The Last Dance Streamed in 23.8 Million Households According to Netflix
The Last Dance received incredible week-by-week numbers on ESPN, with the final two episodes averaging an eye-popping 5.6 million viewers.
Outside of the United States, Netflix experienced similar success.
According to the popular streaming service, 23.8 million households watched the documentary. According to RealGM “Netflix bases its streaming numbers on whether a member has watched a show for a minimum of two minutes.” Earlier in the month, The Last Dance even overtook Tiger King as the most in-demand documentary in the world.
23 was always his lucky number!
23.8 million households outside the US checked out The Last Dance in its first four weeks on Netflix pic.twitter.com/xS4GCR1uzU
— Netflix (@netflix) May 20, 2020
The final two episodes of the 10-part documentary ran this past Sunday, recapping Michael Jordan’s infamous flu game as well as his notorious battles with the Indiana Pacers and Utah Jazz in the NBA Finals. The documentary ended with Jordan watching Chicago Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf explaining why the Bulls opted to break up its dynasty.
The Last Dance will find its way on American Netflix on July 19. In the meantime, ABC will re-air the docu-series starting with the first two episode beginning this coming Saturday.