The Last Dance Spikes Again on Netflix After Serving as a Live Sports Replacement

The docuseries could now compete with what it once replaced

The Michael Jordan documentary series The Last Dance, co-produced by ESPN and Netflix, saw its ESPN release date moved up two months to April, helping fill the vast programming gap left by the quick collapse of live sporting events. As live sports return for the first time in four and a half months, the docuseries is still drawing big audiences—not to linear, but to Netflix, where it began streaming on July 19.