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ESPN to Follow U of Kentucky's Basketball Team for New Docuseries

First of Three Episodes about Defending National Champions Tips Oct. 17 10/05/2012 8:51 AM Eastern

ESPN will follow the University of Kentucky's men's basketball team for a new docuseries, All-Access Kentucky.

The first of three 30-minute episodes will debut Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. Additional episodes will be announced later.

The series will profile the National Champion Kentucky Wildcats as they prepare to defend their title, despite not returning any starters from last year's squad.

"Our mission at ESPN is always to serve sports fans and with many new players on the Wildcats this year, there is enormous interest surrounding this team," said Norby Williamson, ESPN's executive VP of programming and acquisitions.  "All-Access Kentucky gives us an opportunity to deliver something entertaining and unique that helps bring fans closer to a sport they love."

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