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Audience Analysis: ESPN Gets Strong Audience For Randy Moss "30 For 30" Documentary

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ESPN drew 2.17 million viewers for “Rand University” on Nov. 11, marking the net’s best documentary audience since the premiere of “The Book Of Manning” on Sept. 24, 2013 and eighth-best documentary audience since the “30 for 30” project began in ’09. ...

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06/24/13
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06/23/13
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