Knoxville ranked second among all markets in terms of Nielsen TV ratings for viewers of The Book of Manning with a 5.5 rating. That was second only to the city where Archie Manning played the majority of his pro career, New Orleans, which posted a 6.5. Memphis and Nashville both posted 4.5 ratings.
ESPN Films kicked off its third season of the "SEC Storied" series last night with The Book of Manning, which earned a 1.6 overnight rating from the metered markets, according to Nielsen. The film featured an unprecedented look at Archie Manning and his famous football family.