Bachelor beats Survivor in 18-49 demographic.

Bachelor beats Survivor in 18-49 demographic “for the first time.”
Last week 11.3 million people watched Survivor Thailand, making it the number 10 show for the week. But ABC’s The Bachelor 2 earned a 7.8/18 rating among adults 18 to 49, “outranking CBS’ “Survivor” for the first time to become the week’s top-rated reality show in” that demographic, Reuters reports.
+ more: “teen girls” but no “teen guys” watch The Bachelor 2.

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