|Created by||Steven Rogers|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||8|
|Running time||32 minutes|
|Distributor||Disney Platform Distribution|
|Original release||August 25 –|
September 15, 2022
Mike is an American miniseries created by Steven Rogers. The series is an unauthorized look at the life of boxer Mike Tyson, with Trevante Rhodes as the titular role, and co-stars Russell Hornsby. Rogers reunites with numerous collaborators from the film I, Tonya (2017), including director Craig Gillespie, and executive producers Tom Ackerley, Margot Robbie, and Bryan Unkeless. It premiered on Hulu on August 25, 2022. The series received mixed reviews from critics, and was heavily criticized by Tyson for being made without his involvement nor compensation.
Eight episodes have been announced.
|No.||Title||Directed by||Written by||Original release date|
|1||"Thief"||Craig Gillespie||Steven Rogers||August 25, 2022|
|2||"Monster"||Craig Gillespie||Steven Rogers||August 25, 2022|
|3||"Lover"||Craig Gillespie||Keisha Zollar||September 1, 2022|
|4||"Meal Ticket"||Craig Gillespie||Darnell Brown||September 1, 2022|
|5||"Desiree"||Tiffany Johnson||Karin Gist & Samantha Corbin-Miller||September 8, 2022|
|6||"Jailbird"||Tiffany Johnson||Samantha Corbin-Miller||September 8, 2022|
|7||"Cannibal"||Director X||Mando Alvarado||September 15, 2022|
|8||"Phoenix"||Director X||Anthony Sparks||September 15, 2022|
Mike was released on Disney+ internationally as a Star Original and on Star+ in Latin America the same day it debuted on Hulu in the US.
The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reported a 44% approval rating based on 32 critic reviews, with an average rating of 6.30/10. The website's critics consensus reads, "This unauthorized biopic of The Baddest Man on the Planet is undeniably ambitious as it weighs the legendary boxer's many contradictions, but it ultimately punches itself out with uneven execution." Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned a score of 54 out of 100 based on 22 critic reviews, indicating "mixed or average reviews".
Tyson was not involved with the series and criticized Hulu for producing it.