Fans were too excited for Episode 4 as they wanted to confirm whether their speculated winner would really be the champion or not. Many 'The Masked Singer' fans believed that Robogirl will win the 'Andrew Lloyd Webber Night' episode and will be moved forward along with Harp. Well, it seems that the fans will have to wait a bit longer than expected to know who won Episode 4 as the show did not air in the US. Angry fans are now booing FOX for being skeptical about the release of the show. Keep reading to know more.


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Why 'The Masked Singer' Season 8 Episode 4 did not air?

'The Masked Singer' Season 8 Episode 4 did not air for US viewers, but it was certainly available for viewers in Canada. The episode did not air because of the baseball game airing at the same time. Game 2 of the series between the Philadelphia Phillies and Atlanta Braves was delayed due to rain on October 12, pushing back the start time to 7.30 pm EST. Fox was also set to air a game between Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres starting at 8.37 pm EST. This meant that 'Masked Singer' couldn't be aired at the scheduled time.

Angry fans flooded the internet with their hateful comments. One wrote, "Ok so apparently #TheMaskedSinger is on in Canada but still not here in Maryland, they said it will be after the game...but I doubt it. Even judge Nicole tweeted an apology about this & for any spoilers. Man is this a clusterf*@#!!!" Another wrote, "MLB should postpone the game and leave The Masked Singer shown! Not aired live!!" Moreover, a fan lashed out the anger, "This makes me hate baseball even more now". 




Soon after noticing angry fans take over Twitter, FOX came up with an apology. They wrote, "Whoa, whoa, #TheMaskedSinger fam... We're SO sorry about the delay! The episode is still airing in Canada, so please watch out for spoilers. We'll let you know when you can watch the episode ASAP". Furthermore, they posted, claiming that the episode will air after the baseball game ends. They wrote, "WEDNES-YAY continues after the game!" However, soon after the game ended, FOX deleted this tweet, leaving the fans wondering whether the episode will even air or not.


When will 'The Masked Singer' Season 8 Episode 4 release?

'The Masked Singer' Season 8 Episode 4 was expected to air after the baseball game. However, the same didn't happen. Therefore, FOX tweeted a sorry message to their fans. The platform wrote, "Please forgive us... We're sorry we missed you tonight, but we’ll see you next week on @FOXTV!" 

Well, as of now FOX has stated that 'The Masked Singer' Season 8 Episode 4 will release next Wednesday. However, it's unclear whether both Episode 4 and Episode 5 will air for US viewers, or whether the entire release schedule of the show will change. Stay tuned for updates.


'The Masked Singer' Season 8 tweet screenshot (FOX)
'The Masked Singer' Season 8 tweet screenshot (FOX)

A fan lashed tweeted, "YOU MADE US WAIT. YOU PROMISED IT WOULD BE ON AFTER THE GAME. HOW YOU COULD LIE TO US". Another lashed out his anger, "What a crock of sh*t Made all of us wait for nothing.. Why didn’t you say this earlier instead of having everyone think we’d get the episode tonight?" Furthermore, another fan wrote, "Ridiculous. Could have told us hours ago you were canceling tonight’s US episode". Another fan questioned FOX, "Why did you delete the tweet about the show playing after the game?"





'The Masked Singer' Season 8 new episodes air every Wednesday at 8 pm ET on FOX.