Having a very strong ending is that this is the end of the documentary based on former basktetbolista Michael Jordan himself, which was broadcast simultaneously on ESPN.
The last two episodes of the 10-part documentary spanned the last five Sunday nights, averaged over 5.9 million viewers, Nielsen company said.
Due to the absence of live sporting events ESPN had been suffering due to the coronavirus, making this project the best rated for the sports network.
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It was considered such a high-profile event that some newspaper sports pages, also deprived of material, have covered the documentary as your own event.
"The exceptional content in the series has been culturally cross-cutting and sparked conversations far beyond ESPN platforms," said Connor Schell, executive vice president of content for the network.
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The live audience for each of the episodes they launched reached millions, being between 4.9 and 5.6 million people.
One of the pluses of the series was the consistency that Jordan, a former Chicago Bulls star would appreciate, the documentary as we well know recounts the career of the great basketball of the NBA and one of the greatest legends of his time.
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#TheLastDance It has become the most-watched series in ESPN history with an average of nearly 6 million viewers per episode.
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The live count will also ultimately be a fraction of the series' impact. Adding a delay in viewing via DVR and replays, the first episode has already been viewed nearly 15 million times, ESPN said.
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It should be remembered that the documentary talks about the last season in which Michael Jordan was with the Chicago Bulls in 1997-1998.
ESPN hopes watching Sunday night documentaries is a habit among its viewers, they could be seriously thinking about start making documentaries of great sports stars.
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