How best to tell the story of an icon's most difficult days?
ESPN has decided to let him do the talking (with assists from talking heads like Arsenio Hall & Chris Rock). The sports net's doc, "The Announcement" commemorates the anniversary of Magic Johnson's 90's-era outing of himself as HIV positive and premieres this Sunday, March 11th, 9-10:30p.m. Eastern.
Watch the trailer below and read the NY Times' take here:
PBS, on the other hand, will give Rupert Murdoch's little phone hacking scandal the Frontline treatment on March 27th. This doc is probably the closest Murdoch's ever come to actual journalism.