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Leaving Neverland effects Michael Jackson's legacy in Australia - how to watch the global phenomenon

The controversial Michael Jackson documentary has earned global attention, so here’s how to watch Leaving Neverland in Australia.

HBO and Channel 4 collaborated to bring us this thought-provoking account of a much-deliberated history.

So, here’s how to watch Leaving Neverland in Australia.

PARK CITY, UT – JANUARY 25: Director Dan Reed speaks onstage during the “Leaving Neverland” Premiere during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival at Egyptian Theatre on January 25, 2019 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images)

What is Leaving Neverland About?

The Michael Jackson documentary focuses on in-depth interviews with Wade Robson and Jimmy Safechuck, who both claim that they were sexually abused by the global pop star in the early 1990s.

It was directed and produced by documentarian Dan Reed. He is known for The Valley (2000), Terror in Mumbai (2009) and more.

Leaving Neverland is definitely Reed’s most alarming and daring effort to date. It continues to divide audiences and Jackson’s public image has been condemned by celebrities who have voiced their strong thoughts.

How to watch Leaving Neverland in Australia

There are two easy opportunities to watch Leaving Neverland in Australia.

The two-part documentary will air on channel 10 twice over two subsequent days.

It will first air on Friday, March 8 at 8.30pm. The second window to watch it is on Saturday, March 9 at 8.30pm.

Leaving Neverland impact: Australia

As has been the case in most territories, Leaving Neverland has had a huge effect on the public opinion of Michael Jackson.

In Australia, numerous radio stations have pulled the artist’s music from use.

The popular station Nova Entertainment is one of the latest to say farewell to the output of the “King of Pop”.

381353 06: File Photo: Australian Artist Brett Livingston Strong, Right, Poses With His Son Stason, Pop Star Michael Jackson, And Lisa Marie Presley, Left, August 1994. In An Article In A British Sunday Newspaper November 5, 2000, Strong Has Been Implicated In Possibly Supplying Illegal Drugs To A Host Of Celebrities Including Britain’s Prince Andrew. (Photo By Getty Images)

How to watch Leaving Neverland in Australia: Online

Leaving Neverland is not on Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, Amazon Prime or any other streaming platforms.

However, it can be accessed via the HBO and Channel 4 websites.

Australian audiences will have the best chance to catch Leaving Neverland on Channel 10. It’s likely to become more widely available once it has aired.



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Chris has a First Class Film and Journalism (Joint Honours) degree from De Montfort University and previously studied film at A-level, making him HITC’s resident movie guy. Chris's passion for all things cinema has been with him from a very young age and he has written for a number of publications, from Taste of Cinema to local sites. He has been with HITC for a five years, exploring the world of film and television while looking out for the latest titles to excite and inspire audiences.