Michael Jordan Documentary ‘The Last Dance’ Coming to Netflix Internationally in April 2020

Review Ethan / 2023-04-06 03:48:17

All basketball fans, rejoice The Michael Jordan-Chicago Bulls documentary series The Last Dance will debut on Netflix Internationally in April 2020. This is the docuseries that we are most excited about in 2020.

The Last Dance, a Netflix Original Sports Docuseries is a coproduction with ESPN. The docuseries is a chronicle of the final championship-winning season of Michael Jordan’s career with the Chicago Bulls.

The Last Dance is not available for streaming on Netflix US. It will instead be broadcast on ESPN.

Is The Last Dance streaming on Netflix now?

The Last Dance's first episode will stream live on Netflix starting Monday April 20, 2020.

Over five weeks, there will be 10 episodes total of The Last Dance:

Episode US Broadcast Date Netflix Release Date
1 19/04/2020 20/04/2020
2 19/04/2020 20/04/2020
3 26/04/2020 27/04/2020
4 26/04/2020 27/04/2020
5 03/05/2020 04/05/2020
6 03/05/2020 04/05/2020
7 10/05/2020 11/05/2020
8 10/05/2020 11/05/2020
9 17/05/2020 18/05/2020
10 17/05/2020 18/05/2020

On Mondays, new episodes will be available.

The Last Dance was originally scheduled for release in June, rather than April. Fans were getting bored by the delay in live-sport because of the coronavirus epidemic, so ESPN was pressured to air the series early.

ESPN is bringing the release date back by two months to satisfy many fans.

Is there a Last Dance?

The Last Dance features new footage and interviews with Chicago Bulls players including Jordan. It chronicles Jordan's sixth and final NBA Finals victory.

Michael Jordan: Who are you?

If you’ve never heard of His Airness, you’ve either been living under a rock or you’re below the age of 10.

Michael Jordan is one of the greatest sports figures of all time. He was six-time NBA champion and six-time NBA finals MVP. From 1984 through 1993 and then again between 1995 and 1998, his basketball career was with the Chicago Bulls. In that time he lead the Chicago Bulls to one of the most successful and dominant dynasties in NBA history.

Michael Jordan in the 1988 Dunk Contest – Copyright. NBA

Michael Jordan, aside from his professional playing career, is well-known for playing the role of himself in Space Jam's 90s animated cartoon. Jordan is also the founder of Jordan Sporting Clothing, which collaborates with Nike to produce the beloved Air Jordans.

Michael Jordan, now 57 years old is valued at $1.9 billion. Considering the basketball icon earned less than $100 million in his entire playing career he’s done an extraordinary job of promoting his brand.

Copyright 2019 NBAE (Photo by Brock Williams-Smith/NBAE via Getty Images)

Netflix US will soon have The Last Dance

The Last Dance will soon be available on Netflix for US subscribers. However, it is going to be quite a wait.

The tweet below shows that The Last Dance was a joint production between ESPN and Netflix. This despite Disney's decision to discontinue Netflix content in 2017.

We’re not sure when The Last Dance will be coming to Netflix US, but we can confirm it will arrive eventually.

Do you look forward to The Last Dance? Comment below to let us know your thoughts!


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