ESPN announced its premiere plans for Kobe Bryant’s Detail, an exclusive series on ESPN+. Detail will debut on the network’s new direct to consumer streaming platform, with its first episode on Thursday, April 12th.
Written, produced and hosted by Kobe Bryant, Detail will the let the viewer experience how the future Hall-of-Famer analyzes, observes and studies game film. Detail will be a 15 episode series, with the premiere featuring game 6 of the 2009 Western Conference Finals between the Lakers and Nuggets.
“Studying game film is how the best get better. It’s the university for a master’s degree in basketball,” Bryant said. “I learned how to study film from the best coaches of all time—Phil Jackson and Tex Winter. Detail provides an opportunity to teach that skill to the next generation on large platform with ESPN.”
In addition to offering over 10,000 live sporting events, the new ESPN streaming service will also offer original produced content. Detail is the first original docuseries to be released by ESPN+. Other plans include an eight episode docuseries following NBA rookies from last year’s draft class, as well as the recently announced 30 for 30 film detailing Bob Knight’s departure from IU.