With live sports effectively canceled for the foreseeable future and the production of studio shows in limbo (FS1 has shut down studio production), the biggest question in sports media has been what content can sports media networks provide for sports fans clamoring for a mental escape from the realities of the coronavirus. An idea that has caught fire on social media was for ESPN to expedite the premiere date of The Last Dance, the 10-part documentary miniseries about Michael Jordan’s last season with the Bulls. The planned premiere date was set for June 2, which would overlap with the NBA Finals (a recipe ESPN used to great success for the O. J. documentary series).
Raise your hand if you’d like to see @espn go early — like next week — with the release of “The Last Dance,” the 10-part doc series about the @chicagobulls dynasty of the 1990s.
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