Showtime Sports has announced the premiere date for the docuseries “Goliath,” which explores the extraordinary life and impact of NBA center Wilt Chamberlain. Directed by Rob Ford and Christopher Dillon, the three-part series will debut on demand and streaming platforms on July 14 for Paramount+ with Showtime subscribers, followed by its on-air premiere on Showtime on July 16 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, with subsequent episodes airing each Sunday.
“Goliath” presents a comprehensive account of Chamberlain’s life, from his rise as a high school basketball prodigy in the 1950s to his passing in 1999. Each episode delves into a specific aspect of Chamberlain’s cultural influence, examining themes of power, money, race, sex, politics, and celebrity.
The documentary features interviews with notable figures such as Kevin Garnett, Pat Riley, Rick Barry, Jemele Hill, Jerry West, Jackie MacMullan, and others who provide insights into Chamberlain’s achievements within the broader context of American history. The series employs artificial intelligence to recreate Chamberlain’s voice, narrating his own words, and includes archival footage from the Wilt Chamberlain Estate.
About Goliath TV Show
"Goliath" is a captivating docuseries that delves into the remarkable life and lasting influence of NBA center Wilt Chamberlain. From his emergence as a high school star in the 1950s to his untimely death in 1999, the series examines Chamberlain's cultural impact, exploring topics such as power, money, race, sex, politics, and celebrity. Featuring insightful interviews and archival footage, "Goliath" provides a comprehensive portrait of one of basketball's greatest legends and his enduring legacy.Keep track of the cancel/renew status of all your favorite shows. Check out and bookmark our TV shows cancelled in 2019-20 season and TV shows renewed for 2020-21 season lists.