Yellowstone fans are getting geared up to watch the brand-new prequel 1883. It premieres on Sunday, December 18.
This is the story of James Dutton (Tim McGraw), and Elizabeth Dutton (Faith Hill), John Dutton’s (Kevin Costner) great-grandparents.
Sam Elliott stars, along with Billy Bob Thornton, LaMonica Garrett, Isabel May, Audie Rick, Marc Rissmann, Eric Nelsen, and James Landry Hebert all star in the prequel. Even two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks will make an appearance.
How can you tune in to catch this new Taylor Sheridan western? Here are all the ways you can watch the Yellowstone prequel.
When, Where Can You Watch Yellowstone: 1883?
If you have Paramount+, you can watch the first two episodes of the Yellowstone prequel starting Sunday, December 19. According to the official Paramount+ Instagram page, “@1883official premieres this Sunday, only on #ParamountPlus.”
Can You Watch 1883 On Amazon?
If you are an Amazon Prime Video subscriber there is a way to watch Yellowstone: 1883. You can add Paramount+ to your account. The cost is $9.99 a month. They do offer a seven-day free trial based on eligibility.
Can You Watch New Taylor Sheridan Series On Netflix Or Hulu?
A lot of series stream on either Netflix or Hulu. Therefore, is the new Yellowstone prequel available on either of these providers? Unfortunately, no. They are not available to stream on either of their platforms.
When Can You Watch 1883 Episode 3?
Yellowstone: 1883 Episode 3 will be available on Sunday, December 26, on Paramount+.
What Is The Yellowstone: 1883 Story?
This is the prequel to Yellowstone. This is the origin story of James and Margaret Dutton. They are portrayed by real-life husband and wife, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. They play the great-grandparents of John Dutton.
This first season is the story about their travels West, from Texas to Montana. John Dutton “rules with an iron fist.” He has a dream to go West. However, he is putting his family in extreme danger to achieve this dream.
Most of all, fans of the original series will find some character similarities in the modern-day characters, with their ancestors.
There Will Be Many ‘Surprises’ In Yellowstone Prequel
The Yellowstone prequel creator, Taylor Sheridan, spoke to Deadline about this exciting new series. When it was revealed that Tom Hanks would portray Union General George Meade, Sheridan revealed that there will be “several star surprises” throughout the series.
Furthermore, in this part of the story, the Union General will encounter Confederate officer, James Dutton, in the Battle of Antietam.
Moreover, this particular battle resulted in 22,717 total soldiers. This is the combination of Union and Confederate soldiers who died on that particular day. Above all, this is the bloodiest day in American history.
To sum it up, if you want to see this Yellowstone prequel, featuring the Dutton westward journey, you need to sign up with Paramount+.