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’30 for 30′ wraps up season with ESPN’s highest-rated doc

ESPN Films '30 for 30' documentary project - 30 sports to celebrate 30 years of ESPN - wrapped up its fall slate with Billy Corben's The U on December 12 following the Heisman Trophy presentation, and earned an average of 1.8 million homes, marking it as ESPN's highest-rated documentary of all time. The '30 for 30' fall slate of seven films earned an average 1.0 rating (1,007,000 homes, 1,258,000 viewers). The remaining 23 films in the ESPN Films '30 for 30' project will air throughout 2010, beginning in March.
December 16, 2009

ESPN Films ’30 for 30′ documentary project – 30 sports to celebrate 30 years of ESPN – wrapped up its fall slate with Billy Corben’s The U on December 12 following the Heisman Trophy presentation, and earned an average of 1.8 million homes, marking it as ESPN’s highest-rated documentary of all time. The ’30 for 30′ fall slate of seven films earned an average 1.0 rating (1,007,000 homes, 1,258,000 viewers). The remaining 23 films in the ESPN Films ’30 for 30′ project will air throughout 2010, beginning in March.

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