How to watch the Shaq documentary on HBO: release date, schedule for new series highlighting Shaquille O’Neal’s NBA career

If you need more Shaquille O’Neal in your life, HBO has you covered.

The first episode of a new four-part documentary about O’Neal airs on HBO on Wednesday. Entitled “SHAQ,” the series takes a closer look at the life, career and legacy of the NBA legend and features interviews with the likes of Jerry West, Pat Riley, Phil Jackson, Penny Hardaway and Dwyane Wade.

“We’ve kept this documentary realistic from the start, and I feel like this is the most honest look into my life and career to date,” said O’Neal. “This process has allowed me to reflect publicly in a way I haven’t before and I’m so proud of the work everyone has done to bring it all together.”

O’Neal is one of the greatest players in NBA history. The No. 1 pick in the 1992 NBA draft, he won 15 All-Star selections, 14 All-NBA selections, four championships, three Finals MVP awards, and one Finals MVP award during his career in the Hall of Fame regular season. He was named to both the NBA’s 50th and 75th anniversary teams.

O’Neal has been in the spotlight since his retirement as a member of TNT’s popular show “Inside the NBA.”

From when the episodes will air to what topics the series will cover, here’s everything you need to know about HBO’s documentary ‘SHAQ.’

What is the HBO documentary SHAQ about?

Here’s the synopsis of “SHAQ” from

Featuring a series of insightful interviews with O’Neal, SHAQ tells the story of a basketball legend like no other whose larger-than-life personality transcended the sport to become a cultural icon. The documentary series chronicles Shaq’s rise to superstardom as a dominant force who won four NBA championships and league MVP honors and changed the game. It also encompasses his life off court, from his upbringing in a military family to his deepest personal relationships and successful careers in broadcasting and business.

How to watch the documentary “SHAQ”.

  • Date: Wednesday 23 Nov
  • time: 9:00 p.m. ET
  • TV channel: HBO

The first episode of “SHAQ” will premiere on HBO on Wednesday, November 23 at 9:00 p.m. ET. New episodes will air on the following Wednesdays at the same time.

‘SHAQ’ Episode List

date Consequence summary time (ET)
Wednesday 23 Nov From Shaquille to Shaq The origin of the Shaquille O’Neal legend – from military household to NBA star. 21:00-22:00
Wednesday 30 Nov The rise The formation of a new dynasty in Los Angeles as Shaq reaches the peak of his career. 21:00-21:45
Wednesday December 7th The autumn The continued dominance of Shaq and the Lakers results in a “three peat” but comes to a crashing halt soon after. 21:00-21:45
Wednesday December 14th From Shaq to Shaquille A champion again in Miami before age and injuries propel Shaq into the next phase of his life. 21:00-21:45

How to stream the documentary “SHAQ”.

“SHAQ” will be available to stream in the US on HBO Max.

Trailer for the HBO documentary “SHAQ”.


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