ESPN’s documentary “The Last Dance” focuses on Michael Jordan’s final season in Chicago, the 1997–98 Chicago Bulls.
While ESPN got the majority of the credit for putting together the hit 10-part documentary series, it’s actually a joint production with Netflix. But U.S. customers may be wondering why the series doesn’t show up when they’re looking through Netflix’s library.
Also, since ESPN gets production credit, you’d probably think the company would put it on their own streaming platform, ESPN Plus. Again, however, ESPN Plus customers won’t find “The Last Dance” on there either. So what gives? We’ll explain all of that below.
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Is ‘The Last Dance’ on Netflix?
Yes and no. Outside of the United States, the documentary is currently available, but “The Last Dance” won’t arrive on Netflix in the U.S. until July 19, 2020.
The entire 10-part series will be available on that date to binge watch as you please.
Is ‘The Last Dance’ on ESPN Plus?
Not currently. ESPN Plus subscribers won’t be able to stream “The Last Dance” until July 2021, a full year after appears on Netflix in the U.S. market. This is because distribution arrangements for “The Last Dance” were made before ESPN Plus was launched in April 2018, according to Front Office Sports.
How to stream ‘The Last Dance’ episodes
If you have access to a cable provider, you can stream episodes of “The Last Dance” on ESPN.com or the ESPN app. All 10 episodes are live on the ESPN App currently with TV-MA episodes (which has cursing) and more family-friendly versions where the cursing is censored.
Outside of that, you’ll need to be patient for the series to arrive on Netflix or ESPN Plus.