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How to watch Michael Jordan documentary The Last Dance

Here's where to stream the 10-part series chronicling Jordan's final championship-winning season with the Chicago Bulls.

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Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen celebrating with Larry O'Brien trophy

At a time when sports fans are craving something new and fresh, a documentary on Michael Jordan’s final NBA championship-winning season with the Chicago Bulls is pushed to debut on Sunday, April 19 at 9 p.m. ET.

Originally scheduled for a June release, ESPN decided to have it ready to go in April. The documentary focuses on the Bulls’ 1997–1998 campaign, Jordan’s last as a player of the Chicago franchise he led to six championships.

What is The Last Dance?

It’s a 10-part documentary released over five weeks detailing the sixth and final NBA championship won by Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls in the 1997–1998 season. A camera crew was permitted to follow the team by then-coach Phil Jackson. It features historic and new footage, focusing on an athlete widely considered the best basketball player of all-time and one of the greatest athletes ever.

It splices historic footage together with interviews from Jordan, teammates Scottie Pippen and Dennis Rodman, plus a host of hoop-mad celebrities like Barack Obama and Air Jordan devotee Justin Timberlake.

Where to watch The Last Dance

The Last Dance is broadcasted exclusively on ESPN. So you need a cable subscription that includes ESPN to tune in. You can also watch via ESPN+ on the ESPN app. It costs $4.99 monthly or $49.99 for an annual pass. You can also bundle ESPN+ and Hulu with Disney+ for $12.99 a month.

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When will The Last Dance be released?

Staggered over five weeks, The Last Dance is being released in two, hour-long episodes each week. It all gets underway at 9 p.m. ET on Sunday, April 19th. The full schedule is below.

  • Sunday, April 19
    Episode 1 — 9 p.m. ET
    Episode 2 — 10 p.m. ET
  • Sunday, April 26
    Episode 3 — 9 p.m. ET
    Episode 4 — 10 p.m. ET
  • Sunday, May 3
    Episode 5 — 9 p.m. ET
    Episode 6 — 10 p.m. ET
  • Sunday, May 10
    Episode 7 — 9 p.m. ET
    Episode 8 — 10 p.m. ET
  • Sunday, May 17
    Episode 9 — 9 p.m. ET
    Episode 10 — 10 p.m. ET

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