Michael Jordan’s Docuseries ‘The Last Dance’ Will Premiere Early

The world has been waiting for The Last Dance, an upcoming docuseries about basketball great Michael Jordan.

Now, the wait is over given that ESPN will air the series five weeks early as an effort to fill the live sports void. Of course, there has been no sports amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The network will debut the first two episodes of The Last Dance on Sunday, April 19. Subsequent episodes of the 10-part series will then air every week in pairs on Sundays until May 17. 

The Last Dance will stream on Netflix outside of the U.S.

“As society navigates this time without live sports, viewers are still looking to the sports world to escape and enjoy a collective experience,” a statement from ESPN reads. “We’ve heard the calls from fans asking us to move up the release date for this series, and we’re happy to announce that we’ve been able to accelerate the production schedule to do just that. This project celebrates one of the greatest players and dynasties ever, and we hope it can serve as a unifying entertainment experience to fill the role that sports often play in our lives, telling a story that will captivate everyone, not just sports fans.”

Well, we’re totally OK with this. Check out the trailer below: