LeBron James Executive Produces High School Basketball Docuseries
LeBron James' high school basketball docuseries Top Class: The Life and Times of the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers was purchased by IMDb TV, Amazon’s premium free streaming service, and set to premiere on February 26.
Executive Produced by James and Maverick Carter (James' manager), the series follows the highs and lows of the back-to-back state champion Sierra Canyon Trailblazers grueling, highly publicized quest for a third straight state championship.
“We are thrilled to partner with UNINTERRUPTED on Top Class, a story that speaks to executive producers LeBron James and Maverick Carter’s unique and innovative ability to tell distinctive, culture-defining stories for all audiences,” said Lauren Anderson, co-head of Content and Programming for IMDb TV.
“Like millions of fans around the world, we were riveted by the Trailblazers’ dynamic and exceptional journey last season. Telling a story beyond sports and highlighting how the team’s intelligence and competitive streak seamlessly transfer to the classroom, the docu-series captures the devotion, resilience, and raw emotion experienced by the players, coaches, and families through every setback and victory – both on and off the court.”
Top Class provides exclusive access to the team as they balance the pressures of competing on a global stage while finding success at one of the most academically elite high schools in the country.
The team exploded onto basketball’s national stage with one of the highest-profile classes in history, including some of the nation's highest-ranking players - BJ Boston, Amari Bailey, Bronny James, Shy Odom, Zaire Wade, and Ziaire Williams.
Projected to dominate and with expectations at an all-time high, the team must come together to manage extreme amounts of media attention, fanfare, and internal dynamics in order to perform at the highest levels.
With a third consecutive state championship on the line, led by their head coach Andre Chevalier, viewers will experience firsthand how the most Instagrammed high school basketball team in America navigates everything from daily life to playing in sold-out arenas.
All episodes of Top Class will be exclusively available on IMDb TV on February 26.
Check out the trailer.