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ESPN Debuts Michael Jordan Documentary Series Trailer, Moves Release Date To April - Watch Here!

ESPN Debuts Michael Jordan Documentary Series Trailer, Moves Release Date To April - Watch Here!
March 31, 2020 - 19:09 / Lucas Anderson

ESPN has come through for sports fans who need something to watch during quarantine. The network has a new documentary series about NBA legend Michael Jordan. Watch the trailer for the ten-part series here!

The Last Dance is a ten-part docuseries about Michael Jordan. It focuses on Jordan's time with the Chicago Bulls in the 1990s, particularly the 1997-98 NBA season. The series was originally scheduled for an early summer release, but it will now debut the first two episodes on April 19.

Watch The Last Dance Michael Jordan documentary trailer

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ESPN's The Last Dance will allow sports fans to relive the dynasty of the Chicago Bulls and their star, Michael Jordan. The docuseries features never-before-seen footage of the Bulls in the 1997-98 season, when a film crew was permitted to shoot private scenes of the team.

Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls in action during a 1998-99 NBA season game.

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Michael Jordan at age 57 in the documentary

The film is directed by Jason Hehir, who's previously contributed to the acclaimed ESPN documentary series, 30 for 30The Last Dance debuts on ESPN beginning on Sunday, April 19. The docuseries will also reportedly stream on Netflix worldwide excluding the United States. 

ESPN has moved up the release date in view of the absence of pro sports due to the coronavirus pandemic. As per Entertainment Weekly, here's the schedule for the series.

Sunday, April 19

9 p.m. ET - Premiere of The Last Dance Episode 1

10 p.m. ET - Premiere of The Last Dance Episode 2

Sunday, April 26

7 p.m. ET - Re-air of The Last Dance Episode 1

8 p.m. ET - Re-air of The Last Dance Episode 2

9 p.m. ET - Premiere of The Last Dance Episode 3

10 p.m. ET - Premiere of The Last Dance Episode 4

Sunday, May 3

7 p.m. ET - Re-air of The Last Dance Episode 3

8 p.m. ET - Re-air of The Last Dance Episode 4

9 p.m. ET - Premiere of The Last Dance Episode 5

10 p.m. ET - Premiere of The Last Dance Episode 6

Sunday, May 10

7 p.m. ET - Re-air of The Last Dance Episode 5

8 p.m. ET - Re-air of The Last Dance Episode 6

9 p.m. ET - Premiere of The Last Dance Episode 7

10 p.m. ET - Premiere of The Last Dance Episode 8

Sunday, May 17

7 p.m. ET - Re-air of The Last Dance Episode 7

8 p.m. ET - Re-air of The Last Dance Episode 8

9 p.m. ET - Premiere of The Last Dance Episode 9

10 p.m. ET - Premiere of The Last Dance Episode 10

Netflix schedule (excluding the U.S.):

Monday, April 20 - 12:01 a.m. PT - The Last Dance Episodes 1 and 2

Monday, April 27 - 12:01 a.m. PT - The Last Dance Episodes 3 and 4

Monday, May 4 - 12:01 a.m. PT - The Last Dance Episodes 5 and 6

Monday, May 11 - 12:01 a.m. PT - The Last Dance Episodes 7 and 8

Monday, May 18 - 12:01 a.m. PT - The Last Dance Episodes 9 and 10