After Magic Johnson and Larry Bird reigned in the 1980s and ushered in the modern NBA, Michael Jordan took over in the 1990s, winning six titles and becoming not only the greatest basketball player of all time, but also one of the most exciting athletes in any sport ever. And now you can relive its sixth and final championship season with the Chicago Bulls in The Last Dance, a 1
The documentary was originally supposed to debut in June around the time of the NBA Finals, but withcoming to a standstill because of the ESPN pushed its release. Two episodes air every Sunday evening until May 17. The Last Dance will be shown on ESPN for American viewers and Netflix for outside the US. If you plan to watch with your children, you should know that the documentary contains adult language; an edited version is shown on ESPN2, while the unedited version is broadcast on ESPN.
The Last Dance is not available on the streaming platforms ESPN Plus or.
The documentary is directed by Jason Hehir, who is no stranger to '90s basketball icons. He directed the documentary The Fab Five about Michigan Wolverines' basketball team, which started five freshmen in the 1991-1992 season.
The Last Dance combines contemporary interviews with new archive footage from the 1997-1998 NBA season. Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf, head coach Phil Jackson and Jordan agreed to have an NBA Entertainment team film the team during the season, which turned out to be the last season of the Bulls dynasty. In addition to Jordan, the 1997-1998 team included Hall of Famers Scottie Pippen and Dennis Rodman as well as key reserve Steve Kerr, who is now the head coach of the Golden State Warriors.
Broadcast Schedule for The Last Dance
Two episodes are shown on ESPN and ESPN2 every Sunday night for five weeks, with the previous two episodes replaying every Sunday before the two new episodes are broadcast. This is the remaining broadcast schedule:
Sunday, April 26
- Episode 1 (rebroadcasting): 7 PM. ET (4 p.m. PT)
- Episode 2 (rebroadcast): 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT)
- Episode 3: 9 p.m. ET (6 p.m. PT)
- Episode 4: 10:00 PM ET (7:00 PM PT)
Sunday May 3
- Episode 3 (rebroadcast): 7:00 PM ET (4:00 PM PT)
- Episode 4 (rebroadcast): 8:00 PM ET (5:00 PM) PT)
- Episode 5: 9:00 PM ET (6:00 PM PT)
- Episode 6: 10:00 PM ET (7:00 PM PT)
Sunday May 10  Episode 5 (rebroadcast): 7:00 PM ET (4:00 PM PT)
Sunday May 17
- Episode 7 (rebroadcast): 7:00 PM ET (4:00 PM PT)
- Episode 7 8 (rebroadcast): 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. Hours PT)
- Episode 9: 9:00 PM ET (6:00 PM PT)
- Episode 10: 10:00 PM ET (7:00 PM PT)
For Viewers outside the United States, each episode is available to stream on Netflix five hours after it airs weekly on ESPN, five hours after it airs weekly on ESPN, at 5:01 a.m.ET (8:01 a.m. UK, 5 p.m.) . pm AEST). This is the Netflix schedule:
Monday April 20
Monday April 27
Monday May 4
Monday May 11
Monday May 18
How to watch The Last Dance  You Not only can you watch TV, but you can also watch The Last Dance after each episode airs on ESPN.com or the ESPN app, but you will need to log in with a pay TV account. If you don't have a pay TV subscription, you can watch the documentary with a live TV streaming service.
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