ESPN’s “The Last Dance” – a documentary on Michael Jordan and the 1997-98 Bulls – debuted Sunday night and pulled in record viewership, averaging 6.1 million viewers for the first two episodes – instantly becoming the most-watched documentary in ESPN history. ESPN and ESPN2 combined for a 12.6 household rating in the Chicago market for Episode 1, which represents just over 410-thousand homes. Episode 2 slipped to 11.7. The previous most-watched original content on ESPN was the 2012 30-for-30 documentary on Bo Jackson, “You Don’t Know Bo,” which averaged 3.6 million viewers.
Parts 3 & 4 will air this Sunday April 26th starting @ 8pm.