Sports Media Digest- December 10, 2012

30 for 30 Bo Jackson Documentary Highest Rated for ESPN-  This Saturday’s presentation of ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentary You Don’t Know Bo had an overnight rating of 2.3, making it the highest rated documentary in the history of the network.  The previous high was for The Fab Five, an ESPN Films documentary that premiered to a 2.0 overnight rating on March 13, 2011, about the famed University of Michigan basketball team of the early 1990s.

Fox Sees Viewership Boost for UFC-  Fox Sports reports that the UFC on Fox 5 from Saturday night earned an overnight rating of 2.8, a 65% increase over the UFC on Fox 4 telecast from this past summer.  The event peaked at a 3.6 rating between 10:00p.m. and 10:30p.m. ET.

NFL Network’s Next A Football Life to Spotlight Marcus Allen-  The next installment in NFL Network’s A Football Life series will look back at the career of Hall of Fame running back Marcus Allen.  Marcus Allen: A Football Life debuts this Wednesday at 8:00p.m. ET.

U.S. Women’s Soccer Action this Saturday on NBC Sports Network-  NBC Sports Network will telecast the next match featuring the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team.  The women will take to the pitch this Saturday at 7:00p.m. ET when they host China in Boca Raton, FL.  Steve Cangialosi, Kate Markgraf and Russ Thaler have the call.

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