Following the news yesterday that the ESPN+ streaming service would launch on April 12th, ESPN has also announced that a new 30 for 30 documentary The Last Days of Knight will debut exclusively on the platform. The Last Days of Knight will tell the behind-the-scenes story of Indiana University’s men’s basketball program under coach Bob Knight and the CNN’s investigation into why top players were choosing to leave the program. The film is directed and narrated by Robert Abbott, a former CNN producer who first began investigating the story in 1999. In addition to The Last Days of Knight streaming on ESPN+, the entire 30 for 30 library will be made available on the service.
“The launch of ESPN+ gives us an exciting new opportunity to bring an even greater offering of high-quality content like this to sports fans,” said Connor Schell, Executive Vice President, Content, ESPN. “With its debut, The Last Days of Knight’also joins the incredible library of 30 for 30 films, which will now all be available to viewers to watch anytime on any device they choose.”
The ESPN+ over-the-top streaming service will debut on April 12th.