Survivor ratings up by 17 percent at one point, but still loses to Friends.

Survivor ratings up by 17 percent at one point, but still loses to Friends.
Among adults ages 18 to 49, Survivor Africa was up 17 percent in the ratings during its second half-hour, and the show had more viewers overall than last week, but NBC’s Friends still won the hour, with 25.6 million viewers compared to Survivor Africa‘s 20.4 million.

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