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History Attracts Record Audience for 9/11 Special

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September 15th, 2008

Broadcasting & Cable is reporting that:

The History Channel scored its second-largest audience ever with Sept. 11 anniversary special 102 Minutes that Changed America.

The documentary -- which aired commercial-free on the seventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, D.C. -- was watched by 5.2 million people, according to Nielsen, including 2.9 million viewers in the network's sales demographic of 25- to 54-year-olds.

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The most-watched telecast for the network was Life After People, about what the earth might be like without humans, which attracted an audience of 5.4 million when it aired in January.

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