Nearly 9 million viewers tuned in to watch Farrah Fawcett’s documentary that detailed her battle with cancer, a figure that suggests documentaries aren’t strictly relegated to nature films on National Geographic.
Not that those documentaries aren’t interesting or culturally valuable. The average viewer, however, is far more likely to be interested in a Farrah Fawcett documentary. Check out some of the other viral documentaries we’ve featured below.
If you missed the Farrah Fawcett documentary when it first aired, you can watch ‘Farrah’s Story’ here.
Stats for 30 Viral Documentaries
Trending: Older & Mild
Research: 10,337 clicks in 367 w
Interest: 4.3 minutes
Concept: 30 Viral Documentaries
Related: 164 examples / 126 photos
Segment: Males, 18-55
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By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: May 18, 2009