An unofficial dramatisation of the life and times of boxing's most infamous fighter Mike Tyson, this 8-part series titled 'Mike' looks sure to garner attention from sports fans and drama bingers alike. The show has already drawn controversy before even hitting screens, with the former undisputed heavyweight champ having come out against the show, accusing Hulu of stealing a black athlete’s story.
The show is created by Steve Rodgers, a writer with plenty of experience of adapting the story of a real-life athlete, having brought to the screen the Margo Robbie-starring I, Tonya, which documented the life of figure skater Tonya Harding.
Mike stars Moonlight’s Trevante Rhodes in the role of Tyson, with the show examining every aspect of the boxer’s life from his troubled childhood in Brooklyn to his late 80s glory days in the ring, and through to his 90s decline and spells in prison.
Harvey Keitel plays Tyson’s legendary trainer Cus D’Amato, while the strong supporting cast also includes Russell Hornsby, Laura Harrier, Li Eubanks, Olunike Adeliyi, and B.J. Minor.
Make sure you know how to watch the Mike online and stream the new series no matter where you are in the world - with those in the US able to benefit from the exceptional value Disney Plus bundle deal.
When can I watch Mike online?
New episodes of Mike will drop every Thursday at 3.01am ET / 12.01am PT / 8am BST following its premier on August 25 in the US on Hulu, and on Star via Disney Plus in Canada and Australia.
Mike will also be available to stream in the UK and Ireland on Star through Disney Plus, however it won't be receiving its premier on the platform in the region until September 8.
How to watch Mike online in the US
Hulu: from $6.99 a month
Mike debuts in the US on 3.01am PT / 12am PT on Thursday August 25 on Hulu. New episodes will arrive on the platform every week at the same time, with the series running for eight episodes.
Or get even better value for money and bundle it together with Disney Plus and ESPN Plus for just $13.99 a month ($19.99 a month without ads).
You can watch Hulu on your computer and laptop directly from its website, or simply through its easy-to-use app available on smartphones, tablets, TVs, games consoles and streaming sticks.
How to watch Mike online elsewhere around the world
Disney Plus: £7.99/€8.99/CA$11.99/AU$11.99/€8.99 a month
Fans living in Canada and Australia can watch new episodes of Mike every Thursday following its premier on August 25 on Disney Plus' Star hub.
It's the same story in the UK and Ireland, however the show's premier in both regions isn't until September 8, when the first six episodes will drop simultaneously.
You can watch Disney Plus on your computer and laptop directly from its website. It also has easy-to-use apps you can download on smartphones, tablets, TVs, games consoles and streaming sticks.