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AFL documentary re-airing on HBO

Posted by Chris Brown on December 25, 2009 – 10:00 am

A documentary entitled ‘Rebels with a Cause – The Story of the American Football League’ with be re-airing on HBO 14 years after it made its debut in 1995.

With this being the 50th anniversary of the AFL, the producers at HBO chose to air the documentary again, which takes a retrospective look at how the league changed the face of pro football.

Ralph Wilson is among those interviewed in the documentary. The documentary received critical acclaim when it debuted in 1995, with the Oakland Tribune calling the film “compelling” and “well worth watching,” while AP termed it “an hour of memories that no football fan should miss.”

HBO will re-air it on New Year’s Eve (Dec. 31st) at 7 pm ET. There is also a series of dates in which the documentary will be broadcast again on HBO. Here are the subsequent air dates.

Jan. 5 (4:30 p.m.)
Jan. 9 (10:15 a.m.)
Jan. 14 (11:30 a.m.)
Jan. 18 (noon)


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