Spoiler alert! The following contains details from the Season 5 premiere of Fox’s “The Masked Singer,” including the identity of the unmasked celebrity.
High (Season) five!
“The Masked Singer” returned Wednesday with several changes to the competition. For starters, “Reno 911!’ actress Niecy Nash filled as host, because the usual “Masked” master of ceremonies, Nick Cannon, contracted COVID-19 and has been sidelined. He will return as host later in the season.
Nash wasn’t the only new face to be seen. A new costumed celeb, who goes by the name of Cluedle-Doo, offered additional info about the contestants. The show also teased four more faces, or at least their forms: the Wildcards of the competition, who will come in and disrupt the show’s traditional order. From what we could deduce from their silhouettes, the Wildcard group appears to include a crab, dolphin, wolf and… nope, sorry, we have no idea what that was.
One thing that stayed the same are the show’s sleuths and judges: Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger and Robin Thicke. Here’s how the night went.
Nick Cannon tests positive for COVID-19, Niecy Nash to step in on ‘Masked Singer’
Clues: Cluedle-Doo says “a Russian Doll can sometimes have 15 replicas of itself.” Noted, and we also made mental notes of items in the clue package, including the Mizfitz Toyz Store, a pitcher of milk, puppet…